Professor of urbanism

Technological University of Delft

Arjan Van Timmeren is professor of urbanism at the Technological University of Delft since 2012 and partner of the workshop 2T Haarlem which works on environmental design issues since 1998. He began his career as project architect in Italy and then Spain. In 1995, Arjan Van Timmeren joined the University of Delft to be searcher.

An expert in sustainable development and specifically on urban metabolism since the beginning of his career, Arjan Van Timmeren has led myriad studies for which he was awarded several international prices such as “Sustainable Urban Regeneration based on Energy Balance” (2012); “Between Urban Form and Urban Resilience” (2014); “Equalization of Costs and Benefits of Sustainability Measures in Area Development” (2014). Arjan Van Timmeren holds a PhD from the Technological University of Delft.

He was the scientific director of the Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions (AMS Institute). The AMS Institute signed a partnership with La Fabrique de la Cité in 2016.


Arjan Van Timmeren is a member of the steering committee of La Fabrique de la Cité.

La Fabrique de la Cité

La Fabrique de la Cité is a think tank dedicated to urban foresight, created by the VINCI group, its sponsor, in 2010. La Fabrique de la Cité acts as a forum where urban stakeholders, whether French or international, collaborate to bring forth new ways of building and rebuilding cities.

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