Yvonne van Mil

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TU Delft Architecture Department, Chair History of Architecture and Urban Planning - Julianalaan 134 2628 BL Delft

Yvonne van Mil studied architecture in Delft (MSc), where she specialised in the public domain in urban landscapes. After graduating in 2009, she pursued her interests as an (independent) researcher and cartographer affiliated with the Technical University of Delft. She is currently employed at the Chair of History of Architecture and Urbanism and the Chair of Complex Projects. Her research interests lie in spatial history and spatial planning, especially regional development, and geospatial mapping. She worked on the publication of the Atlas of the Dutch Urban Landscape. A Millennium of Spatial Development (2014), the first overview of urbanisation in the Netherlands from a long-term perspective. She is co-author of several books, including Port City Atlas. Mapping European Port City Territories: From Understanding to Design (2023), Driven by Steel. From Hoogovens to Tata Steel 1918-2018 (2018), Atlas van het Westland. 10.000 ruimtelijke ontwikkeling (2016) and contributed chapters to the Atlas van de Schie. 2500 jaar werken aan land en water (2016). Her research focuses on mapping-based research methods for the comparative analysis of urban and rural landscapes in transition.

Last Publications:

Hein, C., Y. van Mil & L. Ažman Momirski. (2023). Port City Atlas: Mapping European Port City Territories: From Understanding to Design. Rotterdam: Nai010 publishers. https://doi.org/10.59490/mg.73

Ažman Momirski, L., Y. van Mil, & C. Hein. (2021). Straddling the Fence: Land Use Patterns in and around Ports as Hidden Designers. Urban Planning, 6(3), 136-151. https://doi.org/10.17645/up.v6i3.4101

Van Mil, Y. & R. Rutte. (2021). Urbanization Patterns around the North Sea: Long-Term Population Dynamics, 1300–2015. Urban Planning, 6(3), 10-26. https://doi.org/10.17645/up.v6i3.4099

Hein, C. & Y. van Mil. (2020). “Mapping as Gap-Finder: Geddes, Tyrwhitt, and the Comparative Spatial Analysis of Port City Regions.” Urban Planning 5, Issue 2. https://doi.org/10.17645/up.v5i2.2803

Hein, C. & Y. van Mil. (2019). “Towards a Comparative Spatial Analysis for Port City Regions Based on Historical Geo-Spatial Mapping.” Portusplus 8(Special Issue). https://doi.org/10.17645/up.v5i2.2803

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