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deruijterp has written 24 posts for design2sustain

Temporal Integration | China Town Singapore Design

The design for the China Town Community Center is the outcome of extensive research on the development of Singapore as a nation state. Understanding what needs to be built in a certain place, is not only the result of an in depth morphological or physical inventory of a place and its context. The analysis will … Continue reading

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Innovation as Competitive Advantage in South East Asia | The Struggle of the East to be Western

Introduction This essay is my follow-up on the essay called “Developing the Creative Class in Singapore – Investigating the conditions for Development”. It’s main topic also covers the creative class, however in this essay I will focus more on South East Asia in general. To illustrate my argument for South East Asia I will be … Continue reading

Developing the Creative Class in Singapore | Investigating the conditions for Development

Introduction In this essay I will use the work of Richard Florida on the Creative Class to reflect on the strengths and weaknesses of the Singaporean society to attract and grow a creative class. Firstly I will use Castells work to argue my case for the need of a creative class to exist. Secondly I … Continue reading

Hofbogen Rotterdam | Seniors’ Apartment Complex

The Bachelor’s graduation design involves an urban strategy for the (area around the) “Hofbogen” railway track and the design for a seniors’ apartment complex. In a multidisciplinary group I took the role of urban designer. The elevated “Hofplein” railway track was constructed between 1901 and 1909, and is a designated “Rijksmonument” status for being one … Continue reading

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