Timmeren, Arjan van
Scientific director A’dam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions (AMS) / Delft University of Technology
Arjan van Timmeren (The Netherlands, 1969) is full professor at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Department of Urbanism, chair ‘Environmental Technology & Design’. Besides of this he is also Scientific Director of the joint initiative by TUD (Delft), MIT (Boston) and WUR (Wageningen) ‘AMS Institute’ (Institute for ‘Advanced Metropolitan Solutions’), located in Amsterdam.
Over the years his work has focused on the integration of the concept of sustainable development in the field of architecture, urbanism and building technology in both practice and academia, with lately emphasis on Green-Blue systems, Resilience, Urban Metabolism, Circular Economy and Smart cities, and -citizens. He is member of several international advisory and steering groups as well as member of quality teams and scientific committees and leads multiple large research projects in Europe and abroad.
His latest book and platform launched is ‘Under Pressure: Water and the City’ , please check: https://underpressure.online/