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Newadj, Kiren (author)
Clean drinking water is still not widely available around the globe and therefore remains an unsolved issue. In fact, 1 in 9 people lack daily access to safe water and sanitation. Groundwater is a water supply source that needs minor treatment and thereby presents itself as a good solution to this global issue. Especially in development...
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van de Ven, Bas Xavier (author)
With increasing demand for renewable energy, the offshore wind industry is ever growing. Wind turbine generators (WTGs) proceed to grow in numbers and in size, wind farms are located further offshore, in deeper waters, poorer soil conditions or in areas prone to earthquakes. These changes make it increasingly difficult to find capable and...
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van Zwet, Bram (author)
DSM Dyneema produces an extremely strong fibre called Dyneema® consisting of Ultra High Molecular weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE). The Dyneema® material has been trademarked by its manufacturer as The Greenest strength™. This claim is based on the non-toxic chemical nature of the material and its production, as well as on having the lowest carbon...
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Uwland, Jeroen (author)
Hallmark Cards has a long tradition as a global brand and has designed and sold a countless amount of greeting cards. However Hallmark is also under pressure, because the greeting card industry is declining and the younger target group is using more and more social media to send quick messages and to congratulate each other. Therefore, Hallmark...
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Scheele, Bram (author)
In this thesis, research is performed into parametric design of balanced cantilever bridges within the total road design. The main research question is: What can be achieved by using a parametric model in the preliminary design phase, with the possibility to optimize and compare concrete bridges on material usage, costs and environmental impact?...
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Dijsselbloem, Stijn (author), van Adrichem, Wouter (author), Baas, Daniël (author), Bartczak, Konrad (author), Zeeuw van der Laan, chris (author)
According to themselves, Argentinians are living with their backs towards the sea. In order to turn this around, a feasability study has been done to find out how a network of marinas along the coast of the province would look like, based on a MCDA including all urban areas along the coast and a fleet analysis. A final network has been proposed...
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Meijer, Friso (author)
From the 3500 kilometers of primary flood defenses in the Netherlands, a third does not comply with the current standards. As a result, over 700 kilometers will be strengthened in the upcoming years. Traditional strengthening of dikes consists of strengthening with soil and requires space that is often not available. Further strengthening of...
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Tietze, Tim (author)
This graduation report aimed towards the vision „ Transform the needs of the minority into the wishes of the majority“. Children with physical disabilities face the issue to be excluded from the toy world of the able-bodied children. Toys with small buttons, heavyweight or the need of two hands for operating are examples which let children with...
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van Glabbeek, Laura (author)
Today, society is becoming more and more aware of the environment and the (negative) influence we have on it. Especially the current workings of our economy have a detrimental effect on the environment. To reduce these effects, a transition is being made towards a circular economy. The construction sector plays a big role in the degradation: in...
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Spijkers, Peter (author)
Speech is the most natural and most comfortable method of communication for most people (Tadeusiewicz, 2010). So why not use speech for digital communications between company and customers? This graduation assignment aimed to examine this by questioning how voice technology could possibly enhance the dialogue between TUI and its customers.
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Stol, Pieter (author)
While touch Interfaces have greatly improved the user friendliness and functional possibilities of devices, haptic feedback has been lacking in user interface design. Good Haptic feedback not only gives confirmation of a key press, but also enriches the user interaction and improves the usability of interfaces.
This absence of haptic...
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van Stelten, Caroline (author)
The prognosis for Amsterdam is that the population will grow until almost one million inhabitants in 2040 which leads to the fact that densification is needed to house all these people. Another prediction is that migration flows will increase, which means that diversity still will be a big topic in the future. Nowadays Amsterdam houses many...
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Amory, Jelmer (author)
The Marinepassage is a case study design project for circular architecture, using a guidance tool framework for circular buildings. It is located at the Marineterrein in Amsterdam and contains temporary program aimed at stimulating innovative businesses and institutions, enhancing the waterpark area and facilitating events.
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Bolier, Marc (author)
The master graduation project focusses on accelerating the transition towards the circular economy. Specifically it is a design for an intervention on an existing building on the Marineterrein making it into start-up incubator in a way consistent with the thought frame of the Circular economy. The project is a exploration of the role of the...
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Gankema, Josien (author)
The city of the future is a Healthy City, a city that sees the wellbeing of inhabitants as its main priority. The Blue Stairs is a dwelling complex at the Marnixstraat in Amsterdam that promotes an active, healthy lifestyle.
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Fernandez Hernando, Blanca (author)
This master thesis is written for the master program Strategic Product Design with the Belgian company Barco NV as a client. At the beginning, the main objective was to gain a better understanding on the current situation of the organization around foresight activities, their barriers and challenges. The aim was to later develop a solution that...
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van Hattem, Olivier (author)
This is the graduation project that was executed for the master Strategic Product Design in collaboration with Deloitte Digital. The project concluded with a proposition that Deloitte could use to inspire potential clients. The proportion shows, how to shape a flourishing and rewarding relationship between chronic patients and GPs by using...
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Hartog, Mervin (author)
The design proposal is situated along the edge of the city of Strasbourg, the design deals with a existing flooding problem in the area that currently limits the development of the area. The building looks at providing a new scenic route that crosses through a multitude of different landscapes and elevations. The elevated walkway is meant to...
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Berkhout, Rosanne (author)
In order to counter climate change many approaches have been taken to make
the building sector more sustainable. But for porch houses there aren't many
solutions on the market. This research project uses one of the approaches that
is does focus on porch houses, 2ndskin. In march 2018 a demonstrator project
has been build in...
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Celik, Pervin (author)
Increasing computing power, networking capabilities, rapid developments in information and communication technologies have made digital technologies part of our lives and changed the dynamics in the society and in the business world. (Demirkan, Spohrer, & Welser, 2016; Svahn, Henfridsson, & Yoo, 2009). While presenting numerous...
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