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Akerboom, R. (2016). Glass Columns, exploring the potential of free standing glass columns assembled from stacked cast elements. (M.Sc.), TU Delft, Delft

Mar ’17 – Present | Technische Universität Darmstadt | Researcher

As a researcher at the TU Darmstadt, I focus on Fused Glass Deposition Modeling with glass. Next to this, I was in charge of organizing the glass technology live show 2018 in Düsseldorf.

Mar ’17 – Oct ’18 | Imagine Structure | Facade engineer

Parallel to my work as researcher at the TU Darmstadt, I continued working as a facade engineer at Imagine Structure in Frankfurt on a freelance basis by working on several projects throughout Germany.

Mar ’17 – Oct ’18 | Bollinger + Grohmann Ingenieure | Facade engineer

After graduation, I was able to start working as a facade engineer at Bollinger + Grohmann Ingenieure in their Paris office. During this period, I worked with a team on experimental facade projects in both Paris and Toronto.

Nov ’15 – Aug ’16 | Delft University of Technology | Student assistant

As a student assistant within the department of Architectural Engineering & Technology I enriched and maintained a database regarding sustainability projects in the Built Environment in the Netherlands.

Oct ’13 – Jan ’14 | BURGY Bouwbedrijf | Intern

As an intern at BURGY Bouwbedrijf, I was able to experience the entire process regarding renovation projects from beginning to end. The main project that I worked on involved a 3-storey house in the historical city center of Delft, the Netherlands.

Sep ’13 – Jun ’16 | Delft University of Technology | M.Sc. degree

Finished my Master degree in Building Technology at Delft University of Technology with the thesis ‘Glass columns, exploring the potential of free standing glass columns assemlbed from stacked cast elements’

Feb ’14- Jul ’14 | The University of Melbourne | M.Sc. courses

I was able to include a semester of Master courses in sustainable building design at the University of Melbourne, Australia. During my period abroad, I followed courses in Australian Architecture, Regenerating Sustainability & the Architecture studio: ‘Moneyscraper’.

Sep ’10 – Aug ’13 | Delft University of Technology | B.Sc. degree

Switched towards the Faculty of Architecture and finished a B.Sc. degree in Architecture, Urbanism & Building Sciencesn at Delft University of Technology. Within these years, I followed a Minor program in Economics, law & management for engineers.

Sep ’07 – Jul ’09 | Delft University of Technology | B.Sc. degree

Studied Mechanical Engineering for 2 years at the faculty of Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering at Delft University of Technology before changing tracks. Subjects included Statics, Mechanical Systems Design, Material Sciences, Linear Algebra.

Sep ’01 – Jul ’07 | Bonaventuracollege Mariënpoelstraat | High School

Finished my pre-university high school degree at the Bonaventuracollege in Leiden, the Netherlands. Exam subjects included Dutch, English, Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry with electives in Biology & Economics.


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Microsoft Office

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Dilit International House

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English as a Foreign Language Total score: 110 / 120


Honourable mention

Graduation thesis with title: ‘Glass Columns’


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‘Technology in Sustainable Development‘



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