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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
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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.
Blue21 appointed as a Task Force member to realize the world’s first sustainable floating city in Busan
On 16 September our co-founder Rutger De Graaf-van Dinther was officially appointed by the Busan Metropolitan City Government as a member to the Task Force team for Marine Smart City, together with MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) experts Olaf...
Learn more about the ecological impact of floating structures
Floating development has become more known in recent years, however, there is still a lack of research studies addressing potential impacts of such innovative constructions on the aquatic systems. Indymo, the sister company of Blue21, has been doing ecological...
Blue21 cofounder, Rutger de Graaf, interviewed by Delft Matters on rising sea levels
TU Delft Alumni Magazine, Delft Matters, interviewed three experts (TU Delft, government, industry), about their thoughts on the rising sea levels. In an interview by Delft Matters, our co-founder/director, Dr. ir. Rutger de Graaf, exchanged thoughts about sea level...
Drijvend paviljoen naar RDM Campus na zomer 2022
De kogel is door de kerk! Van harte gefeliciteerd aan Hogeschool Rotterdam. De iconische drijvend paviljoen zal in september naar RDM Rotterdam Campus gaan. De komende tijd knapt Gemeente Rotterdam het drijvend paviljoen op, waarna Hogeschool Rotterdam ze in gebruik...
The first time ever- Floating urban development included in IPCC report
Blue21's Floating Pavilion Rotterdam was mentioned as 'an example of transformative adaptation in urban areas' The IPCC report Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability which was published in the beginning of March 2022 once again proves how urgent...
Collaboration of Blue21 and Shimizu Corporation featured in Nikkei Architecture
We are very honored to be featured together with Shimizu Corporation in the prestigious Japanese Nikkei Architecture Magazine. In the article of Nikkei Architecture, "Preparing for rising sea levels, maritime city concepts to be realized", the sustainable marine...
Looking back and looking ahead to 2022: Upscaling Floating City Technology
Happy new year to all our partners, clients and innovators in floating urban development! 2022 promises to be another very exciting year for all of us. With initiatives for floating projects in Singapore, South-Korea, Saudi Arabia and many other places, it is clear...
HydroMEC+, our new toolkit for maritime engineering of floating urban projects
We are proud to announce HydroMEC+, our in-house maritime engineering and 3D simulation toolkit for floating urban projects. The tool was developed when our co-founder and principal architect Bart Roeffen, started to exchange computer modelling ideas with Rui Gomes,...
Blue21 involved in the £1.7 billion Blue Eden project for Swansea
Blue21 is now officially involved in the ground-breaking project, Blue Eden, for Swansea. A project led by Bridgend's DST Innovations and supported by Swansea Council and Associated British Ports. The promising Blue Eden project led by DST Innovations has the mission...
Finest Floating unlocking the power of partnership in innovation
Finnish/Estonian company Finest Bay Area Development (FEBAY) and the Dutch company, Blue21 (B21), have joined forces to unlock the full potential of what the Finestbay and greater Helsinki areas could become. This resulted in a joint company, Finest Floating, which...