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van Asselt, Noah (author)
With the significant industrial and economic growth of the beginning of the twentieth century life was busy and of fast pace. Every now and then citizens wanted to escape from reality. Spending time in nature became popular and eventually the trend of outdoor-living emerged. After having been outside for a while people were able to return to...
student report 2021
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Ebrahimigharehbaghi, S. (author), Qian, QK (author), de Vries, G. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
Over half of all residential buildings in the Netherlands are owner-occupied. In this study, the influence of behavioural factors on individual decisions toward energy efficiency renovations (EERs) was investigated. This study focused on contextual (e.g. building characteristics), personal (e.g. awareness of energy consumption), and...
journal article 2021
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Huisman, C.J. (author), Mulder, Clara H. (author)
Given that insecure leases impact negatively on ontological security and subjective well-being, and given increasing pressure on European housing markets, more insight into insecure leases is timely. In this article, we assess the occurrence of temporary leases in the city of Amsterdam in 2015, and explore the characteristics of the tenants....
journal article 2020
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Ökmen, Ö. (author), Bosch-Rekveldt, M.G.C. (author), Hombergen, L.P.I.M. (author)
Completion of public-owned construction projects successfully is quite important for Turkeyas a rapidly developing country. However, schedule delays and budget overruns arefrequently encountered in such projects. One of the major reasons of this situation is thenonexistence of legislative provisions enforcing project parties to utilize advanced...
conference paper 2020
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Dabrowski, M.M. (author), Spaans, M. (author), Fernandez Maldonado, A.M. (author), Rocco, Roberto (author)
EU Cohesion Policy has arguably the most tangible impact on the citizens’ environment and livelihoods and can potentially boost their attachment to the European project. Beyond the cross-national transactionalist hypothesis, Cohesion Policy spending has a local impact and may affect the lives of citizens who do not benefit directly from cross...
journal article 2020
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van der Sande, Lennart (author)
In 2015, the Paris Agreement was established with the aim to strengthen the global response in limiting the increase in the global average temperature. This can be achieved by, amongst other measures, lowering of CO2 emissions. The Paris Agreement was also signed by the Netherlands. Within the Netherlands, the construction sector has the largest...
master thesis 2019
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Gruis, V.H. (author)
By way of introduction, this chapter explains the main differences and convergences in housing provision paradigms in European and Chilean cities. From housing as part of Welfare State models, both societies have seen the replacement of the right to housing by the financialization of housing. The chapter highlights a red thread in this book,...
book chapter 2019
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Kuitert, L. (author), Volker, L. (author), Hermans, M.H. (author)
For financial and strategic reasons, public and semi-public construction clients increasingly depend on private parties to carry out public service delivery. They subcontract operational responsibilities to private parties while remaining socio-politically responsible for ensuring public values. Public administration literature mainly...
journal article 2018
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Balz, V.E. (author), Zonneveld, W.A.M. (author)
Dutch national planning has acquired an international reputation because it provides strong planning guidance while simultaneously being responsive to the particular spatial and political circumstances of different regions and areas. Spatial concepts, like the Randstad, are important vehicles for sustaining this approach. Such concepts...
journal article 2018
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Branderhorst, Stephan (author)
Electric mobility is considered as the next step towards sustainable mobility. Within the Netherlands, as one of the leading countries if it comes to electric mobility, the market share of battery electric vehicles is still limited to 0,2 percent. Many studies are executed on consumer behaviour regarding electric vehicles. But no studies are...
master thesis 2018
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Nieboer, N.E.T. (author), Straub, A. (author)
It is generally acknowledged that the existing housing stock plays a vital role in attaining national and international energy efficiency targets. As for new building, mandatory regulations can be (and are) developed to attain energy-efficient homes, but energy improvements in the existing stock are, because of property rights, strongly...
conference paper 2018
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van Goeverden, C.D. (author), Homem de Almeida Correia, G. (author)
In the Netherlands, many (mainly larger) train stations suffer from capacity shortages for bicycle parking as the result of a large increase in the use of the bicycle as a feeder mode. Sharing of parked bicycles with arriving train passengers who are in need of a bicycle for some time would decrease the number of parked bicycles and reduce the...
journal article 2018
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Klamer, Pim (author), Bakker, Cok (author), Gruis, V.H. (author)
The aim of this paper is to examine valuer judgement behaviour, by exploring the manifestation of task complexity in Dutch commercial valuation practice. For this purpose, we adopted a grounded theory approach and undertook 18 in-depth interviews with senior valuation professionals across the Netherlands. Our findings indicate a strong...
journal article 2018
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Tu, Q. (author), de Haan, J. (author), Boelhouwer, P.J. (author)
This paper establishes a simple affordability model that implicitly incorporates the major Dutch market features to elucidate long-run house prices under a regulatory environment. The results reveal a long-run relationship for house prices under strict regulations. The association among house prices, income, interest rates, and inflation is...
journal article 2017
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Dol, C.P. (author), Boumeester, H.J.F.M. (author)
Increasingly, policy-makers regard flexible labour as a condition for a well-functioning economy, while they also tend to regard home ownership as the superior tenure. These two goals appear to be contradictory, as mortgage lenders prefer clients with a permanent, uninterrupted income stream. For the Dutch context, multivariate analysis shows...
journal article 2017
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Priemus, H. (author), Haffner, M.E.A. (author)
In 2006, responsibility for implementing the Dutch housing allowance system was transferred from the Ministry of Housing to the Tax Authority. It has since been renamed, and is now known as the ‘rent rebate system’. A number of dilemmas have become evident since the 2006 changes. Attention has shifted to how to implement the system effectively:...
journal article 2017
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Janssen, Joks (author), Luiten, E.A.J. (author), Renes, Hans (author), Stegmeijer, Eva (author)
Heritage is a highly malleable concept that is constantly in flux and whose substance and meaning are continuously being redefined by society. From such a dynamic perspective, it is inevitable that new approaches and practices have developed for dealing with heritage in the context of planned development. While most scholars acknowledge the...
journal article 2017
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de Vuijst, E. (author), van Ham, M. (author), Kleinhans, R.J. (author)
It is well-known that socioeconomic outcomes and (dis)advantage over the life course can be transmitted from parent to child. It is increasingly suggested that these intergenerational effects also have a spatial dimension, although empirical research into this topic remains scarce. Previous research from Sweden and the United States shows that...
journal article 2017
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Hoekstra, J.S.C.M. (author)
The Dutch social rental sector often serves as an example for other countries as a result of its large share and good quality housing. However, many things have changed in the sector in recent years. After 2011, the central government has regained its control over the housing associations. This was needed after the unacceptable amount of...
journal article 2017
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van den Broeck, W. (author)
Fossil fuels will run out in the foreseeable future. Out entire economic system is build upon fossil fuels and building up another base for this economic system is challenging. The only alternative for making materials that normally are derived from fossil fuels is the Bio-Based Economy. Materials in this way get made from biomass, such as sugar...
master thesis 2016
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