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Reinink, Sebastien (author)
This research focuses on the relation between the compact city and urban life. Literature suggests that a holistic approach to further compacting a city means also integrating urban life qualities. This is currently lacking in Western European practice due to pragmatism, decentralisation and neo-liberal plot-led development. This while both...
master thesis 2020
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Hu, Hanwen (author)
In recent years, with the deepening of the urbanization process, high-density urban development models have led to a series of climatic problems such as poor urban ventilation and air pollution. Urban morphology forms a unique microclimate in the city, which has an important impact on the diffusion and distribution of pollutants inside the urban...
master thesis 2020
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Sakiinah, Ummu (author)
The project is an initiative to revitalize a multicultural shopping street in Rotterdam, called Middellandstraat. The design question was how to support the shops to attract more visitors to the shopping street through the food diversity. Investigations into the visitors' experience in the street, the context, and market research were done to...
master thesis 2017
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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.<br/><br/>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...
master thesis 2018
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Bohm, Nina (author)
New ideas and innovation are the fuel to the modern knowledge economy. The university has for centuries been part of the innovation system responsible for the development of new ideas. Today, the interdisciplinary character and complexity of societal issues makes that there is a need for new methods to support innovation development at...
master thesis 2017
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Arslan, Pelin (author)
Cartographic Gibraltar focuses on mapping process mainly around the contested coastal line with a series of urban conditions like disputable developments, projects, proposals, agreements and historical events. The map from now on is called designerly which means an approach to conceptualize everyday experiences, identify deeper meanings and...
master thesis 2020
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Van Leeuwen, B. (author)
Research towards the integration of flexibility in urban development. With this research a general development strategy is made. And this strategy is applied to make a design for the Minerva harbour in Amsterdam
master thesis 2013
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Muijlwijk, S. (author)
This graduation project is focused on a re-interpretation of the design of a high-rise building from an urban design perspective, to contribute to a more inclusive city. This is captured by the main research question: In which manner could the design of a high-rise building in the context of the Binckhorst The Hague, from the perspective of...
master thesis 2020
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Korla, Jaka (author)
Configurational Morphology is a research and design project exploring the potentials of configurational design as a systematic approach to generating site-specific urban form responsive to its environmental, social end economic context. By looking into both the theoretical potentials of configurational thinking as well as its practical...
master thesis 2020
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Tsui, Andy (author)
master thesis 2019
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Lu, Simo (author)
Water is one of the most essential resources for the sustainable development. With the tendency of urbanization and population growth, a more sustainable urban water system becomes important to create harmonized environment between human and nature, thus it is necessary to discuss integrated urban water management in a holistic manner. In this...
master thesis 2019
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Oldenkamp, Lize (author)
The world we live in is more and more a digital world and the number of people having access to digital communication technologies is growing rapidly. This integration of digital technologies into everyday life is what is called the digitalization process (IGI Global dictionary, 2018). It is a process that can be seen as a long-term societal...
master thesis 2020
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Claassen, Teun (author)
Delta cities all around the world are under pressure from different forms of climate change effects. Soil subsidence as a result of peat oxidation, and anthropogenic loading of the soil. The soil in many of the heavily urbanised deltas around the world is subsiding faster than the see level is rising as a result of climate change. Few people are...
master thesis 2020
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Schulte, Sebastian (author)
The North is a dense space of connectivity, where submarine cables span between the population centers and economic hubs of Europe. Within this web of relations, the Netherlands play an important role as the gateway to continental Europe on the one hand and the United States and United Kingdom on the other hand. At the same time, the stable...
master thesis 2019
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Koene, Marijke (author)
Stress is a well-known phenomenon and something everyone experiences. Urban stress however, stress caused by and in the built environment of urban areas, is less known. Still, quite some research has been done on this topic from the fields of sociology and psychology, but there are not many resources that focus on urban stress - with all its...
master thesis 2018
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Liu, Ruiying (author)
Metaphorical and analogical thinking is a major aspect of how human intelligence tackles complex tasks in the discipline of urban design and planning. However, there is little research on this subject within urban design and planning, and the research approaches in closely related design disciplines lack a comprehensive view on its presence and...
master thesis 2017
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Cortenraede, Twan (author)
The worldwide trends of depleting natural resources and increasing generation of waste create challenges concerning the development and growth of our cities. Urban growth is enforcing these trends, resulting in growing problems and reaching limitations to the growth of our economies. In this thesis, these worldwide trends will be challenged in...
master thesis 2018
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Klaassen, Linda (author)
The origins of urban planning were developed in the late nineteenth century mainly due to health concerns. Nowadays, human health and urban design are separate academic fields and their relationship is often disregarded. The main challenge for urban planning is dealing with the pressure on the available space affected by urbanization and climate...
master thesis 2018
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Đondraš, Marina (author)
A landscape architecture graduation work, dealing with drastic change in an urban area facing the risk of a major disruption, which calls for adaptive solutions for resilience. From adaptability theory two forces are derived that guide an analysis towards a solution for an urban environment challenged by sea level rise; the revolt, the force...
master thesis 2017
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Agterhuis, Gerjan (author)
The cities of the 20th and 21st century have gone through an era of unbridled expansion, seizing an immeasurable amount of land and resources from across the globe. To secure a resilient and sustainable urban environment, the city is forced to revisit its networks, systems and land-use. Especially with the growing trend of urbanization. One of...
master thesis 2021
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