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De Fazio, Francesco (author)
The European Commission pointed out in 2015, with “An EU action plan for the Circular Economy”, the importance of energy and resource preservation, by respecting Earth’s resilience and renewability (European Commission, 2015). A transition towards Circular Economy is necessary in this sense to create new sustainable advantages, protecting...
master thesis 2019
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Van Houten, R.S. (author), De Lange, N.A. (author)
Climate change and environmental issues are important in today’s society. The earth is being depleted of its resources and the changing climate could irreversibly change the planet for the worse. Sustainable buildings are mostly optimised for the use phase but neglect end of life scenarios. Buildings are often demolished and materials are dumped...
master thesis 2016
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Visser, T. (author)
The European Commission has developed the “Europe 2020” strategy, and one of its flagship programs is resource efficiency. One of the implications of this strategy is that directives will have to be updated. One of these directives is the ecodesign directive. Since the directive currently only focuses on energy-efficiency a study is underway to...
master thesis 2014
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Vonck, Tim (author)
Globally the construction is a major contributor to the severity of the anthropogenic environmental impact. The sector emits 39% of the global CO2 and is responsible of 40-50% of material flows. The focus of reducing the environmental impact in buildings is, in the past, mostly attributed to the operational energy. However, due to increasing...
master thesis 2019
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Van Houten, R.S. (author), De Lange, N.A. (author)
Climate change and environmental issues are important in today’s society. The earth is being depleted of its resources and the changing climate could irreversibly change the planet for the worse. Sustainable buildings are mostly optimised for the use phase but neglect end of life scenarios. Buildings are often demolished and materials are dumped...
master thesis 2016
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De Lange, N.A. (author), Van Houten, R.S. (author)
Climate change and environmental issues are important in today’s society. The earth is being depleted of its resources and the changing climate could irreversibly change the planet for the worse. Sustainable buildings are mostly optimised for the use phase but neglect end of life scenarios. Buildings are often demolished and materials are dumped...
master thesis 2016
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Kolev, Martin (author)
Material possession has become our objective for existence. Capital surrounds and defines us. The high dynamics of global flows dominate the planetary web of connectivity. Consumption, production and assembly have become the holy trinity of the neo-liberal realm we live in. It is a manifestation of the global dynamics, neglecting distances,...
master thesis 2019
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