Built Environment

Get inspired by BUas learning community projects, expertise and insights into the Built Environment domain.

Built Environment
  • Living in Cities LAB

    Living in Cities LAB

    The Living in Cities LAB is a first year practical LAB where the students work with a case study set in Bellville, Western cape, South Africa.

    • Student work
  • The interaction between land use and transportation

    The interaction between land use and transportation

    Professor Urban Intelligence, Paul van de Coevering, co-published an article with Kees Maat and Bert van Wee on the interaction between land use and...

    • Expertise
  • Smart and Healthy Cities: Tunnel vision

    Smart and Healthy Cities: Tunnel vision

    "How do cities transform twilight zones in their city into attractive places actually promoting active lifestyles instead of discouraging them?"

    • Expertise
  • Built Environment Industry Event 2023

    Built Environment Industry Event 2023

    On 27 January the first edition of the Built Environment Industry Event took place.

    • Student work
  • Changing the Last Mile deliverables for Eindhoven

    Changing the Last Mile deliverables for Eindhoven

    The first part of the minor Last Mile and the City: how to organise a sustainable last mile in an urban environment in 2030 ended with a presentation...

    • Expertise
    • Student work
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    I mainly tell them how not to do it! 

    ‘Retiring!? Who told you that!? Yes, in one year, nine months and two days...’ Oh dear, that almost sounds like Rien Smalheer, lecturer of Built...

  • Placement & Graduation overview

    Placement & Graduation overview

    Worldwide overview of placements and graduations of Built Environment and Logistics students.

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    Symposium International Urban Redevelopment

    Expert teams on car dependency, placemaking, social cohesion and urban design present their knowledge for retrofitting North American cities.

    • Expertise
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    Marine Spatial Planning Autumn School

    From the 31st of October until November the 4th 2022, 17 students from the second year of the international Built Environment course participated in a...

    • Student work
  • Tropical NL exhibited at International Architecture Biennale

    Tropical NL exhibited at International Architecture Biennale

    Luiz Carvalho, Lecturer Urban Design at BUas, and his team have been selected to exhibit their project Tropical NL at the International Architecture...

    • Expertise
  • BUas in lead again to organize “Mobility Powered by the Youth” conference

    BUas in lead to organize “Mobility Powered by the Youth” conference

    On 20 September 2022, the CIVITAS Conference “Mobility Powered by the Youth” took place as part of the Urban Mobility Days Conference in the city of...

    • Expertise
  • ABEL contributes to Catalogue on Education in Urban Mobility

    ABEL contributes to Catalogue on Education in Urban Mobility

    For the CIVITAS project, ABEL helped create an inventory of mobility training courses in Europe. 

    • Expertise
  • Professor Ineke Spapé joins board of Walk21 Europe

    Professor Ineke Spapé joins board of Walk21 Europe

    Providing leadership for walking in Europe

    • Expertise
  • Innovative urban mobility solutions showcased in Bucharest

    Innovative urban mobility solutions showcased in Bucharest

    Innovative urban mobility solutions inspired stakeholders from academia, public authorities, NGOs and industry at the Urban Mobility Incubation...

    • Expertise
    • News
  • PhD thesis Paul van de Coevering: ‘The Interplay between Land Use, Travel Behaviour and Attitudes.’

    The Interplay between Land Use, Travel Behaviour and Attitudes

    This PhD thesis of Paul van de Coevering revolves around the question to what extent compact city policies such as ‘transit-oriented development’ and...

    • Expertise
  • Story of Urban Intelligence

    Story of Urban Intelligence

    Urban regions are facing challenges in terms of accessibility and sustainability which is resulting in a decrease in the overall quality of life.

    • Expertise
    • Stories
  • Metamorphosis: child-friendly neighbourhoods

    Metamorphosis: child-friendly neighbourhoods

    "How can we transform neighbourhoods in a child-friendly way to increase the quality of life for all citizens?" 

    • Expertise
  • Mobility Powered by the Youth (MPY) Conference

    Mobility Powered by the Youth (MPY) Conference

    Today's students are the next generation of mobility professionals who, with their fresh ideas and sometimes radical perspectives, will shape the...

    • Expertise
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    The concept of inclusive Cohousing and the value it adds to society

    This article will portray CoHousing as a possible solution for different major problems of the 21st century society.

    • Student work
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    The elderly as a catalyst in public space

    The space of our cities reflects values that society collectively defines. Therefore, the arrangements of forms, objects, and materials are...

    • Student work