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Dubbeldam, Nick (author)
This research aims to improve the structural safety of wide floor slabs with openings due to embedded non-structural elements. The multidisciplinary design of these slabs has resulted in various safety issues, including errors in the design due to the absence of a calculation method and insufficient integration between designs of different...
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Baldew, Menouschka (author)
On a general level, the Dutch government wants to have a fully circular economy by 2050 by reducing the use of primary materials and carbon dioxide emissions. As the consideration and integration of concepts such as sustainability and circular economy are becoming increasingly popular in the civil engineering sector, it might be time to re...
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Smienk, Hugo (author)
One of the fundamental goals for the success of a construction project is found to be completion within the budget. To reach this goal, cost estimation is a key process which can be divided into the estimation of direct and indirect costs. Unlike direct costs, indirect costs are not directly connected with the performance of any particular...
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Das, Barshaleena (author)
Sustainability has become a prominent term in policy-oriented research as an expression of what public policies seek to achieve (Kuhlman & Farrington,2010). It has been a developing idea, frequently receiving attention from society, governmental agendas, and the innovative field (Tamak,2017). Organisations are now rapidly taking steps...
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Navandar, Aditya (author)
In recent years, the concept of sustainability has grown in popularity and has become a critical strategic component for businesses (Garza, 2013). Corporate organizations, as the industry's productive drivers, play a crucial role in attaining sustainable development. Thus, the problems have shifted from "WHY" to "HOW" to integrate sustainability...
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Ning, Jinghua (author)
Effective planning and control are crucial for the successful delivery of engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) projects, which are characterized by complex organizational structures, interdependent activities, overlapping phases, and a large number of disciplines and participants. However, project uncertainty, including the lack of...
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DAI, Yuxin (author)
Smart City has become one of the most popular topics in recent years due to the emergence of innovative digital technologies. Start-ups have been active in an innovation system defined as Smart City Entrepreneurial Ecosystem (SCEE) in this study, where stakeholders in the Smart City industry are involved and interact with each other, including...
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Jiang, Xinzhi (author)
Construction schedule optimisation problems have been explored extensively, including activity sequencing rules and work packaging. Yet knowledge is still lacking in the sequencing of mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) components with geometric complexity, and how to handle conflicting precedence between MEP work packages arising from the...
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Barekas, Apostolis (author)
The current research stems from the motivation of reducing the information loss that asset managers face in the operation & maintenance phase of the project. Most of the public infrastructure assets’ condition nowadays deteriorate due to ageing and municipalities confront challenges to manage their portfolios effectively by adopting...
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LEE, Jeongeun (author)
Women in construction are marginalised, and gendered work culture results in a higher turnover rate of early female professionals. On the other hand, after the COVID-19 pandemic, construction organisations have understood the need for digitisation to derive benefits from digital tools. Besides, it was presented that using digital devices may...
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Gomez Chica, Tatiana (author)
Programmes in the Dutch infrastructure sector can contribute to overcoming the industry’s lagging performance and the increasing amount of renovation of work it is currently facing. Additionally, they have the potential to integrate the fragmented supply chain while facilitating better coordination of the projects being executed more effectively...
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Kanters, Mark (author)
The aim of this research was to investigate the effects of implementing circularity in infrastructural construction projects. As a very polluting sector, circularity is becoming a more and more popular theme in the construction industry. Driven by both governmental regulations of reaching a full circular economy in 2050 and intrinsic motivation,...
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Smit, Menno (author)
Due to the stricter sustainability requirements and associated governmental regulations, the real estate development process in the Netherlands is becoming increasingly complex, narrowing the real estate developer’s opportunity space and increasing the uncertainty regarding the feasibility of the real estate development project. Recently...
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Jankie, Virania (author)
The aim of this research was to develop a user-friendly tool for the construction industry that contributes to the decision-making of making first choices towards circular building in the initial phase of project and helps in considering the factors that play a role when reusing elements and reducing the usage of primary raw materials. With...
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van den Brink, Koen (author)
Entrepreneurs are indispensable to our society. They translate innovative ideas into valuable products and services which in several cases also contribute to a more sustainable, convenient, and ethical world. Moreover, entrepreneurship is one of the most significant drivers of economic growth in a particular area. The entrepreneurship literature...
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Muhamed Salim, Mehna (author)
Sustainability is seen as one of the most important challenges faced by the world today (Silvius, 2017). Within EPC companies, there are quite some ambitions at the strategic level to integrate sustainability into project procurement, but implementation at the project level is still quite limited. Additionally, existing literature focusing on...
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VARGHESE, ZACHARIAH KIRAN (author)
Recently, the construction industry has been confronted with changing regulations, especially with the advent of sustainability goals and circular economy ambitions. The Dutch government wants to accomplish its ambitious initial objective of using 50% fewer primary resources by 2030. Further, by 2050, the goal is to have a waste-free economy...
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Valk, Juliette (author)
Qualitative research into management of multinational construction projects. This research entailed gathering data both from theory and practice, on how sustainability is included and managed, throughout the project process. Which was then compared and used to notice opportunities for increasing sustainability inclusion.
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STROUMPOULIS, KONSTANTINOS (author)
Projects are becoming larger and more complex, resulting in work being done more in a team environment. Among other industries, the construction industry is project-based as well. For the successful completion of construction projects, inter-organizational teams consisting of representatives from the owner, designer, contractors and other...
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de Nie, Robert (author)
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the construction industry in the Netherlands as projects came to a stop and project teams struggled to collaborate remotely. To cope with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and consequential virtual work environment, it is crucial to have effectively collaborating design teams. A renown contributor to team...
master thesis 2022
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