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Amieva Gomez, Ana Paula (author)
The Paraná Delta, a vital component of the La Plata river basin, is facing severe environmental degradation due to human activities and external pressures. This thesis explores the adaptive capacity of the deltaic system and stakeholders in the ‘Los Pájaros y sus Pueblos Libres’ reserve (LPPL), aiming to propose a strategy for sustainable...
student report 2023
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Mejia, Francisca (author)
As an archipelagic territory of 7,641 islands, the Philippines is dealing with multiplicities of identities, resources, and risks that are pressured by a centralized and homogenizing development paradigm, fragmenting critical socio-spatial landscapes that further creates a hyper-vulnerable state in the face of the climate crisis. The project...
master thesis 2023
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de Jong, Jannine (author)
The world is changing, and the impact of climate change is becoming increasingly apparent. in our daily lives. The need for people to change their unsustainable behaviours is clear, particularly in vulnerable neighbourhoods where the effects of climate change are most pronounced. Not only are environmental vulnerabilities being exposed within...
master thesis 2023
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van Engelshoven, Samuel (author)
The river Rhine is Europe’s economic powerhouse. Without the Rhine, the Ruhr area and the port of Rotterdam wouldn’t have developed into the economically leading industrial regions they are today. The economic power of the Rhine comes forward from the ability of humans to control the river. By rectifying and canalizing the river and constructing...
master thesis 2022
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Asmita Puspasari, Asmita (author)
The evolutions of human culture–nature relationships from histories demonstrate all changes in how people manage and perceive their land. In the past, the relationship between humans and nature was known to have high interdependency reflected by integrating people’s activities and behaviour towards nature. This integration can be seen through...
master thesis 2021
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Boerendonk, Anne-Mieke (author)
Housing sites are urgently needed and one location that has been designated for this purpose is the Zuidplaspolder. The Zuidplas municipality would like to retain the village character of the existing villages, as it is highly valued by the inhabitants. It has therefore been decided to build a fifth village in the polder, instead of expanding...
master thesis 2021
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Goselink, Cas (author)
The current approach in riverine climate adaptation strategies aims to accommodate all functionalities of rivers into one singular riverbed, but runs into the limitations of an integrated spatial system. The research shows that the different functionalities of rivers, i.e. the different riverine regimes, in synchronization will lead to a decline...
master thesis 2021
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Kreulen, Marijne (author)
This thesis builds on the proposition that the ocean is both an urban and social space. Therefore, marine planning needs to consider socio-cultural risks and opportunities to be deemed sustainable. This reconceptualisation is especially relevant for the Barents Sea, where retreating sea ice leaves the ocean more accessible to marine traffic and...
master thesis 2021
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Rouwette, Patrick (author)
Aligning the urban environment to concrete urban processes, increasing the liveability, is one of the major challenges urban planners are facing. Adapting the built-environment to cope with soil sealing, climate change, the densification of cities with the ‘compact city’ concept and other urban demands, constantly pressure the quality of urban...
master thesis 2021
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Lin, Man Chuan (author)
Industrialization and urbanization undoubtedly have brought many places prosperity. However, the fast-speed urbanization process in Asia results in the loss of local identity and flexibility to adapt to the increasing frequency of extreme climate catastrophes. By looking into the beginning of a city, oftentimes water plays a crucial role to...
master thesis 2020
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Zaho, Bledi (author)
Located southeast of Albania, the village of Tushemisht is characterised by numerous water springs and freshwater canals emanating from these springs and dispersing through the village creating a network of water lines, and small water basins. Small houses clustered around these water lines, in some cases incorporating water into their...
master thesis 2020
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Chouairi, A. (author)
Transitional territories such as lagoons are among the most impacted and delicate environments, threatened by the combined effects of climate change and human action. This Master thesis in Landscape Architecture examines the Venetian Lagoon in North of Italy as one of the most endangered and critical cases, as the last extreme flooding event of...
master thesis 2020
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Wang, Yilin (author)
Facing a lot of challenges brought by climate change, this thesis aims to explore long-term landscape-based solutions for the vulnerable low-lying area in Miami-Dade County to increase the adaptation towards Climate Change through the integration of flood impact mitigation and environment enhancement on spatial-social-ecological aspects. Public...
master thesis 2019
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Markozani, Elissavet (author)
Divided cities are generally linked with civil wars in which group identity is threatened. This type of war dominated the late twentieth century, leaving many cities vulnerable. According to J. Calame and E. Chalesworth(2009) in Divided Cities: Belfast, Beirut, Jerusalem, Mostar, and Nicosia, since World War II there has been a marked shift in...
master thesis 2019
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TASIOULA, ILYA (author)
The main intention of this thesis is the proposal of a new approach of the landscape that takes into account the local context in a different way. The complete and holistic understanding of the local character of the area and the interpretation of it with contemporary means will create a basis of a self-conscious design. Time-resistant...
master thesis 2018
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Visser, Malou (author)
The sea dike is a spatial interim in the dialogue between human at land and natural forces at the Wadden sea. Standing on the dike gives me a feeling of conquest but also of separation. It stands out as a green wall between two worlds and stretches in the wide, open landscape as far as my eyes can see. This narrow edge has once been marshlands,...
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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Đondraš, Marina (author)
A landscape architecture graduation work, dealing with drastic change in an urban area facing the risk of a major disruption, which calls for adaptive solutions for resilience. From adaptability theory two forces are derived that guide an analysis towards a solution for an urban environment challenged by sea level rise; the revolt, the force...
master thesis 2017
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Redekop-van der Meulen, Élan (author)
Though often successful in geopolitical and economical terms, the tendency to engineer infrastructures for ‘single purpose’ often resulted in disrupted landscapes and erasure of cultural and natural values (Strang 1996). Besides this, Tokyo deals with a wide range of problematiques, from the threat of earthquakes destroying its expressways and...
master thesis 2017
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Anton, Alexandra (author)
After the Second World War, play has been used as a tool to reconstruct the image of the city of Amsterdam. Even though nowadays urban areas present similar derelict sites, the causes and needs are different. The negative effects of gentrification and suburbanization require a play related strategy with emphasis on sustainable aspects. As a...
master thesis 2017
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