Research Centre for Built Environment – NoorderRuimte

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NoorderRuimte, Research Centre for Built Environment, performs practice-oriented research into the built environment of North Netherlands. We focus on the themes earthquakes, demographic transition, sustainability, and health and wellbeing. Our approach is integral. Our professors, lecturer-researchers, and students connect the fields of architecture, construction management, civil engineering, facility management and real estate. We always work together with practice.

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stormwater Earth & Environmental Sciences
monitoring Earth & Environmental Sciences
water quality Earth & Environmental Sciences
climate Earth & Environmental Sciences
water Earth & Environmental Sciences
flooding Earth & Environmental Sciences
Earthquakes Engineering & Materials Science
earthquake Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Projects 2009 2020

Local initiatives in the Groningen earthquake region

Bouw, K., Rozema, J., Arslan, O. & Bal, I. E.


Project: ResearchPractical Project

Eems Dollard Region in Transition

Bulder, E.


Project: Other

Research Output 1990 2017

About toilets, women, and men

Mobach, M. P. 27 Sep 2017

Research output: Other research outputOther contribution

Open Access

An analytical perspective on primary school design as architectural synthesis towards the development of needs-centred guidelines

de Vrieze, R. & Moll, H. C. 1 Mar 2017 In : Intelligent buildings international . 1, p. 1-23

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewReview article

School buildings
Intelligent buildings

A viable real estate economy with disruption and blockchain

Veuger, J. 17 Oct 2017 Groningen: Hanzehogeschool Groningen. 52 p.

Research output: ProfessionalBook

Real estate


2017 Highly Commended Award

Jan Gerard Hoendervanger (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


Experiment bevolkingsdaling

Elles Bulder (Recipient), 14 Nov 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

GasTerra Transitie Jaarprijs : Duurzame dorpen

Tineke van der Schoor (Recipient), 8 Jun 2011

Prize: National/international honour

Activities 2009 2017

The effect of a breastfeeding support program on breastfeeding duration: a quasi-experiment

van Dellen, S. (Speaker), Arie Dijkstra (Speaker)
3 Feb 2017

Activity: Oral presentation

Design en bewegen

Lechner, S. (Speaker)
10 Nov 2017

Activity: Invited talk

Presentatie introductie Kenniscentrum NoorderRuimte 2017

Mobach, M. P. (Speaker), Jorritsma, L. (Speaker), Rixt Froentjes (Speaker)
4 Sep 2017

Activity: Oral presentation

Press / Media

Waardering vastgoed verandert en daarmee de rol van de taxateur

Jan Veuger


1 media contribution

Press / Media: Expert Comment

Helft gemeenten heeft geen vastgoedvisie

Jan Veuger


1 item of media coverage

Press / Media: Expert Comment