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Kok, scipio (author)
The possibilities public procurement offers regarding the stimulation of innovation for the benefit of economic growth and the competitiveness of markets have been increasingly receiving attention over the past two decades. In 2014 a long awaited update of the European directive governing procurement procedures was published. Among these...
master thesis 2019
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Bachas, Konstantinos (author)
The present research is focused on the possibilities of implementing blockchain technology in the reclaiming asphalt process in the Netherlands, in collaboration with BAM Infraconsult. The feasibility of using blockchain technology in order to improve several parts of this process is investigated. More specifically, the Design Science Research...
master thesis 2019
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Bushell, Terry (author), Jin, Yueyuan (author), Huang, Haoxi (author)
The Port of Rotterdam has many old harbours located close to the Rotterdam city center that are no longer suitable to be used for industrial purposes. Meanwhile due to expansion and population growth of the city, more recreational spaces are needed. The idea is to use the abundant dredged material from the Port of Rotterdam to fill in and...
student report 2019
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Peponi, Nefeli (author)
Today’s rising project complexity in combination with the changing economic environment has led to an increased interest in improving organizational business processes. Large multinational companies were always affected by those two factors in a greater extent than other smaller more localized competitors, rendering process reengineering an...
master thesis 2019
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Adhikari, Sharad (author)
This study explores towards the positive side of project uncertainties i.e., opportunity. Opportunities occuring in such projects has the potential to enhance the project’s initial objective and could add more value to the project. However, due to lack of an effective approach for opportunity identification and several constraints prevailing in...
master thesis 2019
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Kushwaha, Vishwajeet (author)
This M.Sc. thesis is related to the use of Design Structure Matrix (DSM), a design process modeling technique, to model, analyze and improve design processes in Oil and Gas Construction Projects. DSM was used to model the design process of an engineering design section at an Oil and Gas Engineering Company using the information dependencies in...
master thesis 2019
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Soni, Harsh (author)
'Construction Knowledge' is the requisite knowledge for effective and efficient construction and its use in project processes across project lifecycle for better constructability is 'Construction Knowledge Integration (CKI)'. Past researches show that there is limited integration of construction knowledge in preparation stages of the project...
master thesis 2019
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Enreina Annisa Rizkiasri, Enreina (author)
Knowledge Base Construction (KBC) is a challenging and complex task involving several substeps and many experts of a knowledge domain. Crowdsourcing approach has been used to support KBC with promising scalability and output quality, but to enable even more people to participate in KBC, there is a need to broaden the pool of workers beyond the...
master thesis 2019
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Qu, L. (author), Chen, Y. (author), Rooij, R.M. (author), de Jong, P. (author)
This article will contribute to filling the knowledge gap about learning from group methods in (urban and regional) design education, with action research results based on real teaching activities in TU Delft, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment (A&BE), conducted and coordinated by the authors. Constructive alignment of the...
journal article 2019
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van den Berg, Mary Lou (author)
The main objective of this master's thesis is to revitalize a district in Bandung by means of the adaptive reuse of shared heritage and passive climate systems. Furthermore, the ambition is to empower the local culture of fashion craftsmanship and create a sustainable alternative for shopping in the city centre of Bandung. Designing both a...
master thesis 2019
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Fuchs, Armin (author)
Praying for Water deals with several water related challenges in Bandung’s informal urban areas, first and foremost the lack of safe drinking water and proper sanitation. Although being based on the proposal for a decentralized water supply system, a rather holistic solution approach is followed. Beyond the use of appropriate technical...
master thesis 2019
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Alkemade, Veerle (author)
This project aims to explore ways of being considerate—as architects—with regards to the sites (and the bodies related to these sites) in which we intervene through our practice. Architecture is often meant as a mediator between bodies and their surroundings, however, actually realising this aspiration is rather difficult. In the research it is...
master thesis 2019
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ter Heijden, Wouter (author)
Urban development in the Rijnmond-Drechsteden requires large quantities of sand and gravel for its application in e.g. concrete in buildings or fill sand for subsidence maintenance. The graduation project focuses on how urban design can reduce this consumption within the sand and gravel metabolism in the construction ecosystem. Based on a...
master thesis 2019
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Cromjongh, Casper (author), Rietveld, Jasper (author)
This BSc Thesis is about the construction and control elements of the airplane group of the Solar Drone project. The project aims to improve the flight time of aerial vehicles, using solar energy. This document is delves into the possibility of applying solar cells to small model aircrafts. It outlines the challenges and solutions involved in...
bachelor thesis 2019
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van Delden, Maud (author)
Along river banks, on the transition zone between the river and see, tidal marshes can develop. The tidal marshes accommodate multiple plant and fish species. As a result of the stressful conditions in tidal marshes, unique intertidal ecology develops. However, due to the densifying of the river banks, tidal marshes are disappearing. <br/...
master thesis 2019
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van Erven, Frederique (author)
Recent international events, such as the 2018 Women’s March and the MeToo movement, show an increasing awareness for gender biases present in society and governments. One of the consequences of a disempowered female position is the ‘feminization of poverty’, which is an phenomenon referring to the widening gap between women and men caught in a...
master thesis 2019
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Daw, Karim (author)
This project seeks to investigate the multiple materialisation approaches of timber as a construction material for a residential/mixed use building sited in Berlin, Germany. Seeing as there is a major housing crisis Europe wide with the added concern of the growing environmental concern, this proposal aims to be the embodiment of applied...
master thesis 2019
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van den Kerkhoff, Roy-Matthieu (author)
There is a growing demand for renewable sources of energy of which wave energy conversion is one. The Ocean Falls is an oscillating water column (OWC) system invented by BAM Infraconsult b.v. This system differs from conventional OWC systems since it includes a connection tube and an adjustable back wall. The OWC system is a resonance system for...
master thesis 2019
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Noordervliet, Norman (author)
English - Language (scroll down for Dutch) Various technologies in the domain of digital fabrication have been introduced in the construction industry to promote efficiency. This thesis provides a platform for reviewing 3-d construction printing technology. This thesis explored the barriers that make the adoption of 3-d printing technology in...
master thesis 2019
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Born, Lotte (author)
Since the introduction of Best Price Quality Ratio (BPQR) tendering, specific (non-financial) tender elements in the bid can also be decisive for winning the tender. These so-called qualitative aspects are therefore important means in the tender to distinguish a bid from competing bids. Although competition is believed to enhance a fair quality...
master thesis 2019
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