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Lambert, Martijn (author)
Based on a literature review and expert interviews, a conceptual model is drafted, explaining and visualising successful public-private partnership practice regarding spatial development. Five hypotheses were derived from this model, focussing at the flexibility of the building programmes and the project's phasing, clear project and actor...
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van de Geer, Cedric (author)
Malaria is a major problem in sub-Saharan Africa, with as a result over 400,000 deaths each year. With pesticide resistance on the rise, new methods have to be developed that will reduce malaria transmission. The mosquito trapping method, in combination with bed nets, has been proved to be effective. The M-Tego is a mosquito trap embodiment...
master thesis 2019
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Lang, Pablo (author)
The challenge of an effective governance process and the demand for inclusive development form a tension, traceable in contemporary (Re)development Projects in South Africa. Based on the legislative premise of urban planning and architectural design, private sector developers must engage with urban authorities in the Project-related Governance...
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Bast, Bente (author)
As Dutch cities are increasingly looking to transform inner city industrial waterfronts into mixed-use neighbourhoods, the need for good participation processes with existing businesses increases. Although municipalities are aware of this, current participation processes often do not lead to the desired results. Therefore, a structured process...
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Leenders, Daan (author)
This thesis proposes the development of a new centrality outside of Central London in order to combat the increasingly evident problems generated by London’s mono-centric model of development. In doing so, special attention is paid to understanding the region of Greater London as a networked urban system. Following a diagnosis of the current...
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Knoester, Marloes (author)
In the city of Casablanca, informal adaptation to the build environment are made on a daily basis. This shows the beautiful capacity of the users to adapt their environment to their own needs. Nevertheless in the need for more space, core qualities of architecture like light and ventilation can be compromised. In this research and design project...
master thesis 2019
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Sotiriadou, Alexia (author)
The largest part of the European ports are engaged into addressing proactively environmental and societal issues in order to achieve an always more sustainable development. However, there are several sources that indicate that gaps and barriers exist which impede the sustainable development of many Mediterranean ports. In order to deal with the...
master thesis 2019
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Mohamed, Zakaria (author)
Within the field of construction management & engineering are upcoming cities investigated on how they achieved economic development and how they increased the quality of life by using the phenomena of city branding as development tool. By doing so (city branding), cities hope to get a better position on the global market to attract...
master thesis 2018
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van der Hoek, Alexander (author)
The aim of the Building with Nature (BwN) design philosophy is to improve on a traditional approach for infrastructural projects by utilising natural processes to create benefits for society and nature. In a fast-changing world where climate action is becoming increasingly important, there is need for an innovative approach in large...
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Verbeek, Bram (author), Helmer, Joyce (author), Binsma, Jouke (author), Onnink, Casper (author)
Storm safety and durability of touristic destinations is of utmost importance in Cuba, considering high stakes regarding life and capital invested in the development of the touristic sector. This twomonth research focuses on one of the largest Caribbean beach tourism hotspots found in Varadero, Cuba.

Tourism along the Hicacos peninsula...
student report 2018
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Akkermans, Freek (author)
Market organisation on energy networks is increasingly complex due to frequent emergence of new markets within and related to energy infrastructure. This research is conducted in cooperation with the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, and analyses the impacts of role demarcation policies on the development of the electric...
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Lely, Irith (author)
This thesis presents a methodology to improve the effectiveness of a ship design process. This methodology consists of performing systems engineering by means of a tailored framework and subsequent guideline. The first is a tool for designers to identify and define operational objectives and functional requirements of (sub)systems, to make...
master thesis 2018
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van Westen, Bart (author)
Coastal dunes serve as a first line of protection against flooding by the sea. In the recent past, the interest in secondary services provided by coastal dunes has increased. These services include ecological values and recreation. In order to manage and maintain the coast as an attractive area that combines coastal protection and ecological...
master thesis 2018
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Fortuijn, Lars (author)
In 2003, it was established that the sea dike between Petten and Camperduin was insufficiently safe.
To ensure the safety of the hinterland against flooding, this part of the Dutch sea defence system needed to be strengthened.
During the design process, the most favourable variant was to construct a dune and beach system in front of the...
master thesis 2018
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Effendi, Izma (author)
More than ever, there is a growing importance of renewable energy technology (RET) as a part of the global energy source. With the increasing need of a cleaner energy and abundance incentives from the government, the evolution of innovating firms who are developing radical innovations related to RET products has been expanding, especially in the...
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van Tiel, Lars (author)
The Dutch housing market is currently dealing with a significant dwelling deficit, which results in the need to accelerate the development of large quantities of dwellings in the urban areas. This thesis studies the redevelopment of inner-city industrial sites into mixed work-residential areas, especially focussing on the collaboration process...
master thesis 2018
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Manolova, Manuela (author)
In recent years, there has been a growing necessity for 3D geoinformation in urban planning and infrastructure management to provide a more realistic representation of urban areas and the built environment. A key concept in public infrastructure management is Life Cycle Asset Management (LCAM), which aims to improve the decision making in each...
master thesis 2018
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Veenhof, Daniëlle (author)
Over the last few years several documents have been published about the need for more efficient and cheaper selection processes in municipal land sale procedures. The current costs of selection are often considered too high. New, light selection methods−in which a partner is chosen based on a vision instead of a design−are suggested as a...
master thesis 2018
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Le, Jaap (author)
One of the cities where the rapid urbanisation of the global south is most eminent is Mumbai, the economic capital of India. Due to a rising economy over the last century millions of people migrated to the city. This urbanisation led to an enormous density and therefore prices of land exploded in the inner city. Due to its physical constrains –...
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Voorendt, Jesper (author)
Behavioral treatment shows long-term success among children with AD(H)D, but is often expensive and hard to bring into practice. Flowy is a wristband that supports behavioral interventions by giving rhythmic vibrations as reminders for behavioral change.
Rhythmic vibrations on the wrist have shown to have a calming effect, and can alert...
master thesis 2018
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