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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...
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Groot, Josefien (author)
Over the past few decades, new technology-based firms (NTBFs) have been considered an important engine of economic development. Consequently, a better understanding of the characteristics and attributes of these firms has become a primary goal for researchers and policy makers. While numerous studies found evidence of the relation between growth...
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Bel, Mirjam (author)
According to literature, the benefits of BIM can be well found in complex projects such as healthcare. When well implemented, the use of BIM as a tool for communication and collaboration can lead to a higher design quality and quality of the realized building, as well as increased efficiency and costs savings. <br/>BIM can be used for integrated...
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Kamp, Anne (author)
Architecture communicates. Through its appearance it can communicate a function, time or place, or some kind of ideal. However, architecture does not communicate with words like humans do: instead, it communicates through a four- dimensional, non-verbal language consisting of forms, spatial organisation and materialisation. The problem is,...
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Gelder, Elise (author)
The order picking process is done item by item, and therefore it is a labour-intensive process. According to Dukic &amp; Oluic (2005), 50% of the total order picking time is spent on unproductive traveling. The operations that need to be performed in warehouses are highly dependent on the customer demand. The customer demand shows seasonal...
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Aben, Marloes (author)
Currently, the Dutch supermarket Albert Heijn is using a push strategy to introduce new products to their end consumers, the grocery shoppers. When new products are launched in the supermarket, Albert Heijn notices that the grocery shoppers often do not purchase these new items. This raises a question which Albert Heijn is not yet able to answer...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Nijsse, Youri (author)
In a rapidly expanding offshore wind market, governments are evaluating their role in the support of the export of their domestic companies. This thesis looks at what roles governments utilize in the export domain of offshore wind. Four governmental roles are identified and their prevalence is rated in different stages of a novel representation...
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Cornel, Lotte (author)
An exploratory case study research into possible forms of governance in shrinking urban areas.
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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...
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Vogelzang, Marco (author)
Context – The stricter regulations on energy-efficient developments to prevent climate change and resource depletion, the expected rising energy prices and hence the rising monthly living costs for households, the changing process in urban area development, the demand for housing in the western part of the Netherlands and the increasing...
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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...
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Kröse, Maarten (author)
Despite continuous efforts to improve, the construction industry is prone to failure of large infrastructure projects in terms of time and cost overruns. It is believed good interface management is contributing to the success of infrastructure projects. The research has been executed at Heijmans, a major contractor in the Netherlands. The...
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te Marvelde, Micha (author)
Flooding due to extreme rainfall occurs more often the last years and causes high costs of property damage and economic loss due to blocked roads. Climate change is expected to increase the intensity of extreme rainfall with 12% per degree Celsius increase (KNMI, 2015). Especially cities are vulnerable to flooding due to extreme rainfall because...
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Houthoff, Romke (author)
Every year new Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) projects are initiated by governmental institutes. The Dutch government - for example - recently invested € 70 million to look for technological opportunities in the ITS market. However, although significant sums are invested, the return in realized projects is limited. This is because the...
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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...
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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...
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Vriends, Robin (author)
Context – Within the Netherlands, an urgent mismatch between supply and demand in the residential sector results in adverse effects such as high house prices and reduced affordability. This mismatch is anticipated to grow further due to an increasing number of households (between 300,000 and 1,000,000 until 2040) and the many barriers in the...
master thesis 2017
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