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YANG, Jinwei (author)
This paper explores the balance between heritage values and new identities in the redesign of 20th-century Dutch shopping mall skins. The skin of a building plays a crucial role in its external identity and communicates its history, style, and cultural context. Shopping malls, in particular, require constant redesign to keep up with changing...
master thesis 2023
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Ning, Jinghua (author)
Effective planning and control are crucial for the successful delivery of engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) projects, which are characterized by complex organizational structures, interdependent activities, overlapping phases, and a large number of disciplines and participants. However, project uncertainty, including the lack of...
master thesis 2022
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Kolman, Stephan (author)
The Netherlands is in de midst of an energy transition, 7 million households and 1 million buildings that are currently poorly insulated and heated by natural gas must be transformed into well-insulated buildings and heated with a sustainable heat source. The government encourages homeowners to make their home more sustainable by providing...
master thesis 2022
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VARGHESE, ZACHARIAH KIRAN (author)
Recently, the construction industry has been confronted with changing regulations, especially with the advent of sustainability goals and circular economy ambitions. The Dutch government wants to accomplish its ambitious initial objective of using 50% fewer primary resources by 2030. Further, by 2050, the goal is to have a waste-free economy...
master thesis 2022
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Schouws, Tim (author)
In 2018, a new standard was released for daylight in buildings: EN 17037. This is the first standard for daylight in buildings for Europe. In the Netherlands it will replace the NEN 2057. The determination method for daylight provision for EN 17037 is based on internal illuminance. Additional ambitions for the design quality factors: view,...
master thesis 2022
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Wijnands, Gerrit (author)
Despite its importance for the functioning of society, the building environment is a major contributor the global GHG emissions. Although there is an increasing attention for the transition towards sustainability, this sector seems to struggle in realising this transition. As a result, environmental conditions are still exceeding (some of the)...
master thesis 2021
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Altena, Robert (author)
In the Netherlands, almost half of the energy supplied to households is used for space heating. Since natural gas supplies heating fuel to almost 95% of residential buildings Dutch municipalities have to investigate the possibilities of diversifying their heating infrastructure in order to comply with government environmental goals. Possible...
master thesis 2020
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Viller, Lyubov (author)
Hell’s Kitchen West is currently transforming from former manufacturing to residential district however at the moment the quality of the living environment is far from being sufficient. The transition is done in a very hasty way and rezoning has a fragmentary character, some blocks have been already rezoned into residential and new high-rise...
master thesis 2020
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Georgiou, Sarantis (author)
This thesis elaborates on a theoretical, epistemological and design research framework for the possibility of an operative synthesis of, on the one hand, climate-related risk management (primarily, flood exposure from multiple source, i.e. sea level rise and coastal/tidal flooding, fluvial flooding and pluvial flooding) and, on the other, the...
master thesis 2019
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Xie, Hai (author)
This thesis looks into the architectural experience of waiting, in order to understand the fundamental, architectural problems of waiting space. It consists of two processes - research and design - that intertwine with and responds to each other. The research is an analysis of waiting through philosophy and architectural projects. The design...
master thesis 2019
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Campo Antico, Giuseppe (author)
The projects aims at implementing the use of fabric formwork as an alternative method to renovate existing buildings. As a case study the technique proposed in the research was applied to the new design for the Hennebique silos building in Genoa (Italy).
master thesis 2018
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ten Kate, Jan (author)
Noise nuisance caused by outdoor music events has become a heavily discussed<br/>issue in metropolitan environments such as Amsterdam. The main objective of this research is to lay the foundation for a map that effectively disseminate noise information and facilitates well-informed decision making concerning the impact and assessment of outdoor...
master thesis 2017
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