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Hans is an architect and urbanist from the Netherlands where, having studied at TU Delft and worked for Mecanoo, he was a founding director of biq. He is currently practicing from his own studio [ ]. Hans is not only an active and award-winning designer, but also engages in urban research work and has published widely – most notably his books ‘Architectuur in de Kapotte Stad’ (Architecture in the Fractured City) and ‘Habitat’. He is editing the Dutch Architecture Yearbook. He will be giving a series of lectures and running design workshops related to housing developments in Cambridge based on and extending the thesis developed in his book.

Sir Arthur Marshall Visiting Professor of Sustainable Urban Design 2013-2014
Professor Hans  van der Heijden

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