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Drs. Noor Mens studied architectural history and urban planning at the Vrije Universiteit (VU) in Amsterdam from 1988-1993. Doctoral thesis: De wederopbouw van Velsen. W.M. Dudok (1884-1974) en W. van Tijen (1894-1974), voor een schone stad; voor een leefbare stad.

Since 1993 see has worked as a freelance architectural historian based in Rotterdam and published on Dutch architecture and urban planning in the twentieth century.

Since 2013 she works as a researcher at the Eindhoven University of Technology where she started her PHD research in 2014. The topic of her research is: Assessing the cultural values of Post-war neighbourhoods. Case study: Western Garden Cities in Amsterdam. The aim of this research is the development of an architectural heritage significance assessment method to determine the architectural and urban values of the post-war neighbourhoods, using the Western Garden Cities as a case study. These values can play a fundamental role in future transformation and reconstruction processes. Starting point of this research is a thorough architectural historical inquiry into the characteristic qualities of the Western Garden Cities. These neighbourhoods were internationally acclaimed as showcases for the modern architectural and urban ideas.

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Hospital Design and Construction Medicine & Life Sciences
post-war period Social Sciences
Delivery of Health Care Medicine & Life Sciences
Health Medicine & Life Sciences
Hospital Planning Medicine & Life Sciences
Evidence-Based Medicine Medicine & Life Sciences
Health Facilities Medicine & Life Sciences
Ambulatory Care Facilities Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2014 2017

A Future for Post-war Housing

Colenbrander, B., Sartorius - ter Haar, M., Klein, C., Klein, C., Mens, N. & Havinga, L.

1/09/1431/12/17

Project: Research direct

Research Output 1999 2019

Een architectuurhistorische waardestelling van naoorlogse woonwijken in Nederland: het voorbeeld van de Westelijke Tuinsteden in Amsterdam

Mens, N., 25 Sep 2019, (Accepted/In press) Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 102 p.

Research output: ThesisPhd Thesis 1 (Research TU/e / Graduation TU/e)Academic

Open Access
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Arrival and entrance

Mens, N., Mar 2018, Hospitals: a design manual. Wagenaar, C., Mens, N., Manja, G., Niemeijer, C. & Guthknecht, T. (eds.). Basel: Birkhäuser Verlag, p. 58-60 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Changing healthcare needs

Wagenaar, C. & Mens, N., Mar 2018, Hospitals: a design manual. Wagenaar, C., Mens, N., Manja, G., Niemeijer, C. & Guthknecht, T. (eds.). Basel: Birkhäuser Verlag, p. 22 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Healthcare as a public service

Wagenaar, C. & Mens, N., Mar 2018, Hospitals: a design manual. Wagenaar, C., Mens, N., Manja, G., Niemeijer, C. & Guthknecht, T. (eds.). Basel: Birkhäuser Verlag, p. 15-18 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Hospitals: a design manual

Wagenaar, C. (ed.) & Mens, N. (ed.), Mar 2018, Basel: Birkhäuser Verlag. 272 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook editingProfessional

Hospital Design and Construction
Delivery of Health Care
Health
Hospital Planning
Evidence-Based Medicine

Activities 2013 2017

  • 2 Editorial activity
  • 2 Contributed talk
  • 1 Consultancy

Bulletin KNOB (Journal)

Noor Mens (Editor)
1 Jan 201731 Dec 2017

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Bulletin KNOB (Journal)

Noor Mens (Editor)
2 Dec 2016 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

17th IPHS Conference, Delft 2016. International Planning History Society (IPHS)

Noor Mens (Speaker)
17 Jul 201621 Jul 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesContributed talkScientific

Managing Change

Noor Mens (Speaker)
21 Jun 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesContributed talkScientific

Lid Welstandscommissie en samenstelling Welstandsvisie AMC

Noor Mens (Advisor)
20132016

Activity: Consultancy typesConsultancyProfessional

Student theses

A cyclist's perception

Author: Smits, L., 31 Dec 2014

Supervisor: Bekkering, J. (Supervisor 1), De Sousa Lopes Figueiredo, S. (Supervisor 2), Mens, E. (Supervisor 2) & Schevers, J. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Age friendly centre

Author: Lo, Y., 31 Aug 2014

Supervisor: Dekkers, J. (Supervisor 1), Willems, M. (Supervisor 2) & Mens, E. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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An experiment on boundaries: health care complex design

Author: Lu, Y., 31 Aug 2014

Supervisor: Dekkers, J. (Supervisor 1), Willems, M. (Supervisor 2) & Mens, E. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Antiquity lives

Author: Kampers, I., 31 Dec 2014

Supervisor: Bekkering, J. (Supervisor 1), Mens, E. (Supervisor 2), Schevers, J. (Supervisor 2) & De Sousa Lopes Figueiredo, S. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Artistiek Museum Arnhem: een route door de kunst door de eeuwen heen

Author: Franssen, A., 28 Feb 2015

Supervisor: Bekkering, J. (Supervisor 1), Mens, E. (Supervisor 2), Schevers, J. (Supervisor 2) & De Sousa Lopes Figueiredo, S. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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