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Franke, Stijn (author)
The global imperative to embrace a circular economy, underscored by concerns over climate change, resource depletion, and urbanization, has spotlighted the need for sustainable practices and waste reduction, within the built environment. This master's thesis within the context of the circular economy delves into the challenges faced by the real...
master thesis 2023
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MAO, Yifeng (author)
This study explores nudging strategies to improve user abilities in order to promote the voluntary return of digital health products, with a focus on the smart pillbox. The two objectives were to create specific design recommendations for the smart pillbox and derive general design guidelines to support a circular lifecycle for future digital...
master thesis 2023
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Oemrawsingh, Arishta (author)
The pursuit of global sustainability goals has triggered a shift in national strategies, with countries like the Netherlands adopting innovative policies to realize circular economies by 2050. Circular area development, a novel approach, is emerging as a key strategy in this transition. It focuses on optimizing resources within specific...
master thesis 2023
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Belt, Britt (author)
As climate change and resource shortages increasingly threaten our planet, the built environment sector is under scrutiny due to its significant contribution to carbon emissions and global raw resource extraction. A transition towards a circular economy, replacing the prevailing "take-make-dispose" model, is crucial. This research explores the...
master thesis 2023
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Boon, Ricardo (author)
Carbon dioxide can be used during concrete production, which leads to stronger concrete as well as a sequestration method for CO2. While these technologies are developed quite far, they are currently not being used within society nor is there any systemic overview of the system and a reason why these technologies are not used. This thesis...
master thesis 2023
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Jansen, Melanie (author)
Now almost 50 years old, the woonerf is challenged with social and technical deterioration, poor energy performance, misalignment of demographics and typology and an overall negative image. Because the housing stock consists of 20% of woonerf residents, there is considerable reason to seek for a solution to make this type of neighbourhood future...
master thesis 2023
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van Willigen, Floris (author)
This thesis aims to provide an in-depth understanding of what circular strategies and circular business models are suitable for the bed textile industry with a specific focus on consumer acceptance. It thus hopes to facilitate the implementation of circular strategies and the set-up of circular business models in bed-textile sector
master thesis 2022
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Kasperski, Michal (author)
Events of recent years highlighted the need and the urgency for increased local and regional resilience. 83% of the total EU area considered ‘rural’ will play a vital role in this challenging transition. Those areas not only present a massive opportunity in producing bio-based circular materials for the new economy at scale but also offer a rich...
master thesis 2022
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van den Oudenrijn, Anton (author)
The current built environment is facing a transition from a linear economy towards a circular economy. In this new system, the building parts of today are used to construct the buildings of tomorrow. Reusing building parts requires knowing the qualities of those materials. However, the current AEC (Architecture, Engineering, and Construction)...
master thesis 2022
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moutou, danai (author)
This study intended to combine façade energy renovation strategies with circular design to improve energy performance and overall sustainability and circularity of the existing building stock. BIM technology can facilitate energy renovation projects by following circular design principles. A BIM library can offer most of the benefits of...
master thesis 2022
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Boben Paul, Eldhose (author)
With the effects of climate change being more and more frequent, the European union, and other governments world-wide are looking for sustainable alternatives for processes and products that are part of the daily requirements of people. Among these requirements, the construction industry plays a vital role, as it accounts for the consumption of...
master thesis 2022
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Schrijver, Carolijn (author)
Research<br/>Disposable diapers require a large amount of new material and put a large pressure on Dutch waste disposal services. Washable diapers are a cheaper and supposedly more environmentally friendly alternative to disposables. Yet they are a niche product. This project aims to design a product service for Toddy to increase the acceptance...
master thesis 2022
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Melgalvis, Reinis (author)
This thesis investigates the squatting community Freetown of Christiania as a case of self-built housing that is both affordable and circular. Affordability of housing has been an existing problem in Europe, followed by a relatively recently identified need for transition from a linear to a circular economy. Squatting communities have emerged in...
student report 2022
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Fan, Xingyu (author)
With the rapid rise in consumption and production, natural resources are becoming increasingly scarce. As the prevalence of the linear economy leads to neglect in the product end-of-use (EOU) phase, moving towards a circular economy (CE) can maximize the product value by recovering and reusing. <br/>As one of the circular strategies applied by...
master thesis 2022
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Honkoop, Margot (author)
This graduation project focused on reducing the environmental impact of syringes on the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Erasmus University Medical Centre (MC) by designing solutions based on circular economy.<br/><br/>The ICU of Erasmus MC produces an excessive amount of waste and initiated the transition towards a circular ICU. Syringes and their...
master thesis 2022
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Athanasiadis, Giorgos (author)
The present research tries to promote circularity in steel structures by attempting to further incorporate technologies like BIM, the Internet of Things (IoT), and Blockchain in the AEC industry. BIM is already applied in construction projects but not yet focused on aspects that will enhance the reusability of steel structures. IoT and...
master thesis 2022
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Duijndam, J.M. (author), van Straten, Bart (author), Duzijn, Y.S. (author), van der Sijp, Joost (author), Lieshout, Michiel (author), Horeman, T. (author)
De totale zorg draagt naar schatting voor 5 tot 8% bij aan de totale CO2-uitstoot in Nederland. Dit wordt mede veroorzaakt door het grote verbruik van medische wegwerpproducten, die na gebruik verbrand worden. Onderzocht is of gebruikte chirurgische mondmaskers gerecycled kunnen worden om nieuwe medische producten te maken. Recyclen kan ervoor...
journal article 2022
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Rabah, Malek (author)
Upcycling of the biomass residues and wastes is a necessary innovation within the given environmental and economic trends, policies and regulations, competition and depletion of natural resources taking place nowadays. Thus, wood pallet upcycling is chosen in this thesis to be the ambassador of biomass. <br/>Research is built upon the...
master thesis 2021
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Singhvi, Shlok (author)
Aluminium recycling is a crucial process when it comes to recycling of metals. To make the metal industry part of a circular economy, this process must be efficient and for the interest of companies it should be economical. Singulation is such a process which does both the tasks. In this work, aluminium scrap recycling has been positioned as a...
master thesis 2021
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Roelofs, Bas (author)
The transition to a renewable electricity system requires more intensive material use, causing problem shifting in environmental impacts. To conserve resources for the future and mitigate environmental impact, circular economy principles are needed. This study analyses material flows in Dutch wind energy towards 2050 to identify the potential...
master thesis 2020
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