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Abbasova, Zarifa (author)
The construction sector is one of the biggest consumers of raw materials and generates large amounts of construction waste as well. CE is a way to delink the construction sector from the consumption of finite resources of the earth and excessive waste generation. Despite of the fact that there are a lot of interventions, such as Commodity...
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Kortman, Anne Sophie (author), Boraei, Sara (author), Dillon Peynado, Thomas (author), Peters, Boaz (author), Song, Yue (author)
The Amsterdam Metropolitan area, and especially Amsterdam city, attracts large amounts of people due to the diverse economy opportunities, cultural and recreational activities, and the strong connection of the region by public transport and road network. The need for space, resources, and mobility are increasing and will keep increasing due to...
student report 2018
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Kroezen, Ditmar (author)
The RAI Amsterdam situated at the Europaplein is the Netherlands biggest convention center with a total of 115.000 m2 of exhibition grounds and 1.5 million annual visitors. Five times a year the RAI hosts events where the amount of exhibitors is to big to fit in the current buildings. At these moments pavilions are constructed at the Europaplein...
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Daynovich, Yana (author)
The aim of the thesis is to research how the workspace typology could change in distant future of 2050 in Amsterdam under the influence of immersive technologies, such as Virtual and Augmented reality. Such aspects as influence of technologies on company structures, space organization and program of a building are deeply investigated. The design...
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Huisman, Alex (author)
The current interpretation of sustainability is rather ego centric. We tend to view sustainability as a tool to merely satisfy our own needs for esteem while the bigger picture is often placed in the background. This unconscious and unintended (mis)usage of sustainability is completely wrong and should be changed. Sustainability should become...
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Dai, Chenxi (author)
As one of the most important and attractive city in Europe, Amsterdam has seen a great growth of its residents in the recent years. How to offer enough houses for the new arrivals will be a continuous question for the managers of the city. The densification process has already started. Wasted lands like abandoned houses and old industrial areas...
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Heldeweg, Eva (author)
Problem statement - We are currently living in an individualized western society, connected virtually but disconnected physically with one another. Communication technology is one of the main causes of loneliness which has serious health consequences. There is a decline in public life in the city due to the rise of the internet. We are in need...
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Stegeman, Judith (author)
More families prefer living in the city, as the city has to offer social networks and facilities close by. Whereas before families left to the suburban areas, they now become city families. This development is attractive for the city, as city families offer liveliness and have a good influence on the economics. However, the city has no suitable...
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Borowska, Agnieszka (author)
Amsterdam is an expanding city, Strategy planning for 2040 emphasises especially the potential for population number increase and significant economic growth. The city has also a very high aspiration for being innovative and sustainable in every area of the development. The transformation of the city is connected strongly with global changes in...
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de Groene, Lisa (author)
I did my graduation project at the master track Dutch Dwelling, Architecture. The studio describes the graduation assignment as following: “The task in the Dutch Housing Graduation Studio is to design a housing project that fits in a scenario of your own making for the future of Amsterdam. Behind the brief for an apartment building lie the...
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Brouwer, Lennart (author)
In de huidige maatschappij worden producten na hun levensduur als afval gezien. Er wordt met een zodanig hoge snelheid een grote hoeveelheid afval geproduceerd dat dit niet op een natuurlijke manier verwerkt kan worden. Dit resulteert in mogelijke schade voor het milieu en de gezondheid van mensen. Deze situatie vraagt om een nieuwe benadering...
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Troll, Wendela (author)
This project aims to contribute to the development of children’s social sensitivity. In this graduation project, social sensitivity is approached as a fundament for learning in the context of the new primary school Klein Amsterdam. Klein Amsterdam’s mission is to create schools as in-between spaces, in which children learn from society....
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Leung, Ranee (author), Zhou, Yixiao (author), Rodríguez Salcedo, Cristian (author), von Meijenfeldt, Charlotte (author), van Marrewijk, Franka (author)
Governments and private and non-profit organisations from international to local levels have acknowledged the idea that more sustainable systems are required to reduce our ecological footprint (WWF, 2016, Jonkhoff, 2012). The food system is a very important aspect within our lives, socially as well as economically but it is also one of the most...
student report 2018
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Reinink, Sebastien (author), Waldherr, Gabriela (author), Liu, Chang (author), Mujumdar, Gayatri (author), Meng, Wanting (author)
The AMA region wants to make the transition towards a circular economy. To make the circular economy happen, social, environmental and economic challenges have to be integrated in the transition. This report will identify these challenges and propose a vision, a development strategy and projects/policies to propose a new system in the sector...
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van Oers, Anna (author)
Citizens in 2050 will face a scala of mental health problems. Future unemployment caused by automation of jobs will evoke the lack of feeling a purpose or feeling useful for society. This will especially be the case for the lower-educated and less wealthy part of the population. Living in a city that will get denser and denser, the population...
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Eisma, Eric (author)
The Zuidoost district is divided in mono-functional zones, such as housing in the Bijlmer and Holendrecht area and working in the Amstel III area. The Upcycling Centre Zuidoost will connect both sides in the future of 2050 in a physical, social and economic way. This is done by creating a building that becomes the driver of the circular economy....
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Hulsman, Tom (author)
With technology dependent on electricity increasingly pervading our everyday life the access to energy becomes a driver for our general development and wellbeing. While the access to energy seems as something trivial there is a growing number of people which are unable to pay their electricity bills and are disconnected from the energy grid....
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Schouten, Nico (author)
The way the western society currently treats waste is hazardous and can threaten not only the public health but also (very delicate) eco systems. Annually over 87 million tonnes of plastic are being produced. Only 2 % is reintroduced into the original purpose. The rest of this plastic is downcycled, landfilled, burned or leaked into the...
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Boomars, Sjoerd (author)
Amsterdam Overamstel is a site in rapid transition from an area which is anno 2018 mainly focused on low value commercial spaces and infrastructure. Especially this infrastructure has a fragmenting effect on the location. These fragments do not have clear connections and a hierarchy inbetween. Combined with the planned densification this could...
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Rissik, Lisanne (author)
Amsterdam is densifying and is expected to grow to over one million inhabitants by 2050. The densification arise questions about the implications of the pressure on the existing urban fabric, like the public space, but also the urban responsibility of public health. Altogether, how can a densified public space stimulate healthy behavior in terms...
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