Marjolein Pijpers-van Esch is an Assistant Professor at the Chair of Environmental Technology and Design at the Faculty of Architecture & the Built Environment of the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft). She specialises in the design of the urban microclimate on the scale levels of the street, neighbourhood and city. In 2011 she founded Designlab 2902, a design and consultancy firm for climate, comfort and sustainable development in the built environment, together with Remco Looman. Since 2019 she holds a fulltime tenure track position at Delft University of Technology.

Currently she is working on a research project concerning the Van Leeuwenhoekpark in Delft. The project focusses at climate adaptation in general and the minimization of heat stress in particular.

At AMS Institute she's active as a course coordinator and member of the Program committee of MSc MADE.

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MADE course Metropolitan Solutions

Over the course of two months, our MADE students looked into two metropolitan challenges and were challenged to research and design solutions. The cases they looked at were: Tuindorp Oostzaan and Sopropo.

MSc MADE

The MSc MADE aims to educate urban engineers that are equipped to deal with the metropolitan challenges of our cities. In its interdisciplinary courses, students attain skills and knowledge by testing their ideas in projects and living labs in Amsterdam.