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Blue21 joins the 2nd Community of Practice on floating solar
We are thrilled to be back and witness the incredible progress of the Innozowa project, which Blue21 helped initiate back in 2017. Last Friday, we participated in a Community of Practice (CoP) meeting on floating solar and water quality at Waterschap Rivierenland.
Resilience, Disaster Mitigation, and Infrastructure (RMI) Week 2023
Our co-founder Rutger De Graaf-van Dinther has been invited to give a lecture on Floating Construction at the 1st International Short Course Program RMI Week 2023.
Meet our Innovator | Rutger de Graaf-van Dinther Blue21
We are excited to announce that our co-founder Rutger De Graaf-van Dinther kicked off the “Meet the Innovators” series by Buccaneer Delft.
Blue21 joins online discussion: Why the Industrialization of the Ocean Matters
We are excited to share that Fen-Yu (Vicky) Lin, project manager of the Blue21 team, will be joining an interdisciplinary discussion on the significance of Industrialization of the Ocean.
Blue21 cofounder, Rutger de Graaf, speaking at JMSE Webinar 2023
An interesting webinar is about to take place on Floating Solutions for Addressing Climate Change Impacts on Coastal Cities.
We have a new vacancy
Are you a salesperson ready to make an impact with your job? We have a wonderful opportunity for you!
Blue21 team wishes you Merry Christmas & Happy New Year
2023 is around the corner, Blue21 would like to thank our clients, partners and friends for your support throughout 2022 and for being part of the Blue Revolution.
Blue21 cofounder, Rutger de Graaf, invited to speak in Hong Kong
Our co-founder Rutger De Graaf-van Dinther was invited to join the Research Institute for Land and Space (RILS) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University for 10 days.
Two young engineers joining Blue21 team
Our team is expanding and last week we officially welcomed two young engineers to our team, Anna Louka and Lindert van Tongeren.
We share our insights, experiences, and latest developments in the field of floating infrastructure which you can use it as an inspiration for your own projects.
Built artificial islands to take off
This autumn Blue21 was featured in Le Monde. The article elaborates on seasteading and Space@sea, quoting Blue21's architect and CEO Bart Roeffen: "We will create a platform that can withstand the harshest conditions in the North Sea. If it works, we can install it...
Floating Schiphol is good for everyone, even the fish
Schiphol at sea is slowly but surely coming into the picture again as a future perspective for aviation. The Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, Cora Van Nieuwenhuizen has expressed concerns over the technical challenges and costs of constructing...
Check out the Sea Sights Festival
This festival offers a peek into the future of cities at sea. From 19th to 21st of October on and off the coast of Scheveningen. See you there? October 19th @14:00 - Summit Our co-founder Karina Czapiewska is a keynote speaker on building at sea. Together with Maarten...
Present at ‘Water Science for Impact’
Wageningen University & Research will host the first international conference 'Water Science for Impact' on 16 to 18 October, where our researchers Barbara Dal Bo Zanon from Blue21 and Rui de Lima from INDYMO will present their findings. #1 Urban metabolism...
UN will have a floating office
The UN couldn't have chosen for a more appropriate location for their Global Centre on Adaptation: a floating office in the Rijnhaven, next to Blue21's floating pavilion. The first mooring pile - which will function as an anchor - has been put in place by the Minister...
Citizens play a crucial role in the water-resistant city
Article featured in stadszaken proposes floating construction and citizen involvement as the path to creating a water-resistant city. Rutger de Graaf and Roland Goetgeluk, members of the Thinking Tank Floating (Re) building believe that a shift in thinking is the...
Blue21 present at Volvo Ocean Race Finish
For the first time, The Hague organised the Volvo Ocean Race Finish, one of the biggest and most innovative sports event in the world. Blue21 was in attendance at the innovation pavilion presenting our vision of solving 21st century urban challenges with sustainable...
Opportunities for coastal cities
Blue21 architect, Barbara Dal Bo Zanon, and co-founder, Rutger de Graaf-van Dinther, gave a presentation at the Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions (AMS Institute) on the topic of floating production of energy and food as an opportunity for coastal...
Blue21 presents at Blue Forum in Rotterdam
Blue21 co-founder, Karina Czapiewska was invited to give a presentation about the Blue Revolution at the Blue Week Event held by the Blue Forum in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on 28th of May. The purpose of the forum was to provide an open platform for new Joint...
Floating development in the North Sea?
The co-founder of the innovative companies, Blue21, DeltaSync and Indymo, Rutger de Graaf-van Dinther, gave a presentation about Blue Revolution at the annual symposium organised by Het Waterbouwdispuut at his alma mater, Delft University of Technology, on May 24th....