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Homburg, M.L. (author)
The Groundfridge is a pre-fab root cellar that is installed underground, designed by Floris Schoonderbeek and produced by Weltevree. It is designed to keep fresh products like vegetables from a kitchen garden cool to increase their shelf life, without consuming energy. The Hightech Groundfridge project was initiated with the goal to research the...
master thesis 2016
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Bomhof, M. (author)
Dealing with waste in a proper way is part of the shift from a linear to a circular economy. Sorting waste is an essential step in the recycling process. Making households sort their waste is a challenge. Rotterdam is one of the lesser performing municipalities of the Netherlands. In general, high-rise households sort their waste below average,...
master thesis 2016
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Stam, C.J. (author)
The maker culture has created a dynamic in which designers are less responsible for the design and quality of the final product, but instead for the tools the consumer uses to create their own. While additive manufacturing (AM) is gaining acceptance among the general public, it is still seen as a prototyping tool instead of a high quality...
master thesis 2016
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Stam, C.J. (author)
The maker culture has created a dynamic in which designers are less responsible for the design and quality of the final product, but instead for the tools the consumer uses to create their own. While additive manufacturing (AM) is gaining acceptance among the general public, it is still seen as a prototyping tool instead of a high quality...
master thesis 2016
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Meijer, J.T. (author)
The world population is growing rapidly and guaranteeing future food security is going to be one of the challenges of the future. Current food sources that provide a complete amino acid profile include meat and various meat-products. However, these often have a high negative impact on the environment and cost a lot of resources to produce. We...
master thesis 2015
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Tas, M.I. (author)
Demographics and the increase in welfare will double the nutritional demands in the coming decades. At the same time, the amount of arable land and other resources are becoming scarce. The question of how to feed the future world population is becoming more urgent. Hydroponics, a method of growing plants without soil, could be one of the answers...
master thesis 2015
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Wagter, L.N. (author)
This thesis examines the process of smart grid development in order to optimise the resident involvement in this process. It is a case study of the project Nieuwveense Landen in Meppel with inspirational influences from other smart grid projects. Smart grid housing is the concept of locally obtaining and using energy. Energy exchange within the...
master thesis 2015
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Van Zonneveld, P.S. (author)
Hortimotion is a startup company, developing automated solutions for horticultural environments. With the robot initially being developed around the cleanligh UV light, this graduation project focussed on identifying and designing a new application for the robot. This because the focus had shifted away from the cleanlight UV light, for good...
master thesis 2015
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Aalbers, R.R.D. (author)
The use of renewable energy solutions in generating electricity constitutes an interesting option in small island regions. Current energy supply generally comes from fossil fuels and besides high costs this also contributes to high CO2 emissions. Ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) is a technology that potentially could be implemented. It...
master thesis 2015
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Van de Schoor, A.L. (author)
This report describes the design process that led to the concept of the portable power network with the name ‘Volt city’. The project is executed for the Danish startup company Volt, that currently operates mostly in the festival market. They have developed a product service system in which people can get a mobile device charger at the start of...
master thesis 2015
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Van Sinderen, M. (author)
Developing an effectuation experience through game design describes the process of developing an applied game which conveys the essence of effectuation to design students
master thesis 2015
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Akkerman, L.M. (author)
A new product development process for Blackstarbikes BV, a company in bamboo bicycles. An eco-efficient value creation method (with the use of the eco-costs/value ratio) is used to design a balance bicycle for young children.
master thesis 2015
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Kraak, K.D. (author)
The growing number of cities and people living in relative small areas results in a decrease of nature. Therefore it is time to start thinking about new ways to bring nature back to people. This happened at Natuur op je Muur, a start-up company working on a vertical gardening system for school yards to enable children to learn about the origin...
master thesis 2015
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Wong, J.Y. (author)
This project was done in conjunction with DCMR Environmental Agency of the Rijnmond and Delft University of Technology. The project started as an exploration of how citizen participation can influence and change insights for policy advice. The exploration centered around the collection of GPS data from citizens in an open and honest way, in...
master thesis 2014
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Rachyd, A. (author)
Society is changing and the government/ municipality is forced into a new role. In Rotterdam, citizen participation has already been part of the financial plan since 2010. In 2010, 3 years before the King’s speech, the executive board of the city of Rotterdam agreed on a four year financial plan to stimulate citizen initiatives in the city of...
master thesis 2014
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Boerhof, H. (author)
This master thesis assessed the development of a 25kWth sawdust burning fluidised bed reactor for the woodworking industry. This study had two major purposes: - Investigate methods to improve the intensity of the combustion process in a bubbling fluidised bed reactor in order to minimise emissions of soot, carbon monoxide and nitrous oxides -...
master thesis 2014
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Haest, K.P. (author)
Two important barriers in adopting rooftop PV are the (perceived) lack of compatibility with current (tiled) roofs and the poor aesthetics of roof-mounted PV panels. This has led to the idea of PV roof tiles, which could take away these barriers. The Delft-based company FlexSol Solutions has the unique capability of curving highly efficient...
master thesis 2014
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De Jonge, A. (author)
Ever since the first time that the term sustainable development has been used, the attention to approach design with the environment in mind has been growing and several sustainable design strategies have been developed. However, museums do not seem to follow these developments, especially when it comes to the design of (temporary) exhibitions....
master thesis 2014
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Galama, D.H. (author)
Over the last three years, the organisations activities have expanded along with its growth. Comparing literature to insights has led us to conclude that De Groene Zaak should increase strategic focus. By assessing core values, strengths and weaknesses, success factors for societal influence, trends and the market we developed a new...
master thesis 2014
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Deiman, J. (author)
Vietnam has developed very fast over the past decades and is growing both in population and economic power rapidly. Especially the march of a middle-class is pushing the consumerism to a higher level; people have more money to spend on for example luxury items and food. Private food consumption is one of the most important areas with a big...
master thesis 2014
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