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Abdollahi Jounaghani, S. (author), Mol, R.G. (author)
In order to cope with various supplies and loads in an autonomous microgrid, a system of sensors and a control unit was developed. The goals of this system are to cope efficiently in the event of an energy supply shortage, and to prevent such events as much as possible. To achieve these goals, the aim was to manage energy in the system as...
bachelor thesis 2015
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Deiman, J. (author)
Vietnam has developed very fast over the past decades and is growing both in population and economic power rapidly. Especially the march of a middle-class is pushing the consumerism to a higher level; people have more money to spend on for example luxury items and food. Private food consumption is one of the most important areas with a big...
master thesis 2014
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Van der Grinten, B. (author)
Graduation project for the service of Sport and Recreation Rotterdam. Industrial Design Engineering Master Integrated Product Design. The research is based on the following defi nition of sustainability: Able to continue existing because of attributed value and adaptation to the energetic, material, ecological and social context. The research on...
master thesis 2010
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Lühl, P. (author)
Ecatepec, Mexico City presents the challenge of uniform, low-density peri-urban sprawl in the form of privately developed gated communities for the lower income groups. The main objective of this project is to propose alternatives to low-income housing, amplifying local skills and cultural consciousness, facilitating autonomy through local...
master thesis 2009
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Mink, S. (author)
Implementing biobased disposables for the festival Lowlands is the basis for this project. Making use of biobased disposables offers specific waste processing purposes. A collecting system of waste at a festival works best for a situation where visitors cooperate within the complete waste system. For Lowlands litter behaviour is questioned....
master thesis 2011
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Franken, V. (author)
Sustainable monumentcare. A theoretical framework to design for the future. Research on combining design for sustainability and monument care to create truely sustainable monument care, has led to a 3 step approach to sustainable monument care. Using this 3-step method, a design case study is conducted on a historic café and monument.
master thesis 2011
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Minter, C. (author)
Many urban and architectural designs bring about a different experience in its visitors than the designer originally intended. Typical architectural qualities such as ‘dynamism’, ‘harmony‘, ‘lightness’ are often guiding themes in the de- sign, but hardly ever experienced in reality when the design has been built. Especially the notorious grand...
master thesis 2013
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Swinkels, W.R. (author)
Thesis how to develop the area around the airport of Rotterdam into a new urban node.
master thesis 2009
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Roorda, H. (author)
The goal of the new brand ‘Vleesch noch Visch’ is to reduce meat and fish consumption in the Netherlands. Reasons for this are the high consumption of meat, the unhealthy influences of meat on the consumer’s personal health, and the high environmental impact of the bio industry. The target group for this new brand are those who want to eat more...
master thesis 2012
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Banerjee, S. (author)
Taxoid is a member of a class of anticancer drugs derived from Yew (Taxus species) trees. This includes paclitaxel and docetaxel, which have found wide commercial exploitation. Currently taxoids are extracted from the taxus species through chemical extraction from needles, barks and through cell culture. These are chemical intensive processes...
master thesis 2010
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Bloemers, W.E. (author)
The thesis is concerned with the development of the building kit (the building experience) for a bamboo balance bike. It starts with research on the company and target group. The research is based on several sources: literature, observations, interviews, generative research (workbook) and a questionnaire. The company of the KaboogaBike is a...
master thesis 2016
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Dijkstra, A.M. (author)
For the design of the EventHUB a research was done on the possibilities for renewable onsite power production for temporary outdoor events. The research concluded that flexible PV cells were an interesting possibility and were here for used as starting point for the architectural design. During the design process the integration of the PV cells...
master thesis 2015
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Kavandi, P. (author)
As pressure increases on the building industry to incorporate the principles of sustainable development into policies and activities, so too does the pressure on managing projects and the project approach. The current project approach does not effectively address the objectives of sustainable development. Furthermore the number of sustainable...
master thesis 2011
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Van Schadewijk, F. (author)
Research into a more sustainable TU Delft campus. This document contains a presentation for an ecologically sustainable campus centre for the TU Delft. The aim of the design was the creation of an attractive study environment, while at the same time strengthening the ecological quality of the surrounding area. The building takes into account the...
master thesis 2011
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Van Suijlichem, G. (author)
master thesis 2016
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De Jonge, A. (author)
Ever since the first time that the term sustainable development has been used, the attention to approach design with the environment in mind has been growing and several sustainable design strategies have been developed. However, museums do not seem to follow these developments, especially when it comes to the design of (temporary) exhibitions....
master thesis 2014
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Breeuwer, J. (author)
In the near future, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol possibly wants to open a terminal that will take care of the airport handling process in a sustainable, innovative and user-friendly way. Moreover, the passengers and employees should be made aware, in a pleasant way, of the sustainable nature of the airport handling process of this terminal. The...
master thesis 2012
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Aukema, B. (author)
Hydrogen Technology integrated in an architectural design.
master thesis 2012
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Romijn, P.A. (author)
This report is a summary of all the phases of the Graduation Project fulfilled by Pieter Romijn. The project was performed at the company Lemnis Lighting B.V., which is a sustainable lighting manufacturer based on LED technology. This Graduation Project is the final and individual project of the Msc Strategic Product Design at the faculty of...
master thesis 2011
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Hendriks, T. (author)
Aviation has a significant impact on the global atmosphere. Next to particle and gas emissions, the increase of cloud cover might increasingly contribute to aviation induced climate change. Water contained in the exhaust of jet engines locally raises the relative humidity levels sufficiently for contrail formation to occur. These contrails can...
master thesis 2015
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