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Stel, Rosanne (author)
This thesis ‘Towards sustainable projects´ will focus on the integration of sustainability aspects in projects in the engineering industry. This research uses the following definition for ‘sustainability’: “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” (Brundtland, 1987). This...
master thesis 2019
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Beckers, Sanne (author)
We are getting close to the so called peak of oil and this will result in a shortage of oil and therefore oil products. We can assume that the oil industry will get in decline, therefore we should think about the heritage that the oil industry will leave behind. An iconic element of the petrol industry is the oil storage tank. We can knock these...
master thesis 2019
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Gerding, Ditte (author)
The purpose of this master thesis is to gather information from current practices and make recommendations to facilitate implementation of circularity in the building process. The past years, circularity has become a popular term in the built environment. This approach prefers a more circular way of perceiving the building process. Literature...
master thesis 2019
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Rezaei, J. (author), Papakonstantinou, Athanasios (author), Tavasszy, Lorant (author), Pesch, U. (author), Kana, A.A. (author)
This paper presents a multi-criteria decision-making approach for the selection of a sustainable product-package design, accounting for the different actors within a food supply chain. The study extends the focus of sustainable packaging design to the collective of all supply chain actors. Decision criteria are identified via a literature...
journal article 2019
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Waszkowiak, Kamila (author)
In recent years, architecture has shifted towards more sustainable and circular design. The scarcity of building materials and environmental awareness of the building industry generated a need for new techniques and developments, pushing architects and designers to increasingly turn towards biological and natural processes. Nonetheless, the...
master thesis 2019
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de Visser, Jelmer (author)
This project was performed for a Dutch creative agency with the general objective to demonstrate a new application of personalization in service design. Specifically, the goal was set to stimulate a personalized experience of a future energy dashboard by making the communication of information to users more effective. To that end principles of...
master thesis 2018
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Langeslag, Jeroen (author)
This research answers the question “What kind of governance arrangements can be used to safeguard sustainability when dealing with peer-to-peer parcel delivery?” by looking at the actors that are currently active in the field, how these initiatives incorporate sustainability, what kind of risks and chances for sustainability are mentioned by...
master thesis 2018
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van Goozen, Michiel (author)
master thesis 2018
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Gezgin, Kağan (author)
The Dutch government has issued a legislation that follows the Paris Agreement of 2016. This legislation means that all office buildings in 2023 must have minimum energy label C while the ambition in 2030 is to have energy label A and in 2050 zero energy buildings. It is estimated that currently more than half of the office buildings in the...
master thesis 2018
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Mourtzouchou, Maria (author)
The building sector is responsible for more than one third of resource consumption globally. Concerning the new construction, new regulations have been set, which impose that by 2020 all new buildings constructed within the EU should reach nearly zero-energy levels. The building envelope plays a strategic role in the energy and environmental...
master thesis 2018
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van der Linden, Hedwig (author)
The aim of this exploration is to reinterpretate and revitalise underused areas in the modernist urban fabric of Rotterdam. Since Rotterdam was bombed during the Second World War, a whole new modernist city could arise. The Reconstruction plan can still be seen as a manifesto of modern architecture and urbanism. Main focal points were the...
master thesis 2018
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Sachsamanoglou, Maria (author)
The aim of this project is to explore the possibilities of establishing a new relationship between water and the city of Dordrecht, aiming towards a sustainable future. In one of the lowest parts of the Netherlands, increasingly threatened by climate change and cloudburst flooding, the feasibility of a stormwater management plan is explored,...
master thesis 2018
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Taelman, Sue Ellen (author), Tonini, Davide (author), Wandl, A. (author), Dewulf, Jo (author)
Waste management represents a challenge for public authorities due to many reasons such as increased waste generation following urban population growth, economic burdens imposed on the municipal budget, and nuisances inevitably caused to the environment and local inhabitants. To optimize the system from a sustainability perspective, moving the...
journal article 2018
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Konstantinou, T. (author), Dimitrijević, Branka (author)
The reconsideration of the existing building stock is motivated by society’s efforts towards sustainability and resilience. The building sector has a considerable role to play in doing so. The process of refurbishment is complex, since aspects such as design decisions, existing construction, energy efficiency, and user behaviour need to be...
book chapter 2018
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Tolonen, Ella (author)
The research studies the Dutch meat substitution sector from an innovation perspective by applying theories from the field of sustainability transition studies: functions of innovation systems theory and multilevel perspective. This is done in order to gain in-depth knowledge on how the development of the Dutch meat substitute innovations system...
master thesis 2018
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Farrow, Robert (author), Weller, Martin (author), Orr, Dominic (author)
conference paper 2018
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Tan, Sheng Chien (author)
Over the last 50 years, the global airline industry has seen resilient growth in the demand for passenger travel; this trend is expected to continue in the coming decades. With kerosene being the predominant source used as jet fuel, this increase in air traffic is expected to result in the depletion of non-renewable fossil fuels and undesired...
master thesis 2018
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van Ellen, Layla (author)
Currently the possibilities of sending humans to Mars are being developed. This ambitious and exciting goal demands a broad range of new technologies, innovations and a fresh view on current challenges we are facing on Earth. This also applies to the field of Architectural and Building Technology.

To start with, the need for building a...
master thesis 2018
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Tegeltija, Miroslava (author), Oehmen, Josef (author), Kozin, Igor (author), Kwakkel, J.H. (author)
Uncertainty assessment and management, as well as the associated decision making are increasingly important in a variety of scientific fields. While uncertainty analysis has a long tradition, meeting sustainable development goals through long-term Life Cycle Engineering (LCE) decision making demands addressing Deep Uncertainty (DU). DU...
journal article 2018
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Pangbourne, Kate (author), Stead, D. (author), Mladenovic, Milos (author), Milakis, D. (author)
This chapter provides a reflective critique of Mobility as a Service (MaaS), an emerging development seeking a role within the Smart Mobility paradigm. We assess a range of its future implications for urban policymakers in terms of governance and sustainability (i.e., social and environmental impacts). We begin by describing the origins of the...
book chapter 2018
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