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Personal profile

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“In transforming cities, feasibility is essential and, therefore, so are knowledge of client and user context, program, process and revenue models. This requires a new approach to research and education.”

Research profile

As Professor of Transformational Design, Paul focuses on the relationship between current design practice and education. His research group is developing expertise in reevaluatiing the usefulness of post-war cities and examining new uses for buildings, based on current and expected economic and social changes. With programmatic adjustments, architectural improvements and good urban planning, a careful and sustainable improvement of the city can take place. Cooperation with the market and the public sector are very important in this respect.

Academic background

Paul Diederen studied engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) where he graduated in 1986. He joined TU/e in 2016 is as professor of Transformational Design.  With Bert Dirrix, he founded Diederen Dirrix van Wylick Architecten in 1999, which has been called diederendrix architecture & urbanization since 2005.

Affiliated with

Architect / Director, DiederenDirrix Beheer B.V.

Committee member, W&M Rotterdam

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Research Output 2015 2019

De Ring: de belangrijkste straat van de stad

van Kaathoven, B. A. H. L., Jenniskens, D. P. H., Diederen, P., Roorda, R., Aarts, R., van Hal, E., Kerkdijk, H., van der Meer, J. & Rijnen, R., 8 Apr 2019, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 168 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReportAcademic

Make it anew

Diederen, P., Ibelings, H. & Dirrix, H. H. M. L., 1 Jun 2018, The Architecture Observer. 160 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookProfessional

Ontwerpen van verandering

Diederen, P. J. R., 1 Jun 2018, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven.

Research output: Book/ReportInaugural speechAcademic

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Wij denken na over de stad als geheel

Kerstens, R., Diederen, P. & Dirrix, B., 1 Jan 2018, In : Nuance. p. 46-49 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access
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Philips Lighting: Lighting glanst aan Eindhovense skyline

Diederen, P., 17 Nov 2016

Research output: Other contributionProfessional

Activities 2016 2019

Trends in Vastgoed

Paul J.R. Diederen (Speaker)
20 Mar 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesKeynote talkProfessional

The Future of Structuralism

Paul J.R. Diederen (Speaker)
27 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesKeynote talkProfessional

Jongste Bouwkunst

Paul J.R. Diederen (Speaker)
23 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesKeynote talkProfessional

Paul Diederen over het gebouw als een goede jas

Paul J.R. Diederen (Recipient)
26 May 2018

Activity: Other activity typesOtherProfessional

The Resilient City

Paul J.R. Diederen (Speaker)
18 Jan 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesKeynote talkProfessional

Press / Media

Ring biedt kansen voor stoer wonen in Eindhoven

Paul Diederen & Bram A.H.L. van Kaathoven

6/04/19

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Student theses

Addition in extraction: the transformation of the Adriaan Volkerhuis to a multifunctional communal attracting building

Author: Kaijser, R., 31 May 2017

Supervisor: Diederen, P. (Supervisor 1), Peters - van den Heuvel, A. (Supervisor 2), Dirrix, T. (Supervisor 2) & Voorthuis, J. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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A narrative through time : transformation of Campina factory into a contemporary place of production

Author: Gascon-Pelegri Sanchis, P., 27 Nov 2018

Supervisor: Diederen, P. (Supervisor 1), Peters - van den Heuvel, A. (Supervisor 2) & Dirrix, T. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Building upon: transformational design of Campina factory

Author: Du, J., 31 Aug 2018

Supervisor: Diederen, P. (Supervisor 1), Peters - van den Heuvel, A. (Supervisor 2) & Dirrix, T. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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City farm Campina Eindhoven: transformation of the Campina terrain into a food based place of production

Author: Steeghs, T., 31 Aug 2018

Supervisor: Diederen, P. (Supervisor 1), Peters - van den Heuvel, A. (Supervisor 2) & Dirrix, T. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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De Nieuwe Meerpolder: a transformation into a natural landscape for recreation and food production

Author: Okel, F., 30 Jan 2018

Supervisor: Diederen, P. (Supervisor 1), Roorda, R. (Supervisor 2) & van Kaathoven, B. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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