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Wong, Olivia (author)
This research provides a framework to evaluate participation processes and their contribution to citizen support for top-ups. The findings have illustrated how participation processes contribute to the support for top-ups by using a context-specific approach, adjusting the level of participation to the needs of both current and future residents,...
master thesis 2024
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Hietbrink, Cedric (author)
Urban densification is essential to keep the green spaces surrounding Dutch cities, especially in the Randstad. The current Dutch housing stock, of which a significant portion was built during the 1960's and 1970's, lacks a flexible layer in which people in urgent need of housing can find (temporary) affordable housing. Short-stay housing, which...
master thesis 2024
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Hendi, Alaa (author)
The growing concern about a mental health crisis and a looming threat of the loneliness epidemic worldwide that was further escalated by the COVID-19 pandemic forced people into isolation and created a new form of ‘work from home’ lifestyle. Nonetheless, the loneliness epidemic can be traced back to the 19th-century design principles that...
master thesis 2024
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Gerstenkorn, Ella (author)
In this research, I strived to explore solutions to the question: <br/>How to maintain or enhance a sense of community in post-war neighborhoods undergoing regeneration processes<br/>The outcome of this research provides a guideline for architectural planning, in creating an environment that reflects the importance of a sense of community in the...
master thesis 2024
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Fiedler, Laila (author)
Densification, the increase of built environment elements in urban areas, has been identified as a tool to mitigate social and environmental consequences of urban sprawl, i.e. the continuous extension of urban boundaries and dispersed construction of built-up areas. <br/>At the same time, unique environmental and social challenges are requiring...
master thesis 2023
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van Driesum, Joost (author)
This project investigates the potential for social integration, social mix, and social cohesion by densification in post-war neighbourhoods with Den Haag Zuidwest as a case study location. The current status of housing and public spaces in post-war neighbourhoods results in challenges regarding social segregation and social dissolution that are...
master thesis 2023
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van Haastrecht, Benkt (author)
This graduation project investigates the potential of a site in the interior of an urban block in the 19th century neighborhood of Újlipótváros in the north of Budapest. The proposal is to convert this previously private and fenced off underused area into a cultural center within a large collective space. An open space divided in public and...
master thesis 2023
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Bernátek, David (author)
Our cities are densifying to accommodate the growing urban population within the existing urban fabric. More and smaller homes are being built. This appears to be the result of an ongoing global housing crisis. Therefore, good quality public space becomes even more essential, as it acts as the expansion of our living rooms. It is the immediate...
master thesis 2023
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Schippers, Tjalling (author)
By bringing landscapes inside, this project is opening up nature to the people of Berlin, with a multi climate approach in the city. This prototype for condensed public green, is the starting point for creating a new modular building type with integrated urban gardening. Other Berlin neighbourhoods already have temporary communal gardens and...
master thesis 2023
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YU, Zhuo (author)
This project explores the potential of a specific type of natural-based decentralised wastewater treatment solution in a fast-growing area: Campbelltown local government area (LGA), Sydney, with a focus on experimental design based on different densification scenarios and centralisation level of treatment scheme. The analysis and design are...
master thesis 2023
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van den Wijngaard, Tom (author)
Urban populations are rising all over the world. According to the United Nations 60% of global populations is projected to live in urban area’s by 2030. The formation of the urban heat island effect (UHI) and it’s impact on human health and well-being by the increase of heat stress in hard surfaced urban area’s has been described and measured by...
master thesis 2023
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de Beun, Martin (author)
Increasing density of housing in postwar neighbourhoods can simultaneously help in reducing housing shortages, address social-economic issues and enable a 2000-watt-society. Shifting household compositions have seen household sizes reduced and floor space usage increase, which corresponds to higher energy and material use. Reducing floor space...
master thesis 2023
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Klijn, Dick (author)
With the rise of all-electric buildings the load on the electrical grid grows. This could slow down the energy transition and densification of existing neighbourhoods as the current grid is not capable to withstand a higher load. This research gathers literature on different peak shaving techniques to create a clear overview and investigates the...
master thesis 2023
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Jansen, Anouk (author)
With the ongoing impact of climate change on inhabitation patterns in the Netherlands, the region of Gelderland will play a crucial role in accommodating a growing population while facing ecological and socio-economic pressures. Proper planning and design practices that prioritize long-term resilience are necessary to prevent the loss of...
master thesis 2023
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van Diermen, Erik (author)
The urban environment in general needs to be renewed in light of the shifting demographics in the Netherlands in order to address future challenges. The majority of the Dutch urban environment is made up of low-density, post-war suburban neighbourhoods that are aimed towards a particular socioeconomic group. This is called the Row House Paradigm...
master thesis 2023
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Vitkutė, Ruta (author)
In recent decades, the relevance of the railway as a more sustainable alternative for (inter)national commuting has increased significantly. Moreover, contemporary railway stations are becoming not only important mobility hubs where national and local transportation systems are interlinked but also new city centres offering a variety of...
master thesis 2023
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Versteeg, Nando (author)
The Netherlands is dealing with two problems. The first is a large housing crisis. Housing is unavailable, unaffordable and lacking in quality and perfomance. There is also a liveability crisis. While the overall liveability score in The Netherlands has been going up in the last two decades, the neighborhood that score the worst have not been...
master thesis 2023
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van Eck, Miriam (author)
This report attempts to explore the causes of spatial incoherency in Hillegersberg Zuid. It does this through a retrospective historical analysis of the infrastructure, its symbolic projections and its use. Through the lens of socio-political motives of the past century the cities’ response to the current housing crisis is questioned in the area...
master thesis 2023
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Antonopoulos, Tasos (author)
Navi Mumbai is a city designed to diffuse the overpopulation problem of Mumbai. However, there were villages in the area that developed informally alongside the formal city. These villages present several problems such as inadequate housing, identity loss, lack of infrastructure, lack of public space, overcrowding and crammed streets. There are...
master thesis 2023
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Taal, Jamie (author)
This graduation project searches for a framework for regeneration that integrates several core themes to bring about more social interaction in a post-war neighborhood like Moerwijk while at the same time densifying it. The result of the research is a constructed pattern language. The pattern language forms the basis of the framework for...
master thesis 2023
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