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Woudenberg, Rafaël (author)
In light of the huge growth in population and tourism that Amsterdam will encounter in the future, the city might have to work towards a polycentral urban setup in which multiple city centers can contribute to the (social-, cultural-, economic-) wellbeing of the overall city. In this project we find that the likelihood of Sloterdijk, a place...
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van der Does de Willebois, Jeroen (author)
The canals of Amsterdam represent a draw for tourists and add to the value of real estate along the canals. More than 40 percent of Amsterdam tourists take a trip through the canals, accounting for more than 3 million canal travelers annually. Therefore, the tour boat sector is crucial for tourism in Amsterdam.
Many of the quay walls on...
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van der Heijden, Ties (author)
This thesis investigates the potential of a large pumping station in IJmuiden, the Nether-lands, for participating in Demand Response. Due to climate change, renewable energy is onthe rise. The intermittency of energy, together with its unpredictable supply, are a big hurdlefor the energy transition. Two methods are promising solutions to this...
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Gankema, Josien (author)
The city of the future is a Healthy City, a city that sees the wellbeing of inhabitants as its main priority. The Blue Stairs is a dwelling complex at the Marnixstraat in Amsterdam that promotes an active, healthy lifestyle.
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Amory, Jelmer (author)
The Marinepassage is a case study design project for circular architecture, using a guidance tool framework for circular buildings. It is located at the Marineterrein in Amsterdam and contains temporary program aimed at stimulating innovative businesses and institutions, enhancing the waterpark area and facilitating events.
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van Stelten, Caroline (author)
The prognosis for Amsterdam is that the population will grow until almost one million inhabitants in 2040 which leads to the fact that densification is needed to house all these people. Another prediction is that migration flows will increase, which means that diversity still will be a big topic in the future. Nowadays Amsterdam houses many...
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de Boer, Thaïsa (author)
Collective dwelling design for the new urban middle income family. Attention is paid to enhance social interaction. The design forms a proposal for flexible and affordable family dwellings to keep the middle class in (the city center) of Amsterdam.
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Schrijver, Remco (author)
Since the economic crisis there is a shortage in both dwellings and offices. As a reaction on this the building consists out of dwellings and office spaces for internation orientated companies and expats. By combining dwellings and offices, the building will be used 24/7 with which the building will be used in an efficient way.
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Fattah, Jino (author)
Cities are attracting people increasingly because of the work opportunities, universities and wide range of facilities. It is estimated that the world population will grow up to 10 billion people by 2050 with the majority living in cities. In Europe 80% of the population will live in cities by that time (Food and Agriculture Organization of the...
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Klaseboer, Stefan (author)
Over the last hundred years cities have sprawled out. Amsterdam despite being one of the denser cities also faced this phenomenon. Today, Amsterdam is very desired by dwellers and it puts the city in a difficult situation. The city can’t expand outwards and need to densify within the city perimeters. However, with the design philosophy of the...
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Poldermans, Gijs (author)
The city centre of Amsterdam is becoming unaffordable and uninhabitable for its locals. This project features the design for a residential building where social cohesion, liveability and the interaction between tourists and the inhabitants are vocal points.
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Faber, Liesbeth (author)
Social housing for refugee families focussing specifically on three aspects:
1. Designing suitable housing for families within the typology of the gallery flat,
2. Designing for refugees: social and spatial needs of this target group
3. The multicultural floor plan: what can different dwelling cultures add to the standard Dutch...
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Beerens, Jeroen (author)
The Academic Medical Center (AMC) is one of the largest hospitals in the Netherlands and it is located in the Bijlmer district. The complex was built in 1981 and consists of 64 hectares of land. The complex is surround by a green belt where also the former psychiatric center was located. The AMC can be seen as a stand-alone city, with daily...
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Cheng, Danny (author)
The project act as an example of how biophilic design can be applied into the rehabilitation area of a hospital.The aim of the project is to achieve a faster recovery rate of patients, a better performance of staff and to create a unique experience for the visitors in AMC . Many researches have showed the benefits of using biophilic design in...
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van der Woude, Steven (author)
Metropoles around the world are projected to keep growing in the coming years. Their population is increasing and with it the size and density of the city. Amsterdam is no exception to this projected growth with a population estimated to be larger than one million around 2050. As a consequence, we can see the housing and land prices skyrocket...
master thesis 2018
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Otisons, Andris (author)
The project examines the relationship between a city and a waterfront. With the ongoing waterfront redevelopment projects it is necessary to step back and evaluate the current trends and impacts of them on the city. City Plaza proposes a unique and original way to merge architecture and waterfronts and proposes a new structure and relationship...
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de Heij, Cas (author)
The project intends to answer the question how to deal with the mobility of people in the future city. The project is located on the fringe belt of Amsterdam in the western harbour area. An area with high potential for future development. The increasing population and density create more pressure on the existing mobility network. New...
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Elswijk, Wietse (author)
The spatial planning in the Amstel area can be attributed to its heavy infrastructure. As in the scenario for 2050 mobility takes on a smaller shape, the area becomes a far denser agglomeration of productive spaces focused on the experience of both the walker and the cyclist. Accessibility gains the upper hand over centrality, see also what...
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Carranza Pasten, Monica (author)
With the inclusion of Electric Vehicles Charging Stations in the city of Amsterdam, there is not enough knowledge to understand if the electrical grid infrastructure can withstand this increase in the load. In this thesis work the distribution grid of Amsterdam has been replicated and a cyber attack against the EV Charging Stations has been...
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Verwaal, Auke (author)
RAI Amsterdam is the largest exhibition and conference centres in the Netherlands and host of various national and international trade shows, exhibitions, and congresses that visit Amsterdam. When a trade show is built, hundreds of stand builders work on their individual stands within their assigned floor space. In the exhibition halls, with...
master thesis 2018
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