Even on vacation, the brain benefits from rest, regularity, and rest

During the summer holidays, the rhythm changes for many people Traveling, going to bed later, away from the usual environment. During the summer holidays, we often deviate from our daily rhythm. But it is less good for our brains. Pediatric neurologist Jolanda Schieving from Radboudumc explains the importance of regularity in our summer series ‘Healthy … Read more

MIMO: makes concrete more sustainable and also saves money

At the beginning of June, TNO launched the MIMO concept for an integrated approach to the transition to sustainable concrete. It is a smart tool with data, calculation models and optimization software. All parties in the concrete industry chain benefit: from designer, supplier and demolition contractor to contractor and client. How will the construction world … Read more

In the middle area, health prevails

How do we turn the indoor space into an outdoor space? If it stands for Jeroen Troost van Schöck, it is an apparent contradiction that is not as impossible as it seems. He argues for the central area where residents can enjoy the outdoor life that people want today, while that area can be thermally … Read more

In the middle area, health prevails

How do we turn the indoor space into an outdoor space? If it stands for Jeroen Troost van Schöck, it is an apparent contradiction that is not as impossible as it seems. He argues for the central area where residents can enjoy the outdoor life that people want today, while that area can be thermally … Read more

Merwedekanaalzone: healthy lifestyle in New York densities

Merwede will be a unique neighborhood for the Netherlands. This is what Hermen Jansen, architect at VenhoevenCS architecture+urbanism, says, and points to the plans for a lively part of Utrecht, which, with around six thousand homes, will be only ten minutes from Utrecht’s main railway station. New York densities, the architect calls it. Despite this … Read more

The AEX is likely to continue its rise up to the ECB’s interest rate decision

(ABM UN-Dow Jones) The Amsterdam Stock Exchange is likely to continue its rise on Thursday after a green lock on Wall Street on Wednesday night. Futures on the AEX index pointed to a surplus of nearly half a percent about an hour before the gong. On Wednesday, the AEX rose 0.7 percent to 694.41 points, … Read more

Transport Online – Ford technology helps prevent children or dogs from being left in hot cars

AMSTELVEEN – Due to the difficulties at many international airports, more people will probably go on holiday by car this summer. For some, though, such a trip could end in tragedy. Every year, children and pets die of heatstroke after being left by a driver in a car, where the temperature inside can quickly exceed … Read more

Exclusive-Britanni and Japan want to merge Tempest and FX combat program resources

It would be the first time Japan has sought a non-US partner for a major military program and the first major Tokyo-London collaboration that goes beyond what was expected when industrial negotiations began five years ago. “This would be an equal partnership between Japan and the UK,” said one of the sources with knowledge of … Read more

Special facade design for the tallest residential tower in the Benelux

In the BouwHelden series, we zoom in on the tallest residential tower in the Netherlands: the Zalmhaventoren. Twenty years ago, Diederik Dam and his team started the first concept designs for the tower in Rotterdam. By 2022, the building will be completed and the first occupants will move into their apartment. The floor is given … Read more

How to design Paris Proof

The ‘Paris Proof’ requirement is increasingly used in requirements programs, both for renovation and new construction. But how do you meet this? For many developers, architects and consultants, there may still be ambiguity around the approach. In this article, we explain what requirements existing buildings and new buildings must meet to become ‘Paris Proof’. You … Read more