Bob Hendrikx

Co-founder, The Motown Movement

May 11, 2016

The Motown Movement

The Motown Movement is an urban initiative established by Bob Hendrikx, Ronen Dan and Dominik Lukkes, three architecture students from the TU Delft in the Netherlands. Their goal is fight climate change by making sustainable technology accessible for everyone. Their plan is to design and share methods for transforming broken-down houses into self-sufficient homes by means of affordable, sustainable and innovative techniques. By doing so they aim to inspire other current and future home owners to do the same; turning the initiative into a movement.  To find out more visit 

About the speaker

Bob came to earth in the city of innovation and light: Eindhoven. During secondary school he started a company which specialized in maintaining and designing gardens. Since 2012 he has been studying architecture at the University of Technology in Delft. In his third year he put together a minor as part of his bachelor, containing an internship in Amsterdam at the firm Mooi Lost Op, which specialises in transforming old buildings, and an intership in Berlin at the architectural firm Wilk & Salinas, which are know for their floating swimming pool, named ‘Badeschiff.’ Receiving an A for his final bachelor project, Bob acquired his bachelors degree with honours. During this final project, he invented a new building method which he is eager to put into practice. Besides his study Bob loves to be an entrepreneur. In 2014 he started his own creative studio called ‘de Vlaggen Kamer’, which focusses on graphic design, film, architecture and branding. With his distinct vision on the current ways of building, Bob sees a unique chance in applying a sustainable building method in Detroit, using his biggest passion: sustainable architecture

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