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Kolman, Stephan (author)
The Netherlands is in de midst of an energy transition, 7 million households and 1 million buildings that are currently poorly insulated and heated by natural gas must be transformed into well-insulated buildings and heated with a sustainable heat source. The government encourages homeowners to make their home more sustainable by providing...
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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Mack, Franzi (author)
Secularization has led to a decrease in the significance of religious traditions and thereby the use of churches. Accordingly, many church buildings have been converted or are used multi functionally such as the Stevenskerk in Nijmegen (NL), the monumental case study of this project. Thereby, the lifespan of<br/>the building is extended while...
master thesis 2022
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van der Helm, Daniël (author)
The problem for which solutions are proposed in this report is ambient air pollution, which causes health risks for people living indoors worldwide. This research focuses on the two Major Air Pollutants nitrogen dioxide and particulate matter, that cause the most problems now and in the future.<br/><br/>The starting point of this research is to...
master thesis 2021
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Rutten, Saskia (author)
The Dutch building stock has to switch to alternative energy-efficient heat sources, such as district heating or heat pumps, which will provide a lower supply temperature for the heating system in dwellings. Yet, the consensus is that dwellings need to be intensively renovated, to provide thermal comfort with low-temperature heating. However, it...
master thesis 2021
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Vovos, Iason (author)
Current renovation practices cannot reach the energy reduction goal that the European Union has set by 2050. The traditional renovation methods are very time-consuming and cannot ensure the final energy improvement. The aim of this thesis focuses on the design of a prefabricated modular façade system that can be adaptable to different building...
master thesis 2021
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Caldoni, Leonardo (author)
Urban population growth predictions and the threats posed by climate change will exacerbate social problems such as equal access to water worldwide. This will happen mostly in developing countries and will couple with other environmental issues such as the intensive use of raw materials and the production of new waste. New solutions need to be...
master thesis 2021
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de Haan, Wietse (author)
This graduation thesis comprises a feasibility study and design of a floating classroom which can offer students a safe learning environment in typhoon and flood-prone areas by designing a classroom which is typhoon resilient with a floating foundation. This research is a follow-up study to the Finch Floating Homes project. One month of field...
master thesis 2020
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Shahriari, Hamid reza (author)
Nowadays, the high rate of urban population growth due to immigration and scarcity of land has significantly increased the need for new high-rise dwellings. Meanwhile, the recent building regulations require buildings to be highly energy-efficient to reduce the building’s impact on the environment. However, the inherent characteristics of these...
master thesis 2020
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Wahi, Prateek (author)
master thesis 2020
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Benoy, Reji (author)
This thesis aims to provide passive design recommendations to improve the design quality of low income houses in the Philippines, by evaluating the indoor environmental quality of the pilot floating house project. The pilot project is the result of researches carried out by Pieter Ham and Joran Van Schaik to find a solution for the housing...
master thesis 2020
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Premith Satish, Premith (author)
The thesis aims to offer a review of a modern conceptual facade focusing on one more possible solution to sustainable facade refurbishment for existing tall buildings. There are thousands of highrise buildings in the world and almost all of them over time will require some degree of refurbishment. The premise of this thesis is based on the...
master thesis 2019
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Mourtzouchou, Maria (author)
The building sector is responsible for more than one third of resource consumption globally. Concerning the new construction, new regulations have been set, which impose that by 2020 all new buildings constructed within the EU should reach nearly zero-energy levels. The building envelope plays a strategic role in the energy and environmental...
master thesis 2018
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van de Wetering, Janet (author)
In many countries people typically spend over 90 percent of their time indoors. Therefore, the quality of the indoor environment has a big influence on the health and wellbeing of people. Standards for thermal comfort state that 80 percent of the occupants need to express satisfaction with the thermal environment to be thermally comfortable....
master thesis 2017
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Lachman, D.R.A. (author)
master thesis 2016
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López Ponce de Leon, L.E. (author)
master thesis 2016
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Van den Brink, I. (author)
Because of the aging population in the Netherlands there will be a shortage of suitable housing for the elderly. Older people have an increased risk of chronic diseases. It is therefore very important to look at the specific thermal and physical requirements when designing for elderly, so that the building can contribute to the health of the...
master thesis 2016
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Overduin, J.P. (author)
Cooling load reduction for high-rises is a necessity for further developement for the densification of urban areas. This study describest the approach for HVAC cooling reduction potential for tall-office buildings in Singapore. Via passive ventilation strategies and adaptive thermal comfort the comfort temperature is increased what leads to a...
master thesis 2016
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De Haas, M.I. (author)
This thesis is about electrowetting. Electrowetting is an advanced display technique that is going to take a part in the display competition against LCD screens and LED displays. Display techniques are becoming very important for the building envelope. The desire to have a responsive or adaptive building skin has never been as serious as the...
master thesis 2015
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Tanuharja, M.K. (author)
Office building in hot and humid climate are designed to meet the expectation of human thermal comfort, which most of the time the use of air conditioning system is inevitable and becomes a necessity which then leads to a high energy consumption. Therefore in this thesis project, other possible building strategies which are able to tackle the...
master thesis 2015
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