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Oosterhoff, Judith (author)
Without realising it, a building can have a lot of impact on user health. Using literature studies and interviews in two case studies, we looked at how physical elements in a building affect the user's experience. These physical elements are nature, material, air, light, dimensions, smell, sound and temperature. These interviews took place in...
master thesis 2024
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Rosenberg, Sofie (author)
In recent years, shopping malls are facing an increasing amount of vacancy problems, due to the rise in online shopping. The research within this project looked into the visitors’ perspective concerning the functional, architectural, identifiable and social values of three shopping malls in the Netherlands. The outcome of the research shows that...
master thesis 2024
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Doelman, Daan (author)
As the housing shortage in the Netherlands increases, students have a harder time finding living spaces. On top of that, there has been an increase in psychological issues and feelings of loneliness among students. This loneliness can be exacerbated by the focus on building large studio apartment complexes without collective spaces. The proposed...
master thesis 2024
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de Wijs, Melvin (author)
Around the world, the Netherlands has a respectable reputation when it comes to water management, with other countries applying best practices to their own water related challenges. This reputation of the Netherlands has been a result of a decade long tradition of living with challenging water conditions. This has resulted in a highly cultured...
master thesis 2023
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Alhamad, Alaa (author)
This project aims to transform an old vacant office former tax building in Leeuwarden into a healthy living community, enhancing the health and well-being of its residents. By creating a welcoming environment with green spaces and amenities, the project promotes physical and mental well-being, community engagement, and high quality of life. The...
master thesis 2023
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Klijn, Dick (author)
With the rise of all-electric buildings the load on the electrical grid grows. This could slow down the energy transition and densification of existing neighbourhoods as the current grid is not capable to withstand a higher load. This research gathers literature on different peak shaving techniques to create a clear overview and investigates the...
master thesis 2023
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Ing, Leslie (author)
The post-war neighbourhood Boerhaavewijk in Haarlem is an example of rational modernist urban planning following the design guidelines of air, light and space. Repeated typologies or ‘stamps’ of terraced housing and apartment buildings created by industrialised methods of construction were the answer to the population boom experienced in the 60s...
master thesis 2023
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Halman, Daniel (author)
The urban area of Dakar (Senegal) is growing in its extents and population. Necessities to facilitate this growth include social, economic, environmental and governmental planning. Currently, underprivileged groups are not sufficiently included in large scale urban development plans by the public sector (Cissé, 2022 - p. 47). This paper analyses...
master thesis 2023
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Hogenkamp, Laura (author)
The building industry is one of the most resource-demanding and polluting industries in the world. Therefore there is a need to apply the circular economy principles within the industry enabling the transition towards a circular built environment. This transition requires the reuse of building components. However current practice shows that only...
master thesis 2023
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Spapens, Maxime (author)
An important part of people and their wellbeing is their living environment. Because of the increase in population and buildings, urban areas suffer from densification and diminishing green environments. These urban environments have substantial risk of mental illness, such as depression and anxiety. Green environments and qualitative features...
master thesis 2023
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Choe, Yeonghwa (author)
Korea had a history of wooden architecture for about 2,000 years before modernization. However, after the Korean War, the concept of modernist concrete high-rise apartments was radically introduced to solve the severe housing problem. In US, Charles Jencks declared the death of Modern Architecture, but it was a huge success in Korea. Apartments...
master thesis 2023
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van de Leur, Mick (author)
The building industry's unmistakable share in climate change ensured that many policies have been implemented to reduce its impact. However, most policies cover the operational energy and -emissions of buildings, and not their upfront embodied impacts. Fortunately, wood-based building products proved to be viable alternatives to more...
master thesis 2023
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Vos, Berend (author)
COMPLEX is an alternative to contemporary 2.5d-housing where typologies are generic and flat. Every home in this building is unique and is aggregated and puzzled together using a created computer algorithm. A vaulted structural system creates structural freedom and helps define spaces.
master thesis 2023
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Sinnige, Kim (author)
'Zero Waste to Energy' appropriates part of a massive industrial complex to embed values of circularity and act as a seed of change. Storytelling, Material Flow Analysis and design come together to create a parasitic architecture, which weaves a vertical urban campsite and chapel into a chimney of the Netherlands’ largest Waste-to-Energy plant....
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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Hamelers, Arthur (author)
In a time of increasing awareness for the environment and rising energy prices, an efficiency in our material use is of paramount importance. This research is built on the notion that the design of light structures has a positive effect on the energy use of the built environment. The tent has been chosen to examine this approach of lightness in...
master thesis 2023
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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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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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Gómez Ceelen, Pablo (author)
Almeria is a geographical point of arrival and passage of African migrants on their migratory route to Europe. The region is home to thousands of migrants seeking work in the agricultural sector. The lack of affordable housing for these collective has led to the creation of several informal settlements around agricultural areas. <br/><br/>This...
master thesis 2022
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