Dr Fransje Hooimeijer
Associate Professor, Environmental Technology and Design, TU Delft
Dr. Fransje Hooimeijer is specialized in system integration of technical & natural conditions in urban design and to this end an interdisciplinary spproach. In her research and teaching she takes the perspective on the city as technical re-construction of the natural systems and investigates how these conditions can be synthesized in urban design to aim for helathy cities. The focus lies on design and planning processes and how by representation of the the city as technical and natural condition they can be made climate proof, energy neutral, more biodiverse and of better spatial quality. She is involved in practice and research networks in and outside the Netherlands, is editor of the Journal of Delta Urbanism, edited several books and published in urbanism and engineering journals.