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Berkien, Jens (author)
The Rhine River distributes water to more than 60 million residents, vital industries, and important agricultural sites across a total of eight countries. However, due to climate change, the availability of water resources has become increasingly dependent on seasonal supply and internal distribution (UNESCO, 2009). Moreover, extended periods of...
master thesis 2023
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Bouma, Rosemarijne (author)
In this report, fruitful combinations in solving livability problems and rain water nuisances are explored for the case study of the Schilderswijk. The importance of this combination is found in the importance of the two of them seperately. Climate proofing neighbourhoods is necessary when considering climate change which will only increase rain...
master thesis 2022
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Chen, Kuei-Tso (author)
The city of Rotterdam has a long and interesting history. It began as a small settlement on the River Rotte, at the place where the river met with the Nieuwe Maas. In 1270, the long dam was built in an attempt to reclaim the swampy land for development. In another word, since its origins, Rotterdam had to adapt to the natural circumstances of...
master thesis 2022
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Cobben, Nicolle (author)
The Netherlands is confronted with drought more and more frequently. Two of the four climate scenarios predict that summers will become drier and extreme weather such as drought will occur longer and more often. Drought is a serious problem for multiple reasons. First of all it concerns large areas. Secondly it can take long before the effects...
master thesis 2022
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Schoonderbeek, H.W.J. (author)
With a growing world population and changing climate conditions, cities have many problems to face in the future. The changing climate can affect the way we appropriate urban outdoor spaces which will affect the social sustainability in the city, so adaptation strategies in cities are necessary. Urban designers should create conditions to...
master thesis 2020
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Rooze, Daan (author)
The purpose of this thesis is to conduct research on increasing flood resilience and, albeit to a lesser extent, drought resilience of New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America. Focusing on the Orleans Lakeside sub-basin, this project builds on previous work through a joint design-engineering approach. This project seeks to address two...
master thesis 2020
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Deuskar, Jui (author)
The city of Bandung is representative of the destiny of many cities in the tropical developing world. Demand driven population influxes combined with a lack of planning and infrastructure leads to massive problems of sustainability. The city faces the twin paradoxical problems of flash floods and the chronic lack of access to drinking water....
master thesis 2019
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