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Wadhwa, S. (author)
High moisture content of kitchen waste makes it unsustainable for it to be transported and incinerated. In comparison, composting at home is a much more sustainable option, upcycling waste into rich compost odourlessly. However, it is inaccessible for apartment dwellers in urban areas in the Netherlands due to space limitations. Vermicomposting...
master thesis 2015
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Wout, P.A.W. (author)
CONTEXT Today’s overconsumption of clothes harms the environment and the people involved in the production. Although (clothing) consumption plays an essential role in society and therefore could not be eliminated, an improvement could be made by: Preventing people from buying items they will not wear. Preventing the industry from producing...
master thesis 2015
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Verhoeff, M. (author)
The primary objective of a defense aviation operator or air force, is to maximize its continued readiness to successfully perform military flight operations, whenever and wherever the home state or international community calls for it. In order to maintain a satisfactory level of operational readiness, air forces need to ensure that sufficient...
master thesis 2015
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Gruodyte, B. (author)
master thesis 2015
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Geboers, E. (author)
A research into greening the desert with seawater which proposes the construction of a seawater infrastructure in which seawater is separated into fresh water and salt. The fresh water is used for growing crops in greenhouses, the salt is used for creating architecture. The developed typology is that of a salt factory in which salt building...
master thesis 2015
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Vos, R. (author)
The thesis is a research driven design study of a multiple floor/"high-rise" building with a structure of Laminated Guadua bamboo in Guayaquil Ecuador. Dealing with earthquakes, context, structure and sustainability issues. The Thesis is strongly oriented to structure, the industry and the state of the industry itself but always driven by...
master thesis 2015
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Casaburi, M. (author)
The design focuses on establishing a connection between the technical aspects characterizing innovative strategies for building upgrade with an approach based on phenomenology. This methodology is characterized by the more intangible goal to create a new "intensified atmosphere", a new feeling in the existing context derived by a transformation...
master thesis 2015
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De Vos, T.B. (author)
Bachelorthesis waar de maatschappelijke acceptatie van de energie opslagtechniek compressed air energy storage (CAES) is onderzocht met behulp van Structural Equation Modeling. CAES kan als opslagtechniek bijdragen aan het verhelpen van de variabiliteit en onvoorspelbaarheid van een duurzame energievoorziening. Bij CAES wordt elektriciteit in de...
bachelor thesis 2015
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Dijkstra, A.M. (author)
For the design of the EventHUB a research was done on the possibilities for renewable onsite power production for temporary outdoor events. The research concluded that flexible PV cells were an interesting possibility and were here for used as starting point for the architectural design. During the design process the integration of the PV cells...
master thesis 2015
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Diepens, T. (author)
Optimization in engineering could and should be used for more than just optimizing performance of mechanisms. In a world with growing environmental pressure and increasing scarcity of materials, thinking about how we could make better use of materials becomes more and more important. This is where optimization could be used to make sure...
master thesis 2015
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Zarmpis, M. (author)
Existing historic buildings, remnants of a past long gone are often still highly operational in our time, most likely at the expense of the environment. Without interventions, their energy performance is outdated – provided they are used in a contemporary way - and they contribute to the over-consumption of energy and the increase of greenhouse...
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Knaap, P.J. (author)
master thesis 2015
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Kruizinga, J. (author)
Design for Life underlines the key-role of the architect in contributing to life. Life meaning both the functioning of life systems as well as the quality of life. It shows that, even though architects tend to mainly focus on practical and technical solutions, contributing to the quality of life is evenly essential for it creates the opportunity...
master thesis 2015
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Koster, M. (author)
Money is an essential technology used by many people around the globe every day. It is beneficial for efficient trade and saving. The aim of this graduation is to design money. A positive impact on the environmental is made with the design of a so called community currency. In the economy we stumble upon limits which the market cannot easily...
master thesis 2015
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Doolaard, J.M. (author)
In 2013 Delft signed the E-deal, an Energy-deal in which is stated that the city Delft needs to be energy neutral in 2050. TU Delft is one of the organisations that joined the challenge as well. This was the starting point of this graduation project. This master thesis presents the design process of the IDE Energy Challenge Network, a network...
master thesis 2015
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Veenboer, D.P. (author)
Agrolab India focuses on the design of a small-scale aquaponic farming system targeted at urban dwellers in India. Aquaponics is the combined culture of fish and plants in a recirculating, symbiotic system. The term aquaponics derives from the words aquaculture (the raising of aquatic animals for food) and hydroponics (the process of growing...
master thesis 2015
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Omanette, S. (author)
To achieve the goal of Chicago to become the most sustainable city in the country, they need to introduce a recycle-industry. A recycling industry in the South of Chicago gives the neighborhood and city the advantage of the valuable economic revitalization strategies that are present in the recycling industry, the use of recycling initiatives to...
master thesis 2015
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Smits, E. (author)
Sustainable energy brings us not only advantages, but some problems as well. This research is an exploration to the problem on our energy infrastructure and comes with a proposal of solving this problem with architecture.
master thesis 2014
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Van der Kooi, M.J. (author)
Business premises for governmental and non-governmental business supporting green development of Paris + Information centre for the Parisien inhabitants. Redesign of an old warehouse next to Canal Saint Martin, which contributes to the plan to make Paris a greener and healthier city.
master thesis 2014
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Chattoraj, B. (author)
There are two important perspectives in Green ICT (Green Information & Communication Technology). First, is the Primary Level Segment (PLS) which deals with minimizing the negative impact of ICT use on environment and greening the ICT infrastructure of an organization [4]. Second, is the High Level Segment (HLS) which uses ICT as an enabler to...
master thesis 2014
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