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Rota, M. (author)
The World Elephant Centre tackles two problems of our time, in a global relevance framework. In fact, it is not only a typical case of global problem related to conservation of species, but also it is connected with the issue of poverty reduction in developing country. This project could be an example for similar study, being relevant for...
master thesis 2014
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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.
master thesis 2013
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Lemain, S.O. (author)
This project explores the opportunity of sustainability for Royal Haskoning (RH) to enrich its business. Reason for this study are the sounds heard that sustainability creates smaller and bigger changes in many sectors, and RH showing to be eager to aid in providing the needed technological innovation. As an engineering consultant however, RH is...
master thesis 2010
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Buinevicius, V. (author)
master thesis 2011
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Heredia, G.H. (author)
This master thesis explores and develops a sustainable footwear solution. An aesthetics approach was taken in parallel in the attempt of creating a timeless design.
master thesis 2015
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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...
master thesis 2012
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Glias, A. (author)
The goal of this thesis is to research the feasibility level of reusing existing structural concrete elements. Nowadays, a major problem that the Dutch building industry is facing is the high vacancy rate of office buildings. The available solutions for the vacant offices are transformation or demolition. Transformation is the best solution but...
master thesis 2013
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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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Noijons, A.C. (author)
This master thesis started with a personal curiosity for bio-based plastics for assumed environmental and emotional reasons and started with the question: ‘Why is not more of this material used in everyday objects?’ Environmental awareness and global warming has led to a grown interest for sustainable product development. The selection of bio...
master thesis 2009
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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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Aukema, B. (author)
Hydrogen Technology integrated in an architectural design.
master thesis 2012
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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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Muhring, G. (author)
TomTom is one of the leading firms in navigation devices. Their core business is Portable Navigation Devices (PND). The PND market is a fiercely competitive market. New products and features are launched within short periods of time. In order to stay competitive in the long run, it is crucial to look further ahead. As climate change is now an...
master thesis 2009
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Van Loon, A.L.L. (author)
A design for a new council for the United Nations in New York
master thesis 2013
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Van Ham, T.P.W. (author)
“Our” world is changing rapidly, man-made global warming, as a result of greenhouse emissions is causing more frequently extreme weather patterns such as droughts or cloudbursts. In order to change the current fossil fuel based economy, producing and emitting harmful greenhouse gasses, a transition is required from this fossil fuel based economy...
master thesis 2016
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van Ginkel, N.M. (author)
master thesis 2016
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Axpe, M. (author)
This master thesis is focused on delivering a new drinking water experience, with the aim of creating pro-environmental awareness at Into the Great Wide Open (ITGWO), a music festival based in Vlieland. Water is essential for life, and there are many problems related to it that have to be solved in order to ensure drinking water to the future...
master thesis 2013
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Padding, T.H. (author)
This graduation product contains the design for a United Nations headquarters for sustainability and environmental issues. This project aims to be a statement: the world needs a leading actor that is able to broadcast an unambigous and authoritative message on sustainability. The building that should be placed adjecent to the United Nations...
master thesis 2011
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Blauwhoff, D. (author)
This thesis is the final project as part of the master study Integrated Product Design at Delft University of Technology. In collaboration with Utrecht University, this project researches the development of mycelium based materials. Fungal mycelium is an interesting emerging material, that requires further research and development, both on the...
master thesis 2016
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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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