Delft, Netherlands

Sustainable Housing Transformation from a European Perspective

when 7 July 2024 - 12 July 2024
language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 800

Housing is of key importance for societies. It drives the economy and is a key issue for sustainable urban and regional development in growing as well as declining areas.
The energy crisis and energy transition have a huge impact on human behavior relating to energy, housing, and the built environment.
The lectures are professors working at the TU Delft and are all well-known experts in their field. We will visit the to be renovated housing complex in Schiedam on Monday.
In the tender game you, as part of a group, are challenged to design the technical, social, environmental and financial strategies to make sure that the housing complex will be as sustainable as possible, has future value for existing and new residents, and acts as an exemplary role for market diffusion.

Course leader

Dr. Ad Straub
Associate Professor Public Clients in Construction

Target group

We invite Bachelor students in their final year, Master students, PhDs and professionals with background knowledge and research interests on sustainable housing and the built environment. The summer school aims to attract international participants in the field of sustainable housing and the built environment. Previous summer schools have successfully attracted worldwide participants.

Course aim

The summer school will give insight into the European perspective on the development of a sustainable housing stock, and speeding up energy transition goals, by presenting European and national goals, policies, regulations, assessment tools, process innovations, behavioural, institutional and management approaches. It will shed light on emerging economies and institutions in a similar context.

Fee info

EUR 800: Registered students
EUR 1200: Practitioners