TU Delft recently opened a new building providing it’s students with sports, relaxation and culture all under one roof. The entrance of the building represents the mission behind the design: Xplore yourself, Xpand your playground. Students and employees are being challenged to broaden their horizon and excel at social innovations. Services had to be extended because of the increase in students. Tim van der Hagen, chairman of the colleague board opened the building just before the start of a new academic year.
Vincent van der Meulen
Vincent van der Meulen (1982) studied in London and Delft. He completed his education at the Delft University of Technology. Since 2006 he works as an architect at kraaijvanger where he specialized in sustainable innovation. He won prizes for the Self Sufficient Floating House and the World Sustainability Centre Afsluitdijk.
Vincent van der Meulen initiated Open Source House and the Stadskas Rotterdam. After being four years associate partner, Vincent became a partner of Kraaijvanger in 2014. In 2011 he was elected by Europe 40 under 40 to one of the 40 most important emerging young designers in Europe.