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Parmar, Hardikkumar (author)
The concept of Venturedam was developed to solve societal challenges in India by nurturing the strength of the innovations made in the Netherlands. For Dutch startups to expand to a new market like India that has a considerable difference in the context, it is first required to redefine the value proposition and the business model specific to...
master thesis 2019
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de Pater, Bas (author)
"Floating for Health" is a project of the Architectural Engineering graduation studio at the Delft university of Technology. This research and design project explores the problems of rural flood-prone areas in low-income regions and proposes a solution for the lack of healthcare facilities. The context that has been chosen is the region of West...
master thesis 2018
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van der Zanden, Marloes (author)
Increasing disasters, due to urbanism in combination with the high probability of earthquakes in the Western Indian Himalayas, are impacting the well-being of local communities. The vernacular Kath-Kuni (also called: ‘cator-and-cribbage’ or ‘timber laced masonry’) architecture is a centuries-old building method spread over the Himalayas and the...
master thesis 2018
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Mc Gaffney, Ryan (author)
Manali, the second largest urban settlement in The Kullu Valley, is a major tourist destination in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The town is made up of two setlements, Old Manali and New Manali. The original settlement of Old Manali is located high in the hills above New Manali and has an urban morphology which
has been built up slowly over...
master thesis 2018
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Uchil, Rajat Dinesh (author)
The thesis explores the social potential of space i.e. the social logic of space to enhance resilience of society. As social resilience is defined as the capacity of society to cope, adapt or transform societal relations towards external stress, space that is a ‘construction’ and a function of the structure of society hosts the ability in...
master thesis 2018
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Shinde, Rhythima (author)
The energy markets are emerging slowly towards a more decentralized form, e.g. technologies are allowing prosumers to trade energy from their solar house rooftops. But as these markets are governed by people and depend on the behavior of people directly, they are susceptible to challenges from the social, economic and cultural norms around the...
master thesis 2018
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Cocchi, Lorenzo (author)
As many other parts of the global south, the built environment of Kullu, an Himalayan valley of Himachal Pradesh (india), will be probably threaten by several types of natural hazards, mainly caused by climate change.
This fact, together with the phenomenon of migration towards the main urban environments, determines a risky and urgent...
master thesis 2018
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Merola, Chiara (author)
Delhi is facing a very rapid urbanization, making it difficult to keep up with the construction of sewerage and water treatment infrastructure. The LOTUSHR project was created to research alternative solutions to treat mixed water streams and prevent pollution flows from urban drains into the environment.

Biofiltration was identified as...
student report 2018
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Mehta, Sanaj (author)
India is a country constantly grappling with problems of impeded rural development. Energy, in particular sustainable energy can be seen as key to attain the Sustainable Development Goals set out by the U.N. Integration of rural sectors can be seen as a methodology to broaden the potential achievement of the targetted Sustainable Development...
master thesis 2017
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Gupta, Prateek (author)
Over the course of the past centuries, humanity’s influence on the Earth’s atmosphere and climate system has become so significant as to induce geophysical feedback effects, specifically in the form of a self-reinforcing process of global warming. In order to contain the global warming and prevent the expected impacts of climate change from...
master thesis 2017
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Hunink, Yvo (author)
Technologies used in the energy sector, and many other sectors, are too complex for innovation by a single actor. Many influences from different types of actors are required to advance the technology, creating a collective innovation process. However, without the right accountability structures between different types of actors, unfavourable...
master thesis 2017
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van der Lugt, P.W. (author)
Glacier fluctuations are regarded as one of the most significant indicators of climate change. The expansion and contraction of glaciers can be observed by outlining glacier boundaries or measuring snow lines with optical Earth observation satellites. New satellites, such as Sentinel-2A/B, provide high spatial resolution images and short revisit...
master thesis 2017
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Shinde, R. (author), Arga, B. (author), Rataj, M. (author)
The staggering statistics in health conditions of India demand quick actions, and thus it is advised to come up with a solution which takes less time as compared to a complete design of a new system. This paper starts with background study of UK, Netherlands and Indian health care financing models, followed by an analysis ofeasibility of...
student report 2016
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Savla, M.R. (author)
This study uses the product space map approach to study the future of manufacturing in India. It uses value added export data to predict structural transformation of the country's manufacturing sector.
master thesis 2015
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Ramirez Herrera, S.L. (author)
Pneumonia is one of the leading causes of children’s deaths before they can celebrate their fifth birthday. The majority of pneumonia cases and deaths caused by it are concentrated on the poorest regions of the world; having India the burden of leading both lists. For this reason, UNICEF and the WHO, have made of this issue a priority on their...
master thesis 2015
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Helmer, R.M. (author)
Novel methods of the implementation of technology can be instrumental in aiding the growth of developing countries. Here, torrefaction has been investigated for its application to rural, Himalayan India, for the production of solid fuel briquettes from pine needles for sale to the food industry. Here, both technical and social aspects are...
master thesis 2015
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Veenboer, D.P. (author)
Agrolab India focuses on the design of a small-scale aquaponic farming system targeted at urban dwellers in India. Aquaponics is the combined culture of fish and plants in a recirculating, symbiotic system. The term aquaponics derives from the words aquaculture (the raising of aquatic animals for food) and hydroponics (the process of growing...
master thesis 2015
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Vastert, P.M. (author)
Worldwide, roughly five billion people do not have the funds for purchasing an electric washing machine or the means (piped water and an electricity connection) to operate one. As a result, mostly housewives are left washing their clothes by hand. This is a labour-intensive and time-consuming task, commonly taking place on a daily basis. Not...
master thesis 2015
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Chandrasekhar, P. (author)
The thesis presents a study on the inequities in drinking water access and its consequent impact on drinking water security in three peri-urban villages around the city of Hyderabad in India namely, Gagillapur, Chintalcheru and Erdhanoor. It explains the existing drinking water situation and the reason behind existence of inequities in accessing...
master thesis 2014
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Lier, J.S. (author)
A desire for increased recovery in highwall mining has fueled an interest into the possibility of applying backfill technology to highwall mining. Backfill technology offers the potential for additional advantages, including increased stability and profit. This technique is currently applied in underground mines, but has not yet been implemented...
master thesis 2014
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