Benutzerspezifische Werkzeuge
Standort: Delft

Prof. dr. ir. Paul Meurs

 

Education:

1993-2000, PhD: VU University) Amsterdam, Faculty of Arts. Subject: De moderne historische stad, ontwerpen voor vernieuwing en behoud, 1883-1940 (The Modern Historic City, Intervention and Conservation, 1883-1940).Promotor: prof. dr. A. van der Woud; co-promotor: dr. J.E. Bosma (published in Dutch, Nai Publishers Rotterdam, 2000).

1981-1988, TU Delft, Faculty of Architecture, specialization Architecture and Conservation. Thesis project: Salvador, Brazil (honarable mention). Tutor: prof. dr. ir. C.L. Temminck Groll.

Current Functions:

Partner SteenhuisMeurs BV, Paterswolde and Schiedam (2010-)

Full professor Heritage and Cultural Value, Section Heritage and Architecture, Faculty of Architecture, TU Delft (2006-)

Supervisor Oosterpark Amsterdam (since 2009), Tuinstadwijk Leiden (since 2012), Oude Kooi Leiden (since 2013), Zeeheldenbuurt Leiden (2015-), member supervision team Strijp R, Eindhoven (2007-).

Member Board Mikmak Foundation, Delft (2009-)

Member Board Victor de Stuers Foundation (Heritage Academie), Hoevelaken (2011-)

Advisor to the Executive Board, BOEi, Amersfoort. Redevelopers of industrial heritage, churches and farms (2014-).

Previous Functions and Grants:

Director research office Urban Fabric BV, Schiedam (1989-2010)

Member board Stichting Beschermd Stadsgezicht Schiedam (2011-2014)

Member Committee of Buildings Aesthetics and Monuments, Municipality of Rotterdam 2002-2007)

Member Committee Architecture, Urbanism, Monumenta, Archeology and Landscape, National Council for Culture (2006-2007).

Artist in residence, Oud-Amelisweerd as guest of Centraal Museum Utrecht (1991-1992).

Guest Researcher, University of São Paulo (1990-1991)

Grants: startstipendium (1989), werkbeurs (1991), projectsubsidies (1992 en 1994), FBKVB Amsterdam.

Publications:

  • Heritage as an asset for inner city development, Rotterdam 2014 (with Jean-Paul Corten and Ellen Geurts, ed.)

  • Rijksmuseum Amsterdam. Restauratie en Transformatie van een Nationaal Monument / Rijksmuseum Amsterdam. Restoration and Renewal of a National Monument, Rotterdam 2013 (with Marie-Therese van Thoor, ed.)

  • Casa de la Cultura de Velasco, Cuba, Schiedam 2014; first published as Forum annual XLVI nr. Febr. 2012 (with Johanna van Doorn and Lara Voerman, ed.)

  • Herbestemming in Nederland, nieuw gebruik van stad en land (Adaptive reuse in the Netherlands, new use for the city and the country), Rotterdam 2011 (with Marinke Steenhuis)

  • Toekomst beschermd gezicht? Stads- en dorpsgezichten, archeologie en Landschap (Future of urban heritage), The Hague 2011, 6-38 (published by the Board of Advisors of government on Architecture and Planning, ed.)

  • Sanatorium Zonnestraal, geschiedenis en restauratie van een modern monument / Zonnestraal Sanatorium, The History and Restoration of a Modern Monument, Rotterdam 2010 (with Marie-Therese van Thoor, ed.).

  • De collectie bijzondere stationsgebouwen in Nederland, Rotterdam 2009 (with Crimson / Wouter van Stiphout). Texts: ‘Reis door de tijd’ (pp 16-21) + descriptions of all 33 prewar stations

  • Bouwen aan een weerbarstige stad / Building in the stubborn city, Delft 2008, 92 pp (inaugural speech at TU Delft)

  • World Heritage Site Olinda in Brazil, proposals for intervention, Delft, 2006 (with Leo Verhoef, ed.)

  • Tien naoorlogse wijken van Utrecht, cultuurhistorisch onderzoek en ruimtelijke analyse, DSO Utrecht 2006 (with Marinke Steenhuis) (DVD)

  • In Transit; mobiliteit, stedelijke ontwikkeling en stadscultuur in Rotterdam / In Transit, mobility, city culture and urban development in Rotterdam, Rotterdam 2003, (with Marc Verheyen, ed.)

  • Moderne steden met een verleden, KEI-Cahier, 2003 (with Henk Döll)

  • De moderne historische stad, ontwerpen voor vernieuwing en behoud 1883-1940, Rotterdam 2000, 532 pp (also published as PhD thesis, VU Amsterdam)

  • Brazilië, laboratorium van architectuur en stedenbouw, Rotterdam 1998 (with Esther Agricola, ed.

Articles(brief selection):

  • ‘From monument to Urban Heritage’, in: Jean-Paul Corten, Ellen Geurts and Paul Meurs (ed.), Heritage as an asset for inner city development, Rotterdam 2014, 23-27

  • ‘Urban Heritage and intervention’, in: Jean-Paul Corten, Ellen Geurts and Paul Meurs (ed.), Heritage as an asset for inner city development, Rotterdam 2014, 64-73

  • Herbestemming in tijden van permanente tijdelijkheid’ (Reuse in times of permant provisiory), Boekman, Cultuur als aanjager van gebiedsontwikkeling), 26 (2014) 101, 4-7 (with Marinke Steenhuis

  • De Coolsingel, het hart van de wereldstad. Ontwikkelingen van het centrum van Rotterdam, 1920-2000’, in; Dolf Broekhuizen (red.), Stadhuis Rotterdam, honderd jaar een baken in de stad, Rotterdam 2014, 164-173 (with Lara Voerman)

  • The exotics of modern architecture’, in: Johanna van Doorn, Paul Meurs en Lara Voerman Casa de la Cultura de Velasco, Cuba, 2014 7-17

  • Continue with Cuypers. Renovation of the Rijksmuseum’, in: P. Meurs and M-T van Thoor (red.), Rijksmuseum Amsterdam. Restoration and Renewal of a National Monument, Rotterdam 2013, p. 103-123.

  • Introduction – Towards a new Rijksmuseum’ (met Marie-Therese van Thoor), in: P. Meurs and M-T van Thoor (red.), Rijksmuseum Amsterdam. Restoration and Renewal of a National Monument, Rotterdam 2013, p. 13-15.

  • Conclusion – From ‘Major Project’ to Small Projects’ (met Marie-Therese van Thoor), in: P. Meurs and M-T van Thoor (ed.), Rijksmuseum Amsterdam. Restoration and Renewal of a National Monument, Rotterdam 2013, p. 259-265

  • Vladimir Frolov, ‘Architect restorer. Interview with Paul Meurs, partner at SteenhuisMeurs BV’, Project Baltia, 2013. http://projectbaltia.com/interview-en/5314?lang=en

  • Rotterdam, from Port City to Harbor Landscape’, in: Stadtentwicklung zur Moderne, Die Entstehung Grossstädlischer Hafen- und Bürohausquartier, Icomos, Hefte des Deutschen Nationalkommitees LIV, 2012, 109-112

  • Amsterdam werelderfgoed, wie is de baas in de stad?’ (Amsterdam World Heritage, who is in charge here?), in: Marleen Sloof en Jaap-Evert Abrahamse (ed..), Amsterdams werelderfgoed, de grachtengordel na 400 jaar, Amsterdam 2012, 12-21

  • ‘Housing as heritage? How outdated neighbourhoods can become potential monuments’, in: Wido Quist and Lidwine Spoormans (ed.), Transforming Housing Heritage, RMIT/Veldacademie, Delft 2012,15-18

  • Architecture in context, design with history’, in: Dirk van den Heuvel en Suzanne Komossa (ed.), Delft lectures on architecture, Reader MSC1,delft 2012, 148-163

  • Modernismo e tradição, preservação no Brasil’, in: Abílio Guerra (org), Textos fundamentais sobre história da arquitetura moderna brasileira, parte 2, São Paulo 2010, 71-90

  • Paul Meurs, ‘Vijftig jaar Zaanse Schans. Een monumentenreservaat dat geen openluchtmuseum mocht worden’, in: M-T van Thoor et al. (red.), Bulletin KNOB 112 (4), 2013, p. 185-203.

  • ‘Cultural editors, why cultural historic research improves urban and architectural designs’, MONU, magazine on urbanism #14, 2011, 81-83

  • ‘São Paulo, metropool tussen groei, krimp en transformatie’ / ‘São Paulo the metropolis: expansion, decontraction and transformation’, in: Brazil Contemporary, Rotterdam 2009, 28-124.

  • ‘A charter for each intervention, from generic to specific guidelines’, proceedings 5th International Seminar on Urban Conservation, Changing role and relevance of urban conservation charters, Recife Brazil, 2007, 53-60

  • Stad en cultuurhistorie / City and Cultural History’, in: H. Meijer and L. van der Burg, Het geheugen van de stad /The memory of the city, Amsterdam 2006, 18-23

  • ‘Urban conservation; How to transform Olinda’, in: Paul Meurs and Leo Verhoef (ed.), World Heritage Site Olinda in Brazil, proposals for intervention, Delft 2006, 11-24

  • ‘Amsterdam: A modern Historical City’, in: Léon Deben, Willem Salet & Marie-Thérèse van Thoor (eds), Cultural Heritage and the Future of the Historic Inner City of Amsterdam, Amsterdam 2004, 73-83

  • ‘Parkways and polderways’, in: Francine Houben en Luisa Calabresa (red.) Mobility, a room with a view, Rotterdam 2003

  • Creating historic modern cities, by learning from modern historic cities’, in: Docomomo Journal, No. 23, Delft, August 2000, 36-39

  • Cardboard modernism ... can't young monuments look old?’, DOCOMO­MO Journal, No. 10, Eindhoven, november 1993, 47-50.

  • Utopian living in Brazilian life, projects of Reidy and Costa’, in: Proceedings of the Second International Conference, DOCOMOMO, Dessau, 117-123.

  • Nederland als utopie, Holland Village in Japan’ (Nederland as utopia, Holland Village in Japan), De Architect 7/8-1992, 22-33

 

 

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