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Smit, Kai (author)
The dispenser project focused on developing an external vision for a dispenser range for the future washroom in office buildings, retirement homes, and hotels. The project resulted in a foldable dispenser that reduces sustainable impact by decreasing its volume during transport. Another part was wrapping the dispenser to let end customers be...
master thesis 2017
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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...
master thesis 2018
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Stoop, M. (author)
The goal of this project is to develop a concept for the next generation of Greentom products that is more sustainable than their current product line by applying Circular Economy. The result will be a child buggy, which is optimised to be produced, assembled, re-used, repaired, refurbished and recycled in Europe by Greentom. In other words: can...
master thesis 2017
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Fattah, Jino (author)
Cities are attracting people increasingly because of the work opportunities, universities and wide range of facilities. It is estimated that the world population will grow up to 10 billion people by 2050 with the majority living in cities. In Europe 80% of the population will live in cities by that time (Food and Agriculture Organization of the...
master thesis 2019
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Ares Moreno, Alejandra (author)
Due to the environmental awareness of the last decades, the concept of Green Port is introduced and used regularly. Nevertheless, an agreed-upon definition does not exist, leading to the rise of questions about what they are and how to develop them. For that reason, the aim of this research is to analyze and define what a Green Port is and to...
master thesis 2018
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zum Felde, Mona (author), Hörmann, Beke-Marleen (author)
The biggest city of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, faces increasing flood<br/>risk, causing frequent sickness, loss of life, and widespread damage<br/>to property. Dar es Salaam is one of the fastest growing cities in the<br/>world. More than 70% of the residents live in informal settlements.<br/>Many of them are located in flood prone areas like...
master thesis 2018
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Van der Ploeg, M.J. (author)
Architectural Design of the Environment council that is added to the existing United Nations plot in Manhattan New York. The building is an icon for preserving a green world. It represents its main goal in propagating for more sustainability.
master thesis 2011
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Castelein, Lisanne (author)
The circular economy is a muchdiscussed topic. In recent years it became clear that scarcity of resources, pollution and landfill will make circularity inevitable in the near future.To achieve this major changes should be made in the built environment and the building sector, as the built environment is currently mostly organized in a linear way...
master thesis 2018
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Solarino, Laura (author)
The European Union has approved the Energy Performance of Building Directive, requesting all new building to be near Zero Energy by 2020. This has created challenges and opportunities in the building sector, encouraging the creation of new solutions, which are both energy efficient and environmental friendly. Between many possible explored...
master thesis 2018
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Slob, C. (author), Mohammadi, S. (author)
Our society and economy are constantly changing. In spite of this the demands and wishes of users also changes. Most of the current building stock is developed as mono-functional buildings to fulfil the demand at a particular moment. They are not designed for the lifespan in which they are functional. Because of their shortcomings in...
master thesis 2010
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Dorst, Felix (author)
A design strategy for an temporary Olympic arena optimized for a post-event use in steel construction has been researched. Three strategies have been considered, namely relocation, adaptation en up-cycling. A research by design was conducted with a parametric model, where two optimized designs have been compared. Applying several reuse...
master thesis 2018
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Stuik, Amy (author)
Design for adaptive reuse of the Maassilo in Rotterdam within the graduation studio of Heritage and Architecture. This design focusses on creating physical and social connections with an integrated sustainable design.
master thesis 2018
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de Ridder, Else (author)
Sustainability is becoming more important in numerous industries, including healthcare. Action to achieve sustainability is undertaken by various means, such as the Green Deal Healthcare. Several tools exist that can assess the environmental impact of a certain industry or company, but no tools exist that aid in actively lowering this...
master thesis 2018
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Höfte, Vincent (author)
The global energy demand is increasing as a result of population growth and increased wealth standards. The share of local renewable energy supply is also increasing, driven by the urge to mitigate climate problems.<br/><br/>Residential energy demand and renewable energy supply are both intermittent; the demand profile depends on several aspects...
master thesis 2018
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Fongers, T.S. (author)
A case study research was executed to determine how Rijkswaterstaat can improve the current way of implementing sustainability into its construction and maintenance projects. Deficiencies and plus-points of the current approach were identified and recommendations are formulated to resolve the deficiencies. The recommendations are based on best...
master thesis 2010
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Puppels, M. (author)
This is the design of a new council to be added to the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The assignment is established to solve the problem of the unclear defenition and character of sustainability. This building will give a clear authority on sustainability towards governments, companies and the people. It will show direction towards a...
master thesis 2012
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Martin, Guido (author)
Affordable ecological living on a post industrial site.
master thesis 2017
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Lazar, Lorena (author)
Following the model of collective farming of the Soviet Union, Romania’s agricultural sector was transformed during communism in Agricultural Cooperatives for Production. In the period 1949 – 1962, the country’s agricultural land was collectivized in such state-owned cooperations. The project ended up failing and leaving the country’s sector of...
master thesis 2018
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Orlini, Fabio (author)
The following thesis report carried out together with the company Roger Bacon and the Delft University of Technology illustrates the process and the outcomes of the graduation project. Roger Bacon is a Dutch start-up that has developed an unique process to design tailormade 3D printed eyewear. The graduation project has the goal of...
master thesis 2017
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Gupta, Arushi (author)
Arsenic contamination of groundwater in Bangladesh is one of the largest naturally occurring groundwater calamity in South Asia. The rural people, about 64% of the population (104 million people) suffer the most from this grand challenge as they are still heavily dependent on groundwater based tubewells which are arsenic contaminated. Government...
master thesis 2018
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