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Brinksma, H. (author)
Homes are renovated a number of times during their lifespan. Although we can regard each of these renovations as new, it is more prudent to implement a future-proof solution to renovation.

The purpose of this study is to gain an insight into how future-proof renovation solutions are for homes built between 1975 and 1991 that are...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Sanders, F.C. (author)
More and more residents’ groups in the Netherlands are undertaking collective initiatives for sustainable energy optimalisation. This is the result of growing environmental awareness, decreasing government intervention and increasing civil initiative. However, the contribution to the national move towards sus-tainability is, according to the...
doctoral thesis 2014
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Mota, N.J.A. (author)
This dissertation examines architectural operations developed from the 1950s through the 1980s that challenged modernity’s “anxiety of contamination” and that have negotiated the boundaries between the realm of the individual and the social, the expert and the mass men, the local and the universal, modernity and the vernacular. The central...
doctoral thesis 2014
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Mlecnik, E. (author)
In previous years we have seen a recognition of the significant potential that exists for reducing energy use through innovation in residential buildings. This study investigates innovation challenges and identifies opportunities that could lead to a rapid increase in the adoption of highly energy-efficient housing concepts, particularly that of...
doctoral thesis 2013
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Van der Heijden, H.M.H. (author)
West European housing systems in a comparative perspective gives an overview of the results of almost 20 years of international comparative housing research, carried out at OTB Research Institute for the Built Environment of the Delft University of Technology. Attention is paid to methodological aspects, the development of differences and...
doctoral thesis 2013
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Makasa, P.L.K. (author)
doctoral thesis 2010
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Beerepoot, W.M.C. (author)
The passing by the European Parliament of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) in 2003 obliges all European member states to implement energy regulations for buildings based on the concept of energy performance by the year 2009 ultimately. Given the importance of the development of innovations in energy technology, and a...
doctoral thesis 2007
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Hasselaar, E. (author)
Occupants in air-tight houses and with poorly maintained mechanical ventilation systems have stimulated the study of health hazards of housing. Five hundred houses were inspected, to diagnose the relation between lay-out, construction, technical services, interior decorations and potential indoor air pollution or problems with noise and safety....
doctoral thesis 2006
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Koffijberg, J.J. (author)
What can the political-administrative management of a government ministry do in order to bring about a substantial policy change? Public policy is shaped in networks that are characterized by pluriformity of actors, interests, perceptions, and resources, and by mutual instead of unilateral dependence among the actors. Uncertainty is high and...
doctoral thesis 2005
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Klunder, G. (author)
doctoral thesis 2005
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De Jonge, T. (author)
doctoral thesis 2005
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