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Isikkaya, D. (author)
This paper’s aim is to make a comparative analysis of the two contradicted multi-leg mixused projects and their architectural and urban design process / the competition process; the communist, nationalist, designer-related, revolutionary, innovative, transparent, extroverted, humble, urban related IMC Blocks include the Linen and Drapers Offices...
conference paper 2014
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Vis, M.C. (author)
Aligning accommodation strategies of multiple actors with diverging interests and goals in a political environment includes a difficult process. This thesis has tested whether the strategy-as-force model by Daamen (2010) from the urban area development practice, is a useful tool to improve these strategy making processes. The case studies are...
master thesis 2014
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Klip, T.F. (author)
The Kloosterkerk is a 700 year old monumental church in The Hague. By analysing and researching the case and relevant literature, a design basis is made for redesigning the climate system. Several systems are developed and evaluated. In the end integrating a energy saving measures, a smart air heating system and PV panels has the most advantages.
master thesis 2014
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Riratanaphong, C. (author)
There is a growing need for performance management and performance measurement that not only covers all aspects of an organisation, but which can be applied to various situations in a changing internal and external environment. The changing organisational and external contexts, such as the increasing demand for talented knowledge workers and...
doctoral thesis 2014
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Plijter, EB (author), van der Voordt, Theo (author), Rocco de Campos Pereira, R.C. (author)
Purpose: to provide a better insight into the role of national cultures on the management and design of workplaces of multinationals in different countries.
Design/methodology/approach: This explorative study is based on an extensive literature review of dimensions of national culture in connection to corporate real estate management,...
journal article 2014
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Van Sambeek, S.P. (author)
Digitised Cultural Heritage Objects like pictures, video and audio are hard to retrieve without metadata like annotations describing what is depicted or the events which take place. Unfortunately the creation of this metadata is quite a slow and lengthy process, especially when this needs to be done in a qualitative manner. So the question...
master thesis 2013
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Soto Camacho, G. (author)
Today, making business, and more importantly, staying in business is becoming more and more complex for companies. Organizations are aware that if they want to survive they have no longer the option of carrying on doing today what worked yesterday. Innovation seems to be the shared answer among companies for responding to the fast-changing...
master thesis 2013
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Van Wulfften Palthe, F.Q.H. (author)
This thesis is about the influence of culture in packaging design in Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa (BRICS) and the United Kingdom. Previous research showed that culture influences communication styles. In addition, research by van den Berg-Weitzel (1999) showed that the communicative value of packaging design is likewise influenced...
master thesis 2013
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Calabrese, L.M. (author)
The purpose of this paper is to address the need for cross-disciplinary, collaborative international research that supports implementation of a ‘smart mobility’ for sustainable urban transportation. Progress toward a positive, integrated, and sustainable future for urban transportation will require more than technology. According to Susan...
journal article 2013
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Van Willigen, G. (author)
ZeeZout is a young Dutch company focused at events in the (underground) house music. A strong believe in music as common ground between people leads ZeeZout as a growing brand in the Dutch electronic music scene. With different events throughout the Netherlands, ZeeZout is striving to build a strong brand in house music, both through earning the...
master thesis 2013
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Wang, C.Y. (author)
In recent years, China has undoubtedly undergone a dramatic process of urban growth and transformation. Apart from its speed and scope, what is less recognized is that these processes are confronting the Chinese planning institutions with new and unexpected demands almost on daily basis. In reference to the increasing importance of private...
doctoral thesis 2013
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Zivali, T. (author)
The war in former Yugoslavia has been over since 15 years, but in a lot of cities and communities the consequences of this time are still remarkable; not only by observing the condition of buildings or spaces, but also in the way the society has developed in these cities. One of them is Mostar. The city is also known by the post-war situation...
master thesis 2013
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Warmerdam, I. (author)
The transformation of the St Jozef Church in Amsterdam West into a cultural center for the Robbert Scott neighborhood.
master thesis 2013
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Pocornie, W. (author)
This thesis presents a critical alternative approach in strategy within (post-disaster re-)development. It describes the relevance of urbanism and urban planning in this practice. The approach links educational development projects to overall improvement of infrastructure by structuring resilient and sustainable interventions as principal...
master thesis 2013
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Albers, J. (author)
This research has been done to explore the influence of cross-nationality preference in communication and knowledge-transfer on the emergence of collaborations in an academic research network. Hofstede’s cultural dimensions’ Individualism, Long-term orientation and Uncertainty Avoidance are proposed to affect collaboration through participants’...
master thesis 2013
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Esteban, M. (author), Tsimopoulou, V. (author), Mikami, T. (author), Yun, N.Y. (author), Suppasri, A. (author), Shibayama, T. (author)
Since 2004, there is a growing awareness of the risks that tsunamis pose to coastal communities globally. Despite the fact that these events were already an intrinsic part of the culture of some countries such as Chile and Japan, many other places had virtually not heard about such phenomenon before 2004. Nevertheless, the frequent reoccurrence...
conference paper 2013
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Kepczynska-Walczak, A. (author)
The aim of this paper is to discuss the role three-dimensional models play in addressing performance issues in virtual reconstructions of the heritage buildings. Heritage visualisation is considered here as a process of representing knowledge about space, time, behaviour, light, and other elements that constitute cultural environments. The...
conference paper 2013
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Duddumpudi, K. (author), Moloney, J. (author), Moleta, T. (author)
A design project that explores how augmented reality may be incorporated within architecture to embed hybrid ‘info-tectonic’ detail, across a range of scales is documented. The context in which the project is undertaken is the legacy of South Indian temple design. This opens up a complimentary field of research within a cultural context, to...
conference paper 2013
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Van Boeijen, A.G.C. (author)
This paper answers the question, how the dimensions that have been developed by anthropologists to typify cultures, can support designers in user-centred design processes. An analysis and evaluation of the use of cultural dimensions in design projects was performed. Although many of the dimensions found in the literature appear relevant for...
conference paper 2013
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Bos, G.A. (author)
This thesis represents a graduation project that was done for the early stage startup: Spaac. The alternative title is: A Design Intervention to Stimulate E-Bike Acceptance. A bicycle was designed to appeal to young commuters that currently do not ride e-bikes because of the social stigma. The Cultural Strategy of Douglas Holt was used to come...
master thesis 2013
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