01 feb

My thesis project

YES! I have graduated!!! For more information about my thesis project The energy hub: a transformation of the Yangshupu Power Plant; visit my thesis porfolio page or download my thesis at the TU/e repository.
02 jan

Essay: Architectural transformations in Shanghai

  WHAT IS TRANSFORMATION? The definition of transformation is the change, both physically and mentally, of condition(s) of all that is reality. In biology, a transformation is a process of cell growth and differentiation applicable on animal species and are in some theories the basis of evolution. In mathematics, there are linear, rotational and...
05 dec

The Generator hall

The generator hall is the most notable feature of the old power plant as it is one of the oldest elements at site. The main hall has a length of 155 and a depth of twenty meters. The steam generators are placed at six meters height, since the volume below is mandatory for steam...
01 nov

Flexibility in Energy Museum

The generator hall is the most prominent feature of the Energy Museum. The aim is to create a museum that can be open 24h a day and has a certain degree of flexibility to be able to respond to changes in society. The flexibility of the museum is emphasized and ensured by movable platforms that form...
15 okt

Routing in Energy Museum

Different museums worldwide have been analyzed in order to obtain a comprehensive overview of routing options applied in museums. It can be concluded that these can be roughly divided in three different routing layouts: a central circulation space, a focus point or a continuous route. More about this can be read in my thesis report: HERE. The generator hall...
20 jul

Model making

After making a virtual 3D model, I’ve started with making a wooden model of the Yangshupu Power Plan. The measurements are based on the little available drawings and my own observations. Meanwhile I’ve started analyzing the different buildings and I have determined which buildings are worth keeping, based on their (industrial) historic value:  ...
15 jul

Shanghai

An analysis has been made of Shanghai, complemented by images from my trip to the city. Maps have been made to highlight different aspects of the city:   City Districts Shanghai is divided in 16 districts. Eight of these districts are located in Puxi, the older part of Shanghai located on the west bank of the...
04 jul

Visiting the Yangshupu Power Plant

In June 2016 I have visited the Yangshupu Power Plant. I was guided by Mr. Zhou, the deputy director of the Yangshupu Power Plant, who is in charge of the transformation of the power plant. During the visit I was able to take many pictures and some photospheres. These photospheres are taken at different...
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