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Matsuhashi, N. (author), Kuijer, L. (author), De Jong, A.M. (author)
This paper explores a design method to generate insights for designing less resource-intensive forms of everyday life. This study takes the assumption that looking at cultural diversity can widen the variety of insights which can be used as a source of inspiration for designing sustainable practices. However, there is a lack of clear-cut...
conference paper 2009
De Jong, P. (author)
A redefinition of building economics towards sustainability will include the spatial approach of green field investments and most of all necessary intensification of brown field development. For large parts of Western Europe and the US the latter will be, according to economic principles of concentration and revaluation of city life, the main...
conference paper 2011
De Jong, P. (author), Arkesteijn, M.H. (author)
There is a gap between investment and operating costs of public school buildings in the Netherlands. This gap is caused by separated responsibility for the financing of the accommodation for the primary and secondary schools. Municipalities finance the initial costs of construction of these schools and school boards are responsible for the...
conference paper 2013