Research interests

Dr. Wouter Jan Verheul is research fellow and lecturer in Urban Development Management at the Department of Management in the Built Environment, Faculty of Architecture TU Delft. He is also programme manager of the executive Master City Developer (MCD). His PhD thesis discussed the development of iconic urban projects and his current research focuses on governance of large scale urban projects and their catalytic effects, placemaking, place branding and urban area transformations. (contact: w.j.verheul@tudelft.nl). 

 

Research:

Selection of 7 publications from the last years:

  • Verheul, W.J. & G.J. Hospers (2017, forthcoming) De profilering van een pluriform gebied. Lessen uit de Zuidelijke Randstad. In: Bestuurskunde, nr. 2.
  • Verheul, W.J. (2016) Branding a Pluralistic Region. Lessons from the Southern Randstad. Paper presented at the International Place Branding Conference, 6-9 December, London (UK).
  • Verheul, W.J. (2016) Embedded Developments. The Connection between Buildings and a Place. In: Unfinished Icon. Maison d'Artiste. Rotterdam: Nai Publishers.
  • D. van Duijn & W.J. Verheul (2015) De Staat als Twaalfde Man. Zijn overheidsinvesteringen in stadions van waarde voor de stad? In: Bestuurskunde. Jaargang 24, nummer 4.
  • Verheul, W.J. & T.A. Daamen (2014) Stedelijke ontwikkeling als een emergente adaptieve strategie. Bestuurswetenschappen. 66e jaargang (nr. 3).
  • Verheul, W.J. (2013) Op zoek naar de heilige graal van katalysatorprojecten in stadsontwikkeling (2013) In: Real Estate Research Quarterly. 2013 (4).
  • Verheul, W.J. (2012) Stedelijke Iconen. Het ontstaat van beeldbepalende projecten tussen betoog en beton. Den Haag: BoomLemma.

 

Education:

Wouter Jan is program leader of the Master City Developer (MCD) a two-year parttime master program for urban professionals working on strategic levels. Apart from this he is a lecturer in the initial masterprogram Management in the Built Environment (MBE) and visiting lecturer at several universities.

Selection of 5 courses/programs

  • Master City Developer - Module ‘Urban Governance: Networks, alliances and urban development (coordinator and lecturer)
  • Master City Developer - Module ‘International Urban Development: shaping places, in New York City (in collaboration with Columbia University New York) (coordinator and lecturer)
  • Master Management in the Built Environment - Course ‘Urban (Re)Development: Integrating Planning, Design and Property Develoment’ (lecturer and supervisor)
  • Honour Course ‘Business Case Transformation and Re-Use’ (lecturer)
  • Graduation supervisor of master and post-master students (MBE and MCD)

 

Media:

Wouter Jan welcomes interviews on any of the above mentioned topics (contact: w.j.verheul@tudelft.nl). 

Selection of 5 items:

  • Documentary ‘Betoog en Beton’ A documentary about iconic projects (2016)
  • BNR Newsradio ‘Nieuwe Stations’ (interview) (2016)
  • NRC Handelsblad ‘Station zou visitekaartje van de stad moeten zijn’ (opiniepagina): (2015)
  • Trouw: ‘Debat nieuw stadion moet gaan over stadsidentiteit’ (2013)
  • Volkskrant (interview) ‘Betoog achter beton moet kloppen’ (2012)

 

 

Activities

  1. NEPROM (External organisation)

    Activity: MembershipMembership of committee

  2. Bijeenkomst Gebiedstransformaties

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  3. Presentation Real Estate Education track

    Activity: Talk or presentationTalk or presentation at a conference

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