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Barry, Claire (author)
The effects of India’s shift towards economic liberalisation, globalisation and privatisation in the mid 1990’s has drastically altered the landscape of its cities. These powerful forces have imposed further spatial disjuncture on an unplanned city. More specifically, forces of contemporary urbanisation plague the developing fabric of Mumbai’s...
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de la Torre Renteria, Jose (author)
In many of the processes of urban renewal the Social Space produced by the inhabitants of the existing communities is often overlooked. The project makes a claim for the recognition of this "type of space" and further develops strategies so that the built form can be adaptable and open to the constant production and reproduction of Social Space....
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Gorokhovskyi, Pavlo (author)
The shortage of affordable housing is the biggest challenge of today’s Mumbai. These days, more than a half of the population of Mumbai dwell in the informal settlements, dealing with poor living conditions and low standard of living. Since the nation’s Independence in 1947, India experienced different approaches and policies towards slums: Slum...
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Zylberman, Gonzalo (author)
To balance the outbreak in density which is currently focused in Rahmat Nagar and encourage a city that is open for newcomers, the connection between Nalasopara West and East should be embraced. In order to achieve this connection and create a community linking both sides of the railway, issues such as urban markers, collective spaces, variety...
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Muñoz Unceta, Pablo (author)
Like many other Latin American cities, Lima experienced explosive population growth during the last century. Its population went from 600 thousand people in 1940 to nearly 9.5 million people nowadays. Former agriculture fields between the coast and the beginning of the Andes mountains were quickly filled with urban developments. Neither the...
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Rissik, Lisanne (author)
The worldwide urbanization is resulting in increasingly densified urban areas, aiming for the development of more space efficient cities. The increase of urban inhabitants, also in the Netherlands, has put vast pressure on the demand of housing in the city. Mainly affected by the Dutch housing crisis are young and elderly people looking for mid...
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de Roo, Ruben (author)
In the informal settlements of Indonesia the housing quality is of poor condition, but the community is strong. Especially the buildings that were build on the river banks are often in poor and dangerous condition. By introducing a new framework for building near the river, the overall quality of the kampong can be upgraded. The concept is to...
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van Stelten, Caroline (author)
The prognosis for Amsterdam is that the population will grow until almost one million inhabitants in 2040 which leads to the fact that densification is needed to house all these people. Another prediction is that migration flows will increase, which means that diversity still will be a big topic in the future. Nowadays Amsterdam houses many...
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Borremans, Luuk (author)
Developing and testing an approach to the densification of Indonesian inner cities that grows from the values of shared heritage to create a synergy between its formal street and urban kampong structure
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van der Woude, Steven (author)
Metropoles around the world are projected to keep growing in the coming years. Their population is increasing and with it the size and density of the city. Amsterdam is no exception to this projected growth with a population estimated to be larger than one million around 2050. As a consequence, we can see the housing and land prices skyrocket...
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Blok, Sjoerd (author)
After the global financial crisis in 2008, new developments in the Dutch housing market halted, causing a deficit of available dwellings in the owner-occupied housing market. This in turn has increased the demand for rental housing, resulting in shortages in both the regulated as well as the unregulated rental housing segments. These shortages...
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Gregoire, Charles (author)
The Harvested Home is a housing concept that completely eliminates non-renewable materials form its structure and envelope. It was developed specifically for the touristic island of Texel in Noord-Holland to be used in the re-development of one specific camping area near De Koog. More specifically, the site chosen is located within the Dunes of...
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Backman, Karolina (author), McGaffney, Ryan (author), van der Griend, Isabella (author), Uiterwaal, Charlotte (author)
Resilient Living - A Housing Template for Kullu is part of a greater group graduation project called ‘Towards a Habitable Earth’. ‘Towards a Habitable Earth’ focuses on creating a framework for a resilient built environment that ensures social, economical and environmental sustainability is integrated and considered holistically in everyday...
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Guo, Liang (author)
The housing shortage in Bandung has been an acute problem for long, which requires to be solved urgently; however, the affordability of housing blocks people away from improving their living condition. This paper is trying to focus on the rapid and repeatable off-site construction system which could be the possible option to accommodate the...
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Tzavella, Ioanna (author)
The studio that I chose to participate was ‘Dutch Housing: Stronghold Amsterdam’. The topic of this studio as mentioned in its studio manual concerns problems with ecology, climate, overpopulation, mass-migration, a shifting global power balance, changing demographics, etc., cities like Amsterdam will face in the future. But the question is: how...
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Boumann, Quinten (author)
Amsterdam is like many other cities facing several problems in the coming future. For my graduation project especially two project are important.

Firstly, our food system is under a lot of pressure. Worldwide we are not able to feed the global population. On a smaller scale the population of cities is growing due to urbanization. The...
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Bakkes, Jamie (author)
I did my graduation project at the master track Dutch Dwelling, Architecture. The studio focuses on the future city and its densification.

Amsterdam has a shortage of affordable houses for starters. During the crisis Amsterdam has hardly built new dwelling projects. At the same time Amsterdam has become increasingly popular in recent...
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van Iwaarden, Jarno (author)
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van den Brink, Terrie (author)
The design of this family friendly building complex in the city center of Amsterdam is the result of the Dutch Housing graduation studio, Stronghold Amsterdam 2017 - 2018. This project focusses on the city living of Amsterdam, where high density and future orientation are very important.

There is an increasing amount of young families...
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de Man, Margot (author)
The project is a part of the Global Dwelling studio in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The focus of the studio is on Affordable Housing for the Global Urban South. This project looks to continue with the current method of affordable housing in Addis Ababa in the form of mass housing condominiums. These developments are appearing in huge numbers across...
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