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Joseph, Sam (author)
In 1987, Brundtland coined the term "sustainable development" to tackle the worldwide issue of environmental deterioration. Subsequent to that, swift progressions in science and technology have resulted in climate change, characterized by a rapid increase in global temperatures. The primary objective of the Paris Climate agreement is to limit...
master thesis 2023
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Lutz, Bernd (author)
The construction sector is responsible for 39% of the global energy- and process-related CO2 emissions, of which 11% is due to the production of construction materials. The municipality of the city of Leiden in the Netherlands has set goals to build 17,000 new dwellings between 2020-2030 and to lower its overall carbon footprint. In this study,...
master thesis 2023
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Vafa, Sarah (author)
In recent years, the housing market has been under pressure due to growing demand for (inner-city) housing and a lack of supply. Housing is in high demand as a result of factors such as population growth, rapid urbanization, smaller households, the freezing of "mobility in houses, and so on. The low developing speed to cater to these issues...
master thesis 2023
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LEE, Jeongeun (author)
Women in construction are marginalised, and gendered work culture results in a higher turnover rate of early female professionals. On the other hand, after the COVID-19 pandemic, construction organisations have understood the need for digitisation to derive benefits from digital tools. Besides, it was presented that using digital devices may...
master thesis 2022
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van Amelsfort, Thijs (author)
There is a growing need for social housing in the Netherlands, especially in urban areas. The construction industry faces the difficult task of quickly responding to this demand while also reducing the embodied carbon emissions of new buildings. A proposed solution to these tasks is constructing mass timber buildings, leading to cheaper...
master thesis 2021
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Chiosea, Denis (author)
The circular economy transition requires companies to implement innovative supply chains and business models. However, the number of available solutions for the application in the circular built environment is limited. These solutions could be developed through the co-creation between companies aiming for circular transition. However, it is...
master thesis 2021
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Lucassen, Emma (author)
The Dutch government aims to become fully circular in 2050 and to reduce the virgin material demand by 50% in 2030 (Rijksoverheid, 2016). For a country that has relied on a linear economy for centuries, this will prove to be a major challenge (Circle Economy, 2020; Rijksoverheid, 2016). Simultaneously, due to urbanization, the Dutch government...
master thesis 2020
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Petit dit de la Roche, Linde (author)
In the city centre of Almere Haven almost 40% of the public space consists out of unattended backside areas with no spatial quality. With an increasing vacancy in the plinth, the dark unattended corners and parking dominate the street view. It is the place where the bedroom windows meet the noisy delivery vans, with in between the back-doors...
master thesis 2020
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Meijers, Lotte (author)
The environmental pressure on the planet and its limited capacities has resulted in the need for new building methodologies that respect this limited capacity. Building methods based on the principles of the Circular Economy could pose an answer to this problem. However, limited knowledge and tools are available to bring this into practice. This...
master thesis 2020
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Bazuin, Dirkje (author)
The aim of this thesis is to identify the obstacles for the transition of refugee camps and to identify whether network management can be a way to deal with this. The combiniation of the long-term existence of refugee camps, its negative impact on individuals, the inevitable urbanization and the lack of policy implementation of the UN refugee...
master thesis 2018
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Gremmen, Luuk (author)
Circular building has been increasing in popularity over several years. The idea being that we should not use resources only once and then discard them, but continue using them in new products. The construction industry has responded to this by designing 'circular' buildings that can be disassembled at the end of their functional life. This...
master thesis 2018
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Nachett, Anisa (author)
In this work, a study into the weaver’s of Tangier is carried out. A first-hand<br/>investigation takes place in order to reveal the weaver’s main challenges, their desires and therefore the interventions that a hypothetical association should consider in order to revive the craft. Further fieldwork, looks into the aspirations of the Moroccan...
master thesis 2017
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