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Pourier, Zaira (author)
The graduation project is located on the island of Aruba, a former Dutch colony. In the late 20’s the Lago oil refinery was established on the South-eastern end of the island contributing to the rapid urbanisation of the local culture, resources and a more profound built environment. In 1985 the economy of Aruba suffered due to a reduced...
master thesis 2018
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Vlachaki, Evgenia (author)
BSB Valpo is a project for the revitalization of Valparaíso’s coastline. It is a new hub for listening, dialogue, and recreation showcasing the work of local communities, artists, craftsmen and performers within a haptic landscape open to public exploration.

The scheme was developed through looking at the site from several aspects,...
master thesis 2018
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Bakker, Herco (author)
This thesis focuses on the Klein Vaticaan area of Zutphen. The Klein Vaticaan was part of the Roman Catholic community within Zutphen, and consisted of an ensemble of buildings located in the neighborhood of the Nieuwstad. The Klein Vaticaan grew significantly throughout the years; at its peak it was roughly the whole eastern part of the...
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van Deursen, André (author)
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Harmens, Hannah (author)
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Roodbeen, Nadieh (author)
After it’s invention in 1886, the car has left us with amazing opportunities and progress. But it has become very clear that today’s degree of car use is not sustainable in terms of land and energy use and emissions. Big developments are about to shake up the automotive world, but they do not bring the change that is needed. A traffic jam of...
master thesis 2018
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Sofawala, Mohammed Rahil (author)
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Breemhaar, Jonathan (author)
Cultured meat has the potential of becoming a more sustainable alternative to current meat production.
Production costs need to decrease for further developing the product and to eventually become a competitive
alternative. The goal of this thesis is to design a system in which 10 kg of muscles can be created on a yearly
basis, while...
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Cooney, Cailean (author), Almond, Amanda (author), Belli, Jill (author), Seto, Jeremy (author)
New York City College of Technology (City Tech) is one of 24 colleges comprising the City University of New York (CUNY), the United States' largest urban public higher education institution legislatively mandated as the "vehicle for the upward mobility of the disadvantaged in the City of New York."1 Fulfilling this mission is vital to the...
conference paper 2018
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Fröhlich, Tobias (author)
Over the past few years, workplaces have placed increasing importance on enhancing well-being. The benefits are clear: increased productivity, improved employee engagement, and reductions in health care costs. Another recent development has been the rise of smart office buildings. MAPIQ, a system integration company, is an active player in the...
master thesis 2018
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Steenkamp, Rosa (author)
By the year 2050, this planet will house nine billion people. The Dutch population is expected to increase from 16,3 million in 2018 to 17,6 million people in 2050.

The current ‘foodprint’ of Amsterdam is not sustainable and will not provide the solution to feed the one million inhabitants of Amsterdam in 2050 and the decades to come. ...
master thesis 2018
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Vos, Dorine (author)
When people think of the public library, they mostly imagine a silent place full of books; a place open to anyone who wants to access information without being disturbed. This collective idea of the public library does not correspond any longer to the way public libraries are used, designed, built and managed. In the recent years many new ways...
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van Engelen, Sander (author)
Because of increased secularization and decreased parish revenues, obsolete churches are being sold. Adaptive re-use could preserve the cultural heritage these buildings represent, while having many further benefits. Decision modelling helps view these problems with every actor and their viewpoints in context and in relation with one another and...
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Bruinsma, Simme (author)
Everybody knows concrete.... the building material that ones meant the future. Imagine it’s most extreme forms. I’m thinking of Sovjet concrete sculptures! Brutalist Architecture! And then think about what it would take to break parts of these adement concrete structures down. That is what this project is all about.
Welcome to ‘A Concrete...
master thesis 2018
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Geers, SAM (author)
Entrepreneurship is often seen as one of the main measures to combat poverty in SSA. Yet, efforts still have not led to sustainable economic development. Scholars are arguing that new policies should be developed that build forth on existing values and institutions, instead of working against it. For this reason, this research is developed a...
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van den Berge, Joost (author)
You can work with your building’s surroundings, characteristics and features by repressing them, hiding from them, celebrating them, juxtaposing them, making fun of them, uplifting them, supporting them, replacing them, improving them, or even changing them. But to make a decision you have to look beyond your building’s subjective beauty or...
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van Faassen, Babette (author)
This project is motivated by voice of the citizens of Amsterdam who fight the destructive monster called gentrification. The research prior to the design deals with complexity on different urban and architectural scale levels. The design proposes contra reaction against the culturally negative side effects of gentrification of the city centre of...
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Dingen, Stef (author)
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Colucci, Elisabetta (author), Noardo, F. (author), Matrone, Francesca (author), Spanò, Antonia (author), Lingua, Andrea (author)
The need to share information about architectural heritage effectively after a disaster event, in order to foster its preservation, requires the use of a common language between the involved actors and stakeholders. A database able to connect the architectural heritage representation with the data useful for hazard and risk analysis can thus be...
journal article 2018
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Thoring, K.C. (author), Mueller, Roland M. (author), Luippold, C (author), Desmet, P.M.A. (author), Badke-Schaub, P.G. (author)
This article presents a longitudinal case study of the development process of an idea lab—from initial planning to final implementation and usage. The research approach comprised various methods, including a user study with cultural probes and a visual canvas, a focus group co-creation workshop, and a follow-up evaluation, two years after the...
journal article 2018
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