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Ardian Wiratama, Wira (author)
The exposure of flooding has been existed in several Global South countries, not particularly in Indonesia. The community which has been living in vulnerable location encounters the magnitude of flooding through times with a difficult and complicated situation to encounter the devastating impact of the disaster. Many policies and actions from...
master thesis 2018
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zum Felde, Mona (author), Hörmann, Beke-Marleen (author)
The biggest city of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, faces increasing flood
risk, causing frequent sickness, loss of life, and widespread damage
to property. Dar es Salaam is one of the fastest growing cities in the
world. More than 70% of the residents live in informal settlements.
Many of them are located in flood prone areas like...
master thesis 2018
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Labrujere, Eva (author)
Nairobi’s urban processes today are largely impacted by global and postcolonial forces. Its inherited planning frameworks keep contributing to the self-sustaining systems of socio-economic inequality and exclusion of the urban poor in a capitalist society. At the same time, its urban planning reflects postcolonial processes, characterised by the...
master thesis 2018
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Aranda Iglesias, Concha (author)
A corridor towards sustainable urban development is a reflection about the current planning techniques and how to apply them in the African context, specifically in Mozambique. It aims to raise awareness about the necessity of an understanding and adapting of European urban theories to the context conditionants and strong cultural identity of the...
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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Chen Bojie, Bojie (author)
Urban Kampung (means Village in Indonesian) is a kind of informal settlement in Indonesian Cities. It is charactered by the high density of population and built environment, the uncontrolled development, and the poor living condition caused by the density and the tropical climate.To offer a better living condition for the residents, the design...
master thesis 2017
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Reitsma, Frank (author)
Housing supply in Sub-Saharan Africa is dominated by self-help housing in informal settlements as a consequence of rapid urban population growth in the absence of sufficient formal housing supply, bringing forth sub-standard housing conditions. Government housing strategies have not been able to halt the informal production of housing, as...
master thesis 2017
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Jansen, Gerben (author)
The Westfort Leprosy Colony in Pretoria, South Africa, was built by the Department Publieke Werken of the Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek in 1898-1898 under supervision of the Dutch architect Sytze Wopkes Wierda. It is the only leprosy colony of its kind that is still (almost) intact. It is part of to the national history of South...
master thesis 2017
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Sha, Kritika (author)
The objective of this research is to investigate to what extent the existing production of space in informal settlements is related to its social ties and economic needs, and how it can be incorporated into a strategic framework for future redevelopment schemes. This stems from the meteoric rise of informal settlements in the global south,...
master thesis 2017
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Remmerswaal, N.A. (author)
Can improved technology make a difference in under-served communities to improve the existing build environment in a cultural sustainable way and make possible endogenous solutions? The technical research paper highlights the technical research done to answer this particular question. The research, that focuses on technical solutions to serve...
master thesis 2015
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Rocchi, G. (author)
master thesis 2014
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Van Doorn, J.S. (author)
Since the 1950s the city of Lima, capital of Peru, has drastically grown both in size and inhabitants due to a process of rapid urbanization, by which the city has expanded horizontally in an informal way. Informal settlements have occupied peripheral areas, producing a centre-periphery pattern of urban development. Because the activity centres...
master thesis 2014
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Varma, R. (author)
As Mike Davis has so poignantly pointed out, Mumbai is often considered to be the global capital of slumming with an estimated 10 million squatters living in the city. These informal settlements now account for more than sixty percent of the total population, and have grown largely as islands in the city, cut-off from their surroundings with...
master thesis 2013
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Van Helden, E.M. (author)
master thesis 2013
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Arnts, P.G. (author)
After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the world attention shifted towards the country. The event offer the unique opportunity to redesign the post-disaster redevelopment strategy of the informal settlement, housing the large portion of the urban poor population in the devastated capital of Port-au-Prince. This thesis aims at the formulation of a...
master thesis 2012
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Lanting, R. (author)
Squatters in Mumbai are facing many disadvantages in daily live, of which the lack of and miserable state of sanitation is one. This graduation project contains two parts: 1) an analysis of the sanitary situation in the slums of Mumbai and 2) a design proposal for future sanitation amenities in this context. A summary of the analysis is included...
master thesis 2011
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Van den Berg, H.J. (author)
master thesis 2011
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Lopez, A. (author)
This thesis tells a story of today, of Mexico City, and a plan for a desirable future for the Municipality of Valle de Chalco, an informal settlement affected by the metropolitan mismanagement of water resources. Today uneven developments dominate in Mexico City Metropolitan Area, a result of a Neoliberal urbanization process. The current urban...
master thesis 2011
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