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Adams, A. (author)
Introduction In order to improve people’s health worldwide, many efforts have been made in order to meet Millennium Development Goal 7c: reducing by half the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water and sanitation. Kenya is in the top ten of countries with the largest population without access to safe drinking water...
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Magerl, C.A. (author)
The project investigates the design consultancy Designit to find ways which enable them to do more sustainable design. A research at Designit Denmark and a case study was performed to gain insights into the culture of Designit as well as practical aspects of sustainable design. The result is a toolbox, which can be implemented at the website of...
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Bork, S. (author)
Interface is an international manufacturer of carpet tiles with a long history in sustainability. With its mission Zero, Interface wants to become the first company without a negative impact on the environment by the year 2020. Over the years Interface already made significant progress by means of product innovations and organizational changes....
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Veling, J.A. (author)
Sustainable Product Development (SPD) is an inevitable response to the growing awareness that current production, consumption and disposal systems are not feasible on a long term. FLEX/the INNOVATIONLAB® (Flex), a design studio with more than 20 years of experience in product design, recognizes this need and wants to include sustainability in...
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Van den Broek, M.I. (author)
In the upcoming years a few hunderds of pedestrian bridges in Rotterdam have to be replaced. At Agentschap NL and at Ingenieursbureau Gemeente-werken Rotterdam (IGWR) there is the desire to take sustainability into account when replacing pedestrian’s bridges. There was however not much information available yet about the criteria that make a...
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Kloet Juliao, Y.G. (author)
Post-Exodus or the involuntary prisoners of Architecture, is a project about corrupt well intended top-down pretentions. A project about when utopia becomes dystopia. About when the built environment becomes out of tune with experienced and desired reality. Accumulating to the point of large scale vacancy and crisis. The focus of the project...
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Van den Berg, D. (author)
Onderzoek naar de mogelijke duurzaamheidsingrepen bij het duurzaam transformeren van industrieel erfgoed. Hierbij wordt gekeken naar de motieven van de opdrachtgever om in te spelen op duurzaamheid en de haalbaarheid van duurzame transformatie. Uiteindelijk worden scenario's met bijbehorende aandachtspunten geformuleerd. - Research on possible...
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Welling, L.E. (author)
The building for the United Nations Environmental Council has an exemplary role, has to be recognizable, easily accessible, facilitate lobby, stimulate people to participate and above all radiate to the world the importance of sustainability. Since sustainability can not be confined and even more so the future interpretation of sustainability is...
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Van den Berg, M.P. (author)
"Can you keep a secret?" is about a urban design for redevelopment of the Heijplaat area, and about an architectural design to transforming the former submarine shed of the RDM into an educational center for sustainable science. The thesis is relevant to the assignment we now face: finding a way to deal with the giant built structures left to us...
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Ma, J. (author)
The building is the UN Environmental Council, the department of sustainability. Therefore the building should be sustainable itself. The building should have a clear position within the urban context of Manhattan. UNEC should also be open to the public with the measurement of the security, and also bring the nature to the new UNEC building. To...
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Bouw, K. (author)
Design of an information and research center in combination with a tidal energy machine in the Brouwersdam, an integration of architecture, civil engineering and the landschap.
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Baartmans, I.J. (author)
Sustainable construction is about a new manner of thinking. This research defines a sustainable construction process as a cyclic manner of organizing a process, opposed to the current construction process which is organized in a linear manner. The achievement of a sustainable construction process involves various obstacles. This research...
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Anholts, T.M. (author)
Designing the UN Headquarters for Sustainability in New York City.
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Hoogewerf, L. (author)
Graduation project for a new design for the United Nations Environmental Council in New York.
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Muris, V.L.C. (author)
Industrial buildings, used as warehouses or distribution centres, are characterized by large doors which are opened temporarily or for longer periods. A new technique - called Ambergy - is investigated which prevents unnecessary energy loss through open overhead doors in heated industrial halls. This technique consists of a smart coupling...
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Van Loon, A.L.L. (author)
A design for a new council for the United Nations in New York
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Stockand, E. (author)
When tasked with the assignment to design a world headquarters for sustainability and sustainable development, I was perplexed by the ambiguity of the conceptual aspect, but at the same time restrained with a comprehensive list of pragmatic requirements. Firstly, the term ‘sustainability’ is one that is vexed with different definitions,...
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Kassela, A. (author)
The centralized drinking water supply system of the Metropolitan Area of Amsterdam, operated and owned mainly by Waternet, has high performance indicators and satisfies the full demand for water in the urban grid and surrounding areas on a full cost recovery basis. Social and technological developments, stemming mainly from (i) the increasing...
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Berghuis, M.E. (author)
Based on the research to the opportunities in the civil engineering sector, there can be concluded that the amount and the types of the opportunities differs per project category. The most striking aspect in the elaboration of the different opportunities is that the most influential opportunities are (partly) driven by impacts on external...
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Ronen, L. (author)
Sustainable renovation of modern monuments in the city of Tel Aviv. An intervention to the back gardens of the Habima dwellings complex - houses for the theatre group in the 1930's.
master thesis 2013
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