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Mishra, Pooja (author)
The thesis challenges conventional notions of the social and explores the intricate relationship between humans and the imminent commons. It confronts the consequences of neglecting the imminent commons (water, earth, air) in urban environments, urging a re-evaluation of design principles. The research reveals ecological risks from prioritizing...
master thesis 2023
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de Haas, Lucas (author)
In social quandaries is an analysis of three council housing estates dating back to the 1960s, all situated within the Greater London area. The analytical framework was informed by the book “Paris Haussmann: A Model’s Relevance,” which extensively examines the Haussmann plan in Paris, employing various mediums such as writing, drawing, and...
master thesis 2023
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Mézière, Lucas (author)
The ecological question is symptomatic of our time and a multi-disciplinary problem. The material manipulations produced by the architectural and urban design disciplines interfere with essential ecosystemic processes by introducing disruptive materialities and machinery. This work aimed to participate in shaping a solid foundation for the...
master thesis 2023
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Trzcińska, Agnieszka (author)
Material culture plays a significant role in our daily lives, however the value placed on processes involved in the creation of physical objects, manual skills and knowledge sharing has diminished due to the increasing reliance on large-scale infrastructure, standardization, and mass production. Additionally, the disposal of worn and abundant...
master thesis 2022
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Boreel, Noor (author)
In the eighteenth century, the city centre of the metropolis of London was the most chaotic due to its immense industries and excessive noise and smell. This sensorial overstimulation brought and still brings potential unsustainable health and well-being effects on its urban participants. <br/><br/>This research explores the redefinition and...
master thesis 2022
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ALIYEVA, ZIVAR (author)
Preconceived notions about the scope of architecture and its definition as a purely spatial dimension produced or analysed through one-to-one translated two-dimensional images and drawings do not convey the true experience of space. It lacks movements, emotions, human activities, memories, experiences and perceptions. Perceptions that transcend...
master thesis 2022
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Karnaszewska, Adrianna (author)
Urban foodscapes project addresses issues concerning the food supply chain in London. It aims to combat problems created by current agri-business practice such as long, complex logistical chains, food waste, carbon emissions, wasted water, energy, labour and land scarcity. Foodscape, being both global and local, lies on the intersection of...
master thesis 2022
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Parlar, Yasemin (author)
In a fast moving metropolitan city like London, urban pockets that alter the rhythm and synchrony of life can be described as heterotopias. Cemeteries are such sites that slow down and collect time. They sediment memories of the lived past and the potential future and are therefore regarded as spaces of another realm that operate between the...
master thesis 2022
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CEBECİ, Fatih (author)
When the British arrived in the colonial countries, they had the opportunity to adapt the architecture of the local culture to their needs, but centuries later, when the ethnic groups arrived in “postcolonial” London, they did not have the opportunity to have a manifest effect on the built environment and neither the development of the city...
master thesis 2022
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Koopman, Sophie (author)
This research aims to develop en apply a new approach towards dealing with heritage in the built environment. By taking the Royal London Hospital area and the Former Outpatient Department within this domain as a case study, tools to connect to specific layers of the context that were found in the research are implied. This is in contrast to the...
master thesis 2022
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Krzyżanowska, Karolina (author)
Marketplaces are one of the most lively and magnetic spaces in the cityscape. They play a significant role in the history of the development of London, especially in the ‘long’ 18th century. Marketplaces have passed the test of time, reflecting on the socio-economic and urban changes and are still in use nowadays, to quote Ken Jones “we are what...
master thesis 2022
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Krzysztofowicz, Marta (author)
London is a city with extremely rich history, where old and new are heavily intertwined. A prime example of this is the King’s Cross area, which has continued to be an integral area of the city for many Londoners. However, throughout centuries its meaning has changed. People have worked there, started journeys there, had their craziest Saturday...
student report 2022
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Vintges, Mark (author)
Urbanization is a worldwide trend that drives an immense increase in air traffic demand. The worldwide aviation network makes global business possible which generates economic growth, creates jobs and facilitates international tourism and trade. Many of the world's transport hubs like The Greater London Area have allocated this demand over...
master thesis 2022
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Thomas, A.R. (author)
Today Richard Rogers + Partners’ Underwriting Room at Lloyd’s of London—known as “the Room”—is recognized as an icon of the High Tech movement, its modernity aestheticized through intersecting banks of escalators and a soaring twelve-story atrium. Yet on closer inspection, this interior represents a less satisfactory compromise. The product of...
journal article 2022
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van Knegsel, Teun van Knegsel (author)
London is the product of hundreds of big and smaller cities and villages that collided, merged and blended during the course of time. Each of these places used to have its own Highstreet, the commercial and social heart of the settlement. Contemporary London now has 600 former High streets; scattered all over London’s perimeters. These...
master thesis 2021
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Lauri, Maria Pauliina (author)
On June 14 in 2017, 72 people lost their lives and hundreds of families were left homeless as the Grenfell tower block caught fire in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea within the inner-city of London. The tragedy has shaken the society, highlighting the conflict between privileged and unprivileged within the city’s society, as most of...
master thesis 2021
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Herrewijnen, Wessel (author)
Architectural Design Crossover Graduation Studio final design project. Research paper and graduation design looking into Temporary Intensities and crowd machines in the city of London, resulting in the design of a live music venue with a capacity of 3000 visitors. This design project aims to design this 'crowd machine' as being part of a 'crowd...
master thesis 2021
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Wenda Andryani, Wenda (author)
This graduation research studies the potentials of London derelicts and the interstitial spaces as the new driver of urban transformation. The study aims to reconnect the lost socio-spatial relationship of those spaces to the surrounding context. Here, leisure is utilized as the diagnostic tool to understand the overlooked spatial quality of...
master thesis 2021
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Boeva, Alexandra (author)
Social life in a modern city is conditioned by long-established traditions, cultural codes, and patterns of human behavior. Such aspects will be individual for almost any city since their formation takes place over long periods. A similar activator of social life in London is the beer culture – a complex ritual chain that has lost one of the...
master thesis 2021
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van den Broek, Jort (author)
Adequate housing has long been considered a basic human right. Trends of globalisation, financialisation and urbanisation are oppressing this right. Social housing is neglected by authorities and stigmatised by society. Local, low-income residents are dispossessed and displaced, and social housing is close to disappearance. London has become a...
master thesis 2021
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