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Van der Spek, S.C. (author)
conference paper 2015
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Pijpers-van Esch, M.M.E. (author)
The urban microclimate has a significant impact on people’s physical health. Effects range from discomfort, for example sleep disturbance, to life- threatening conditions, such as heat stroke, skin and lung cancer. It is therefore vital that the urban microclimate is given considerable attention in the urban design process. The PhD research...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Nijhuis, S. (author), Jauslin, D.T. (author), Van der Hoeven, F.D. (author)
Social, cultural and technological developments of our society are demanding a fundamental review of the planning and design of its landscapes and infrastructures, in particular in relation to environmental issues and sustainability. Transportation, green and water infrastructures are important agents that facilitate processes that shape the...
book 2015
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Ye, Y.E. (author), Van Nes, A. (author)
Many new towns are established in China with the intention of providing desirable places to live. Nevertheless, these new towns often lack the flourishing street life, small businesses, and variety of social activities that old towns have to offer. This paper explores the spatial reasons why old towns tend to perform socio-economically better...
journal article 2014
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Van Nes, A. (author), Ye, Y. (author)
During the last decade, advances in software, spatial analyses methods, and improved capacity of computers have made it possible to quantitatively analyse morphological features of whole cities. This emerging trend of combining geographic information system (GIS) with traditional urban morphology brings some new insights into the evolving logic...
conference paper 2014
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Van Nes, A. (author), Ye, Y. (author)
conference paper 2014
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Van der Hoeven, F.D. (author)
In the 20th century, the Dutch city of Rotterdam was radically transformed from a historic town into a modern city, becoming the selfacclaimed 'city of architecture', home to international architectural design offices, publishers and institutions. Although it is already 60 years after the destruction of the Rotterdam inner city, the city still...
journal article 2013
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Calabrese, L.M. (author)
journal article 2013
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Van Schaick, J. (author)
It is important to know about peoples’ temporospatial activity patterns when making urban and regional designs and plans. Despite wide acknowledgment of this idea, knowledge about people’s activity patterns does not get full attention in day-to-day practice of urban and regional design and planning. This book makes the case that, with activity...
doctoral thesis 2011
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Hooimeijer, F.L. (author)
Climate change brings larger and more frequent rainstorms and Dutch cities are confronted with water nuisance. The urban water systems are unable to deal with this change in the hydrological cycle in spite of the fact that the Dutch are dealing with this condition for centuries. The question is: What is the tradition of building in wet and soft...
doctoral thesis 2011
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Gil, J.A. (author), Almeida, J. (author), Duarte, J.P. (author)
We have been witnessing an increased interest in a more holistic approach to urban design practice and education. In this paper we present a spatial data model for urban design that proposes the combination of urban environment feature classes with design process feature classes. This data model is implemented in a spatial database that becomes...
conference paper 2011
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Nijhuis, S. (author), Van Lammeren, R. (author), Van der Hoeven, F. (author)
Exploring the Visual Landscape is about the combination of landscape research and planning, visual perception and Geographic Information Science. It showcases possible ways of getting a grip on themes like: landscape openness, cluttering of the rural landscape, high-rise buildings in relation to cityscape, historic landscapes and motorway...
book 2011
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Schuetze, T. (author)
The existing water management in Dutch polders is based on independent water systems for each polder. These are featuring artificial stabilized ground and surface water levels. As a result of the local climate the water levels in the polders are not continuously at a constant level. To maintain a stable water table in the polders, the surplus of...
journal article 2011
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Van der Hoeven, F.D. (author), Brand, N. (author), Van der Burg, L. (author), Çal??kan, O. (author), Tan, E.R. (author), Wang, C.Y. (author), Zhou, J. (author)
To ensure the quality of the Ph.D. research the Department introduced a special procedure for periodic evaluation: after a period of nine months the potential Ph.D. candidates are asked to present their research design, theoretical framework and methodological approach to the members of the Department and to an external review, drawn up by the...
book 2009
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De Bois, P. (author)
A group of 18 (inter)national master students have worked for 8 weeks on the subject of the MSc2 Urban Plan & Analysis Zoetermeer. The chair of Urban Design made this choice for the city of Zoetermeer because next to Almere this city became one of the most important New Towns of the Netherlands and also in Europe.
book 2009
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Van der Hoeven, F.D. (author), Van der Spek, S.C. (author), Smit, M.G.J. (author)
Pedestrian mobility and the regeneration of the European city centre. Cities can be chaotic and confusing places at the best of times – even for local people! Spatial Metro, a project largely funded by the EU, aims to make city visits more enjoyable for pedestrians by making cities easier to navigate, easier to walk around and easier to...
book 2008
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Van Duin, L. (author)
In recent years, the Faculty of Architecture, Housing, Urban Design and Planning has been undergoing large changes in the training and research program mes. These changes followon from the signals received from professional practice, but above all from the desire of staff and students to design programma and organization in such a way that they...
book 1992
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