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Posada Henao, Manuela (author)
Authors such as Clough (1955) and Rostow (1960) believed that countries endowed with natural resources could achieve sustainable economic growth. This belief was based on the role coal and oil had during the 19th and 20th century in the industrial development of countries such as Australia, Canada and the United States of America. However, this...
master thesis 2018
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Mateus Tiago, Beatriz Mateus Tiago (author)
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Nequi, a FinTech from Colombia, wants to be the digital bank of millennials. However, their most popular feature is cash withdrawals - hindering Nequi’s goal of a digital banking experience.

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This project addressed the problem: “How to increase Nequi’s relevance in the quotidien life of its users?”
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master thesis 2018
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van der Graaf, Onne (author), Hillen, Huub (author), van der Does de Willebois, Jeroen (author), Franken, Kris (author)
The main goal of this project is to determine the optimal location for an OTEC installation with a minimum lifespan of 30 years off the coast of Barranquilla and to make an anchor mooring design for the floater on which this installation is located. Bluerise has identified an area near the coast of Barranquilla for which OTEC can be applied....
student report 2018
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Cook, Matthew (author)
A proposal for a series of water plazas along the route of the Rio Arzobispo in Bogotá, Colombia. This follows extensive research on elements of the city and how they are perceived through my method: Narrative Inhabitation. The bed of the rio has been redesigned to increase its capacity to hold rainwater to be released slowly, mitigating flood...
master thesis 2018
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Delnooz, Midas (author)
In Bogotá, the capitol of Colombia, the museum of modern art Mambo needs an extension. This graduation project is a proposal for that extension, which has a focus on the relationship and interaction between the building and the public domain. The result is a building complex that has many different levels of publicness, an open building that is...
master thesis 2018
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van der Bilt, Daphne (author), Kroes, Jenske (author), Paulissen, Sjoerd (author), van Wierst, Bas (author)
The reach of the Magdalena River around the city of Barrancabermeja experiences large issues concerning its navigability since the construction of the Yondó Bridge. The purpose of this study is to investigate possible causes of this poor navigability and to come up with an improvement to the current situation. The influence of bars and scour...
student report 2018
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van der Bilt, Vibeke (author), Olthoff, Tymen (author), Horst, Tim (author), Roelvink, Floortje (author), Komen, Rutger (author), Tempel, Auke (author)
Colombia’s economy has been growing steady in the past decades, partly because of the increase in tourism. However, this tourism also has a downside. Hotels and restaurants are constructed one after another, preferably along the coast. This, combined with factors such as climate change and land subsidence and the fact that people tend to prefer...
student report 2017
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Barrera Ramirez, Juanita (author)
The peace treaty of Colombia has promised to end over fifty years of armed conflict, which has been significantly financed by the cultivation and processing of illicit crops. The treaty contemplates a substitution policy that offers financial incentives and social investment to the coca-growing communities to replace their illicit crops by legal...
master thesis 2017
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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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Del Grandi, Isabella (author)
This graduation project is the result of the ambition of generating a public intervention in an extremely complex and challenging environment, translating in a space of mediation between different - social and morphological - realities, able to embrace urban fact in all its facets and contradictions.
master thesis 2017
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Spada, Livio (author)
From an analysis of the higher education system in Bogotà, it came out an isolation and social closing of university campuses in the city.
It follows that high knowledge becomes elitist and inaccessible, and that the city and the university are losing their relation.

The design consists in opening a new democratic dialogue between...
master thesis 2017
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Voorend, S.J.M. (author)
As a result of increased economic development in Colombia, the pressure on the natural system has increased. The export of natural resources through international ports at both the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea causes conflicts between infrastructure and the dynamic behaviour of the coastal system. This Master Thesis focusses on the bay...
master thesis 2017
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Brakel, L. (author), Keyzer, L. (author), Hasper, Y. (author), Legêne, M. (author), Willemse, J. (author), van der Stap, E. (author)
This report is the result of a study which aims to understand both the source and severity of flood risk in Cartagena de Indias, Bolívar, Colombia. Solutions to the problem are proposed accordingly. The flood risk is found to be severe and urgent enough to demand action. Currently annual damage and negative impact of inundations are severe...
student report 2017
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Vaendel, T.M.A. (author)
Within the scope of ‘circular economy in emerging markets’ the aim of this exploratory graduation project is to design a local application for educational purposes with the recycled PET filament that will be developed by Urban Mining in Colombia. A major issue in Colombia is the problem of plastic waste that often ends up in landfill as well as...
master thesis 2017
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Godfroy, M. (author), Kersten, R.T.C. (author), Peters, J.H.J. (author), van der Sande, L. (author)
student report 2016
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McGhee, B.J. (author)
The platform tower building, a tool for creating new centralities and public space across the sprawling city of Bogota, with an emphasis on the plinth as a point of convergence for the urban multitude.
master thesis 2016
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Garcia Velandia, L.A. (author)
This graduation project is called “Based in Place: Alternative economies in the region of Chocó. This project tackles the question of how urban development should consider the qualities of the place, especially in fragile regions such as the Chocó in the Colombian Pacific. It also evaluates alternative methods of strategic planning to lead...
master thesis 2016
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Frölke, G. (author), De Jong, S. (author), Mink, J. (author), Van der Sijde, J. (author), De Vilder, L. (author)
The highway Ruta Nacional 90 (between Barranquilla and Santa Marta) is heavily endangered by progressive coastal erosion. Principally, this has a natural cause since the shifting mouth of the Magdalena River led to an insufficient supply of sediment. However, this threat has been foreseen for decades without it leading to adequate planning or...
student report 2016
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Herrera Manzano, S.C. (author)
A feasible, desirable, viable and impactful business strategy with potential to bring an innovative and context-fitted value proposition (Majicast) closer to the lives of low-income people with mobility disabling conditions at BoP in Colombia though a service outreach delivery infrastructure. With this approach, a non-profit organization based...
master thesis 2015
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Montenegro Charry, L.E. (author)
The transformation of conflict-affected countries into peaceful, stable, and more prosperous ones is an immensely complex task, often susceptible to contradictory pressures and to the risk of relapsing into violence (UNDP and World Bank 2007). Most common approaches link social and economic development with conflict and peace, slowly; the...
master thesis 2015
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