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Li, X. (author), van Ham, M. (author), Kleinhans, R.J. (author)
Despite the massive forced relocation of residents during urban restructuring in China, there are no systematic studies on how residents undergo the process. Most studies concerning urban restructuring in China directly equate forced relocation with displacement, which has a negative connotation. This negative view overlooks the multifaceted...
working paper 2016
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Li, X. (author), Kleinhans, R.J. (author), van Ham, M. (author)
Neoliberal politics in China have changed the roles of, and the interrelationships between, the state, the market and society in urban restructuring. Since 2008, the central state has initiated the Shantytown Redevelopment Projects (SRPs) to improve the living conditions of low-income residents. Between 2008 and 2012, about 12.6 million...
working paper 2016
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Li, X. (author), Kleinhans, R.J. (author), van Ham, M. (author)
This paper investigates the place attachment of residents in declining neighbourhoods that are facing demolition in Shenyang, China. Through in-depth interviews with homeowners living in danwei communities, or urban villages, at the pre-demolition phase, this paper reveals the strong connection between place attachment and both positive and...
working paper 2017
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Ulkü, Mesut (author), Sui, Xinxin (author), van der Lans, Michael (author), Dillon Peynado, Thomas (author), Zheng, Jiechen (author), Fong, Camille (author)
The report starts in Chapter 1 with an introduction to the Sponge City Programme (SCP) in China and the project area which is the ErQi International Business District in Wuhan. In this chapter, the problem statement, our collaboration with Arcadis and our project goals are also introduced. Chapter 2 delves into our methodology to tackle the...
student report 2018
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Kong, Weichang (author), Pojani, Dorina (author), Sipe, Neil (author), Stead, D. (author)
The widening income gap in post-reform China has given rise to social inequality. Among those, transport poverty and inequality have significantly affected the daily life of low-income groups. While important, this is an under-researched topic in China. This gap in the academic literature is glaring given the country’s urbanization rates,...
review 2021
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Bracken, G. (author)
review 2019
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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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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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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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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 2004
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Li, P. (author)
master thesis 2010
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Varekamp, T.D. (author)
In the last decades the field of consumer electronics has gone through a revolutionary development and shows no sign of slowing down. Starting with one personal computer per family, electronic devices have become integrated into our daily lives to the point where everybody carries a smartphone and/or tablet with them at all times. And the next...
master thesis 2014
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Endemann, Henry (author)
This thesis explores possible transformations of peri-urban areas in the Jing-Jin-Ji megaregion (China) in order to improve the region’s performance in terms of environmental and social sustainability. Peri-urbanity in East-Asia - or Desakota, a term coined by Terry McGee in the 1990s - can be conceptualized as a combination of easing urban...
master thesis 2020
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Panna, Praveen (author)
The current energy infrastructure, energy policy, and the business environment are designed to support the conventional power system. Hence, it is crucial to create a conducive business environment to accelerate the deployment and power generation through solar PV and wind power. This research has adapted the theory of the business environment...
master thesis 2019
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Kloos, B.P. (author)
The Chinese sports bicycle market is very promising since the Chinese consumers have growing disposable incomes and the sports bicycles are getting increasingly popular among them. However, China’s domestic bicycle brands as well as international brands have not yet succeeded to successfully obtain their desire and maintain their loyalty. The...
master thesis 2014
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Hua, X. (author)
This document is the final report for 2012-2013 Graduation project in “Complex Cities” studio. It focus on the social issues related with public transportation in urban area with the theory of “ Transport poverty”. The target city is Shenzhen, China, which is a 30-year-old city. Transit oriented development has been largely used here for urban...
master thesis 2013
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Jiang, T. (author)
China is changing fast. Large infrastructure and construction projects turned China into the world’s largest importer of heavy construction equipment. Many projects are built in a very short period of time. Most observations outside of China are referred to fast prestigious projects such as Beijing Olympics subway, Beijing International Airport...
master thesis 2010
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Kromhout, B. (author)
Smart Grids are able to rigorously change the current electricity system. Currently pilot project are implemented and the next step is to embed Smart Grids into the electricity system. This requires new institutions, because of the new possibilities of a Smart Grid. There are two challenges to embed the Smart Grid into a town in Shenzhen where...
master thesis 2010
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Spreeuwers, B.A. (author)
A research into alternative development strategies of urban villages in China.
master thesis 2012
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