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van Duijnen, R.F.J. (author)
Conventional Von Neumann machines inherently separate the processing units from the memory units. This architecture thus requires that data is transferred from the memory units to the processing units for performing computation, and results that should be stored are required to be transferred back to the memory units. Fast technological advances...
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Hovav, B. (author)
In today’s cities, global urbanisation has created a fragmented, unresponsive and socially divisive landscape. Intensifying agglomerations to urban centres across the globe due to the displacement and mass migrations of large populations has increased the pressure of organising a dense urban habitat. In its dominion over nature modern life was...
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Hermens, D.W.M. (author)
The project intervenes in the city of Skopje to promote creativity in the city. At the moment Skopje’s public space mainly consists of formal squares and parks which do not respond to or encourage appropriation and creativity within the city. The project will intervene in the in-between spaces on an urban scale, responding to the surrounding...
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van der Staaij, E.T. (author)
Between 2009 and 2019 New York’s High Line was repurposed from an old train track into an elevated park, designed by Diller Scofido + Renfro, after it was saved from demolition through a community initiative, led by Robert Hammond and Joshua David. The High Line spans a highly heterogeneous area (socially as well as architecturally). The park is...
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Dale, H.E. (author)
A city is not a single entity. It is a vast collection of intimate narratives, crisscrossing and connecting in an ever-changing tapestry of movement and activity. Supporting this colourful and complex ecosystem in the most effective way is an ongoing challenge for governments, planners and architects.<br/><br/>An approach which can be seen in...
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Hill, A.M. (author)
Rapid change is quintessentially ingrained within the make-up of a city such as New York; owing to the continuous state of its evolution, buildings are becoming increasingly short-term ventures, surpassed by the latest trends and the progression of the markets. Lincoln Flex is a reactionary Multi-functional Complex, located at the juxtaposition...
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Ali, Naeema (author)
In an excerpt from the fictional work “Waterland” (Swift, 1992), the narrator labels water as “Nothing,” implying land and humans as “Something.” This was more of a philosophical expression that can alternatively be inferred from the real-world processes like land reclamation. Land was always associated with value, stability, certainty and...
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Bechet, A.P. (author)
With a unique architectural heritage, Chicago offers the possibility of celebrating it's history of commercial office buildings by combining real estate pragmatism and ideological aesthetic.
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Hengeveld, S.H.E (author)
The Fortællingernes Hus acts as a public condenser, in which multiplicity is used to create unity on multiple levels. Thereby it aims to prevent polarisation and stimulate social mixing in Vesterbro (Copenhagen); a neighbourhood that has been in the process of gentrification. More specifically, it aims to ensure that the benefits of economic...
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Rutkūnaitė, G. (author)
The street is a complex socio-physical network that reveals various layers of life in a city: its historical setting, planning, political and economic situation, and cultural mentality. Studying such complexities of social life is important in order to understand the constantly changing identity of space. In the face of globalization, cities are...
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Zhang, X. (author)
Based on the new lifestyle, the homebodies, with the related topic such as homebody economy, homebody design, homebody fashion, the project mainly focus on how to provide a multifunction and inter-disciplinary scenario for this group of people. It also investigates the identity of a residential construction shifting from a pure private property...
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Kortman, J.S. (author)
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Liu, X. (author)
The productive complex is located in Anderlecht, Brussels, a city characterized by mix of living and working space ever since industrial revolution. On the one hand, the proposal will reshape the fragmentary site block in order to reinstate a well-organized and functional intermediate urban element. On the other hand, on the context of...
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Figueiredo Magalhães, P.H. (author)
An urban architecture aims to redefine an environment through cross-scale design in which the public, collective and private realms are (re)shaped. It critically assesses and responds to urban sites by enhancing its qualities and addressing its shortcomings. New buildings should therefore aim to establish themselves as articulators of a broader...
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Hui, W.H. (author)
The project site in Anderlecht, Belgium exists a fragmented urban fabric in terms of morphological evolution in the post-industrial period, functional mix of the urban plot, connection with the immediate urban grains and the ephemeral state of ownership of spaces around the site. However, the nomadic site actors practise informal ‘urban mining’...
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Mol, K.A.F. (author)
The project site is called Hembrug and is located in between Zaandam and Amsterdam. Hembrug used to be a military production site that functioned as the logistic heart of the Stelling van Amsterdam (Dutch defence strategy) since 1895, but lost its original function in 2003 when the Eurometaal factory stopped the ammunition production. Since then...
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Kong, K.Y. (author)
Wandering around the neighborhood and exploring the unstable interstitial space, the passages were deemed as the most vibrant stages for real life, the hidden gems behind the walls bounding the street. The passages connect the street to the consumption space behind the row of housing blocks, which is transformed from the old production...
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Voutsa, A.E. (author)
New York is one of the most important Global Metropolises. Due to the increasing urbanization and the congestion of people and businesses, the city’s urban environment and particularly, public space needs to reinvent itself to address the modern challenges and remain an important element of the urban fabric. Towards this direction, public space...
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de Haan, S.R. (author)
In 1811, commissioners designed a plan to develop Manhattan in a very efficient way of maximizing land value with a perpendicular network of streets and avenues. In 1854, the grid was fully constructed and the original land was hardly recognizable anymore. New York grew, got bigger and bigger, resulting in a metropolis where millions work and...
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Keukens, M.E. (author)
The poor neighbourhood of Bandarharjo in Semarang, Indonesia is faced with unprecedented existential threats. The land is sinking, while the sea rises and monsoon floods intensify. The current generic building culture is not ready to face these problems. Historically, however, the indigenous architecture of Indonesia had a very rich palette of...
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