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Rutger de Graaf-van Dinther: finalist Engineer of the Year

Rutger de Graaf-van Dinther: finalist Engineer of the Year

We couldn't wait to tell you: together with two other finalists, our co-founder Rutger de Graaf-van Dinther is in the race to become the Engineer of the Year and win the prestigious Prins Friso Ingenieursprijs 2016. The other finalists are ir. Laura Klauss, Co-founder...

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Mission in 1 minute

Mission in 1 minute

Want to catch up in 1 minute on our mission and things we do? Check out this video we made with little means and with great help from our colleagues at DeltaSync, INDYMO en Hogeschool Rotterdam.

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BNR wonders: will future cities be floating cities?

BNR wonders: will future cities be floating cities?

That's why BNR Bouwmeesters invited Hein Versteegen (Dura Vermeer) and Rutger de Graaf (Blue21) to answer this question. Check out the 20 minutes audio clip and your fully updated! Or find out here why our future is on the water. You may also like this BNR-article on...

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Peter Mooij presents ‘The Survival of the Fattest’

Peter Mooij presents ‘The Survival of the Fattest’

Peter Mooij defended his doctoral thesis today 'On the use of selective environments in microalgae cultivation' in the Aula Magna of the TU Delft. He's also a member of our expert network. Microalgae are a promising source for biodiesel. Algae species that are ‘fat’ -...

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Congratulations!

Congratulations!

Blue21 congratulates the 10 finalists of the Radicale Vernieuwers! Although we're not in the race anymore, we are very happy we've reached the semi-finals. Being amongst the 35 most radical innovators of the Netherlands gave 2016 a kick start. We've met great people...

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A Radical Start of 2016

A Radical Start of 2016

This is an exiting year already: out of more than 220 subscribers, we are amongst the 35 semi-finalists of the Radicale Vernieuwers, a search for the most radical innovator of the Netherlands. What an inspiring list to be in...  We thank the jury for selecting us and...

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

We wish you a very merry Christmas and a healthy* 2016! *Check out our recipe for a Seaweed Salade

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In German Huffington Post as well

In German Huffington Post as well

We were so happy to be in the French Huffington Post, now the article is translated for the German edition as well. Blue21 is presented as one of the seven best answers to climate change, together with this Lilypad, designed by Vincent Callebaut Architectures. Toll!...

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Design your own city

Design your own city

How do you think a perfect city should look like? With this beautiful platform you can design your own. No wonder the platform looks great: Social City is created by Renny Ramakers (Droog Foundation/Design+Desires) and Mark van der Net (OSCity) in collaboration with...

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6th floating eco home in Delft in the making

6th floating eco home in Delft in the making

The 6th and final floating eco home in the Harnaschpolder in Delft is currently in the making. Private water plots The municipality of Delft and DeltaSync started this unique project in 2009, together with future inhabitants. It is one of the first floating housing...

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