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Romero Bogoya, Juan (author)
Urban regeneration has been subject of a changing environment in which increased participation of different sectors of society play a key role. The shift in power and governance structures has put participation in the centre stage, as a key factor to achieve social and economic sustainability in this kind of projects. A response to this...
master thesis 2017
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Potemans, Astrid (author)
A circular economy has gained attention as a potential solution to the tension between the increasing demand for and the limited supply of materials. The construction industry consumes a great amount of global resources and generates a great amount of waste, and can contribute to the shift towards a circular economy by means of a more circular...
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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Buisman, S.P. (author)
Underground transportation infrastructure projects are a possible solution to the increasing demand for transportation, limited space and congestion in urban areas. In addition, these kinds of projects are in line with the need for improvement of the quality of the public urban space. Nowadays, when a municipality applies for funding with the...
master thesis 2017
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Keenan, J.P. (author)
master thesis 2016
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Montanus, M.L. (author)
master thesis 2016
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Witt, W. (author)
Within the aeronautical industry product quality is an inevitable key factor to guarantee safety and customer satisfaction. In the last years the increasing complexity of modern aircraft, however, has led to an immense demand for collaboration of different manufacturers in order to stay competitive. Therefore, there is an increasing interest in...
master thesis 2016
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Wijnstra, R. (author)
In this thesis the role of the project manager in team development is studied. The aim of this research is to identify different leadership styles among project managers and to find out if there is a connection between these leadership styles and the development phases of a team. In other words: can a project manager influence the development of...
master thesis 2016
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Veltman, G. (author)
Collaborative design processes can have many advantages for companies as a way of better problem solving by incorporating diverging views. The combination of collaborative design and spatial redesign has not extensively been applied so far. This research aims at exploring how collaborative design can be used for workplace lay-out redesign...
master thesis 2016
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Consuegra, S.C. (author)
The inland shipping industry could improve its environmental performance by applying environmental innovations. However, the industry is very diverse and there is a wide variety of technical, operational and logistical innovations. To find which innovations are most suitable for a fast-, cost- and effort effective adoption by the IWT industry,...
master thesis 2016
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Gijsen, F. (author)
The importance of including flexibility into transportation infrastructure projects decision-making is widely recognised. Real-option analysis (ROA) is a technique for valuing flexibility to adapt to an uncertain future which can be included in the traditional Cost-Benefit Analysis. However, current practice of real options in transportation...
master thesis 2016
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Papageorgiou, M. (author)
The motivation to adapt a building in terms of an upward vertical extension lies within the need for urban renewable programs. Although this practice has significant supports to make the built environment more sustainable, there are also barriers which invariably concern costs. In the case of vertical extension projects, the constructional and...
master thesis 2016
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Nilsson, C.L.M. (author)
The climate is changing and the rising temperatures are causing the polar ice to melt, combined with more and intense rain low-lying waterfronts are becoming vulnerable for flooding. Two urban waterfronts have been selected for the study: Frihamnen in Gothenburg and Stadswerven in Dordrecht. The two waterfronts have to be adapted to be able to...
master thesis 2016
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Schilder, M.C. (author)
This thesis focuses on the planning support systems (PSS) that are currently being applied in Dutch urban development practice. The use of PSS can support the complex urban development processes by giving insight into the urban processes by structuring and visualising spatial data, and also by supporting the communication and collaboration...
master thesis 2016
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Krul, N.E. (author)
master thesis 2015
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Sturm, L.C.A. (author)
At the sheet metal department at Fokker Aerostructures a high variety of low demand sheet metal products are produced for use in different aerospace assembly programs. The production process operates in a batch shop style of operations in order to cope with the high-variety and low-volume nature of the product mix. In order to ensure that the...
master thesis 2015
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Van Oeveren, M.I.J. (author)
The Dutch shipbuilding industry has a real competitive force in building complex, specialized and multipurpose vessels (Rabobank, 2014). However, the Dutch maritime sector has to deal with strongly growing competition worldwide. For the dredging sector this implies the need to innovate in order to remain competitive. This research focuses on the...
master thesis 2015
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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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Baarends, J. (author)
Waste is present in all projects. Failed projects represent the most waste, but even the most successful projects are burdened with lots of waste as well (Oppenheim, 2011). This suggests that (work) processes aren’t designed properly. This research will search for practical tools that could help reduce or eliminate this waste. The Systems...
master thesis 2015
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