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Liu, H.L. (author), Liang, G.T. (author), Wu, S.Q. (author), Ji, Z.W. (author)
Because of heavy deposition and water shortage, the Yellow River faces the risk of flooding and no-flow since the middle of 1980s. The problem could be solved only by integrated water management. However, Dutch has a long history fighting the flood and gets a lot of experiences in water management, especially river ecosystem recovered after 1993...
report 2002
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Wang, X.W. (author), Gao, F.L. (author), Zhang, X.M. (author), Ruan, B.Q. (author)
Water resources contribute greatly to human well being, both directly and indirectly. Water resources are irreplaceable natural resources, and are limited. However, due to a growing population and related economic development, the water demand from urban, industry and agriculture has increased dramatically. Water shortage has become one of the...
report 2002
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Chen, T. (author), Jiang, S. (author), Ma, S. (author), Ros, C.H. (author), Pfeiffer, T.V. (author), Suijker, J.M. (author), Wichmann, A. (author)
report 2003
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Chen, T. (author), Jiang, S. (author), Ma, S. (author), Ros, C.H. (author), Pfeiffer, T.V. (author), Suijker, J.M. (author), Wichmann, A. (author)
report 2004
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Chen, Y. (author)
The emerging of large-scale urban (re)development projects presents a complex situation for local urban managers to deal with. They involve various local-global actors, public-private sectors and flow of finance and know-how from far beyond local city boundaries. Developing projects as such can be prolonged. In the development of Pudong New Area...
doctoral thesis 2007
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Bracken, G. (author)
This work is an investigation into Shanghai’s role in the twenty-first century as it attempts to rejoin the global city network. It also examines the effects this move is having on the city, its people, and its public spaces. Shanghai’s intention to turn itself into the New York of Asia is not succeeding, in fact the city might be better trying...
doctoral thesis 2009
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Mu, R. (author), De Jong, M. (author), Ten Heuvelhof, E. (author)
In line with governance trends around the world, a growing number of expressways in the People’s Republic of China are managed as Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs). The tremendous growth in demand for mobility in newly emerging economies has led to a gap between investment needs and available public funding. Using private funds is potentially...
journal article 2010
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Ball, R.M. (author)
Problem The design of consumer products that are worn on the head relies on the availability of accurate anthropometric information describing the shape and size of the human head and face. Historical anthropometric studies with univariate data have documented the existence of shape differences between Asian and Western head shapes, but the...
doctoral thesis 2011
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Jie, L. (author), Fangfang, Z. (author), Van Zuylen, H.J. (author), Shoufeng, L. (author)
Micro simulation programs are often used to assess the quality of traffic conditions. They are especially suited to evaluate possible control scenarios in advance, so that the scenarios can be selected and optimized before implementation. Of course, the simulation programs should be valid for the traffic situation that has to be modeled with...
journal article 2011
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Read, S.A. (author), Wang, J. (author)
Forms in planning often do not match the forms of cities. This is important because the experience and functionings of cities are given by certain forms and not by others. In particular we are concerned here with the fact planning and design thinking often assumes a nested hierarchy of communities and spaces while the real forms of cities...
conference paper 2012
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Li, J. (author), van Zuylen, H.J. (author), van der Horst, E. (author)
Driver behavior in China shows remarkable differences from that in western countries. In this study, six focus groups were organized to investigate Chinese drivers’ attitudes, expectations, intended actions, their preferences, and habits in different situations in urban areas. The outcomes show that there are important opportunities to improve...
conference paper 2014
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Jie, L. (author), Van Zuylen, H.J. (author)
Traffic is tightly related to the social and economic development in a country. In China the development of the economy has been very fast in the past 30 years and this is still continuing. The transport infrastructure shows a similar pattern, while traffic is also rapidly growing. In urban areas this growth has led to severe congestion problems...
journal article 2014
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Deng, W. (author), Hoekstra, J.S.C.M. (author), Elsinga, M.G. (author)
This paper reviews the housing policy of China from 1949-2013. It examines the housing tenure change, policy instruments, and impacts social structures in different time periods. After the welfare period of 1949-77, the dual provision period of 1978-1998, and the market dominant period of 1999-2011, China’s housing policy was again reformed...
conference paper 2014
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Yu, C. (author)
During the past three decades, China has achieved impressive economic development. However, the pollution and resource depletion that accompanied China's rapid industrialization have led to severe environmental issues, such as ecosystem degradation, groundwater contamination and smog, which have turned into visible crises. In China, industrial...
doctoral thesis 2014
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Deng, W. (author), Hoekstra, J.S.C.M. (author), Elsinga, M.G. (author)
This paper reviews the housing policy of China from 1949-2013. It examines the housing tenure change, policy instruments, and impacts social structures in different time periods. After the welfare period of 1949-77, the dual provision period of 1978-1998, and the market dominant period of 1999-2011, China’s housing policy was again reformed...
report 2015
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Xu, Y. (author), Peng, Y. (author), Qian, K. (author), Chan, A.P.C. (author)
Public-private partnerships (PPP) can be employed to provide public rental housing for young graduates, which has been urgent to achieve social sustainability in China. However, few studies have been conducted to investigate the financing structure of PPPs, particularly the ratio of private investment, which is important in initiating a PPP...
journal article 2015
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Li, Y. (author)
doctoral thesis 2016
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Mu, R. (author), Mouter, N. (author), de Jong, W.M. (author)
Theory on the strategic use of knowledge in planning large infrastructure projects is comparatively well-developed in the fields of public policy and urban/transport planning for Western democracies. But how policymakers make use of knowledge and what position policy analysts hold in non-Western countries still remains largely unknown...
journal article 2016
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Zhuang, T. (author), Qian, QK (author), Visscher, H.J. (author), Elsinga, M.G. (author)
China’s fast growth of economy and urbanization has created a world record on its own since its reform and opening-up policy in late 1970s. This drives mass demolition and reconstruction and leaves a short lifespan of existing buildings through unsustainable urban renewal. Many developed countries/regions, such as the UK and Hong Kong, have long...
conference paper 2016
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Gong, Y. (author), Boelhouwer, P.J. (author), de Haan, J. (author)
journal article 2016
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