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Zapaśnik, Marta (author)
How to adapt the Polish Large Panel concrete system housing to increase the living diversity with modular architecture? This graduation topic aligns with the Architectural Engineering studio approach and the master track's emphasis on integrating technology and exploring circular adaptation strategies. The design of Plug & Live: Modular...
master thesis 2024
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Bomben, Benjamin (author)
There is a significant problem with how we conceive our built environment, the traditional nature of the construction industry lags in innovation compared to nearly every other industry. As a result, the industry is unable to quickly respond to changing social, environmental and economic contexts. Requiring new methods of construction and ways...
master thesis 2023
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de Beun, Martin (author)
Increasing density of housing in postwar neighbourhoods can simultaneously help in reducing housing shortages, address social-economic issues and enable a 2000-watt-society. Shifting household compositions have seen household sizes reduced and floor space usage increase, which corresponds to higher energy and material use. Reducing floor space...
master thesis 2023
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Andruszkiewicz, Paweł (author)
This Master Thesis is an attempt to address the lack of a sufficient number of affordable and qualitative student housing by creating an experimental, universal design strategy called MODULE+, combining computational design and modular architecture. The strategy consists of three main elements - individually designed flexible timber modules, an...
master thesis 2023
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Groeninx van Zoelen, Annekee (author)
With the worldwide biodiversity decline and cities that should adapt to climate change, rewilding the built environment to restore biodiversity and increase the degree of natural areas is necessary. Yet, there is currently no established overview of potential rewilding strategies for urban environments. This study explores various opportunities...
master thesis 2023
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Lieser, Max (author)
The Hofbogen has already undergone significant redevelopment after being out of service since 2002. This includes the establishment of the Luchtsingel roof park in 2015 and the ongoing construction until 2024 to transform the empty roof of the Hofbogen line into a nature-inclusive park. Within this existing masterplan, the project seeks to add...
master thesis 2023
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Spoon, Scott (author)
Urban farming can help in many ways in creating public spaces with an engaging environment. Restaurants and shops can be opened that sell the locally grown crops, tours and workshops can be given through the urban farms and Other products like compost, DIY kits and biodegradable materials can also be sold. To enhance the individual urban farming...
master thesis 2023
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de Vries, Renée (author)
Due to global warming causing climate change, extreme conditions like droughts and floods are increasingly happening. Currently buildings in the Netherlands are experiencing the consequences of these extreme conditions, which they are not build for. Especially the foundations are a big problem. Therefore this paper is aiming to find a foundation...
master thesis 2023
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Koopmans, Jaap (author)
According to the Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu (RIVM), there will be more focus on tackling the unhealthy effects of urbanization in the near future. This together with the presence of a large stock of vacant buildings and other developments within these urban areas and the challenges which are formed by the developments in...
master thesis 2023
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Wiedenhöver, Laura (author)
This graduation project argues for an alternative circular and healthy construction approach that can be applied to renovate other existing 1960s and 70s concrete buildings in the Netherlands. It integrates historic techniques such as press-fit timber connections, and uses natural and local harvested materials to provide the Hugo R. Kruytgebouw...
master thesis 2022
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Oosterheert, Pieter (author)
Relationships between food and space are explored in a peri-urban setting in Zuid-Limburg. Spatial tensions between urban, rural and ecological landscapes are also investigated through an estate design on an agricultural plot.
master thesis 2022
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Gbaguidi, Camille (author)
At the same time that we’re solving climate change, we are building cities for another 3 billion people until 2050. That’s a doubling of the urban environment. The most extensive of this construction, and especially housing projects for the coming decades, will take place in emergent and developing countries. We, as architects, engineers,...
master thesis 2022
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Kiewiet de Jonge, Balthazar (author)
On the basis of Konstantinou's research, it has been determined that there are three strategies for the retrofitting of external walls, the Add-in, Wrap-it and Add-on strategy. With the Add-in strategy, something is isolated from the inside, with the Wrap-it strategy from the outside and with the Add-on strategy something is added to the...
master thesis 2022
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Li, Xinrui (author)
My graduation project seeks to create a community marketplace and elderly co-housing complex for Houthaven and Spaarndammer neighbourhood in Amsterdam that strengthen their connections with urban greenery and local hinterland. <br/>The design focus on implementing local biodegradable material and resource in architecture and programme.
master thesis 2022
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Gao, Ruowen (author)
1. Minimal intervention of vacant office building.<br/>2. Self-organized interactive and independent community for future tenants to rejoin the civil society. A complex of living, working, and learning.<br/>3. Slow and small energy strategy including rainwater collection, food forest, and PV panel positioning.<br/>4. Circular business model act...
master thesis 2022
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Kasperski, Michal (author)
Events of recent years highlighted the need and the urgency for increased local and regional resilience. 83% of the total EU area considered ‘rural’ will play a vital role in this challenging transition. Those areas not only present a massive opportunity in producing bio-based circular materials for the new economy at scale but also offer a rich...
master thesis 2022
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Groot, Femke (author)
While the West-Port of Amsterdam is undergoing a big transformation to a more sustainable future-oriented industry, 70.000 new homes will be built right at the border of city and industry as part of development project Havenstad. The municipality has an ambition to realize a datacentre of 500MW capacity, which is four times the size of the...
master thesis 2022
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Brueren, Pim (author)
Due to the NECP, many homes are in need of renovation. In 2016, the Netherlands had 799,956 apartments built between 1906 and 1965. A large part consists of porch houses. The houses are poorly insulated due to hasty and savings in construction. This research focuses on walk-up apartments built after the Second World War. The aim is to define how...
master thesis 2022
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Waleszczak, Adrianna (author)
With the emerging climate change and nature degradation, solutions to the environmental challenges have to be implemented in various industries. The experiment method was undertaken to study symbiotic human and nature connection possibilities through the water and nutrient cycle. The purpose was to elevate the role of the building in enhancing...
master thesis 2022
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Jansen, Aron (author)
In the agricultural sector farming methods and upscaling of farmland are problematic for biodiversity and survival of farm businesses. Not all farmers can compete on the large scale, so the farmer has to find other ways of adding value to their product or business. One of the methods that will be used for that is the Material Flow Analysis to...
master thesis 2022
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