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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...
master thesis 2020
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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...
master thesis 2020
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Versteeg Conlledo, Ana (author)
The construction sector has been the world’s largest consumer of raw materials since years. Construction and building activities together account for 36% of global energy use and 39% of energy-related carbon dioxide (World Green Building Council, 2017). Considering the built environment puts major pressure on the natural environment, a change in...
master thesis 2019
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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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van der Sande, Lennart (author)
In 2015, the Paris Agreement was established with the aim to strengthen the global response in limiting the increase in the global average temperature. This can be achieved by, amongst other measures, lowering of CO2 emissions. The Paris Agreement was also signed by the Netherlands. Within the Netherlands, the construction sector has the largest...
master thesis 2019
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Partoredjo, Elvira (author)
Circular Economy (CE) is proposed as an solution to the problems the world is facing concerning global warming and resource scarcity. The construction industry however struggles with the new concept of CE. Practitioners lack knowledge, experience and examples. Therefore, embedding circularity in the contract may work as a stimulation. The...
master thesis 2019
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Stel, Rosanne (author)
This thesis ‘Towards sustainable projects´ will focus on the integration of sustainability aspects in projects in the engineering industry. This research uses the following definition for ‘sustainability’: “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” (Brundtland, 1987). This...
master thesis 2019
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Huizing, Denise (author)
This research aims to gain a deeper understanding on the financial, legal, organisational and technical considerations regarding the application of product-service systems. The goal is to identify how these characteristics could be implemented in project delivery methods to contribute to a circular economy. This design-based research is carried...
master thesis 2019
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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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van Walt Meijer, Valerie (author)
Companies (in general and in the dredging sector) are striving towards more sustainable operations. However, problems arise in the changing of current practices to operationalize sustainability goals in projects. The objective of this research is to describe the process of creating a sustainable operating environment for dredging and reclamation...
master thesis 2018
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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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Abbasova, Zarifa (author)
The construction sector is one of the biggest consumers of raw materials and generates large amounts of construction waste as well. CE is a way to delink the construction sector from the consumption of finite resources of the earth and excessive waste generation. Despite of the fact that there are a lot of interventions, such as Commodity...
master thesis 2018
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Westhoff, Arlette (author)
The investment characteristics of wind parks have been analysed, the different risks to which a wind park investor requires compensation, the different models that can translate risk into returns, and finally the returns have been calculated with this model for different wind parks.
master thesis 2018
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Moonen, Hanna (author)
The construction industry is a large generator of waste. The interest in improving the resource efficiency is growing. A move towards a Circular Economy (CE) has been assigned as the solution for a more efficient use of resources in the construction industry. The aim of a circular economy is to create a system in which waste and energy leakage...
master thesis 2017
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Rapis, Pantelis (author)
The monopile is the prevailing foundation concept applied in offshore wind farms, mainly due to construction of offshore wind farms in relatively shallow water. The monopile can provide a technically and financially feasible solution in shallow water environment due to its’ ability to support the wind generator ensuring at the same time the...
master thesis 2017
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Xie, Yue (author)
master thesis 2017
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Shrikhande, Kshiteej (author)
In the current era of cut-throat competition, companies carry out projects to support its business. However, studies show that these projects fail to provide the expected results. This is due to the fast-changing environment where the project is set-in. The planning of the projects is influenced by the presence of these uncertainties and hence,...
master thesis 2017
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Spiegeler, J. (author)
The current practice of bridge maintenance decision-making is informed by subjective visual inspection data with a long time interval between measurements, which creates inefficiencies and possible loss of value in the maintenance entity’s capabilities. New opportunities from technology-related innovations for measurement devices are available...
master thesis 2017
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Düzgün, Baris (author)
Professionals in the Operations and Maintenance phase of national road <br/>infrastructure projects are making decisions with large consequences based on low frequency measurements and subjectivity prone expert observations. A solution is expected in sensor innovations, IoT and User Generated Data to generate more frequent measurements and less...
master thesis 2017
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