Arjan van Timmeren

Prof.dr.ir. Arjan van Timmeren is a Professor of Environmental Technology & Design – Urbanism at the TU Delft and Scientific Director of the Amsterdam Institute for Metropolitan Solutions (AMS). His research focuses on environmental technology (urban metabolism), industrial ecology, sustainable area development and self-sufficiency. Within both his role at AMS Institute and his office and research group at the TU Delft, he is involved in many projects in and outside the Netherlands – varying from individual (clusters of) buildings, to large “climate neutral’” city districts and infrastructures.


What is the Big X you are going to address in your talk and why should we be excited?

“Circular Economy is an ambition for many. Good practices are popping up all over the place. However, how can we scale up to everyday practice and scale?”