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Dikmans, Sophie (author)
The aging population and the policy changes regarding long-term care pose a challenge for dwelling design. Our current way of building is too focused on privacy, comfort, and individualism, which exacerbates loneliness for this vulnerable target group. This graduation project therefore investigated in what way architecture can stimulate the...
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Boumann, Quinten (author)
Amsterdam is like many other cities facing several problems in the coming future. For my graduation project especially two project are important.

Firstly, our food system is under a lot of pressure. Worldwide we are not able to feed the global population. On a smaller scale the population of cities is growing due to urbanization. The...
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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.

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...
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van Iwaarden, Jarno (author)
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van den Brink, Terrie (author)
The design of this family friendly building complex in the city center of Amsterdam is the result of the Dutch Housing graduation studio, Stronghold Amsterdam 2017 - 2018. This project focusses on the city living of Amsterdam, where high density and future orientation are very important.

There is an increasing amount of young families...
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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...
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Stegeman, Judith (author)
More families prefer living in the city, as the city has to offer social networks and facilities close by. Whereas before families left to the suburban areas, they now become city families. This development is attractive for the city, as city families offer liveliness and have a good influence on the economics. However, the city has no suitable...
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Dai, Chenxi (author)
As one of the most important and attractive city in Europe, Amsterdam has seen a great growth of its residents in the recent years. How to offer enough houses for the new arrivals will be a continuous question for the managers of the city. The densification process has already started. Wasted lands like abandoned houses and old industrial areas...
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Daynovich, Yana (author)
The aim of the thesis is to research how the workspace typology could change in distant future of 2050 in Amsterdam under the influence of immersive technologies, such as Virtual and Augmented reality. Such aspects as influence of technologies on company structures, space organization and program of a building are deeply investigated. The design...
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Borowska, Agnieszka (author)
Amsterdam is an expanding city, Strategy planning for 2040 emphasises especially the potential for population number increase and significant economic growth. The city has also a very high aspiration for being innovative and sustainable in every area of the development. The transformation of the city is connected strongly with global changes in...
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de Groene, Lisa (author)
I did my graduation project at the master track Dutch Dwelling, Architecture. The studio describes the graduation assignment as following: “The task in the Dutch Housing Graduation Studio is to design a housing project that fits in a scenario of your own making for the future of Amsterdam. Behind the brief for an apartment building lie the...
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Brouwer, Lennart (author)
In de huidige maatschappij worden producten na hun levensduur als afval gezien. Er wordt met een zodanig hoge snelheid een grote hoeveelheid afval geproduceerd dat dit niet op een natuurlijke manier verwerkt kan worden. Dit resulteert in mogelijke schade voor het milieu en de gezondheid van mensen. Deze situatie vraagt om een nieuwe benadering...
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van Oers, Anna (author)
Citizens in 2050 will face a scala of mental health problems. Future unemployment caused by automation of jobs will evoke the lack of feeling a purpose or feeling useful for society. This will especially be the case for the lower-educated and less wealthy part of the population. Living in a city that will get denser and denser, the population...
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Eisma, Eric (author)
The Zuidoost district is divided in mono-functional zones, such as housing in the Bijlmer and Holendrecht area and working in the Amstel III area. The Upcycling Centre Zuidoost will connect both sides in the future of 2050 in a physical, social and economic way. This is done by creating a building that becomes the driver of the circular economy....
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Hulsman, Tom (author)
With technology dependent on electricity increasingly pervading our everyday life the access to energy becomes a driver for our general development and wellbeing. While the access to energy seems as something trivial there is a growing number of people which are unable to pay their electricity bills and are disconnected from the energy grid....
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Schouten, Nico (author)
The way the western society currently treats waste is hazardous and can threaten not only the public health but also (very delicate) eco systems. Annually over 87 million tonnes of plastic are being produced. Only 2 % is reintroduced into the original purpose. The rest of this plastic is downcycled, landfilled, burned or leaked into the...
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Rissik, Lisanne (author)
Amsterdam is densifying and is expected to grow to over one million inhabitants by 2050. The densification arise questions about the implications of the pressure on the existing urban fabric, like the public space, but also the urban responsibility of public health. Altogether, how can a densified public space stimulate healthy behavior in terms...
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Boomars, Sjoerd (author)
Amsterdam Overamstel is a site in rapid transition from an area which is anno 2018 mainly focused on low value commercial spaces and infrastructure. Especially this infrastructure has a fragmenting effect on the location. These fragments do not have clear connections and a hierarchy inbetween. Combined with the planned densification this could...
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Parênt, Anne (author)
My graduation project is about how elderly can continue to live independently for as long as possible, even when the demand for care eventually increases.
During the research, the following questions were adressed:
- Which (design) criteria make sure that people do not know when they have to go out for life?
- How can dwellings,...
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van Faassen, Babette (author)
This project is motivated by voice of the citizens of Amsterdam who fight the destructive monster called gentrification. The research prior to the design deals with complexity on different urban and architectural scale levels. The design proposes contra reaction against the culturally negative side effects of gentrification of the city centre of...
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