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Van der Velden, W.L. (author)
The problems in Paraisópolis are numerous, but these are the main problems concerning water and waste. São Paulo has a climate with a wet and a dry season. During the wet season, floods occur throughout the city, including Paraisópolis. But in the dry season, the entire city suffers from drought. This drought has intensified over the last years,...
master thesis 2016
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Karner, M.M. (author)
Some public spaces in the Netherlands function exceptionally well and provide significant benefit to the wider society in areas such as public health, retail activity and community participation. However, the vast majority of public space does not perform as well. One example is Oude Noorden, where the public space has failed to provide a...
master thesis 2015
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Caspers, L.L.S. (author)
The project tries to anticipate on the gentrification issues in the case of Neukölln in Berlin. How to stimulate/maintain accessibility for a diversity of social groups in a central gentrifying area [in the case of Neukölln, Berlin] ? This is the main research question of the thesis. This resulted in a project that consists of a strategy for...
master thesis 2015
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Bencic, V. (author)
The project deals with creating and defining 'the commons' in a South American metropolis. Bustling streets of Bogota's historic centre serve as a platform to explore the relationship between the social and physical sphere. The aim is to reveal the variety of environments that the interaction between social and physical can generate. The design...
master thesis 2016
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Metzen, V.J. (author)
The project deals with the decay of the social and built environment in West Chicago. It reflects on the rise of the artificial environment, theoretical thoughts from V. GRUEN as well as the materialistic condition of the built as potential reasons for the decay in the area. The building design is a new city centre in the decentralized west of...
master thesis 2015
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Cammelbeeck, C.I. (author)
master thesis 2013
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Kiliçoğlu, Ihsan (author)
This thesis explores the possible effects of spatial characteristics on the use and
perception public space by pre-teen children. The aim of this thesis was to identify spatial patterns that can be used to create urban public spaces which enhance the ability of children to make (diverse) friends, to explore different urban landscapes,...
master thesis 2018
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Villerius, W.A. (author)
This graduation project is a practical research on the way light can be used within the urban context to create vital environments during 24 hours of the day. The connection of the lighting design with the urban design is explored with the goal of integration and regeneration of a disconnected area in the inner city of Brussels.
master thesis 2012
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Sachsamanoglou, Maria (author)
The aim of this project is to explore the possibilities of establishing a new relationship between water and the city of Dordrecht, aiming towards a sustainable future. In one of the lowest parts of the Netherlands, increasingly threatened by climate change and cloudburst flooding, the feasibility of a stormwater management plan is explored,...
master thesis 2018
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Park, S.J. (author)
Seoul has developed very fast from 1970 and achieved a dramatic economic development in a short period. Korea's development was depending on labor-intensive industries for many years such as a textile. And in these days the manufacturing industry is concentrating on the technology intensive manufacturing like semiconductors and parts of cars....
master thesis 2008
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Liu, Zhuowei (author)
master thesis 2013
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Namirskaite, J. (author)
Many urban spaces during the course of time have lost their intended semantics, identities and representations, and might therefore be defined as post-spaces of various kinds, for example post-industrial, post-Soviet, post-Modernist, etc. In many cases these post-spaces require restructuring not only of their meaning and identity, but also of...
master thesis 2014
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Mylona, Panagiota (author)
Agrinio, as a medium-size city of Greece, is suffering by the economic crisis that is infesting the country. However, besides the harsh phenomena that the country, as a whole, is experiencing - increased unemployment and illiteracy rates, poverty, brain drain, population migration, social exclusion, spatial and environmental degradation -, it is...
master thesis 2017
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Anagnostou, Angeliki (author)
Taking into consideration that ancient Greece is highly correlated to the democratic public space, the aim of the present thesis is to regain public space in modern Greece, by having as a testing location a medium-sized city, Chania. Public space was an important part of Greek people’s lives in the different chronological periods of its history....
master thesis 2018
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Chen, Y. (author)
This project explores the way of developing a better green infrastructure for Toronto to meet the needs of active aging. Regarding the senior population as umbrella species, the green infrastructure is thus defined as a green matrix consists of path, edge and corridor. Each component is designed according to its design principles made by author...
master thesis 2016
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Wei, C. (author)
Under the background of rapid and enormous urbanisation and transformation in Shenzhen, urban segregation starts to emerge due to the increasing social and spatial disparities. Low-income migrants live in urban villages and degrading work-unit compounds without adequate public facilities, while high-income groups concentrate in commodity...
master thesis 2014
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Weng, W.Y. (author)
master thesis 2013
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Van Nuland, W.P. (author)
Introduction You only have to read the paper or watch the evening news to understand the problems local hang-out youth is causing recently. Last year, Mayor Mr. Cohen called youth-molestation one of the biggest problems of the city of Amsterdam. Humiliation of the youth, safety cameras, the Mosquito1 and gathering restriction orders; in recent...
master thesis 2009
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Smit, C.J. (author)
This graduation project focuses on improving the public space and pedestrian connections between the different neighbourhoods surrounding the station area of the Hague Moerwijk. In the present situation the station area of the Hague Moerwijk is not well accessible or visible from its surroundings and the existing qualities of the area are...
master thesis 2013
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Daniel Swakman, L. (author)
The european quarter in Brussels has become a monofunctional office district since the rapid development of the European Union in the second half of the twentieth century. Uncontrolled office expansion has led to a district characterised by the monotony of glass closed office blocks, empty streets and large infrastructure. This project is a...
master thesis 2011
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