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Cavallo, R. (author), Harteveld, M.G.A.D. (author), Kuijper, J.A. (author)
book chapter 2020
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Ubarevičienė, R. (author)
This paper analyses the development of city systems in the Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania). These countries have experienced a shift from the relatively isolated realm of the Soviet Union to the European Union, one of the most liberal economies in the world. The aim of this paper is to analyse how the transition from a centrally...
journal article 2018
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Juan, Andrew (author), Gori, Avantika (author), Sebastian, Antonia (author)
In this study, we compare the ability of two riverine flood control approaches: channelization and stream preservation/setbacks, to alleviate the adverse impacts of rapid urbanization. To study the effects of structural intervention and urban development on the evolution of the floodplain, we have chosen two neighboring urban watersheds in...
journal article 2020
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Haffner, M.E.A. (author), Hulse, Kath (author)
The literature on housing affordability has grown rapidly since Hulchanski [1995, p. 489. The concept of housing affordability: six contemporary uses of the housing expenditure-to-income ratio. Housing Studies, 10(4), 471–491] declared that housing researchers should avoid using the term since it is not a robust concept and measurement often...
journal article 2019
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Barthel, Stephan (author), Isendahl, Christian (author), Vis, Benjamin N. (author), Drescher, Axel (author), Evans, Daniel L. (author), van Timmeren, A. (author)
Global urbanization and food production are in direct competition for land. This paper carries out a critical review of how displacing crop production from urban and peri-urban land to other areas – because of issues related to soil quality – will demand a substantially larger proportion of the Earth’s terrestrial land surface than the...
journal article 2019
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Somé, Robyne (author)
Burkina Faso is a developing country that is in a demographic transition. Its diverse population with dozens of ethnic groups, each with its own values and traditions, is growing at an extreme rate and exemplifies the phenomenon of rapid urbanization. However, the current social housing programs exclude more than 50% of the population, living...
master thesis 2019
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Pel, J.H. (author)
In an age of ever increasing urbanization with massive migrations from the countryside to the city, Asia is at a cross roads. 'The Wall' is a masterplan for the city Chengdu in the West of China. It is based on public transport. It is an urban strategy which densifies the existing city edge, thereby re-establishing the contrast between city and...
master thesis 2012
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Viscaal, J.H. (author)
The aim of this research is to find an answer on the question of how we should deal with situations where there has been a very large expansion -which results in a shifting gravity point- and we have to search for densification opportunities within existing urban areas. In these situations the new basis of the housing area at the edge of the...
master thesis 2010
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Snellenberg, S.R. (author)
The studio of Global Housing engages with pressing dwelling issues in developing territories dealing with the rapid growth in urbanized areas. For this subject the studio aims to investigate design methods and strategies to provide housing for the urban poor in the developing territory of Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. Within the research...
master thesis 2015
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Chen, M. (author)
This thesis is a specific design and research project of the in-between cities area in Hsinchu metropolitan area, Taiwan. The aim is looking for a sustainable development strategy for the metropolitan area where is under highly urbanization and conurbation process. The main approach is using the analysis of governmental plans, regional contexts...
master thesis 2008
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Rashidi, A.R. (author)
The rapid development of the ‘New Silk Road’ involves Tashkent – the site of where the graduation studio BT operates– and simultaneously affects the socio-political context of architecture. In fact, in the case of Tashkent interesting urban scenarios emerges from this process of urbanization. Tashkent is no longer a historical centric city from...
master thesis 2020
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De Jonge, D.J. (author)
Research | Guidelines for an Adaptable Community Center The research focuses on the transition of a so-called community center that has to adapt to several conditions in several chosen phases. Since the transitional community shelter is an entire separate structure that should function as an education and community center, and is designed and...
master thesis 2013
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Sui, Xinxin (author)
With rapid urbanization, Low Impact Development (LID) is promoted as an alternative to Conventional Drainage (CD), seeking a natural solution for current urban water problems. The positive effects of LID were the main theme of recent LID researches, but this project aims to deeply explore the hidden troubles about the extreme peak runoffs...
master thesis 2019
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Yanakieva, Kalina (author)
The paper investigates the power-relations that define the urbanization of an Extra-Statecraft zone, process them in a phenomenological view of the indigenous people in the case-study of Gwadar, Pakistan. Criticizing the monotonous manner with which the zone Deterritorializes and diminishes existing practices within a context, to argue for the...
master thesis 2021
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Bracken, G. (author)
review 2019
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