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van der Hucht, Laura (author), Hoogervorst, Chris (author), Storm, Piet (author), Grgic, Petra (author), Ortiz Velasquez, Federico (author), Özdemir, Tolga (author)
In collaboration with the University of the Bahamas, we used the Charette model, the Three-point Approach and the conceptual framework: Build Back Better to propose a solution that involves several aspects: Reduced risk overall, increased social cohesion on the island, improved life quality and reduced costs during reconstruction in the...
student report 2021
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Molenaar, Hanna (author)
An increasing awareness of sustainability problems urges the need for more sustainable practices within the infrastructure industry. Organisations actively engage sustainability in strategic missions and objectives. However, how these visions translate proactively to the tactical and operational levels of decision-making is still considered an...
master thesis 2021
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van den Berg, Nadine (author)
Societal problems related to climate change include increasing climate extremes, flood risk and environmental degradation of cities. It is important to address these problems in order to improve urban resilience, reduce flood damage, and promote quality of life. This thesis addresses these problems by focusing on increasing the ecosystem...
master thesis 2021
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Baart, Tessa (author)
Climate change is affecting the urban environment in the Netherlands, which increases the risks of droughts, floods, waterlogging, and heatwaves. Consequently, the cities we build many years ago are not resilient to climate change in the long run. In response the national government created the Delta Plan on Spatial Adaptation (DPRA) to adapt to...
master thesis 2021
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Höller, Lukas (author)
This research investigates the case of Kirkenes, Norway. The region with its 10.000 inhabitants is located around 400 km above the Arctic Circle within the municipality of Sør-Varanger, Finmark, and is known as the capital of the Barents Region and the gateway to the east. Located around 15km away from the Norwegian-Russian border, Kirkenes has...
master thesis 2020
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Ali, Naeema (author)
In an excerpt from the fictional work “Waterland” (Swift, 1992), the narrator labels water as “Nothing,” implying land and humans as “Something.” This was more of a philosophical expression that can alternatively be inferred from the real-world processes like land reclamation. Land was always associated with value, stability, certainty and...
master thesis 2020
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Anandawardhani, Prinka (author)
The Flush and Splash project proposes to reconnect the cultural and the natural heritage of the city through the Semarang river watershed. It begins with acknowledging how the Semarang river have been facing continuous landscape degradation despite it being a backbone of the city based on the observation of historical trajectory and site visits....
master thesis 2020
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Schuylenburg, Fenja (author)
Already back in 1970s, the Club of Rome concluded that the world would become unliveable for future generations, if population growth and industrialization keep up the same speed (Silvius, Schipper, & Planko, 2012). Despite this, today’s industrialization can not only be observed on land, but also increasingly in the marine environment. The ...
master thesis 2019
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Miteva, Iliyana (author)
Presently, the urban and natural systems in the world are trying to balance between coping with the extreme climate conditions and the expanding development. The urgency of accommodating these changes calls for flexible and adaptive response, which can sustain the risks and enhance the performance of the systems. This graduation thesis studies...
master thesis 2019
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Li, Yiran (author), Dik, Kris (author), van Unnik, Eline (author)
student report 2019
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Höller, Lukas (author), van de Wiel, Thijs (author)
This report is not only the final result of the design made for the Infrastructure and Environment Design course (Q4 - Urbanism) but considerably more a representation of the entire learning process and the path towards the goal itself. The aim of this course was to investigate water related urban- and engineering designs in delta metropoles....
student report 2019
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Huang, Huang (author)
The North Sea has played an important role in European urbanization. Coastal cities thrive on the basis of port economy; but also shrink significantly once the dominated industry recessed. Today, under the threat of climate change, port-dominated homogenous development becomes rather vulnerable to disturbances. Den Helder is the Wadden port-city...
master thesis 2019
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van den Berg, Nadine (author), Hendriks, Onno (author), Boertje, Laurens (author)
Houston, TX is known for being flood prone. Recent disasters such as Hurricane Harvey (2017) severly damaged this city. Houston’s flooding problem is caused by urban sprawl, the flatness of the city and the lack of policy. The urban sprawl increases the amount of concrete and limits the city’s natural drainage, the flatness of the city means the...
student report 2019
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van Loenen, Anne (author)
Gouda is one of several cities in the west of the Netherlands which still have a traditional medieval core, built on the long stretches of subsiding peat ground. The effects of subsidence, combined with the removal of surface water in the last century, are now further exacerbated by the increasing threat of climate change, which results in a...
master thesis 2018
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Kattemölle, Anneloes (author)
Het toenemende gebruik van de openbare Amsterdamse ruimte presenteert de gemeente van Amsterdam met de uitdaging om maatregelen treffen ter optimalisatie van duurzame benutting en ruimtelijke organisatie voor stadsplas de Nieuwe Meer. De kansen en ambities die voortvloeien uit deze uitdaging zijn opgenomen in verschillende gemeentelijke visies,...
master thesis 2018
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Timothy Radhitya Djagiri, Timothy (author)
As the landscape of the south western river delta in the Netherlands is increasingly urbanised, the processes of urbanisation and the dynamics of nature can no longer go in their separate ways. Measures for water safety, that over the course of recent history has been diverting, regulating, and controlling natural dynamics away from the urban...
master thesis 2018
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Areso Rossi, Ainoa (author), Grigoris, Xenofon (author), Moncrieff, Neil (author), Oosterom, Marieke (author), van Overstraten Kruijsse, Femke (author), Suijkens, Sven (author)
Japan and the Netherlands have very different physical, historical and cultural contexts but they share a vulnerability to extreme flood related events and have, in both their (relatively) recent pasts, had to recover from such events: be they the floods of 1953 in the Netherlands or the tsunami that hit Japan’s east coast in 2011. This paper...
student report 2018
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Asarpota, Karishma (author), Modderman, Nadi (author), Thoen, Sebastiaan (author)
Sao Paulo, a megacity of almost 11 million inhabitants in its city center, is facing environmental, societal and infrastructural challenges due to its rate of rapid urbanization. The rivers in the Tiete basin reflect the painful truth of unmanageable urban planning and the unawareness of water as a valuable source. The rivers, once the blood...
student report 2017
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Chu, T.W. (author)
master thesis 2016
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Deurloo, T.J.C. (author)
The climate and the urban systems are changing, leading to new challenges and opportunities in the urban environment. Adaptation to these challenges is needed, using the vulnerability assessment areas that are vulnerable can be identified. Vulnerability is the likelihood a system experiences harm and is the combination of both risks and...
master thesis 2016
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