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Nycolaas, F.A. (author)
De stad is voortdurend onderhevig aan verandering, niet alleen door uitbreiding en groei buiten de bestaande stadsgrenzen, maar vooral doordat de bestaande stad voortdurend van binnenuit van gedaante verandert. Aard en hoedanigheid van de veranderingen verschillen van wijk tot wijk en van locatie tot locatie. In de lezing ‘The Open City’ (2006)...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Chung, C.K. (author)
This dissertation argues that the floods following extreme precipitation result not only from very heavy rainfall but also from the significant impact of human activities on natural water systems. While most literature emphasizes that the increasing magnitude of storm rainfall extends beyond the original protection standards of hydrological...
doctoral thesis 2014
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Redeker, C. (author)
While agglomerations along the Rhine are confronted with the uncertainties of an increasing flood risk due to climate change, different programs are claiming urban river front sites. Simultaneously, urban development, flood management, as well as navigation and environmental protection are negotiating the border between the river and the urban...
doctoral thesis 2013
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Zhou, J. (author)
Building new towns seems to be a rational approach that releases pressure from overly burdened large cities. This strategy was developed in Western Europe in the middle of twentieth century. Since the 1990s, the European new town model has been widely implemented in China. However, the author questions the feasibility of the large-scale, hasty...
doctoral thesis 2012
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Kingma, J. (author)
The central question of this study is to determine the spatial characteristics that govern the lasting appeal of private garden-city neighbourhoods of the interwar period. What are the social characteristics and circumstances of the period, the urban development and architectonic conditions, the principles of composition and the development...
doctoral thesis 2012
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Hooimeijer, F.L. (author)
Climate change brings larger and more frequent rainstorms and Dutch cities are confronted with water nuisance. The urban water systems are unable to deal with this change in the hydrological cycle in spite of the fact that the Dutch are dealing with this condition for centuries. The question is: What is the tradition of building in wet and soft...
doctoral thesis 2011
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Berghauser Pont, M.Y. (author), Haupt, P.A. (author)
The concentration of humans – in some cases judged as too high, in others not high enough – and the problems connected to this, have resulted in discussions on density. Prior to the 20th century, density in European cities was merely an outcome of complex circumstances. During the second half of the 19th century, high densities in...
doctoral thesis 2009
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Pinzon Cortes, C.E. (author)
This dissertation discusses the importance to study the form of the contemporary urban landscape. It shows how mapping is the tool by which the formal logic of the contemporary city can be uncovered. Through mapping, the urban landscape can be understood as systems of overlapping layers. This observation in terms of overlapping layers allows...
doctoral thesis 2009
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Roosmalen, P.K.M. van (author)
This book describes the development and professionalization of Dutch Indian (Indische) town planning between 1905 and 1951. It simultaneously portrays the modernisation of the Dutch East Indies and the emergence of modern day Indonesia.
doctoral thesis 2008
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