Research

Current projects
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— 4TU Centre for Resilience Engineering
DeSIRE
Designing Systems for Informed Resilience Engineering
Project Leader (TUD A+BE): Prof Arjan van Timmeren, Prof Ellen van Bueren
Principal Investigator TUD A+BE: Dr Taneha Kuzniecow Bacchin (A+BE project coordination)
16 new tenure track positions at 12 faculties across all four technical universities of 4TU
Period: 2018-2023
Funding: 4TU
Partners: Water Envoy Henk Ovink, Ministry of Infrastructure and Watermanagement, Waterboard Vechtstromen, NG Infra (incl. Schiphol Group, Port of Rotterdam, Rijkswaterstaat, ProRail, Alliander, Vitens), Arcadis and CARE Nederland.

MOOC Nature Based Metropolitan Solutions
TUD/ AMS Massive Open Online Course on Nature Based Solutions / Landscape Urbanism
Project Leader: Dr Taneha Kuzniecow Bacchin (overall project coordination)
Principal Investigator/ Researcher: Filippo LaFleur
Project Manager/ Researcher: Geert van der Meulen
Period: 2018-2019
Funding: AMS Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions
Partners:  AMS Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions, UNESCO-IHE.

—  NEXT – Extremes / Constructed Natures
Next generation infrastructure design under conditions of extremes
Project Leaders: Dr Taneha Kuzniecow Bacchin (overall project coordination) / Dr Fransje Hooimeijer 
Principal Investigator/ Researcher: Filippo LaFleur
Period: 2018-2019
Funding: DIMI Delft Deltas, Infrastructure & Mobility Initiative, AMS Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions
Partners:  Delta Programme, College van Rijksadviseurs, Gemeente Rotterdam,  Gemeente Amsterdam, AMS Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions, Deltares, UNESCO-IHE.

—  Adaptive Urban Transformation (AUT)
Territorial governance, spatial strategy and urban landscape dynamics in the Pearl River Delta
Project Leaders: Dr Steffen Nijhuis (TUD), Prof Yimin Sun (SCUT), Prof Eckart Lange (UoS).
The project team consists of about 12-15 professors, post-doc’s and PhD-candidates.
Period: 2018-2021
Principal Investigator TUD/Post Doc: Dr Daniele Canatella
Funding: NSFC, NWO and EPSRC Sustainable Deltas Program (grant no. ALWSD 2016.013)

—  The Port and the Fall of Icarus
The Port and the Fall of Icarus is part of the extended program of the Dutch Pavilion, ‘Work, Body, Leisure’, curated by Marina Otero Verzier for the 16th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia 2018.
A project by: Dr Hamed Khosravi, Dr Taneha Kuzniecow Bacchin, Filippo LaFleur
In collaboration with: Miles Gertler, Baktash Sarang Javanbakht, Alessandro Pedron
Modelling and design assistant: Mariapaola Michelotto
Graphic design (posters): b-r-u-n-o.it
Documentation: Igreg Studio
Publisher (book): Humboldt Books, Photographic essays: Giovanna Silva
Commissioned by: Het Nieuwe Instituut, produced in collaboration with and supported by Creative Industries Fund NL
Concessioner: Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment Department of Urbanism, TUDelft
Period: 2018-2019
Intellectual and financial support: Creative Industries Fund NL, Port of Rotterdam, Port of Venice, LDE Center for Metropolis and Mainport, TU Delft DIMI– Delft Deltas, Infrastructures & Mobility Initiative, and L’Ermitage.

—  ShoreScape
Sustainable co-evolution of the natural and built environment along sandy shores
Project Leaders: Dr Steffen Nijhuis (TUD) / Prof Kathelijne Wijnberg (UT, overall project coordination).
The total project team consists of about 8 professors, post-doc’s and PhD-candidates.
PhD-candidate: Ir Janneke van Bergen Supervison: Prof Han Meyer, Dr Steffen Nijhuis
Period: 2017-2022
Funding: NWO Top Sector Water Program

Recently finished projects

—  Intelligent SUBsurface Quality – II
Drawing the subsurface – Integrated infrastructure and environment design
Project Leader: Dr Fransje Hooimeijer
Researcher: Filippo LaFleur
TU Delft Support Urbanism: Enzo Yap, Jesse Dobbelsteen, Thuy-Trang Trinh, Nasiem Vafa, Geert van der Meulen
Period: 2017-2018
Funding: DIMI Delft Deltas, Infrastructure & Mobility Initiative

—  Resilient Infrastructure and Environment
Spatial operation perspective
Project Leader: Dr Fransje Hooimeijer
Researchers: Francesca Rizzetto, Federico Riches, Filippo LaFleur, Charlotte Chastel, Thuy-Tran Trinh
Period: 2016-2017
Funding: DIMI Delft Deltas, Infrastructure & Mobility Initiative

—  Green/Blue Cities
Green/blue infrastructure for sustainable, attractive cities
Project Leaders: Prof Arjan van Timmeren (TUD) / Prof Wolfgang Rauch (University of Innsbruck) / Prof Prof Maria Viklander (Luleå University of Technology, overall project coordination).
Principal Investigator TUD/Post Doc: Dr Taneha Kuzniecow Bacchin
Researchers: Filippo LaFleur, Daniela Maiullari, Emanuele Paladin, Carmem Aires
Period: 2013-2017
Funding: JPI Urban Europe / NWO
Partners: Luleå University of Technology, University of Innsbruck, Delft University of Technology

—  Intelligent SUBsurface Quality – I
Intelligent use of subsurface infrastructure for subsurface quality

Project Leaders: Dr Fransje Hooimeijer (overall project coordination) / Dr Taneha Kuzniecow Bacchin
Researchers: Lafleur, F. (TU Delft Support Urbanism) van de Ven, F.H.M. (TU Delft Water Resources) Clemens, F.H.L.R. (TU Delft Sanitary Engineering) Broere, W. (TU Delft Geo-engineering) Laumann, S.J. (TU Delft Geo-engineering) Klaassen, R.G. (TU Delft OLD E&SS education center FOCUS) Marinetti, C. (TU Delft Support Urbanism)
Period: 2015-2016
Funding: DIMI Delft Deltas, Infrastructure & Mobility Initiative

—  Integrated Planning and Design in the Delta (IPDD)
Project Leader: Prof Han Meyer (overall project coordination) / Dr Steffen Nijhuis (Work Package International Delta Comparison)
Period: 2011-2014
Funding: NWO
Publication: Meyer, H. et al. (2013) Nieuwe perspectieven voor een verstedelijkte delta. MUST Publisher. The Netherlands.

— The IJsselmeerproject – van Eesteren Chair
Project Leader: Prof Frist Palmboom (overall project coordination)
Researchers: Paul Broekhuisen, Sabine Verhoeven
Period: 2012-2015
Funding: EFL Stichting: Van Eesteren-Fluck & Van Lohuizen Stichting
Recent Publication: Palmboom, F. (2018) IJsselmeer. A spatial perspective. Uitgeverij Vantilt Publisher. The Netherlands.

 

PhD Research projects

Completed projects and publications