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Chiang, Tzu-wen (author)
This research aims to investigate the height pattern and height determinant factors of Chinese skyscrapers. A skyscraper is a habitable structure that is taller than 150 meters, with more than 50 percent of the space occupiable (CTBUH, 2019). It is a widely used building typology around the world, especially in countries and areas with rapid...
master thesis 2019
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Duan, Shuyu (author)
Circular economy is gaining global momentum as a new economic system to achieve sustainable development. The built environment plays an important role during the transition to a circular economy. China and the Netherlands share a common basis on enhancing resource efficiency by circular economy, which provides opportunities for mutual learning....
master thesis 2019
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He, Fang (author), Wu, Wendong (author), Zhuang, T. (author), Yi, Yuan (author)
In China, while large-scale industrial land redevelopment has played a significant role in promoting economic growth, it has also triggered a series of unsustainable problems. To date, few studies have explored the expectations of stakeholders in industrial redevelopment projects in China. Gaining an in-depth understanding of the diverse...
journal article 2019
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Liu, X. (author), Schraven, D.F.J. (author), de Bruijne, M.L.C. (author), de Jong, Martin (author), Hertogh, M.J.C.M. (author)
Sustainable development and Circular Economy (CE) have drawn massive attention worldwide. Construction practices consume large amounts of materials, resources and energy. Sustainability and CE could play a big role in reduction efforts. However, the potential influence of both concepts on the planning and construction of large infrastructures...
journal article 2019
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Bracken, G. (author)
review 2019
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Cai, J. (author)
The research investigates How can the morphological approach in combination with the pattern language approach assist urban designers to achieve historical continuity in urban design both on theory and application levels.<br/>This research overviews the developments and applications of the two approaches worldwide with a special emphasis on the...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Li, X. (author), Kleinhans, R.J. (author), van Ham, M. (author)
This article focuses on the influence of state-led urban redevelopment on the place attachment of deprived and old homeowners living in danwei communities that are facing demolition in Shenyang, China. It investigates lived experiences through in-depth interviews with homeowners in the context of the pre-demolition phase, i.e. an inevitable...
journal article 2018
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Ulkü, Mesut (author), Sui, Xinxin (author), van der Lans, Michael (author), Dillon Peynado, Thomas (author), Zheng, Jiechen (author), Fong, Camille (author)
The report starts in Chapter 1 with an introduction to the Sponge City Programme (SCP) in China and the project area which is the ErQi International Business District in Wuhan. In this chapter, the problem statement, our collaboration with Arcadis and our project goals are also introduced. Chapter 2 delves into our methodology to tackle the...
student report 2018
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Li, X. (author), van Ham, M. (author), Kleinhans, R.J. (author)
Despite the massive forced relocation of residents during urban restructuring in China, there is no systematic overview regarding how residents experience the process and its outcomes. Most studies concerning urban restructuring in China directly equate forced relocation with displacement, which has a negative connotation. This predominantly...
journal article 2018
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Xu, Limin (author)
The old northeastern industrial base, including Liaoning province, Jilin province and Heilongjiang province, used to be the most developed areas in China back in 1980s. Now they are going through a tough time in recent years. GDP growth rate of the northeast kept declining and below national average in the past ten years. Liaoning, the biggest...
master thesis 2018
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Deng, W. (author), Hoekstra, J.S.C.M. (author), Elsinga, M.G. (author)
After three decades of housing reform in China, housing assets constitute a sizable share of family wealth but are distributed unevenly, as registered homeowners are predominantly male. This is partly because males generally have higher incomes than females and can therefore contribute more to the financing, but also because males receive more...
journal article 2018
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Calitz, Serah (author)
This project presents an alternative to the copy-paste deployment of China financed Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in Africa. The darling of Africa’s political elite and favoured apparatus of China’s ambitious One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative the SEZ operates as an isomorphic territory from which endemic modes of existence are excluded. <br/>...
master thesis 2018
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Cui, Zhuqing (author)
"Ecological modernization" derives from the discussion over the global warming and environmental deterioration. All these changes are accused of the over-rapid progress of urbanization. As one of the fastest-growing countries, the developmental way of China attracts wide attention. Heilongjiang lies in the northernmost part of China and...
master thesis 2018
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Yang, W. (author), Veeneman, W.W. (author), de Jong, W.M. (author)
Transport demand management (TDM) measures are widely regarded as essential tools to deal with traffic issues. Their effectiveness has been under scrutiny. Packaging of TDM measures has recently received much attention from researchers and governments because it can achieve more complex policy goals and resolve the negative effects of single TDM...
journal article 2018
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Xiahou, Xiaer (author), Yuan, Jingfeng (author), Liu, Y. (author), Tang, Yuchun (author), Li, Qiming (author)
Construction industrialization (CI) has been adopted worldwide because of its potential benefits. However, current research shows the incentives for adopting CI may differ in different regions. While the promotion of CI in China is still at the initial stage, a systematical analysis of the driving factors would help decision makers get a...
journal article 2018
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Mu, R. (author), de Jong, W.M. (author)
To promote sustainable urbanization and combat the economic, environmental, energy and safety issues that go with rapid motorization, the Ministry of Transport in China has introduced the “Transit Metropolis” program with a substantive amount of funds devoted to the implementation of the program in local governments. This represents the largest...
journal article 2018
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Gupta, Prateek (author)
Over the course of the past centuries, humanity’s influence on the Earth’s atmosphere and climate system has become so significant as to induce geophysical feedback effects, specifically in the form of a self-reinforcing process of global warming. In order to contain the global warming and prevent the expected impacts of climate change from...
master thesis 2017
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Zheng, Lina (author), Duan, Huabo (author), Liu, Gang (author)
Abstract only. Associated with the continuing increase of construction activities such as infrastructure projects, commercial buildings, and housing programs, China has been experiencing a rapid increase of construction and demolition (C&D) waste. Till now, the generation and flows of China’s C&D waste has not been well understood. This paper...
conference paper 2017
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Krul, K. (author), Ho, P.P.S. (author)
One of the most remarkable features of China's development path is its large-scale and fast-paced urbanization. As cities already accommodate more than half of China's population, new challenges to urban food systems have emerged concurrently. Concerns over environmental degradation and food safety have provoked growing dissatisfaction with...
journal article 2017
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Sun, Li (author), Spekkink, Wouter (author), Cuppen, E.H.W.J. (author), Korevaar, G. (author)
This paper aims to contribute to understanding the dynamics of industrial symbiosis. More specifically, we focus on the dynamics of anchoring as they can be observed in the Chinese context of eco-industrial development. We define anchoring as those activities that (typically local) actors perform to create local physical and institutional...
journal article 2017
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