Only 5 percent of the professions from the last century still exist. The architect is among them. Our columnist Eugène Franken explains why.
At first he was skeptical, but columnist and architect Eugène Franken is becoming more and more convinced of the way Eindhoven is changing into a quirky center city with international allure.
Avid twitterer Eugène Franken is fast approaching 10,000 followers. He writes about the secret of a good tweet and wonders out loud if tweets also contribute to innovation.
Our columnist Eugène Franken is fascinated by innovative German weapons from World War II. These were marked by an unprecedented explosion of creativity and craftsmanship.
An active, varied plinth is crucial for the development of an attractive city. A longer return for the project developer should also not be a taboo, argues Eugène Franken.
To address the massive housing shortage, the Dutch government must take control as it has in the past, columnist Eugène Franken argues.
The ultra-fast hyperloop is often portrayed as unrealistic because of its steep costs. But that is a misconception according to IO columnist Eugene Franken.
The energy transition is the largest renovation in the Netherlands since the Delta Works. Our excellent gas infrastructure could come in handy in this respect, contends IO columnist Eugene Franken.
What if we could reach every important city facility within 15 minutes? More and more urban planners see this as an ideal situation. Eugene Franken reflects on the pros and cons.
The idea of raising the St. Catherine's Church in Eindhoven by 55 meters opens up unprecedented opportunities, Eugene Franken contends.
Occasionally, in order to be innovative, you only have to look into the past, architect Eugène Franken contends in his column this week. Take bio-composites, for example.
When a city is growing as fiercely as Eindhoven, you need to organize widespread public support amongst the population. Which is why Eugene Franken set up EHVXL with a group of friends.
They de-stress and cool things down. Roof parks bring together what long seemed incompatible in cities, as architect Eugène Franken writes in his first column for Innovation Origins.