Senior Researcher, Chair of Environmental Technology and Design, Department of Urbanism, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Delft University of Technology
Alex is an urbanist and senior researcher at the chair of Environmental Technology and Design, at the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment. His research focuses on developing sustainable urbanisation, using an extended territorial metabolism approach and integrating (gis-supported) methods and tools from different disciplines. As scientific coordinator of the Horizon 2020 financed research project REPAiR – Resource Management in peri-urban areas – he is at the forefront of developing spatial strategies, which support the transition towards a circular economy. He specifically focuses on the challenges related to the sustainable development of dispersed urban areas and peri-urbanisation processes in Europe.