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Mori, Sofia (author)
The practice of almost any sport requires friendly and comfortable environmental conditions, cool temperatures and medium humidity levels, as well as satisfactory lighting and ventilation performance (Torsing et al., 2016). The complex challenge of designing sport infrastructure is likely to become even bigger in the expected future warmer...
master thesis 2019
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Dijkema, Jari (author)
The energy transition is a hot topic, businesses also need to think about manners to transition to sustainable energy. Within this graduation the- sis, a stakeholder is involved named the ‘Nederlandse Spoorwegen’, in short NS. The stakeholder has the ambition to make their station’s en- ergy neutral. To achieve this, electricity generating...
master thesis 2019
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van den Berg, Stijn (author)
This research focuses on the unofficial neighbourhoods on the boarders of South African Cities. The informal settlements are quickly built by unskilled hands on foreign land without any form of planning, supervision or legislation. The self-constructed houses lack of daylight, ventilation and water tightness. This results in poor, unsafe and...
master thesis 2019
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Pollux, Jerry (author)
Hydrogen is known for a variety of applications and is often associated with The Energy Transition. This thesis aims to explore the possibilities of applying hydrogen as a seasonal buffer of renewable energy. The research is applied to the case study Floriade, which is a neighborhood currently under development and set to be completed in 2022....
master thesis 2019
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Marugg, Caithlin (author)
In the future most of us will be living in cities and due to climate change global average temperatures are expected to rise. As a result of the urban heat island effect, the temperature in cities can be up to 7 C higher than in the surrounding rural area. Higher air temperatures are not only uncomfortable, but also unhealthy especially for...
master thesis 2018
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Backman, Karolina (author), McGaffney, Ryan (author), van der Griend, Isabella (author), Uiterwaal, Charlotte (author)
Resilient Living - A Housing Template for Kullu is part of a greater group graduation project called ‘Towards a Habitable Earth’. ‘Towards a Habitable Earth’ focuses on creating a framework for a resilient built environment that ensures social, economical and environmental sustainability is integrated and considered holistically in everyday...
master thesis 2018
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Alboustani, Tarik (author)
Plant factory with artificial light PFAL is an advanced facility has been developing through many research based on experimental field work in greenhouses as fully insulated and the airtight production facility. PFAL is one form of “closed plant production system” (CPPS) unit. It is a system where the growing environment optimally controlled and...
master thesis 2018
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Mc Gaffney, Ryan (author)
Manali, the second largest urban settlement in The Kullu Valley, is a major tourist destination in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The town is made up of two setlements, Old Manali and New Manali. The original settlement of Old Manali is located high in the hills above New Manali and has an urban morphology which
has been built up slowly over...
master thesis 2018
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de Groot, Marit (author)
master thesis 2018
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Sarara, Wioletta (author)
The problem of lack of healthy living conditions is touching all of us. People nowadays base too much on mechanical appliances, forgetting that just small changes in the shape of the building could change the living conditions throughout the whole lifespan of the building.
The biggest problem is in informal settlements where they do not...
master thesis 2018
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van Ekeren, Arko (author)
The main question of this master thesis is: Which changes have to be made to make the Lidl’s Specification circular, with an emphasis on materials and assembly? To come to an answer, a multitude of steps were taken.

The first step was an assessment of the principles of Circular Economy, the principles which lie at the foundation of the...
master thesis 2018
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Fung, Nikki (author)
The project energy island is a collaboration between TU Delft and The Port of Rotterdam. One segment of the energy transition is the use of hydrogen in the port. Port of Rotterdam is active contributing with different companies to the energy transition. The Island is used as a bunker station for an inland ship. This Island, next to the RDM is a...
master thesis 2018
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ten Caat, Nick (author)
Problem definition and objective. Since the industrialization in the 18th century, urbanized and industrial countries base their whole economies on the consumption and destruction of fossil fuel and raw materials. In the past decades, after observing gradual global climate change, most governments
acknowledge the environmental impact...
master thesis 2018
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Höfte, Vincent (author)
The global energy demand is increasing as a result of population growth and increased wealth standards. The share of local renewable energy supply is also increasing, driven by the urge to mitigate climate problems.

Residential energy demand and renewable energy supply are both intermittent; the demand profile depends on several aspects...
master thesis 2018
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Snijders Blok, Iris (author)
The objective of this research is to decrease the energy and material consumption of TU Delft’s building stock, by providing the university with a refurbishment method. Refurbishments can have a large impact on the energy and material consumption of the Built Environment, as it focuses on the majority of the Built Environment. By designing net...
master thesis 2017
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Vişniuc, Monica (author)
The present research applied a mixed approach for increasing the energy performance of retail spaces by setting new specific energy consumption targets and identifying what measures can be implemented at the building level to achieve the most energy gains. Energy benchmarking, a common practice of evaluating the building performance has been...
master thesis 2017
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Stuivenberg, Hester (author)
Nowadays the urge of building sustainable is obvious. It is necessary to come up with new solutions in order to give the planet to next generations. It is also known that buildings play a crucial role in this. This will be substantiated in the first chapter of this report. On the other hand, transformation of cities and buildings is one of the...
master thesis 2017
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Evertzen, Mark (author)
Thirty-one percent of all the energy used in the Netherlands is used by households. Considering the fact that it is technically easily possible to built energy neutral dwellings this quite big percentage. But with the speed we are currently constructing houses, we will build less than 10 percent of the currently existing building stock in the...
master thesis 2017
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