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van Lambalgen, Max (author), Lopriore, Luca (author), Vester, Frank (author), Jansen, Johan (author)
This report contains a study for the Integral Coastal Defence System for the Malecón in the city of Havana, Cuba. The objective was to develop a sea defence solution that prevents unacceptable flooding of the hinterland and damage of the Malecón seawall. Deriving solutions from earlier reports and using old and new data, a solution is proposed...
student report 2018
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van Marrewijk, Chris (author), Goeijenbier, Bart (author), Hoogerwaard, Geert (author), Hahury, Milco (author), Gerritsen, Wouter (author)
Durban is the third largest city of South-Africa, located in the province of KwaZulu-Natal. The city suffers from severe floods from time to time, finding its cause in both the Indian ocean as well as the Umgeni river. The eThekwini municipality wishes a better insight in the occurrence of these floods and searches for a structural solution to...
student report 2019
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Muller, J.R.M. (author)
The City of Galveston is protected from extreme storm impact by a 17-km concrete seawall facing the Gulf of Mexico. Recent investigations have shown that the seawall may not be sufficient any more to protect against a 1 in 100 year design storm. Since raising the seawall disconnects the city from the beach and may be very costly, a hybrid...
student report 2017
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La Gasse, L.C. (author), Van Rooij, M.I.S. (author), Smits, B.P. (author), Ton, A.M. (author), Velhorst, R.L.C. (author)
This report presents a study of the Malecón Tradicional in front of ‘Centro de Havana’ and ‘Havana Vieja’ in the city Havana, Cuba. The objective is to develop a sea defence solution that prevents unacceptable flooding of the hinterland and damage of the Malecón seawall. Implementing the recommended solutions reduces the overtopping sufficiently...
student report 2015
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Veenstra, E. (author), Versmissen, K. (author), Meijer, M. (author), Muilwijk, M. (author), Groenendaal, E. (author)
Havana City is situated on the north coast of the Republic of Cuba, the largest island in the Caribbean Sea. Because of Spanish and African influences Havana is one of the most picturesque cities of the western hemisphere. In the 18* and 19* century a part of the city that lies adjacent to the sea, the Malecón, has developed until today into a...
student report 2003
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