Us

Favas.net (Fava) is an association of independent professionals committed to spatial solutions and social empowerment. The Fava-association is founded in 2009 and managed by RVDB Urban Planning (Dr. Rob van der Bijl MSc Architecture and Urban Planning).

Time line

June 2018 – Launch of new improved and enlarged website.

July 2016 – SAFE PLACES (Veiligwonen.nl) incorporated in Favas.net.

May 2015 – Renée van der Bijl (MSc Political Science) joined the management of Favas.net. She is preparing surveys and contributes to content of the website.

April 2013 – Start of the multiple Rotterdam project (our high priority ever since)

October 2010 – ‘The City is Home’ released by Favas.net.

January 2010 – Preparation of the first cases and projects.

December 2009 – Foundation of Favas.net by Pnina Avidar, Rob van der Bijl and Juliette van der Meijden

Contributions to Favas.net by

Pnina Avidar, Irène Bavencoff, Benikbram, Ymkje de Boer, Renée van der Bijl, Rob van der Bijl, Laurent Chambon, Tsaiher Cheng, Jos Huber, Allard Kleinhuis, Bart Koenen, Lex Koetzier, Jaap Modder, Juliette van der Meijden, Laura Nino, Kazimierz Olszaniecki, Kees Pronk, Onno Rieven, María Sempere Valdecantos, Raffaele (Lello) Sforza, Liesbeth Sluiter, Hugo van der Steenhoven, Arjen van Susteren, and many others.

Our activities in particular countries made possible by Laura Mendoza, Njord Pattiasina, Camila Pinzon, Paul Ravenstijn, Nico Tillie, Philip Verma, Pepijn Verpalen (Colombia); Helge Bay (Denmark); Andrea Alessandri, Raffaele (Lello) Sforza (Italy), Koichiro Aitani, Dave van Eijnsbergen, Andrew David Fassam, Marc Glaudemans, Taichi Goto, Martin van der Linden, John Mader, Kei Minohara, Emiko Szasz, Saline Verhoeven (Japan); Tom Potter (Norway); Bart Goldhoorn, Janine Hogendoorn, Johan Meijer, Anna Parkhomenko (Russia), Jaap Modder, Wendy Tan (Singapore), Jason Chang, Tsaiher Cheng, Ya-Wen Chen, Jody Chen, Casper Hsu, Charles Chin-rong Lin, Chou-Min Lin, Michel Sudarskis, (Taiwan), Thongchai Panswad (Thailand), Martin Glastra van Loon, Alan Moore (US).

SAFE PLACES / Veiligwonen.nl projects (1990-2016) were supported by Peter Bart, Betty van Bakel, Miranda Blomberg, Jelle de Boer, Rob Cornelissen, Sybille Denneman, Marc Dings, Jan van Dijk, Joop Doorman, Aart Eerland, Rieke Eerland, Waltraud Gerhardt, Arne Gielen, Paul Gruter, Nico Harkes, René Hesseling, Gertjan Hulster, Lex Koetzier, Harm-Jan Korthals Altes, Alexander Koutamanis, Marc van Leusen, Ita Luten, Fred Mutsaers, Hans Netten, Kazimierz Olszaniecki, Leen Prins, Kees Pronk, Petra Reijnhoudt, Jurgen Rosemann, René Scherpenisse, Paul van Soomeren, Liesbeth Sluiter, Egbert Stolk, Arjen van Susteren, Alexander Tzonis, Mieke van Veldhuizen, Peter Versteegh, Theo van der Voordt, Tobias Woldendorp, Chunlan Zhao, and Cora van Zwam.