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Schmidt, N.A. (author)
Currently the world is dealing with a pandemic. The world has stopped, and people are distancing from each other. However, this large crisis is not the only crisis the world is currently dealing with. Climate change is affecting the world drastically since the last century. Our current way of development must stop to deal with this change. This...
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Alferink, C.M.M. (author)
master thesis 2020
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Mantzouka, Athanasia (author)
Due to the inherent complexity and innovative character of construction projects, the role of risk management has become increasingly crucial. Dealing with the multifaceted risks associated with international construction projects is important in order not only to make sure that the project objectives are secured but also to make profit. It is...
master thesis 2019
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Wang, Jiawen (author)
The paring of knowledge sharing and agile methodology has been explained by some researchers (Dissanayake, Dantu, & Nerur, 2013), most emphasize that the knowledge sharing enablers embedded in the agile methods (Dissanayake et al., 2013), seldom researches explain agile-induced knowledge sharing inhibitors. Besides, the existing researches...
master thesis 2019
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Rehman, Ayesha (author)
Project failure rate is astonishingly 70%. This cause for the failure can vary from poor project management, to poor engineering, external factors like environment etc. This research particularly aims at identifying the competencies needed by project managers, with a aim that it will eventually reduce the failure rate.<br/>This research was...
master thesis 2019
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Neeli, Abhishek (author)
In today’s fast growing and competitive environment, keeping up with changing trends has become a necessity for firms to beat the competition. A relatively new form of innovation with a growing community of people have stated that Business Model Innovation is essentially the key to successful organizations nowadays. Several companies are failing...
master thesis 2019
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Stel, Rosanne (author)
This thesis ‘Towards sustainable projects´ will focus on the integration of sustainability aspects in projects in the engineering industry. This research uses the following definition for ‘sustainability’: “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” (Brundtland, 1987). This...
master thesis 2019
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Ganesh, Vikram (author)
Infrastructures have become important for the holistic growth of any country. With the number of such projects being constantly on the rise each year, its efficient maintenance has become a primary requirement for any asset owner. Among the many techniques available, FMECA is widely used for maintenance planning. In this method, different...
master thesis 2019
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Zhang, Bingyu (author)
In the Netherlands, many cities aim to promote cycling as a solution for sustainable mobility. However, the bicycle parking shortage is common. The popularity of ‘car-free city’ concept provides the opportunity to solve the problem by replacing car parking spaces to bicycle parking spaces. This study used a GIS-based location-allocation method...
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Baak, Bram (author)
The construction sector showed almost no fundamental change in the past 50 years, where other industries reaped the benefits of standardisation and digitalisation. Until recently innovation development was no issue for engineering firms active in this construction sector. At the moment however, they are progressing towards higher degrees of...
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de Wit, Daan (author)
This thesis provides insight into how the design approach, also known as ‘Design Thinking’ could be implemented in infrastructure planning processes. This is done with the objective to prevent premature convergence, which means, too early choosing for a solution by which other valuable alternatives are ‘killed off.’ By preventing premature...
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Švent, Nejc (author)
The planning, implementation and operation of large infrastructure projects brings together a range of stakeholders with variously aligned interests and risk perceptions. In project-financed infrastructure, lenders are a specific stakeholder whose risk analyses need to understand a project’s technical substance as a basis for appraising the...
master thesis 2019
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Zachariou, Demetris (author)
Risk management is undoubtedly a precious component of the overall project management field. It assists in identifying, assessing and mitigating the uncertainties that are present in a project. These uncertainties affect important measures of a project, of which cost and schedule are the most prominent, and consequently put project success under...
master thesis 2019
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Gerding, Ditte (author)
The purpose of this master thesis is to gather information from current practices and make recommendations to facilitate implementation of circularity in the building process. The past years, circularity has become a popular term in the built environment. This approach prefers a more circular way of perceiving the building process. Literature...
master thesis 2019
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Vlaming, Annemieke (author)
Due to growing prosperity in the world, together with the trend of urbanization, more and more natural resources are needed. However, the earth cannot keep providing us these materials, since many of them are depleting. The concept of circular economy is seen as an opportunity to tackle this problem. However, the infrastructure industry lags...
master thesis 2018
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van Looij, Zoe (author)
neering (SE). Nowadays, this approach is more and more instructed by clients in the Netherlands. The switch to Systems Engineering was necessary because of the development of integrated contracts (UAV-GC; Uniform Administrative Conditions for Integrated Contracts) such as Design-Build-Finance-Maintain (DBFM) and Design &amp; Construct (D&amp;C)....
master thesis 2018
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Arghandeh Jouneghani, Philippe (author)
The greening of cities is an important driver for the development of sustainable innovations, aiming to minimize the disruption of the ecosystem and reduce the energy and material consumption. The so called Green City is an ideology embraced by many nowadays. The “Suspended Tree” (ST), which is the centrepiece of this research, is considered to...
master thesis 2018
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Kroon, Ruby (author)
This research analysed the effects of using an AR co-design environment as a supportive tool during design meetings, on the interaction within a project team.<br/>Lacking interaction is a problem that occurs project wide in the construction industry and can cause diverse effects, leading to mistakes and rework. This lack often originates in the...
master thesis 2018
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Pietersen, Franka (author)
Climate change is likely to affect our infrastructures in the Netherlands and seems to accelerate: sooner, faster, stronger. This stresses the need for adaptable infrastructure. Asset owners cannot assume a certain final situation of the infrastructure and the impacts on it due to climate change. This report answers the following research...
master thesis 2018
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van Veenen, Anna (author)
The last couple of years the concept of the Circular Economy (CE) has been gaining more and more attention. The Netherlands want to become a CE as well and the government presented a national policy programme including goals to reach a CE in 2050. One of those goals is that Dutch public authorities should procure all their projects 100%...
master thesis 2018
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