Reinout Rutte

Job title
assistant professor

Faculty of Architecture, Delft University of Technology

Reinout Rutte is an urban and architectural historian. Since 2004 he has been an assistant professor at the Chair History of Architecture and Urban Planning at Delft University of Technology’s Faculty of Architecture. Research topic: Town Formation and Urbanization around the North Sea (10th-21st century). Keywords: Urban Morphology, Old City Maps, Genesis of Towns, Long Term Development of Towns and Cities, Low Countries, Golden Ages around the North Sea, Mapping.

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Atlas of the Dutch Urban Landscape, 2016, pages 202-203.

Last publications
R. Rutte, ‘Antoon van den Wijngaerde’s drawings of cities in the Low Countries. Cleverly constructed city views for Philip II’, Bulletin van de Koninklijke Nederlandse Oudheidkundige Bond 119 (2020) 1.

R. Rutte & J.E. Abrahamse, ‘Building regulations and urban development in Late Medieval Elburg and Early Modern Amsterdam’, in: T.R. Slater & S.M.G. Pinto (eds.), Building Regulations and Urban Form, 1200-1900, Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon/New York, 2018, 139-156.

R. Rutte & B. Vannieuwenhuyze, Stedenatlas Jacob van Deventer. 226 stadsplattegronden uit 1545-1575. Schakels tussen verleden en heden, Thoth/Lannoo, Bussum/Tielt, 2018.

R. Rutte, B. Bouwens, J. Dankers, Y. van Mil, K. Sluyterman & J. Verheul, Driven by Steel. From Hoogovens to Tata Steel 1918-2018, Thoth, Bussum, 2018.

R. Rutte & J.E. Abrahamse (eds.), Atlas of the Dutch Urban Landscape. A Millennium of Spatial Development, Thoth, Bussum, 2016.

R. Rutte & B. Vannieuwenhuyze, ‘Medieval urban form in the Low Countries. State of research, comparative perspective and symbolic meaning’, in: A. Simms & H.B. Clarke (eds.), Lords and Towns in Medieval Europe. The European Historic Towns Atlas Project, Routledge, Farnham, 2015, 375-398.

R. Rutte, ‘Development without plans and regulations. The spatial layout of the Zaanstreek region from the fifteenth to the twenty-first centuries’, OverHolland 16/17 (2015), 6-37.

Reinout Rutte
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