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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cultural heritage Earth & Environmental Sciences
stakeholder Earth & Environmental Sciences
innovation Earth & Environmental Sciences
tourism Earth & Environmental Sciences
urban area Earth & Environmental Sciences
infrastructure Earth & Environmental Sciences
income Earth & Environmental Sciences
modeling Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Projects 2009 2020


Bouw, K., van der Schoor, T. & D'Souza, A.


Project: Research

Research Output 1990 2019

De toegevoegde waarde van facility management voor detentie

Kuijlenburg, R., Offringa, J., Brouwer, V. & Mobach, M. P., 2019, In : Service management.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access

Guest editorial for the special issue on induced seismicity and its effects on built environment

Smyrou, E. & Bal, I. E., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Bulletin of earthquake engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Into the light: effects of the presence of cleaning staff on customer experience

Vos, M., Sauren, J., Knoop, O., Galetzka, M., Mobach, M. P. & Pruyn, A., 2019, In : Facilities. 37, 1/2, p. 91-102

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review


2017 Highly Commended Award

Jan Gerard Hoendervanger (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


Experiment bevolkingsdaling

E.A.M. 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 2019

Citizen engagement in climate adaptation

Allard Roest (Speaker)
12 Jun 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Press / Media

Schoonmaken als voorrecht : onderzoek naar toegevoegde waarde schoonmaak in de gevangenis

Mark P. Mobach, Johan Offringa, Veroline Brouwer & Rachel Kuijlenburg


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research

De invloed van binnenklimaat op kennisoverdracht

Henk Willem Brink


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Research

Zorgvastgoed in de lift

Jan Veuger


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment