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Monique Vashti, Monique (author)
Finding Common Grounds: Adapting Heritage meaning in Socially Diverse Couperusbuurt is a renewalproject of Amsterdam’s Western Garden Cities neighbourhood. Western Garden Cities Amsterdam orWestelijke Tuinsteden is a post-war neighbourhood considered heritage by the Municipality of Amsterdam.Currently, Westelijke Tuinsteden of Couperusbuurt...
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Lichtenveldt, Stefan (author)
This project explores a residential building from 1982 that can be found in Amsterdam. Using several interviews and research into the potential heritage values of the building a transformation is proposed.
master thesis 2021
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Wang, Yaqi (author)
Metropolitan regions are the most urbanized and globalized areas as the concentration of population and economy in the world, which makes them exposed to various global emergency risks like pandemics. And the COVID-19 outbroke from Wuhan (China) at the end of 2019, offered an up-to-date perspective as an opportunity to investigate and improve...
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Louwerens, Cornee (author)
This graduation thesis was executed within the studio New Heritage in which the question was raised whether postmodern architecture can be valued as heritage. Multiple postmodern neighbourhoods suffer from a stigma. Outsiders have a negative image where insiders are much more positive about their neighbourhood. This master thesis focusses on the...
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Maes, Jeff (author)
A lowcost multipollutant sensor box is developed, calibrated and deployed to quantify aviationattributable air quality impacts at Amsterdam Schiphol airport. The sensor box contains four lowcost electrochemical gas sensors that respond to CO, NO, NO2 and O3 concentrations in ambient air. Additional sensors in the sensor box allow the...
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Oirbans, Leonard (author)
This master thesis explores the potential influences of the COVID-19 pandemic on travel behavior change, and projects potential implications of long term travel behavior changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic on accessibility and the allocation of public space in the city of Amsterdam, the Netherlands for the year 2030. The first result of this...
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van der Scheer, Zwaan (author)
Stegen hebben voor lange tijd een negatief imago gehad, dit is nu echter aan het veranderen. In deze scriptie zal onderzoek gedaan worden naar wat de invloed van stegen op de leefomgeving van steden is geweest en hoe deze zich zal ontwikkelen. Hoe stegen in Amsterdam zijn ontstaan verschilt per steeg, maar vooral per periode. De eerste stegen...
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van Vliet, Kimberly (author)
Concluderend is het antwoord op de onderzoeksvraag ‘Wat zijn overeenkomsten en verschillen tussen de collectieve woonvormen van het Coöperatiehuis (1930) en het Vierwindenhuis (1980) en hoe komt dit tot uitdrukking in de ontwerpen?’ dat het Coöperatiehuis en het Vierwindenhuis met verschillende ontwerpfilosofieën ontwikkeld zijn. Ze zijn met...
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Koesen, Anne (author)
Due to several factors, under which the widespread flexibilization in the job market and the fact that it ended up becoming more difficult to take out a mortgage, middle-income households ended up not having access to owner-occupied housing in Dutch urban areas. Also, middle-income households’ incomes are too high to qualify for the social...
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Maričić, Marko (author)
Despite its potential benefits of reduced traffic congestion and discounted trips, incorporating ride-pooling in a city comes with a set of challenges that require thorough analysis, optimisation, and planning. Even though, services like \textit{Uber} have existed in Amsterdam for over a decade, city wide ride-pooling has yet to be implemented....
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Valdes Troncoso, Joaquin (author)
The linear food supply chain is putting significant pressures on our resources and our environment. Moreover, global warming is leading to climate change, making our environment more uncertain and challenging food safety around the globe. Therefore new ways of producing food locally need to be researched. This paper investigates how food can be...
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Escher, Rosemarie (author)
This graduation project focuses on the architectural design of a passive and nature inclusive housing complex in the Lange Bretten, a natural area in Amsterdam-West. The complex offers a temporary home for the growing group of economic homeless of Amsterdam. The design goals for this type of housing include the symbiosis between these residents...
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Supera, Jakub (author)
Public procurement in the European Union is an important part of interaction between governments and the market. According to the European Commission1 every year over 250 000 public authorities in the EU spend around 14% of GDP (around €2 trillion per year) on the purchase of services, works and supplies. Often perceived as a purely bureaucratic...
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Voortman, Rick (author)
The city of Amsterdam contains about 1600 bridges and 600 kilometres of quay walls. Of these walls, about 200 kilometres are of masonry walls placed on a timber floor and founded on timber piles. These quay walls are sometimes over 100 years old. Due to the increasing loads in the past century and the degrading of material properties in the...
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de Veth, Koen (author)
Families are an important factor in the liveability of neighbourhoods. As more and more families are leaving Amsterdam, innovative ideas are needed to reverse this<br/>trend. In this graduation project a residential tower is proposed, an uncommon building form in the Netherlands, especially for this specific target group. With the alternative...
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Speksnijder, Rogier (author)
Intensive urbanisation enhances warming of cities’ ambient and subsoil environment. The local drinking water distribution system (DWDS) is likewise affected. Hotspots of anthropogenic heating were perceived to influence drinking water temperature and pose a threat for microbial drinking water quality. Information on temporal and spatial relation...
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Drybrough, Ben (author)
An inclusive and sustainable transport network allows people the opportunity to access their daily needs. When there is a discrepancy between someone’s transport needs and their supplied network, they are at the risk of experiencing transport poverty. This study looks to define the transport needs for clusters of neighbourhoods of different...
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Honardar, Siavash (author)
In the city of Amsterdam, many structures, such as houses,bridges and quay walls, are founded on wooden piles. In order to gain insightinto the safety of such structures, assessment of the foundations is required.As part of an experimental framework assessing the safety of bridges and quaywalls in the city of Amsterdam, a...
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Tejedor Galindo, F.H. (author)
In a globalized world, the rapid development in digital technologies and finance has enabled the successful growth of Airbnb around the world. The basic idea behind this growth is to take advantage of the underused assets —houses, apartments, or rooms and to profit from them. The spectacular growth in main cities has caused the social fabric of...
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Mensink, Berjan (author)
Cities inhabit the most people per unit of land surface, and all these people have the need and desire to move around. On top of that, vast amounts of goods are transported into and within these cities. The extensive transportation of people and goods causes a negative influence on the environment and a transition to sustainable mobility is...
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