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Seol, M. (author)
master thesis 2011
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Bagnato, A. (author)
The City is the historical nucleus of London. Today it is the world's primary financial district, a rigidly mono-functional part of London. It retains the structure - both urban and political - of a medieval citadel, unaccountable and closed to exterior. This project proposes a radical change of program: by adding a whole new landscape of...
master thesis 2011
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Brown, L. (author)
Re-envisoning Health and Community in Tower Hamlets, London This project began with research into the historical and contemporary forces which have shaped the physical, social and economic character of the borough of Tower Hamlets. The area is made up primarily of government built social housing estates and is now one of the most deprived areas...
master thesis 2011
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De Wit, V.E.H.G. (author)
A mixed-use building, in the dense borough of Westminster, London. How to deal with the dense circumstances and high quality demands and still make a interesting, efficient and responsive building? The transition from outside to interior is centralized, a public corridor connects the building to the user and makes it freely accessible. It...
master thesis 2012
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Vassiliou, L.A. (author)
A high-rise project in the centre of London (area of Westminster) combined with preservation, structural challenge and design for the public realm in new experimental ways. The Westminster City Hall, built in the 1960's is being preserved and obtains a vertical extension of extra 16 floors of retail and high-end apartments on the top, while the...
master thesis 2013
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Telkamp, J.G.F. (author)
The design for the 'International Court for Economic Justice' is accompanied by research on the architectural typology of International Courthouses and Tribunals. The International Court is a very recent typology that has never been researched from an architectural point of view. The research explored this unknown territory and provides a...
master thesis 2013
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Augaityte, M.A. (author)
Since the change of paradigm at the end of 18th century, pointed out by Michel Foucault in his book “Discipline and Punishment”, new forms of incarceration does not include the old purposes of body politics anymore. They set the state of mind based on inevitable surveillance. While prisoner as a body and society as a crowd have changed their...
master thesis 2014
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Hendriks, B.T.R. (author)
An approach to anticipate on new built regeneration projects in order to improve deprived deprived neighbourhoods.
master thesis 2014
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Dubbelboer, J.J. (author)
In the winter of 2013-2014 the south of the UK (London, Oxford) experienced the heaviest rainfall since 1767. Evidence linking these kind of flood events to climate change has put pressure on the UK flood insurance system that is incapable of properly dealing with this kind of flood events. A proposed re-insurance system, FloodRe, is suggested...
master thesis 2015
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De Haan, G. (author)
This project explores the fragmentation of the global city of London. Current urban development practices are being compared to historic urban structures, such as the high streets, in order to explore the potential for a stronger integration between global and local. The outcomes of the research are used to propose a manifesto for the integrated...
master thesis 2016
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Groskaufmanis, M. (author)
The project is a spatial product intended to accommodate 900 households of flexible workers. It combines the domestic and productive environments in a single housing complex, serviced 24 hours a day. More information in the brochure.
master thesis 2016
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van Weelden, C. (author)
For me it is important that people are able to relate differently to death as the ultimate truth, as the ultimate given. I would like to support those in search for creating understanding for one’s own situation, understanding the landscape of death and understanding how to relate to it in one’s own way. Inviting those people to face their...
master thesis 2016
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van der Meijden, S.A. (author)
A minimization of disturbance caused by aircraft noise events and a reduction of fuel consumption during the initial and final phase of flight. These are the two objectives that play an important role in the Flexible Runway Allocation Model. By taking into account fuel consumption alongside noise annoyance, this model enables to analyze and...
master thesis 2017
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Unzner, Franziska (author)
Post-war council estates in the UK - due to issues in built quality, maintenance, design and an accumulation of social problems - have been object to various regeneration initiatives over the past decades. The latest market-led regeneration wave, however, is controversially and heatedly discussed. Council estates are densified and developed into...
master thesis 2017
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Wong, A. (author)
Graduation thesis on the implementation of micro-housing on repurposed ground in the Ladbroke Grove area, in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Central London.
master thesis 2017
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Gall, Bo (author)
This year started with the choice to enter the ‘competition’ to design a new state of the art concert hall for the London Symphony Orchestra. Simon Rattle returned to London to become the new conductor of the LSO, but in his opinion all the London halls are lacking in quality to be suitable for all the plays from the LSO. With this information...
master thesis 2018
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Singhal, Surbhi (author)
The graduation project ‘House of Music, London’ expands upon the idea of designing a concert hall next to the Barbican complex at the existing site of Museum of London. The concert space is envisioned as a viable opportunity to bring together leisure and recreation, but also a lucrative public realm where various social groups can initiate...
master thesis 2018
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Yang, Jun (author)
This project is about reshaping the current site of Museum of London in the City of London and proposing a new House of Music for the city as the new home for the London Symphony Orchestra since the Barbican Concert Hall is not sufficient any more. By continuing and extending the enclosed courts in the Barbican complex, a system of five courts,...
master thesis 2018
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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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Leenders, Daan (author)
This thesis proposes the development of a new centrality outside of Central London in order to combat the increasingly evident problems generated by London’s mono-centric model of development. In doing so, special attention is paid to understanding the region of Greater London as a networked urban system. Following a diagnosis of the current...
master thesis 2019
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