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van Hootegem, Ammelien (author)
Organizations in the construction industry are focusing more and more on sustainability. There exist various drivers and barriers (D&B) that can enhance or hinder sustainability in organizations. Research has so far mainly been focused on the primary activities within an organization. Hence, this study focused on the supporting activities ...
master thesis 2020
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Joustra, Heleen (author)
The city of Amsterdam is following the ambitions of the National Government to operate a fully circular economy in 2050. To do so, circular urban area development (UAD) must become standard. As a start, Buiksloterham is declared as a circular urban area development project by over twenty participating parties including the municipality of...
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van de Minkelis, Hermen (author)
By increasing the life-span of building products, the Reuse strategy has potential to reduce CO2 emission in the construction industry but it is observed that not many building products are reused because it is not economical. The government aims to overcome this issue by encouraging the development of reuse markets but it is not yet clear for...
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Yazan, Ahmet (author)
One of the many challenges in infrastructure management lies in managing built assets. Managing means repairing, rehabilitating and replacing assets to ensure they are able to safely fulfill their functions. To manage infrastructure assets, detailed information about the condition of all components of the asset is required to make substantiated...
master thesis 2020
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Roussos, Antonis (author)
The undeniable benefits of urban open spaces, such as parks and urban forests, has triggered a steady increase in “natural capital” demands. Nevertheless, the uncertainties surrounding open spaces and ecosystem services jeopardize their consideration in public decision making. Certain of their aspects are not fully translatable in economic terms...
master thesis 2019
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Janetzky, Alex (author)
The construction sector has rather poorly developed organisational learning capabilities (Styhre, Josephson, & Knauseder, 2004) and this results in lessons not being learned and applied in future projects. Lessons learned form the intellectual assets of an organisation and can help to reduce project risks (Carrillo, Ruikar, & Fuller,...
master thesis 2019
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Adhikari, Sharad (author)
This study explores towards the positive side of project uncertainties i.e., opportunity. Opportunities occuring in such projects has the potential to enhance the project’s initial objective and could add more value to the project. However, due to lack of an effective approach for opportunity identification and several constraints prevailing in...
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Badu-Sampene, Malcolm (author)
It is no secret that (asset)managers are currently dealing with a difficult task to maintain and improve the quality of their assets. The main reason for this urgency is the change of use and the end of lifespan of these assets. This is especially the case regarding the inner-city quay walls. These quay walls are usually owned and managed by...
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Soni, Harsh (author)
'Construction Knowledge' is the requisite knowledge for effective and efficient construction and its use in project processes across project lifecycle for better constructability is 'Construction Knowledge Integration (CKI)'. Past researches show that there is limited integration of construction knowledge in preparation stages of the project...
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Born, Lotte (author)
Since the introduction of Best Price Quality Ratio (BPQR) tendering, specific (non-financial) tender elements in the bid can also be decisive for winning the tender. These so-called qualitative aspects are therefore important means in the tender to distinguish a bid from competing bids. Although competition is believed to enhance a fair quality...
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van der Reijden, Tom (author)
Currently there are a lot of contract types available for building projects. It is not always clear beforehand what type of contract a client should choose for his project. The goal of this study is to solve this problem by advising clients which type of contract to use for moveable bridge projects. Therefore, the following research question...
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Vlaming, Annemieke (author)
Due to growing prosperity in the world, together with the trend of urbanization, more and more natural resources are needed. However, the earth cannot keep providing us these materials, since many of them are depleting. The concept of circular economy is seen as an opportunity to tackle this problem. However, the infrastructure industry lags...
master thesis 2018
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Pietersen, Franka (author)
Climate change is likely to affect our infrastructures in the Netherlands and seems to accelerate: sooner, faster, stronger. This stresses the need for adaptable infrastructure. Asset owners cannot assume a certain final situation of the infrastructure and the impacts on it due to climate change. This report answers the following research...
master thesis 2018
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op 't Landt, Mark (author)
The Netherlands is a low-lying delta and therefore prone to flooding. After the flood in 1953, the Delta Committee was established which commenced the Delta Works to enhance water safety for the society and economy. The Maeslant Barrier and Eastern Scheldt Barrier are the largest and most technologically advanced flood defences which are part of...
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Bukvić, Uros (author)
Current linear economic model entails coupling of economic growth with resource constraints and degradation of the Earth. In order to combat these negative aspects and to ensure prosperous and sustainable future, a new economic approach is emerging - Circular Economy. Besides neutralizing threats of the linear model, it also promises additional...
master thesis 2018
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van Es, Frank (author)
Sustainability is becoming an increasingly important aspect of the infrastructure industry, however, incorporating it has proven to be troublesome. As such, this thesis focussed on identifying success factors that influence the implementation process of sustainability from idea up to and including the tendering phase for public infrastructure...
master thesis 2018
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Kasiem, Arshad (author)
Performance-based maintenance contracts (PBMCs) have been experimented with worldwide by government agencies, and have increasingly been adopted to outsource highway maintenance to the private market (NCHRP, 2009, p. 8; Porter, 2005, p. 3). This includes the Netherlands (Rijkswaterstaat, 2014). The use of performance contracts for maintenance is...
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Wijtenburg, Noud (author)
Despite large scale application of performance- and risk management practices, project organisations struggle with responding adequately to early warning signs of project problems. This research investigates the main barriers in responding to early warning signs, and provides recommendations on how to deal with them, in order to stimulate the...
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Lotchouang Kouam, Samuel (author)
Early supplier involvement (ESI) can be defined as a mechanism for involving preferred suppliers in the early phases of product design and development. The concept of ESI is frequently mentioned in the context of New Product Development (NPD) and has been in existence for over half a century with positive results in a number of industries. In...
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van Veen, Pim (author)
master thesis 2018
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