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. (2017) Placemaking and the Discourse of the Public Space. In: Laven et al. The City at eye Level. Wageningen: Blauwdruk.
  • Verheul, W.J. (2017) Onbetaalbare huizen en onderbenutte gebieden. De institutionele leegte van woningbouw en gebiedstransformatie. In: Bestuurskunde, jaargang 26, nr. 3.
  • 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 7 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 Boston and New York City (with lectures at Harvard University, Cambridge and Columbia University, New York) (coordinator and lecturer)
  • Master Management in the Built Environment - Course ‘Urban (Re)Development: Integrating Planning, Design and Property Development’ (lecturer and supervisor)
  • Master course 'Re-design. From area to building block' (lecturer)
  • Honour Course ‘Business Case Transformation and Re-Use’ (lecturer)
  • Graduation supervisor of master and post-master students (MBE and MCD)
  • Slim leergang voor professionals 'Gebiedstransformaties' (TU Delft en UvA)

 

Media:

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

Selection of 7 items:

  • Financieele Dagblad 'Den Haag maakt ruimte voor innovatie' (2017)
  • 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)
  • Radio 1 (AVRO): 'Stedelijke iconen' (2012)

 

 

Research output

  1. Placemaking en het discours van de publieke plek

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewChapter

  2. Placemaking and the discourse of the public space

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewChapter

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Activities

  1. Bestuurskunde (Journal)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

  2. NEPROM (External organisation)

    Activity: MembershipMembership of committee

  3. De zin en onzin van stedelijke identiteit

    Activity: Talk or presentationTalk or presentation at a workshop, seminar, course or other meeting

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