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Lopez Triguero, A.M. (author)
The thesis explores the potential of recycling textiles to be used as a solution for disaster relief in winter areas. The followed process is a systematic method where the required areas are researched, to finally achieve three potential solutions. The firs solution is a scarf with a hood sewed into it. It can be wrapped around the neck, and it...
master thesis 2012
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Olberts, I.L. (author)
The United Nations Environmental Council will be the needed new center for sustainability in the world and has the task to deal with sustainability problems like waste, energy and biodiversity on a global level. The program of demands asks for an “icon of sustainability” on the plot of the United Nations Headquarters. In order to build...
master thesis 2014
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Van Hoorn, B. (author)
Creating a platform to inspire collaboration and communicate sustainable solutions in a sustainable street called the Street of the Future.
master thesis 2011
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Lee, H.Y. (author)
master thesis 2014
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Verhoeven, J. (author)
The design for a new United Nations Environmental Council on the current plot of the UN in Manhattan, New York.
master thesis 2012
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Tamak, Robin (author)
Sustainability within Project Management practice is a new and challenging territory. The current project management practice within the construction industry, particularly highway construction has not yet fully embraced sustainability. Recent literature shows a relation between project success and sustainability. Project success comprises of...
master thesis 2017
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Loer, F. (author)
The lobby of the Metropole, a habitable bridge in Rotterdam In our mobilized epoch considered as the network era, hubs are crucial devices for the orchestration of our cities. Road and building mediate in the quality of our cityscapes like the Randstad in which we live as continuous commuters. The habitable bridge is used as the ultimate...
master thesis 2013
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Buquet, R. (author)
This thesis explores different perspectives on the added value of data and data visualizations in context management practices and argues that organizations can have a valuable role in the space between bottom-up and top-down approaches, as individuals’ lack of control over a context becomes an opportunity for encouragement of a sense of...
master thesis 2016
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Huisman, Alex (author)
The current interpretation of sustainability is rather ego centric. We tend to view sustainability as a tool to merely satisfy our own needs for esteem while the bigger picture is often placed in the background. This unconscious and unintended (mis)usage of sustainability is completely wrong and should be changed. Sustainability should become...
master thesis 2018
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Bakkes, Jamie (author)
I did my graduation project at the master track Dutch Dwelling, Architecture. The studio focuses on the future city and its densification.<br/><br/>Amsterdam has a shortage of affordable houses for starters. During the crisis Amsterdam has hardly built new dwelling projects. At the same time Amsterdam has become increasingly popular in recent...
master thesis 2018
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Loppies, W.W. (author)
Since the beginning of industrial evolution, industrialization has created a dominating unilateral production- and consumption model. This one-way model of production, also described as a linear model, encompasses a ‘take, make, waste’ pattern in which natural resources are extracted from the Earth, manufactured into goods, used and eventually...
master thesis 2015
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Looman, J. (author)
Graduation project in the Strategic Design Development studio of a conference building with offices for a new council in the United Nations Organisation. In this design a separation is made between the public functions and the offices. The offices are located in the tower, this tower is an energy tower. An natural ventilation system in...
master thesis 2011
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Van der Voort, M. (author)
This master thesis is about the car retail industry of the Netherlands. The goal of this master thesis is to adjust the decision making process of consumers that are buying a car in a way that sustainability, new developments and an improved vision on mobility is taking into account. The current retail channel does not meet the needs of today's...
master thesis 2009
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Braendstrup, Cecilia (author)
There is currently increasing interest in making a transition towards a circular economy, to improve resource efficiency and to reduce harmful emissions to the environment. The European Union adopted a Circular Economy package in 2015, while the Dutch government introduced a programme to achieve a circular economy by 2050. The construction...
master thesis 2017
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Verbraaken, A. (author)
A 68 meter high sustainable university building and a discovery museum on the topic of sustainable energy.
master thesis 2010
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Pandaravila Biju, Atul (author)
Daylighting is the immediate exploitation of solar energy in the form of nat-<br/>ural lighting and plays an integral role in minimizing the energy footprint<br/>of a building. Smart daylighting enables us to design buildings that provide<br/>comfort and energy savings.<br/><br/>This work proposes a dynamic facade system for buildings which aims...
master thesis 2017
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Mc Gaffney, Ryan (author)
Manali, the second largest urban settlement in The Kullu Valley, is a major tourist destination in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The town is made up of two setlements, Old Manali and New Manali. The original settlement of Old Manali is located high in the hills above New Manali and has an urban morphology which<br/>has been built up slowly over...
master thesis 2018
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Beerkens, Thijs (author)
Repair was once a common act. With increased product diversity and complexity, a scarcity and obsolescence of spare parts is making repair increasingly difficult and economically unviable. The result is an accelerated turnover of manufactured goods, which are more often replaced than repaired. As products are discarded, embedded materials and...
master thesis 2017
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Fakkert, S.C.M. (author)
Within the context of growing concerns about oil supply security and greenhouse gas emissions, both the aviation and petrochemical sector are exploring alternative feedstocks for the production of jet fuel and chemicals, respectively. In that light, research into bio-based jet fuels (biojet fuel) and bio-based chemicals has been accelerating in...
master thesis 2016
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Blom, Tess (author)
This research has two major purposes: (1) to design a roadmap for the energy transition towards energy neutrality of the built environment for the city Delft, with technical interventions, based on local potentials, integrated at all scales of the city and (2) to develop a general approach that can be applied to other Dutch municipalities. The...
master thesis 2018
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