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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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NAMWANJE, PRISCILLA (author)
Uganda’s capital Kampala, is grappling with the effects of rapid urbanisation fueled by the population explosion that has transpired over the recent years. Due to the continued futility of urban planning efforts, the city’s growth has proceeded with minimal planning intervention, resulting in multiple urban development challenges.<br/>Kampala’s...
master thesis 2022
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Gonzalez Sanchez, Xavier (author)
As part of the larger urban context, informal settlements belong to the realm of formal urban governance while simultaneously possessing governance systems of their own. In the Mexican context, a shift in urban governance has facilitated elements of a networks approach, which places community participation as central to upgrading interventions,...
master thesis 2022
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Mohamed, Abdelbaseer A. (author), van Ham, M. (author)
Identifying the economic potential of informal urban areas is a topic of increasing interest for policymakers and practitioners in less developed countries, yet little is known of how informal street design influences the type and count of business opportunities. By adapting a space syntax framework, this study aims to quantitatively verify...
journal article 2022
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Singh, Shirish (author), Laker, Florence (author), Bateganya, Najib L. (author), Nkurunziza, Allan G. (author), Semiyaga, Swaib (author), Brdjanovic, Damir (author)
Various business models for fecal sludge emptying and transport have been developed to address challenges and their advantages have been documented; however, their evaluation has not been investigated. This study developed an evaluation framework, which was tested in informal settlements in Kampala for sustainable business models of fecal...
journal article 2022
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Newton, C.E.L. (author), Rocco, Roberto (author)
In Paraisópolis, a slum in São Paulo (Brazil) housing over 100.000 inhabitants, the Covid crisis seemed to have less of a death toll (0,0217%) than in other areas of the city (an average of 0,0652% as of May 2020); or at least it did at first. The sense of community in the area is strong, leading to many community initiatives and organisations...
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Aylett-Bullock, Joseph (author), Gilman, Robert Tucker (author), Hall, Ian (author), Kennedy, David (author), Evers, Egmond Samir (author), Katta, Anjali (author), Ahmed, Hussien (author), Fong, Kevin (author), Comes, M. (author), Gaanderse, M.Q. (author)
The spread of infectious diseases such as COVID-19 presents many challenges to healthcare systems and infrastructures across the world, exacerbating inequalities and leaving the world's most vulnerable populations at risk. Epidemiological modelling is vital to guiding evidence-informed or data-driven decision making. In forced displacement...
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Mohamed, Abdelbaseer A. (author), Ubareviciene, Ruta (author), van Ham, M. (author)
Informal urbanism has been generally studied within social, econmic and political frameworks, yet little is known of how it performs in terms of urban vitality. The aim of this article is to better understand the urban vitality of informal settlements and how they can be improved by using a combined morphological approach that encompasses...
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BERNAL CARDENAS, FEDERICO (author)
Cucuta is a border city between Colombia and Venezuela with complex dynamics due to its location and historical background, affected by drug trafficking, guerrilla warfare, and Venezuela's most recent multidimensional crisis. The city's structural plan (POT) is under review, trying to adapt to the local and global challenges: mass migration;...
master thesis 2021
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Kobylakiewicz, Bartosz (author)
The following design hypothesis addresses the spatial dilemma between city development and lack of tenure security of informal housing dwellers with a special emphasis on improving the economy of both of the individual households as well as supporting the development of the city.<br/><br/>The goal of the research and the main goal for the design...
master thesis 2021
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Huang, Yixiang (author)
In China, the phenomenon of informal settlements is a consequence of rapid urbanization. Since the 1980s, the construction of labor-intensive industries has accelerated the expansion of urban areas. Numerous traditional villages in suburban areas were surrounded by newly built urban areas and became the so-called “urban village”. People in the...
master thesis 2021
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Subačiūtė, S. (author)
Ethiopia alone is one of the most rapidly growing countries not only in the continent of Africa but also in the whole world. The country is populated by almost 110 million inhabitants and only 20% of the whole population is living in the cities. Over 65% of the population from rural areas have started to follow the migration patterns from rural...
master thesis 2020
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Fong, Joyce (author)
Like many other coastal cities, Semarang is facing many interconnected water-related issues that are exacerbated by climate change and rapid urbanization. Riverside kampungs, as the product of unregulated urbanization, are usually blamed for the water pollution and are regarded as the social outcast and burden to the society. Removing the...
master thesis 2020
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Landburg, Danique (author)
On September 6th of 2017 Sint Maarten got struck by Hurricane Irma, which caused severe damage to the houses, especially to the informal settlements. Sint Maarten is a Caribbean island with a rooted past from its history that has caused severe economic difficulties. Along with, a high amount of migration that has been common among he islands,...
master thesis 2020
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Blankestijn, Rick (author)
“Upwards along the pipes” focuses on the Tamansari subdistrict in Bandung, Indonesia, in which the Cikapundung river is a central physical element, dividing the highly dense informal settlements in two. The project tries to tackle several ecological and spatial issues occuring within the site, including a large amount of (organic) waste being...
master thesis 2019
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Fuchs, Armin (author)
Praying for Water deals with several water related challenges in Bandung’s informal urban areas, first and foremost the lack of safe drinking water and proper sanitation. Although being based on the proposal for a decentralized water supply system, a rather holistic solution approach is followed. Beyond the use of appropriate technical...
master thesis 2019
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Surajaras, Paan (author)
The project has been created from a strong fascination of the author who came from the developing country in South East Asia. A rapid change of a city from urbanization and over-growing population have somehow eradicated the traditional way of living. One of the best examples is in Ho Chi Minh City, in the South of Vietnam. The city is located...
master thesis 2019
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Kim, Boomi (author)
Slum population has increased continuously in global south. It expands onto precarious land such as floodplains, lagoon areas and so on leading to deficiency of basic facilities. Bandung is the third most populous city in Indonesia with around 26,000 slum dwellings. Kampung Tamansari in Bandung is the densest informal settlement located along...
master thesis 2019
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Riungu, J. (author), Ronteltap, Mariska (author), van Lier, J.B. (author)
Biochemical energy recovery using digestion and co-digestion of faecal matter collected from urine diverting dehydrating toilet faeces (UDDT-F) and mixed organic market waste (OMW) was studied under laboratory-and pilot-scale conditions. Laboratory-scale biochemical methane potential (BMP) tests showed an increase in methane production with...
journal article 2019
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Falco, E. (author), Zambrano-Verratti, Jesús (author), Kleinhans, R.J. (author)
This article explores the potential of web-based participatory mapping tools for urban planning purposes and spatial information creation in informal settlements, i.e. the slums (barrios) of Caracas, Venezuela. While an increasing use of mapping tools is found in developed countries, fewer applications are found in informal settlements of...
journal article 2019
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