Latest project news

  • Shock Safe Nepal team 7

    Shock Safe Nepal team 7 | Final update

    Jan 21, 2019

    Welcome to our Final Update! It’s been a very busy time for SSN7. We started the new year with a 2-week-long research trip to Nepal to validate our concepts and gather final insights. We also ran the lab tests for the Biolayer Incubator and kept preparing our Final Report.

  • Sustainable Siyakhana

    Sustainable Siyakhana | Finishing the project

    Jan 21, 2019

    Only two weeks left, the end of project is coming near. We’ve primarily been working on finishing the design past weeks, this week we will get all parts delivered! 

  • Aquaponics Cape Town

    Aquaponics Cape Town | Planting vegetables!

    Jan 20, 2019

    As you might have read in one of our previous posts, the Belhar Early Childhood Development Centre is using the first funding to install new grow beds. This expansion is the first step in making the Aquaponic System profitable, creating a sustainable source of income to provide a better environment for the children of the Centre. 

Project Showcase

  • Greenhouse Production

    From the 4th of November until the 29th of January a group of 3 TU students, Valérie de Vlam, Anne Roebroeck en Paul van Wiechen, will travel to Suriname to stimulate the use of greenhouses in the agricultural sector. 

  • Cassava

    We are team Cassava, a team of four Industrial Design students of the TU Delft. During this project we will work with the Indonesian start-up CI Agriculture, that harnesses the power of big data technology for the farming industry. Together we want to help local farmers to anticipate on climate change in order to enhance food security. 

  • GetInvolved

    Hello, we are team GetInvolved!, a team of Industrial Design students from the TU Delft.Together with the company aQysta, a company that produces irrigation pumps for farmers all over the world powered by streaming water in rivers we have started a new project.

  • Greenhouse JOOUST


    Together with Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology (JOOUST) and a local entrepreneur, two students from Delft UT will build a greenhouse in Kenya.

  • Bambú Social 2.0

    Since 2014, Bambú Social does research on local building materials and opportunities in Nicaragua, resulting in the design and construction of a bamboo model house on site. The focus lies in sharing knowledge with the locals and learning them to appreciate bamboo as a building material.

  • Okana Community Centre

    Within the Architecture graduation studio Explore Lab the idea started to develop our own Design-Build-Studio project. This means that the coming year will be dedicated to research and design and the realisation of the project on site by local craftsmen and students. 

  • BrickWork

    In Madagascar, like many African countries, the majority of safe drinking water available to rural populations comes from hand pumps installed on boreholes or hand dug wells. Unfortunately, maintaining hand pumps has proven very difficult. The traditional NGO and government promoted model of community management has proven unable to ensure functioning water points for lack of access to spare parts, lack of finance, absent technical skills, lack of funds or (financial) mismanagement.


  • Spring Design

    The ‘urban poor’ living in slums located in the Philipines, and other places in Asia are more and more often victim of natural disasters like floods, typhoons and tsunamis. Floating platforms containing houses that the urban poor can rent at a very low price could offer a solution for these inhabitants, and also improve their quality of living conditions.