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van Esch, Marieke (author)
In the summer of 2023, heatwaves became quite prominent in the south of Europe. Due to the extreme heat, the health of those citizens was affected. The Netherlands Meteorological Institute predicts an increase in heatwaves in the future for the Netherlands as well. The main research question is how to propose a strategy for a liveable...
master thesis 2024
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Steenbergen, Emy (author)
The complex relationship between humans and the natural world is still visible in 2023s urban planning: a city is a place for humans, and nature gives space to all non-human species. The anthropocentric perspective within the urban environment puts humans above non-human nature. This is also the case within urban renewal in the Netherlands,...
master thesis 2024
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van den Wijngaard, Tom (author)
Urban populations are rising all over the world. According to the United Nations 60% of global populations is projected to live in urban area’s by 2030. The formation of the urban heat island effect (UHI) and it’s impact on human health and well-being by the increase of heat stress in hard surfaced urban area’s has been described and measured by...
master thesis 2023
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Speulman, Manon (author)
Food is a vital part of our lives and throughout history it has shaped our cities. However, our current agricultural practices exhaust our natural environment and are threatened by climate change. Next to that, the design of our food system is highly susceptible to global instabilities. With the population only increasing and more people living...
master thesis 2023
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Zhang, Minshi (author)
China’s rapid urbanisation and industrialisation seriously impacted rural areas, which is reflected significantly in the Greater Bay Area. With globalisation and digitalisation, the emergence of Taobao villages has become a new model for rural development in China. However, socio-economic activities entering in Taobao villages with digital...
master thesis 2023
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Boendermaker, Joaquim (author)
The neighborhood of Nieuwland, located in Schiedam, Zuid-Holland is one example of the many post-war neighborhoods the Netherlands offers. It formed the extension of Schiedam’s city center and consisted of a clear functionalist lay-out upon its completion in 1965, characterized by monotony, frugal architecture, and a clear separation of...
master thesis 2023
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Versteeg, Nando (author)
The Netherlands is dealing with two problems. The first is a large housing crisis. Housing is unavailable, unaffordable and lacking in quality and perfomance. There is also a liveability crisis. While the overall liveability score in The Netherlands has been going up in the last two decades, the neighborhood that score the worst have not been...
master thesis 2023
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Tatar, Karolina (author)
Zakopane experiences mass tourism, which supports economic growth but also reduces the quality of life in the city. This is mainly due to the developed car dependency, the lack of coordination between spatial development and infrastructure, and the systemic promotion of private property at the expense of the public good, which is a phenomenon...
master thesis 2022
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Pries, Eelkje (author)
Improved liveability in the neighbourhoods Spangen, Tussendijken and Bospolder is desirable. A more socio-economically diverse population partly contributes to this. Gentrification makes wealthier residents move into the neighbourhoods in a short period of time. Yet, it causes a decrease in affordable housing and a chance of the disappearing of...
master thesis 2022
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Enneking, Guusje (author)
This project tries to, inspired by the heavily quantified and confined ways of assessing "liveability" in policy documents, come up with a different way of reading the city. In this project, I aimed to explore this reading within the unit of the street, to see how focusing on a single street, a section of the city, could result in valuable broad...
master thesis 2022
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Aerts, Menno (author)
Social inequility is still part of the current world, not only in the poorer countries but also in the wealthiest once. With the use of gentrification it was tried to hide the poverty by improving the quality of neighbourhoods. Although this improved the liveability and wealthiness of a neighbourhood, it did not improve the lifes of the former...
master thesis 2022
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Ariff, Ifrah (author)
Since oil was struck at Dammam’s Oil Well No. 7 in 1938, the Dammam Metropolitan Area (henceforth referred to as ‘DMA) has undergone rapid urban expansion, in part due to the influx of foreign national oil workers. With their lifestyles differing from the local population, the urban sphere has developed to cater to their diverse demands. There...
student report 2022
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Sanders, Anouk (author)
In the light of climate change and growing urban populations, our cities are under immense pressure. This graduation thesis aims to improve the liveability of pre-war neighbourhoods through the implementation and/or adaption of greenery. Greenery in the urban environment has a whole list of (possible) positive benefits like water drainage,...
master thesis 2022
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Xu, Ying (author), Luo, D. (author), Qian, QK (author), Chan, Edwin Hon Wan (author)
In response to excessive energy consumption and severe pollution, green building has gained increasing attention around the world. Governments’ top-down incentive schemes and consumers’ bottom-up choice preferences are two major channels of residential green building promotion. Regarding the bottom-up route, high liveability performance is...
journal article 2022
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Maassen, Denise (author)
Many neighbourhoods that comprise the Western Garden Cities of Amsterdam are struggling with a low liveability. Their spacious layout however, offers great potential for densification within the city borders. My project, the Garden-Fresh City, shows an approach that both tackles issues with liveability and fulfills this densification potential...
master thesis 2021
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Sobieraj, Daniel Sobieraj (author)
Food has played an important role in shaping our metropolitan regions, such as Westland in South Holland, The Netherlands. The industrialisation and globalisation of agriculture in Westland has prioritised economy and efficiency, creating issues of liveability and sustainability. The market-driven expansion of the agri-food industry has...
master thesis 2021
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Obeid, Rebwar (author)
HOPTILLE 2.0, a project aiming to improve the liveability of the neighbourhood Hoptille in Amsterdam. The research is based on literature study of Jane Jacobs and Jan Gehl, as well as, interviews with the residents of the neighbourhood. The main outcomes of the research that were used for the design, focused on the keyword list of Jan Gehl and...
master thesis 2021
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Leltz, Anne (author)
This project answers the research question “How can we design with climate adaptation measures in existing neighborhoods in the Netherlands while respecting other aspects of sustainable development?” The methods used to carry out the research are mixed methods. Both deductive and inductive research is done. Theory describes the problem, and...
master thesis 2021
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Ree, Charmaine (author)
This research investigated the determinant effect of public green spaces (PGS) on high-rise housing prices in Rotterdam. The growing population and tendency of people to gravitate towards city centers, have led to an increase in high-rise residential buildings in The Netherlands. It is therefore of high importance to optimize the integration of...
master thesis 2021
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den Hartog, Dieuwertje (author), Ntafou, Faidra (author), ten Hove, Joell (author), Francissen, Sanne (author), Valentini, Sofia (author)
The changing climate pressures the resilience of cities and nature all over the world, putting the position of historically valuable urban and natural environments at risk. The province of South-Holland has economically evolved around the unique triple delta landscape. In order to keep its economically competitive position and take environmental...
student report 2021
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