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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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Zhu, P. (author)
Since the mid-20th century, the Chinese government in collaboration with various governmental petroleum authorities, first with the Ministry of Petroleum and later with state-owned companies, has transformed the built environment on multiple levels, creating interrelated infrastructures and production sites, installing refineries and...
conference paper 2018
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van Bruggen, Anne (author)
Coherent responses to wicked problems such as climate change require a new way of doing science and tools to give insight into the transformation of large-scale socio-technical systems. Simulation models support transformative processes by offering a simplified version of reality and a boundary object that unites stakeholders around a simplified...
master thesis 2017
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Tijsma, Lara (author)
The reduction of waste materials is an important step towards a more circular economy. Within the mattress industry, the focus on sustainability and recycling has increased substantially over the last few years. In the Netherlands and a few other European countries the recycling of mattresses is strongly encouraged or made mandatory by local and...
master thesis 2017
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Brinksma, H. (author)
Homes are renovated a number of times during their lifespan. Although we can regard each of these renovations as new, it is more prudent to implement a future-proof solution to renovation.

The purpose of this study is to gain an insight into how future-proof renovation solutions are for homes built between 1975 and 1991 that are...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Vogelzang, Marco (author)
Context – The stricter regulations on energy-efficient developments to prevent climate change and resource depletion, the expected rising energy prices and hence the rising monthly living costs for households, the changing process in urban area development, the demand for housing in the western part of the Netherlands and the increasing...
master thesis 2017
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Shinde, Rhythima (author)
More than 200 million Indians are without electricity, and the majority lies in the rural areas, where the central grid fails to reach due to unreliable distribution and inconsistent terrain. The solutions that reach include majorly, decentralized energy resources via solar micro-grids, or solar home systems. New projects of energy sharing are...
master thesis 2017
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Boot, Maaike (author)
This report is the result of a graduation project at the TU Delft, Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. The assignment was commissioned by Eneco Group, with the aim to increase the adoption of the electric car among private consumers.

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Over past decades, the electric car has received an increasing amount of...
master thesis 2017
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Kommer, Wout (author)
The ECO coin is a new currency that values sustainable behaviour. This projects aim was to integrate the ECO coin into the festival environment, emphasizing on the users needs. Finally a system was created which allows users to trace their impact, teaches them about sustainability and fits their festival needs.
master thesis 2017
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Benjamens, Lies (author)
On 12 December 2015 in Paris, 195 countries reached the World’s first climate agreement within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to reduce greenhouse gases emissions. At present, consumers are expecting companies to operate responsibly to address social and environmental issues (59% of global consumers have...
master thesis 2017
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Bronstring, wieger (author)
Within architecture there is and always has been a relationship between the dichotomy of the permanent and the temporary. Over the centuries this has been investigated leading to thought provoking observations and descriptions such as Aldo Rossis's 'The Architecture of the City' and John Habraken’s 'Bearer and Infill'. If we consider 'a monument...
master thesis 2017
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Verton, Marlinde (author)
A growth in the Dutch food retail is observed. People eat and drink significantly more. 50% of all food is bought in supermarkets and every day over 4 million people in the Netherlands buy their groceries in the supermarket (Rabobank, 2016) (CBL, 2016). However, the current supermarket cannot exist in the future. In its current state, it faces...
master thesis 2017
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Giouri, Evina (author)
Zero energy high rise buildings aim for a more sustainable urban environment, by reducing energy use demand, producing energy from renewable systems, but at the same time maintaining high thermal comfort levels. This research aims to implement a new integrated strategy, by means of an integrated optimization of various design variables of a high...
master thesis 2017
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Evertzen, Mark (author)
Thirty-one percent of all the energy used in the Netherlands is used by households. Considering the fact that it is technically easily possible to built energy neutral dwellings this quite big percentage. But with the speed we are currently constructing houses, we will build less than 10 percent of the currently existing building stock in the...
master thesis 2017
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Andrade, Joana B. (author), Bragança, Luís (author)
Sustainability concerns are in all sectors’ agendas, and building industry is not an exception. Sustainable design should both, reduce the environmental impact caused by buildings throughout their life cycle and positively contribute to people’s well-being by addressing and being adaptable to their needs. There is the need for an early design...
conference paper 2017
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Pacheco, J. (author), de Brito, J. (author), Chastre, C. (author), Evangelista, L. (author)
This paper investigates whether the model uncertainty of reinforced recycled aggregate concrete (RAC) beams subjected to bending differs from that of reinforced natural aggregate concrete (NAC) beams. An introductory remark concerning the importance of the codification of RAC structural design is made and notions concerning model uncertainties...
conference paper 2017
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Villacis Morales, J.D. (author)
The European Union has set its goal to produce at least 20 percent of the gross final consumption of energy from renewable energy sources by the year 2020. This ambitious measurement was taken to reduce the anthropogenic GHG emissions in order to mitigate the consequences of climate change. The economic and technical oriented strategies to...
master thesis 2017
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Maragakis, A. (author)
There is a growing public expectation that universities should start focusing on delivering sustainability. The topic of sustainability in higher education has gathered a significant amount of interest from students, academics, governments and international organizations.

With a plethora of declarations, initiatives, marketing and...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Huijbregts, R.A. (author)
master thesis 2017
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