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Hendriks, Céline (author)
In 2017 the island Sint Maarten was hit by hurricane Irma. Approximately ninety-one per cent of the build environment was damaged. This made the existing housing shortage, caused by a growing population, even more significant. Now, three years later, the residential area of Philipsburg is mostly deserted. With the departure of its residents, the...
master thesis 2020
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van 't Veer, Floor (author)
Death is universal, but the way we deal with it is diverse and ever changing. For a period of time there was a taboo around death in the Netherlands. Nowadays we live in an accelerating individualistic society which means that there is no space/ time to reflect on loss. Gradually, specialists as well as nabestaanden discover that this can lead...
master thesis 2020
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de Groot, Marleen (author)
Historically, cities have played a major role in integrating newcomers into society. And in turn, many cities- including Amsterdam- have been shaped by migration. The conditions in neighborhoods in which many newcomers currently arrive do not offer the same flexibility. The graduation project proposes a strategy for the creation of inclusive...
master thesis 2020
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Huang, Hongjie (author)
Water is one of the long-standing problems in Sint Maarten. Water supply is scarce while water demand is high. Water pollution and incomplete infrastructure also needs to be tackled. How can a cluster scale decentralized water management system solve water challenges in the hurricane-prone environment of Sint Maarten is the research question....
master thesis 2020
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Verweij, Daniëlle (author)
This study was aimed at developing a design guide for stress reducing healthcare facilities for people with a chronic disease and their caregivers. This study was conducted with literature research, interviews and analyzing reference projects. The results of the literature research show the impact of stress on the different users, the importance...
master thesis 2019
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Ahmed, Bewar (author)
Lelycentre – an area that was initially planned as a living, working and shopping district, which also would form the city centre of Lelystad – was meant for the first inhabitants who came to Lelystad in September 1967. Using clear zoning plans as a base, much was promised to the new inhabitants. These promises consisted of low rise houses for...
master thesis 2019
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Dekker, Else (author)
As material stocks are depleting and the building sector plays a big role in using these materials a circular economy can bring a solution to this depleting problem. Within the thoughts of applying the circular economy to the built environment, upscaling would not be possible without the community to engage to the topic. This project of a...
master thesis 2019
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Cornet, Mauric (author)
In the first part of this Architectural master thesis the Circular Economy is studied and results are Applied to the Amstel III district in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. In this study the Circular Strategies of Europe, the Netherlands and Amsterdam are distilled into 5 main drivers. The main driver this thesis focusses on is “Design for...
master thesis 2019
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Keupink, jasper (author)
Elderly in the Netherlands today are not all assured of a suitable home for the rest of their lives. Because sooner or later the safe place that you call home isn’t that safe anymore and does not meet the requirements that come with living on an old age. The main causes of this are mobility issues, diseases or the passing away of people close to...
master thesis 2019
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Veldmaat, Lucas (author)
My graduation project focuses on making middle-rent homes in existing social rental homes in Amsterdam Nieuw-West, in which the amount of social rental housing is maintained. In Amsterdam there is a growing shortage of middle-rent homes for starters. As a result, people stay longer in a social rented homes while these homes often no longer meet...
master thesis 2019
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Zhu, Yuge (author)
One-third of the food produced is wasted while the demand for food is increasing worldwide. The food supply in the consumption phase is not only the last chain but also wastes the most. Yet the majority of residents in the Netherlands have still underestimated this number. Therefore, the design aims at recycling and reusing the food waste on the...
master thesis 2019
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Zheng, Xiangyu (author)
The project is an elderly housing in Heerlen, the Netherlands. Since the elderly are vulnerable to climate change, It's aimed to offer them more options of social interaction by providing suitable climate for different functions. The rich climate hierarchy corresponding to spatial hierarchy is the key. Instead of common interior and exterior...
master thesis 2019
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van de Ven, Tijs (author)
My graduation project is about renovation and splitting the low quality walk-up flats into multiple and ’responsive’ housing that allows one person households to live in smaller spaces that have a higher functionality, so we can respond to the population growth into the cities. A number of amenities in a home can be shared in the current forms...
master thesis 2018
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Işik, Firat (author)
There is a rich history of mankind’s relation with nature which is still used as a framework in today’s architecture. The framework is built on the fact modern structures are still able to awaken emotions from the past. In ancient times survival has been different compared to modern times. Man survived with whatever it could gather in the direct...
master thesis 2018
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van Dooren, Inger (author)
master thesis 2017
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Glazenburg, Julia (author)
Earthquakes, as a result of commercial extraction of natural gas out of deep soil, has become a frequently recurring phenomenon in the province of Groningen. Historically earthquakes have never been an issue in the Netherlands. The Netherlands is not prepared for this phenomenon. A lot of buildings in Groningen are damaged as a result of...
master thesis 2017
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Oussoren, Bernard (author)
To reduce the environmental impact of built environment, a circular approach needs to be implemented on all levels. Resources often travel great distances to their consumers, which leads to an inefficient and wasteful supply chain. Thus, by moving to localized production of all resources needed to sustain a small<br/>village can be greatly...
master thesis 2017
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Moors, Rob (author)
This thesis explores the topic of Craft in an information society, the redefinition of craft that follows is developed through the design of a 3D bio printing laboratory in Nijmegen Netherlands.
master thesis 2017
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Huang, Yonghui (author)
The graduation started from the seismic studio of architecture engineering and designing a earthquake proof architecture. The context of the design in located in the historical garden of Uithuizen in Groningen, which is a potential seismic area. The research focuses on the three different aspects which are seismic principles, biomimetic...
master thesis 2017
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