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Chang, Hao-Yung (author)
With the development of technology, in a city context , the topic of smart city has become more and more popular. Smart city can bring positive changes to citizens' lives but might also cause risk and conflicts. However, in most cases, the development of smart city is a top-down process that rarely involves citizens' opinions. Building upon the...
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Coudard, Antoine (author)
Food waste is a global issue that causes various but significant global impacts, wasting millions of hectares of arable land, 0.75 to 1.25 trillion of cubic meter of water per year, and about 1.5% of the global energy production. In developed nations, food waste occurs mainly at the retail and consumer stage. By 2050, 80% of the global food...
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Ulkü, Mesut (author)
This project is the result of the research for the graduation project of Project HUMAM; Hub for Urban Mobility for the Amsterdam Metropolitan area. The project focuses on the future demands of the Amsterdam Municipality in which they expect an increase of 70.000 new households and 50.000 new working areas over the coming 30 - 40 years in...
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Tsui, Andy (author)
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Oldenburg, Davey (author)
Our linear way of producing has to come to an end. More and more companies and government institutions see the value of circularity of raw materials. The municipal- ity of Amsterdam published several reports to clarify the directions towards circu- larity. A report on waste-chains highlights the importance of organic residual flows for circular...
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Gerbrandij, Robbie (author)
With the population growing worldwide and the ideal number of squared meters used per person increasing, cities such as Amsterdam are facing new expansion challenges; needing more dwellings whilst less buildable space is available. This dichotomy causes several groups of people in our society to move out of the cities. One of these migrating...
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Schaafsma, Bonnie (author)
Sports are moving away from the city centre. This is happening despite a growing need for sports, especially among young people. While sports can help create a healthy city through encouraging interaction with their surroundings and the city, they also positively affect the social cohesion of neighbourhoods. The need for sports is specifically...
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Heide, Kendra (author)
The city of Amsterdam is prospering, the amount of residents and visitors continues to grow every year. With this rapid population increase there are more people seeking to travel each day. This increases the pressure on all types of modalities in Amsterdam. As a result of this, the city becomes more busy, congestion increases, the air quality...
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Bok, Sebastian (author)
Over time physical intersections such as mobility hubs have grown to places with high densities of users. The same accounts for digital intersections such as social media platforms which also have grown to places with high amounts of users. Both make use of density as a focal point for public activity. Physical mobility hubs for example offer...
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Tolboom, Gitta (author)
“A dwelling, residential building and living environment that meets the individual wishes and needs of the inbetweeners” In the Netherlands the percentage of people over 55 years old will increase to 37% in 2040. Furthermore, people are getting older now and in the further. One can easily differ 30 years within this age group, which also...
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Kicińska, Dobrawa (author)
The project is concerned with the district of Zuidoost, currently inhabited by mostly non-western immigrants and functioning as a sleeping district. As the area is missing defined local public space, the project aims to provide with space in which people of different backgrounds can meet and interact with each other, and therefore enable to form...
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Gribling, Saskia (author)
Starting from the acknowledgment of cities as the spontaneous and obvious theatre for civic and politics, aim of this research is to understand how and if is there a way to work, as policy makers towards a just city. Based on Fainstein definition, the term justice is the one “encompassing equity, democracy, and diversity”. Said that, is it...
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Delemarre, Julia (author)
Simulation models are increasingly used to substantiate long-term planning policy decisions. The communication of model results from modellers to policy-makers has not received much attention by scholars. While, without correct interpretation and correct use of model results the quality of the model itself is irrelevant for the impact of the...
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van Stam, Martijn (author)
Heat services are essential to the Dutch society. Currently, earthquakes in Groningen and CO2-emission reduction goals accelerate the heat transition. This research explores the effects of this transition using an energy justice framework, answering the following research question: “What is the impact of the transition from natural gas heat...
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Daniël, Maäyan (author)
The municipality of Amsterdam has come forth with a request for architecture students of the Technical University of Delft within the studio of Complex Projects to investigate the future challenges of Amsterdam through scenario-research and hence come up with proposed spatial and/or architectural configurations for the year 2050. This all with...
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van Vliet, Reinier (author)
As a result of the vigorous and complex forces of globalization, which continue to increase the connectedness of our global village, tourism and the search for authentic experiences rise. While being aware of the paradoxes that come with authenticity, this co-living building at the Weteringcircuit in Amsterdam provides digital nomads with basic...
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Gorter, Noud (author)
Over the last decades Amsterdam has grown exponentially north of the IJ, and this trend is expected to continue. The number of commuters across the river is expected to increase, but there is currently no fixed connection for cyclists or pedestrians, which use ponds. The municipality has proposed a bridge across the IJ between the Hamerkwartier...
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Blok, Lian (author)
This research has two main purposes: (1) to show the quality of dominant nature, above man and (2) to demonstrate the investigation of biodiversity in a city environment both by designing a prototype of a dwelling. The city environment, in this case, is Amsterdam; the dwelling is designed in the Jordaan. The location is chosen because this...
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van der Does de Willebois, Jeroen (author)
The canals of Amsterdam represent a draw for tourists and add to the value of real estate along the canals. More than 40 percent of Amsterdam tourists take a trip through the canals, accounting for more than 3 million canal travelers annually. Therefore, the tour boat sector is crucial for tourism in Amsterdam.<br/>Many of the quay walls on...
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Gankema, Josien (author)
The city of the future is a Healthy City, a city that sees the wellbeing of inhabitants as its main priority. The Blue Stairs is a dwelling complex at the Marnixstraat in Amsterdam that promotes an active, healthy lifestyle.
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