dr. Frank Suurenbroek
Professor of Spatial Urban Transformation
dr. Gideon Spanjar
Project leader - Senior researcher
drs. ir. Kees Versluis
Lyske Gais de Bildt, MDes
Researcher & spatial graphic designer
Jolanda Tetteroo, Bsc
dr. Nanda Piersma
Professor Urban Analytics
Maarten Groen, MSc.
senior researcher Data Analytics
Tom Otten, BSc
Research Assistant Data Analytics
dr. Martijn de Waal
Professor Play and Civic Media
Martijn de Waal is a Lector (professor) leading the research group of Play & Civic Media. He has a background in journalism, media studies and practical philosophy, and is now exploring the connection between these disciplines and the field of design. His research focus is on the relation between digital media and public space. Martijn is the general chair for the Media Architecture Biennale 2020. He co-founded The Mobile City, a non-profit that since 2007 has organized numerous workshops and events on digital media and urban culture, and also co-founded DeNieuweReporter.nl in 2005, a leading Dutch blog on the future of journalism.
Zoë Jonker, BSc
Research Assistant Applied Psychology
Zoë graduated from the University of Applied Sciences in Applied Psychology in 2019. In 2018 she researched the human willingness to switch to electric taxi transport for her research internship at Urban Technology. Since 2019, Zoë is working at Urban Technology for the projects ‘Reigersbos’ and ‘Buurtdragers’. Zoë is currently working on the Sensing Streestscapes project, where she contributes to the Neuroarchitecture line of research.
ir. Sába Schramkó
Sába graduated cum laude from TU Delft as an architect and urban planner and gained experience working in Paris and Rotterdam on heritage transformation, cultural development, and spatial development frameworks for mobility hubs, residential areas, university and business campuses. She is enthusiastic about bridging research and practice and finding synergies between the social, spatial and climatic challenges cities are facing.
Chair of Spatial Urban Transformation
The Chair of Spatial Urban Transformation conducts applied-research on the spatial transformation of the city – and the application, exploration and implementation of (technical) innovations. Our action research is always embedded in practice. For example, we work with: The Municipality of Amsterdam, Housing Corporations, Chief Technology Officer, Smart City Amsterdam, Director of Housing Amsterdam, many spatial design firms, multiple interaction design firms and Area Developers. And with 7 European Partners in European projects etc. The Chair is embedded in two research programs: Urban Technology (engineering, data analytics, logistics, circular economy, climate proof city, energy & clean mobility) and Urban Governance & Social Innovation (Engineering, Economics and Social Sciences).
Other projects of the Chair of Spatial Urban Transformation
Responsive Urban Spaces
Media Architecture Biennale 2020
Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences
Amsterdam University of Applied Science
Faculty of Technology
Research programme Urban Technology
dr. Frank Suurenbroek, Professor of Spatial Urban Transformation
Weesperzijde 190, Amsterdam
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