Mr. Joost Beunderman
Joost Beunderman joined 00:/ in late 2008 to work on a wide range of research and strategy projects. Prior to that he was a Researcher at the independent think tank Demos from 2005 to 2008, where he co-authored publications such as BCN-LDN2020, a collection of essays on urban governance and citizen participation published together with the Barcelona think tank Fundacio Ramon Trias Fargas; Equally Spaced, a publication for the Commission for Racial Equality  which explored the potential of public realm and social infrastructure strategies to contribute to interaction between diverse social groups; and Seen and Heard - Reclaiming the public realm with children and young people [for Play England, 2007]. He is also an Associate at Urhahn Urban Design, an Amsterdam-based urban design practice. At 00:/ he has worked on projects with partners such as the NESTA; Urban Initiatives; and the Architecture Foundation. Joost was trained as an urban geographer at Utrecht University, The Netherlands and the University of California, Berkeley, and has an MSc (Distinction) in City Design and Social Science from the London School of Economics. He is a fellow of the RSA, a Demos Associate and an Academician of the Academy of Urbanism. He has recently lectured on public participation, housing and public realm policy at University College Dublin, Queen's University Belfast, Birmingham City University and Delft University of Technology's Faculty of Architecture.