Workshop: Urban Metabolism

When? May 20, 2015

Where? AMS-KIT building, Mauritskade 62Amsterdam, the Netherlands

What? The research groups of Huub Rijnaarts (Environmental Technology, Wageningen UR) and Arjan van Timmeren (Environmental Technology and Design, TU Deflt) are organizing a workshop on Urban Metabolism. This workshop is intended to show the running research at Wageningen UR and TU Delft, to the audience of the AMS community and other interested parties.

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12:30 – 13:15 Welcome (lunch)

13:15 – 13:30 Opening: Huub Rijnaarts (WUR)

13:30 – 14:30 Presentation session 1:
Closing the loop between (waste) nutrients and food -- Indra Firmansyah (WUR), Rosanne Wielemaker (WUR)

Modelling the city of the future -- Elvira Bozileva (WUR), Delaram Azari (WUR)

Role of stakeholders and institutions in urban systems -- Amineh Ghorbani (TUD), Tiemen Nanninga (LeAF)

14:30 – 15:00 Coffee break

15:00 – 16:00 Presentations session 2:
Green infrastructure -- Wiebke Klemm (WUR), Daniela Perrotti (WUR)

Circular metabolism: Redesigning the urban landscape -- Ilse Voskamp (WUR), Bob Geldermans (TUD)

Circular economy: A new architectural paradigm -- Arjan van Timmeren (TUD)

16:00 – 16:25 Discussion: How can AMS be boosted with running Urban Metabolism research at Wageningen UR and TU Delft?

16:25 – 16:30 Session closure

16:30 – 17:30 Drinks