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Research Interests

the spatial potential and effects of resource (energy / water / food / eco-system service) transitions; learning from and enhancing the cultural historical landscape in direct relationship to sustainable development; identification of drivers in the development of local economies and resilient communities; improving the spatial qualities of the urban and natural environments through systemic innovation and intervention.

Teaching

critical thinking; innovative approaches to sustainable development; urban (re)development principles and methodologies;

Keywords

  • NA Architecture

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Projects 2015 2019

BouwTex

Oostra, M. & van Spijk, A.

2/10/1730/09/19

Project: Research

Ruimte voor Nieuwe Energie

van der Schoor, T., Oostra, M., Bernardt, C., van der Blonk, H., Boschma, B., Lugies, J. & van Spijk, A.

1/09/151/09/17

Project: Research

Research Output 2013 2017

  • 2 Abstract
  • 2 Paper
  • 1 Contribution to conference proceeding

Community energy: complex and vulnerable

van der Schoor, T., Bernardt, C., van Spyk, A. & Lugies, J., 15 Jun 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractAcademic

File

Imagining energy potential: a critical reflection on spatial scenarios in a participatory planning process

Bernardt, C., van Spijk, A. & van Assen, S., 2016. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperOther research output

File
Potential energy
Planning
Architectural design

The circular economy applied to local communities

van der Blonk, H., van Spijk, A. & van der Schoor, T., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther research output

Raw materials
Sugar factories
Reclamation

Transition skills: investigating and enabling local resilience in the north of the Netherlands

Bernardt, C., van Spijk, A. & van Assen, S., Sep 2015, Architecture and resilience on the human scale: cross-disciplinary conference proceedings. Sheffield, p. 225-234

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingContribution to conference proceedingAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
File
Studios
resilience
Netherlands
energy
Students

Innovative energy education in the Netherlands

Scheepens Hasek, J. & van Spijk, A., 2013. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperOther research output

File
Education
Innovation
Natural gas fields
Industry

Activities 2013 2018

  • 3 Participation in conference
  • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Invited talk

Deelname panel stad van de toekomst

Allard Roest (Speaker), Alexander van Spyk (Speaker)
30 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Dynamics of Energy, Mobility and Demand (DEMAND) Conference 2016

Clemens Bernardt (Speaker), Sandra van Assen (Speaker), Alex van Spijk (Speaker)
13 Apr 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Architecture and Resilience on the Human Scale Conference

Clemens Bernardt (Invited speaker), Sandra van Assen (Speaker), Alex van Spijk (Speaker)
2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Workshop 'lokale duurzaamheids initiatieven'

Alex van Spijk (Speaker), Heico van der Blonk (Speaker)
7 Mar 2013

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

4th International Conference on Sustainability Transitions (IST) 2013

Heico van der Blonk (Speaker), Bate Boschma (Speaker), Mieke Oostra (Speaker), Tineke van der Schoor (Speaker), Alexander van Spyk (Speaker)
19 Jun 201321 Jun 2013

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference