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Tegelberg, Joost (author)
Repetitive construction projects allow for planning to be done systematically, but performance is hard to predict due to inherent uncertainties. The goal of this research is to evaluate planning choices in repetitive construction projects. In order to evaluate the planning of these projects to quantify the risk of overruns, an adaptable...
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Septian, Kevin (author)
Large Infrastructure Projects (LIPs) are essential to fulfill the needs of Indonesia. These LIPs have a substantial impact on not only the society but also the economy. The Indonesian government intends to accelerate infrastructure provision by selecting complex LIPs to be assisted by a government body, KPPIP (Committee for Acceleration of...
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Hendriks, Yaron (author)
In general, projects still fail at a high rate. New project management approaches have been found to try and do something about the high rate of failing projects. One of these promising modern approaches is Agile project management. It has been practiced increasingly since recent years in many sectors, most evident in the ICT sector. Though...
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Kok, scipio (author)
The possibilities public procurement offers regarding the stimulation of innovation for the benefit of economic growth and the competitiveness of markets have been increasingly receiving attention over the past two decades. In 2014 a long awaited update of the European directive governing procurement procedures was published. Among these...
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Vonck, Tim (author)
Globally the construction is a major contributor to the severity of the anthropogenic environmental impact. The sector emits 39% of the global CO2 and is responsible of 40-50% of material flows. The focus of reducing the environmental impact in buildings is, in the past, mostly attributed to the operational energy. However, due to increasing...
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Verbruggen, Koen (author)
Policymakers and literature have expressed the need for a visual and tangible manner of mapping circular value, the progress towards a fully circular economy and the presence of materials (material passport) in public space. Several initiatives exist for the measurement of circular progress. However, none have explicitly aimed towards the urban...
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Bachas, Konstantinos (author)
The present research is focused on the possibilities of implementing blockchain technology in the reclaiming asphalt process in the Netherlands, in collaboration with BAM Infraconsult. The feasibility of using blockchain technology in order to improve several parts of this process is investigated. More specifically, the Design Science Research...
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Peponi, Nefeli (author)
Today’s rising project complexity in combination with the changing economic environment has led to an increased interest in improving organizational business processes. Large multinational companies were always affected by those two factors in a greater extent than other smaller more localized competitors, rendering process reengineering an...
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Asgharzadeh, Fatemeh (author)
Construction industry is the biggest waste producer industry in the world. Circular economy introduces methods to increase the recovery of materials’ value by returning them back to construction cycles; as its cornerstone, deconstruction is introduced to eliminate demolition. Design for Deconstruction (DfD) facilitates deconstruction at the end...
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Kotoudi, Anastasia (author)
Today’s project complexity is constantly increasing leading to multidisciplinary project teams. Building a truly integrated team in projects where a partnership is necessary in order to achieve the desired outcome isn’t a one-off process that can occur automatically. It’s a procedure that has to be built up over a certain period of time (mostly...
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Partoredjo, Elvira (author)
Circular Economy (CE) is proposed as an solution to the problems the world is facing concerning global warming and resource scarcity. The construction industry however struggles with the new concept of CE. Practitioners lack knowledge, experience and examples. Therefore, embedding circularity in the contract may work as a stimulation. The...
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Kemper, Arno (author)
The operation and maintenance of most of the Dutch primary navigation locks are the responsibility of Rijkswaterstaat. The portfolio of Rijkswaterstaat consists of 52 primary navigation locks that are part of the primary flood defence. All these navigation locks are assigned a safety norm together with the adjacent water-retaining bodies. For...
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Kharoubi, Yara (author)
The construction industry faces problems in interoperability. Information is not easily interpreted nor accessed by participants. The insufficient level of interoperability occurs due to fragmentation between disciplines in the construction industry. To enhance interoperability, Building Information Modeling (BIM) formed a collaborative model...
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Nader, Alend (author)
In the past decade the relationship between the client and contractor in the Dutch infrastructure sector has been disrupted. This disrupted relationship can mainly be characterised as adversarial and distrusting. Additionally, this has resulted in a growing number of disputes between the client and the contractor. As a result of the adversarial...
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Kroese, Lieke (author)
The Dutch national spatial planning system is increasingly dealing with wicked multi-layered spatial challenges, also known as integral challenges. This development has led to a transition in the current national spatial planning system by means of the new Environment and Planning Act, which aims to work in a multi-level governance manner. One...
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van Riggelen, Roos (author)
Bouwteam is a collaboration agreement in which the contracor is involved early on to work together with the client to make a design in which the knowledge of the client and the contractor is used optimally. Through the years the Bouwteam has been influenced by integrated contracts and has been changing in a variety of ways. Nowadays, there is...
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Weber, Vincent (author)
Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) are currently the desired project delivery method for big infrastructure projects in the Netherlands. PPPs contain a lot of contact moments between both organizations. Contractors encountered the problem that not all contact moments create public or private value, some might cause a loss of value. This thesis...
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Born, Lotte (author)
Since the introduction of Best Price Quality Ratio (BPQR) tendering, specific (non-financial) tender elements in the bid can also be decisive for winning the tender. These so-called qualitative aspects are therefore important means in the tender to distinguish a bid from competing bids. Although competition is believed to enhance a fair quality...
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Balderas Zavala, Henoc (author)
The efforts to embed a Circular Economy (CE) within every organization in the Netherlands have taken both, scholars and practitioners, to look into the design of Circular Business Models (CBMs) that allow to make this transition possible; one of the Dutch industries taking this approach is the real estate development sector. Different business...
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Slockers, Anouk (author)
The construction industry has always been an important driver of the economy. An important part of the projects in this industry is commissioned by public entities. However, recently a trend can be observed in which the procurement process fails more often than before. Due to the current times of economic expansion in the Netherlands contractors...
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