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Lyubimova, T. (author)
Thesis project is developed within the framework of the Flowscapes studio. It follows the strategy of a research by design. It explores solutions to the problems of urban fragmentation, lack of coherence and identity of urban environment from the perspective of landscape architecture. Authentic landscape is chosen as a hypothetical initial...
master thesis 2016
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Bencic, V. (author)
The project deals with creating and defining 'the commons' in a South American metropolis. Bustling streets of Bogota's historic centre serve as a platform to explore the relationship between the social and physical sphere. The aim is to reveal the variety of environments that the interaction between social and physical can generate. The design...
master thesis 2016
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Klatser, B. (author)
This thesis researched the form of asylum centres in the Netherlands from an urban design point of view and proposes a redesign of one of these centres. It provides a sophisticated overview of the functioning of current asylum centres and the influence of the form on the asylum seekers living there. A redesign of the asylum centre in Utrecht...
master thesis 2016
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Van Rijen, E.M. (author)
The amount of one person households is rapidly growing in the Netherlands. Unfortunately solo dwellers are still disadvantaged, stigmatised and forgotten in urban design since society expects them to be in a relationship. This is exemplified by the focus on families and couples in cities and housing developments. As a result there is a lack of...
master thesis 2016
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Chen, Y. (author)
This project explores the way of developing a better green infrastructure for Toronto to meet the needs of active aging. Regarding the senior population as umbrella species, the green infrastructure is thus defined as a green matrix consists of path, edge and corridor. Each component is designed according to its design principles made by author...
master thesis 2016
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Yordanova, Y. (author)
The project deals with creating and defining 'the commons' in a South American metropolis. Bustling streets of Bogota's historic centre serve as a platform to explore the relationship between the social and physical sphere. The aim is to reveal the variety of environments that the interaction between social and physical can generate. The design...
master thesis 2016
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Van der Velden, W.L. (author)
The problems in Paraisópolis are numerous, but these are the main problems concerning water and waste. São Paulo has a climate with a wet and a dry season. During the wet season, floods occur throughout the city, including Paraisópolis. But in the dry season, the entire city suffers from drought. This drought has intensified over the last years,...
master thesis 2016
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Wanders, H.J. (author)
Preliminary research on the essence of the (changing) public domain (of Amsterdam) and characteristics of 'successful public space'. Please ask for final version if desired.
master thesis 2016
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Metzen, V.J. (author)
The project deals with the decay of the social and built environment in West Chicago. It reflects on the rise of the artificial environment, theoretical thoughts from V. GRUEN as well as the materialistic condition of the built as potential reasons for the decay in the area. The building design is a new city centre in the decentralized west of...
master thesis 2015
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Karner, M.M. (author)
Some public spaces in the Netherlands function exceptionally well and provide significant benefit to the wider society in areas such as public health, retail activity and community participation. However, the vast majority of public space does not perform as well. One example is Oude Noorden, where the public space has failed to provide a...
master thesis 2015
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Caspers, L.L.S. (author)
The project tries to anticipate on the gentrification issues in the case of Neukölln in Berlin. How to stimulate/maintain accessibility for a diversity of social groups in a central gentrifying area [in the case of Neukölln, Berlin] ? This is the main research question of the thesis. This resulted in a project that consists of a strategy for...
master thesis 2015
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Hegenwald, J.I. (author)
The project explores the future of the place of work in the city, dealing with the possibility of reimagining representative and governmental functions through architecture, while improving the experience of office workers with the space. The design assignment deals with the redesign of an existing building in The Hague. The renovated building...
master thesis 2015
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Radai, D.P. (author)
The ‘Arrival City’ (Saunders, 2010) describes a multicultural environment in Europe that creates opportunities and challenges at the same time (Wood, 2009). Sure enough, segregated, deprived neighbourhoods are a common outcome of this phenomenon. Often unplanned and uncontrolled social expansion characterised by primarily low-rent neighbourhoods...
master thesis 2015
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Nicolai, E.A.M. (author)
Nowadays various Dutch cities have a very programmatic arrangement in which sport and activity structures often are situated at the borders of the city, along highways and railroads, as mono-functional complexes and stand-alone islands enclosed by greenery. The graduation project 'Sport in Public Space' is a design research that looks for ways...
master thesis 2015
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Purwanto, Y. (author)
A planning proposal recognizing the dual identity of open space in Wihdaat, an urbanized Palestinian refugee camp which doubles as a centrality of Amman. The recognition of the dual identity allowes the inclusion of (inter)national and street scale stakeholders through their shared involvement in the activation of public space.
master thesis 2014
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Namirskaite, J. (author)
Many urban spaces during the course of time have lost their intended semantics, identities and representations, and might therefore be defined as post-spaces of various kinds, for example post-industrial, post-Soviet, post-Modernist, etc. In many cases these post-spaces require restructuring not only of their meaning and identity, but also of...
master thesis 2014
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De Zwart, S.F.T.M. (author)
This project is part of RMIT studio "Transforming Housing Heritage" and focusses on the Vogelbuurt in Carnisse, Rotterdam Zuid, a "problem area" consisting of portiek dwellings mostly owned by private owners. The title "the beads make the string - how the input of individual stakeholders can improve the quality of public space" already gives...
master thesis 2014
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Somoza, S. (author)
Research about how can public spaces facilitate interaction between people with different cultural backgrounds. The study area is Tetuán district in Madrid, Spain.
master thesis 2014
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Wei, C. (author)
Under the background of rapid and enormous urbanisation and transformation in Shenzhen, urban segregation starts to emerge due to the increasing social and spatial disparities. Low-income migrants live in urban villages and degrading work-unit compounds without adequate public facilities, while high-income groups concentrate in commodity...
master thesis 2014
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Tijmensen, A.S. (author)
The transformation of an old tram depot into a new centre for the Kinkerbuurt in Amsterdam. The tram depot became part of the public sphere and encourage people to interact, meet and learn.
master thesis 2014
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