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Goma Garcia-Ganges, Samuel (author)
Increasing ground prices are displacing the middle class families from Amsterdam. The available housing is either too expensive or simply unfit for families. They are therefore forced by the circumstances to move to the suburbs, away from their job, family and friends in the city. In the process, the city loses valuable middle class workers and...
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Kaniuk, Marta (author)
The Netherlands is facing the problem of shortage of suitable housing. Predictions warn about the need of additional million houses for 2030. The rising number of immigrants arriving to the dutch capital city forced the municipality of Amsterdam to prepare a vision for Havenstad 2050 - a development of industrial areas for the residential...
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Teurlings, Nick (author)
This project is motivated by the voices of the Amsterdam artists, for whom it becomes increasingly difficult to live and work in the city. The independent artists, activists, working-class people, among many other low- and mid-income groups who gave Amsterdam its unique, diverse and open character, have been driven out of the city centre for...
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Yadav, Shrey (author)
This report focuses on the optimal utilization of commercial office real estate at Schiphol Amsterdam Airport to further contribute to the Mainport Strategy of the Netherlands. It is important to realize that the non-aeronautical activities play a crucial role for the business of the airport, especially considering factors such as a limit on the...
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Hendriksen, Iris (author)
De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) will be renovating their building in Amsterdam. In contrast to the ambience of the current building, the new building is designed to radiate openness, friendliness and sociality. This thesis suggests a manifestation that will create sparkles for potential visitors in the environment of DNB. The sparkles are for the...
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Grund, Mitchel (author)
The city of Amsterdam has a large number of old quay walls with rotten foundation piles. These foundation piles need to be identified and measures need to be taken. The urban quay walls are supported by two types of foundation: pinewood piles, which are easily affected by bacterial decay and spruce piles. To understand the mechanical behaviour...
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Troquete, Remco (author)
The almost ceaselessly growing Air Transportation System has led to concerns across airports on how to deal with this growth. Also Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AAS) experienced large increases in number of passengers and movements over the last decades: the current limit of 500,000 annual movements of the airport is (nearly) reached. Before...
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Kenter, Jos (author)
Out of all the countries in the world, the Netherlands has the most ‘autonomous vehicle’-ready road network (KPMG, 2019). It is the result of years of investing in state-of-the-art technologies and putting in place the needed policies, and it seems to pay off: our country is likely to be amongst the early adapters as soon as these vehicles enter...
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Roosmale Nepveu, Maarten Jan (author)
Urbanisation levels keep rising and all major cities in Europe face common transport and traffic problems. The city of Amsterdam needs a reliable transport and mobility system to foster economic growth, but at the same time transport is causing congestion, pollution and accidents. To scientifically explore the research question, Transport...
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van der Wal, Laurens (author)
Sustainable urban planning aims to decrease the ecological footprint of cities while maintaining or increasing social welfare, however it does not consider limits to economic growth and therefore undermines its own ambition. The upcoming field of degrowth offers a theoretical answer to this dilemma but the degrowth lens has only scarcely been...
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Ham, Mandy (author)
My graduation project focuses on zero-waste, in lifestyle and building design. By choosing this graduation topic, I was able to tackle a problem that many cities are facing and will be facing in the future if nothing changes. The stock of natural resources is shrinking, which is caused by our consumerism and throw-away society. Cities are...
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Kraai, Casper (author)
Amsterdam is currently experiencing a period of significant growth, demographically as well as economically. It is becoming more international, more affluent, but also more crowded. In the process, the city's status as 'werelddorp' is changing into that of a metropolis. Such a scale change requires a rethinking of what it means to live and dwell...
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Dillon Peynado, Thomas (author)
We have entered the epoch of the Anthropocene. Now with humanity itself being a sizeable force of nature, we can no longer ignore the impact we have on the planet’s systems, as it is also increasingly impacting our societies, through climate change. This is occurring while major cities are still experiencing an increase in population. Amsterdam...
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de Wringer, Karianne (author)
Nowadays, we are back to square one, elderly live independently for longer and are forced to be more self-reliant again, just like they were before the Second World War, before the emergency law of Willem Drees. The traditional welfare state is changing into a participation society. In 2013 King Willem-Alexander stated: “Everyone who is able, is...
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Ezink, Jeroen (author)
A living environment designed for elderly people and elderly people with dementia. If the residents, the elderly people, gets dementia they will be able to continue their life in the same, trusted living environment, without moving to other living environments.
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van Rijzingen, Max (author)
Families are the center of society. They bring life to the neighborhood and the city as a whole. Children play a crucial role and turn the city from a place of mobility to a space of activity. However, not every child grows up in the social setting we are familiar with. More and more children grow up in a modern type of family in which they need...
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van Vliet, Frank (author)
Design for a residential building for the modern family in Amsterdam. The modern family, a diverse target group with a variety of wishes and needs which are not provided by the current housing stock. This project provides housing for this target group which suits their specific needs. Providing a supportive environment for both children and...
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Enzio Pozzi, Leonardo (author)
The Individual household will represent almost 75% of the household increase in the Netherlands in the coming years. This lead to an increase in the sense of isolation among citizens of all ages. Therefore, there is the urge of housing, specifically designed for this target group, which avoid isolation and foster social interaction. Additionally...
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Krishnan, Vishruth (author)
With the increasing use of big data in varied applications to improve decision making and provide new insights, the research explores the potential of the Uber Movement data set released by Uber comprising of travel times from one zone to the other. A better understanding of the potential of the dataset could lead to the addition of the existing...
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Mulleners, bas (author)
This building focuses on living together and creating a community for the Expats in Amsterdam. By creating units that include smaller residential communities with transition zones for private-, community- and public life in the city. The building attempts to provide a stimulus for the emergence of a more tangible new community. Housing...
master thesis 2019
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