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Ulkü, Mesut (author)
This project is the result of the research for the graduation project of Project HUMAM; Hub for Urban Mobility for the Amsterdam Metropolitan area. The project focuses on the future demands of the Amsterdam Municipality in which they expect an increase of 70.000 new households and 50.000 new working areas over the coming 30 - 40 years in...
master thesis 2019
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van Koten, Gjalt (author)
The thesis focusses on the architectural investigation of modern food production techniques. Feeding our cities becomes an increasing train on our environment and our society has never been as much disconnected from the origins of the nutrition as in our current time.

The thesis proposes a food production laboratory at the border of...
master thesis 2018
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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...
master thesis 2018
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Dikmans, Sophie (author)
The aging population and the policy changes regarding long-term care pose a challenge for dwelling design. Our current way of building is too focused on privacy, comfort, and individualism, which exacerbates loneliness for this vulnerable target group. This graduation project therefore investigated in what way architecture can stimulate the...
master thesis 2018
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Huisman, Alex (author)
The current interpretation of sustainability is rather ego centric. We tend to view sustainability as a tool to merely satisfy our own needs for esteem while the bigger picture is often placed in the background. This unconscious and unintended (mis)usage of sustainability is completely wrong and should be changed. Sustainability should become...
master thesis 2018
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Dai, Chenxi (author)
As one of the most important and attractive city in Europe, Amsterdam has seen a great growth of its residents in the recent years. How to offer enough houses for the new arrivals will be a continuous question for the managers of the city. The densification process has already started. Wasted lands like abandoned houses and old industrial areas...
master thesis 2018
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Borowska, Agnieszka (author)
Amsterdam is an expanding city, Strategy planning for 2040 emphasises especially the potential for population number increase and significant economic growth. The city has also a very high aspiration for being innovative and sustainable in every area of the development. The transformation of the city is connected strongly with global changes in...
master thesis 2018
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Schouten, Nico (author)
The way the western society currently treats waste is hazardous and can threaten not only the public health but also (very delicate) eco systems. Annually over 87 million tonnes of plastic are being produced. Only 2 % is reintroduced into the original purpose. The rest of this plastic is downcycled, landfilled, burned or leaked into the...
master thesis 2018
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Boomars, Sjoerd (author)
Amsterdam Overamstel is a site in rapid transition from an area which is anno 2018 mainly focused on low value commercial spaces and infrastructure. Especially this infrastructure has a fragmenting effect on the location. These fragments do not have clear connections and a hierarchy inbetween. Combined with the planned densification this could...
master thesis 2018
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Tissink, F.E. (author)
master thesis 2017
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Petersen, E.Q. (author)
A research and design for a new university library for the UvA at the Binnengasthuis area in Amsterdam. The Binnengasthuis area is an enclosed and introvert enclave in the middle of Amsterdam. The research focusses on the relevance of the introversion at the site. The design creates a symbiosis between the existing buildings and the new added...
master thesis 2016
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Lemans, J.S. (author)
master thesis 2014
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Wiesner, T.L.A. (author)
"The Integrated Hybrid" envisions a hybrid building on the last vacant site on the Oostelijke Handelskade in Amsterdam. Society's needs are diverse and constantly changing and the design context of Amsterdam is among the most culturally diverse in the world. My project proposes a true hybrid building (which includes dwellings) that can meet the...
master thesis 2014
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