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Cerra, M.M.F. (author)
On September 16th 2015, Nepal signed its new constitution, which, among others articles, claims the federalization of the country, makes the nation secular and allows freedom of expression. This event represents a milestone and a glimpse of hope after decades of internal political instability and uncertain administrations, which even led to ten...
master thesis 2017
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Van Uden, M.F.M. (author)
Socio-philosophers and architects hold very different views on the definition of the public realm/sphere, resulting in the neglecting of the critique of the first group on the latter. In this paper architectural solutions are discussed on this topic, looking first at what architectural elements stimulate the gathering in public places, secondly...
master thesis 2016
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Tichelaar, M.A.E. (author)
master thesis 2016
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Bien, M.A. (author)
master thesis 2016
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De Veen, J.J. (author)
The general aim of this essay is to better understand the effects of globalization on architecture as well as its inherent possibilities. This research has specifically been oriented on architectural attitudes towards these processes. In order to gain an understanding of globalization processes their socio-economic consequences are first...
master thesis 2014
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Chebaro, S. (author)
The thesis aims to show how culture tradition and identity are important in a country's economy and modernization. The location the project focuses in is Vrancea, a mountainous county in Romania. The problem with Vrancea is that the villages currently don't get enough benefits from the government, which doesn't provide enough economical...
master thesis 2014
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Pronk, E.M.M. (author)
High density high-rise environments have significant impact on the air quality and use of space. In Hong Kong it has resulted in poor air quality; a network of podia with supporting facilities; with a mixed cultural background of East and West. Within Hong Kong, Mong Kok is the area with the worst air quality and the least available wind....
master thesis 2014
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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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Beimin, K.A.D. (author)
The urban design and the housing designs gives an answer to affordable living, while preserving and even improving the comfort of the house and neighbourhood. The urban plan and housing designs are not only applicable on the project location Richelieu, but it can also be applied in other districts of Suriname. It can be used as a tool to create...
master thesis 2014
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Reijnen, M. (author)
Street life deals with contemporary issues in Asian new developments. It critiques the new towns and proposes a transformation to increase their livability and reconnect them to the local context - both physical and cultural.
master thesis 2014
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Van Dam, R.M. (author)
graduation work delft school of design by Renske Maria van Dam
master thesis 2013
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Cousins Wilson, T. (author)
The Polysemous mosque negotiates the dichotomy between the sacred realm and the secular multicultural city. The project positions itself in Amsterdam’s Bijlmer neighbourhood. Once a Modernist suburb, the Bijlmer has undergone generations of decay and more recently grand gentrification schemes. Acknowledging this, the project activates the...
master thesis 2013
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Bencina, T. (author)
The following paper is a description of an investigation on human connections in living environment. This topic was researched, as human beings today are more and more individualistic. Moreover, such social characteristic is highly present in Slovenian social environment, which served as a context of this investigation. Therefore, the main...
master thesis 2013
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Pitsaki, G. (author)
Create a system to re-organise public space in Kowloon City, Hong Kong - reduce the fragmentation of open spaces - connect different microcosmos to the ‘whole’ -highlight the qualities of public space the space ‘in between’ -allow the dynamics to invade Kai Tak
master thesis 2013
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Mok, T.Y. (author)
The project is an experiment of an alternative way to the current urban renewal scheme in Hong Kong under the neo-liberial market influence, and to provide, instead, a bottom-up spaces for local culture, and grass-root small businesses.
master thesis 2013
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Kuijpers, B.P.F. (author)
The design is a housing project in Shanghai. It seeks to breathe new life into the old alleyway neighbourhoods of the city, particularly the now vanishing shikumen houses. By designing a bold reinvention of the typical high-rise apartment block, Jade Well Apartments recreates the rich diversity of the alleyway street life andshould act as a...
master thesis 2013
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Hor?ák, R. (author)
Are built environments generic because of the need for changeability (flexibility)? That was the key question of the hypothetical assignment presented. Project uses the design tools of generic buildings – embedded into a grid, typical plans or systemized massing of volumes – to support specific identity of Hong Kong as leading city. The chosen...
master thesis 2012
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Wang, Q. (author)
Globalization is an inevitable trend that the whole world needs to face. Hong Kong is of course one of those global cities belonging to such a growing network. The politics of space comes in when the city needs new built environments. When people work in these spaces, they also require homes, services. In my design project, I will not do a Hong...
master thesis 2012
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Van der Stel, J.J. (author)
In the ever superlative city of Hong Kong the question has been posed of a, what if, after unification? An hypothetical redevelopment into a university city with the side effect of a morphological intervention on a new typology based university. The building is designed with the two specific research concepts in mind of a Kantian Sublime and an...
master thesis 2012
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Snyder, E. (author)
Hong Kong for me is a fascinating city; it embodies many contradictory conditions while at the same time acts as a palimpsest -- a readable, but layered, whole. The city exists as a lamination of eastern and western forces that can be seen in both the social and built environment of the city. As the city has grown and become wealthier, these...
master thesis 2012
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