Tim is an assistant professor in Urban History at the University of Amsterdam, focusing on the urban redevelopment agendas of American and Western European cities during the postwar era. Before, he worked as an assistant professor in Architectural History at Amsterdam’s Free University and as a visiting scholar at New York’s Fordham University, the Institut für raumbezogene Sozialforschung in Berlin and Leicester’s Centre for Urban History.
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The Far Right’s Obsession With Modern Architecture

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The Far Right’s Obsession With Modern Architecture

From Mies to Bjarke: Ten Moments in the Manly History of the Architect’s Model

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From Mies to Bjarke: Ten Moments in the Manly History of the Architect’s Model

How Amsterdam Resisted the Sellout of its City Centre

How Amsterdam Resisted the Sellout of its City Centre

Insuring the City

Insuring the City

A Memorial to the Highs and Lows of Social Housing

A Memorial to the Highs and Lows of Social Housing

FA#12: Former Dutch Ministry of the Interior

FA#12: Former Dutch Ministry of the Interior

FA#11: A Brutal(ist) Assault on Amsterdam’s Inner City?

FA#11: A Brutal(ist) Assault on Amsterdam’s Inner City?

Bijlmer: a Reputation Blown to Smithereens?

Bijlmer: a Reputation Blown to Smithereens?

The Rebuilding of a ‘Hornet’s Nest’ in Kaliningrad

The Rebuilding of a ‘Hornet’s Nest’ in Kaliningrad

Back to the Future in Amsterdam’s Bijlmer Estate

Back to the Future in Amsterdam’s Bijlmer Estate

Failed Architecture #07: Ruin Porn

Failed Architecture #07: Ruin Porn

Failed Architecture #05: Riots and Architecture

Failed Architecture #05: Riots and Architecture

Failed Architecture #03: Failure as a Matter of Politics

Failed Architecture #02: Taste and Modernist Architecture

Failed Architecture #02: Taste and Modernist Architecture

The Downfall of British Modernist Architecture

The Downfall of British Modernist Architecture