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Porcelli, Marianna (author)
Recently, sustainability is becoming a more important aspect in the building sector. The use of performance-driven approaches are progressively growing interest among architects and engineers. Proper design of a large span roof shading system can positively influence the micro-climate of the space underneath, representing a significant source of...
master thesis 2019
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van Rijen, Ladislas (author)
The accumulation of natural and persistent anthropogenic debris in particular, within aquatic ecosystems, brings along a myriad of ramifications. By reducing these debris, damage to nautical vessels and harm to marine life can be mitigated. Rivers are an important pathway of debris towards coastal harbors, ports and marine ecosystems. To...
master thesis 2019
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Ferrigno, Luca (author)
Today’s market environment is characterized by increasing competition. This competition forces incumbents to innovate if they want to sustain their competitive advantage. Large enterprises start to adopt methodologies pioneered within the startup world, like the lean startup methodology, the innovate. The adoption of this methodology has proven...
master thesis 2018
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Jansen, Emil (author)
This master thesis is written for the master program Strategic Product Design in collaboration with Ecobloom and its members. The main objective was to create a holistic and strategic framework for start-ups to rapidly scale-up, while utilizing Ecobloom as a case study for implementation and evaluation.<br/><br/>Ecobloom is a start-up that...
master thesis 2018
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Hofland, Bernice (author)
Infrastructure projects in the construction industry are complex. This complexity leads to unavoidable changes in scope. When scope changes are not formalized and managed correctly, it is a risk contributing to project failure. A scope change that is not formalized is scope creep. This research looks at the causes and effects of scope creep in...
master thesis 2018
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Termaat, Richard (author)
The air transportation industry is becoming of greater importance to the world’s economy, since a growing part of the global population is able to afford air travel. However, the current network is limited in its’ capacity and therefore, more and more delay is experienced within daily operations. Research has shown that flightdelays have a high...
master thesis 2018
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van der Veen, Anne (author)
Ethical considerations in transportation planning literature have gotten more and more attention in the previous decades. One of those considerations is about how equitable (“fair”) the good of transportation is distributed. While there have been theoretical suggestions to incorporate equity into transportation planning methods, the proposed...
master thesis 2018
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Bianchi, Joost (author)
GRANSTUDIO, an automotive and mobility design agency based in Turin, Italy was interested in how it could use collaborative design tools to design new mobility solutions with and for local<br/>stakeholders. The graduation project is based on a case study of Ghent, BE. that was used to study how the implementation of such tools should be designed...
master thesis 2017
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Pluijmen, Tuur (author)
Context: The city of The Hague is located in The Netherlands, in the province of Zuid-Holland and with nearly 500,000 inhabitants it is the third largest city of the country. The increasing dynamics of globalization have also made its way to The Hague, where urban competitiveness is increasingly considered to be an important aspect for the city...
master thesis 2017
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Ros, Jeffrey (author)
Texel has signed a shared ambition manifesto together with the other Dutch Wadden Islands, which states that they desire to reach full self-succiciency in terms of water and (renewable) energy by 2020. It is safe to assume that neither of these ambitions will be reached in time on Texel. Because technical limitations are not necessarily the...
master thesis 2017
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Sardjoe, Nishchal (author)
On a daily basis we (in) directly make use of functions of various infrastructures: we drive on roads and bridges or we live without worries behind the safety of a dike. Only when there are cracks in the dike or a particular bridge is not accessible due to for example a broken pillar, we realize how critical these infrastructures are for our...
master thesis 2017
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Oosterwijk, Lisa (author)
Currently the on-site logistics of construction projects are very inefficient. The construction industry is very fragmented and there are a lot of different information and material processes, therefore it is difficult for a main contractor to get control of these all. It is assumed that if the main contractor gets control of the logistics, the...
master thesis 2017
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Arets, Kees (author)
Rationale - Increasing world population and consumption, and rising dependency on certain countries for the supply of raw materials lead to the demand for new raw material resources. This demand, combined with the increase in complexity of new land-based mining operations increases the chances for a viable offshore mining business case. Goal and...
master thesis 2017
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Montanus, M.L. (author)
master thesis 2016
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Van der Beek, P.P. (author)
At the dawn of a large infrastructure replacement program in the Netherlands the question rises whether current forms of public-private partnerships in infrastructure projects are sufficient to deal with the complexities involved in large scale replacement of water infrastructure objects. It is stated that the concept of public private...
master thesis 2015
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Fennis, T.J.M. (author)
This thesis proposes a design strategy for pleasant touch. Literature is reviewed on the importance of pleasant touch, existing implementations in products and design for tactility. A lack of competence is found on how to design for pleasant touch in the interface of products: functional pleasant tactility. Therefore, a design vision is created...
master thesis 2012
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Van Krieken, B.M. (author)
Emotionally durable design is a genre of sustainable design that aims at reducing consumption and waste by enhancing the durability of the relationship established between users and products. More durable relationships should lead to prolonged use of products. As a consequence, fewer products will be replaced which reduces environmental impact...
master thesis 2011
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