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Willems, C.J.L. (author)
Currently six geothermal doublets are realized in the WNB. Five of these doublets target the same Lower Cretaceous fluvial sandstone interval, the Nieuwerkerk Formation. About 40 exploration licences are granted. Many of them also have sandstones in the same fluvial interval, the Nieuwerkerk Formation as a target. To successfully and efficiently...
poster 2014
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Rijke, J.S. (author)
This book addresses pressing challenges of policy makers, planners and project managers in the water sector to successfully implement adaptation action. It draws on case studies about water sensitive urban design (WSUD) in Australia and the Room for the River flood protection programme in the Netherlands. The book explains a procedure for...
doctoral thesis 2014
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Boelhouwer, P.J. (author)
The Dutch social rented sector has acquired an international reputation because of its social nature and the way it has evolved. With around 32% of the total stock, the size of the sector is much bigger than in other western European countries. Also the development after the second world war is unique. This current position is deter-mined by the...
report 2014
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Ligtvoet, A. (author), van de Kaa, G. (author), Fens, T.W. (author), van den Hoven, M.J. (author), van Beers, C.P. (author), Herder, P.M. (author)
The interconnected nature of the different components of smart grids is a prime example of complexity in technological systems. Developing such systems is highly dependent on the wishes and needs of end-users and other stakeholders. We argue that stakeholder values should be taken into consideration during the design and standardisation of...
conference paper 2014
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Booij, A. (author), Hillen, M.M. (author), Santema, S.C. (author)
SMART formulation is an essential aspect of the Best Value philosophy to demonstrate performance, evaluate proposals and is required for the continuous improvements within organizations. Based on an evaluation of projects that have been tendered with the BVP award mechanism, it was concluded that both for the tender documents, as the interviews...
journal article 2013
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Mannaerts, A. (author), Van Daalen, C. (author), Van Luipen, J. (author), Meijer, S.A. (author)
With a sizeable expected growth of demand for rail transport in the Netherlands in the coming decades, and limited resources for expansion of the rail network, intensified utilization of the infrastructure is to be expected. To adequately manage this growth, appropriate tools for policy analysis are needed. The possibilities and pitfalls of...
conference paper 2013
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Van Goeverden, C.D. (author), Van Arem, B. (author), Godefrooij, T. (author)
In the Netherlands, the share of the bicycle as the main mode in all person trips has been highly constant in the past three decades (about 27%). A constant share is remarkable because a number of developments in this period were unfavourable for bicycle use, like ageing of the population, growing number of immigrants, increasing car ownership,...
conference paper 2013
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Boschman, S.E. (author), Van Ham, M. (author)
The selective inflow and outflow of residents by ethnicity is the main mechanism behind ethnic residential segregation. Many studies have found that ethnic minorities are more likely than others to move to ethnic minority concentration neighbourhoods. An important question which remains largely unanswered is to what extent this can be explained...
journal article 2013
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Zijlstra, S. (author)
The continuing financial crisis effects the financial, labour and housing market. Governments are forced to take action to ensure welfare amongst its citizens. Four aspects can be regarded as basic criteria of social housing: affordability, availability, accessibility and quality. Along these criteria the effects of the crisis can be assessed...
conference paper 2013
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Hoekstra, J.S.C.M. (author)
The Dutch model of social rental housing is often seen as a good practice for other European coun-tries. This is due to the fact that the Dutch social rental sector has a large size, offers dwellings of a relatively good quality and functions without receiving substantial subsidies. However, current poli-cies, both at the European and the...
conference paper 2013
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Van Goeverden, C.D. (author), Godefrooij, T. (author), Van Arem, B. (author), Van Nes, R. (author)
In the Netherlands, the share of the bicycle as the main mode in all person trips has been highly constant in the past three decades (about 27%). A constant share is remarkable because developments in this period were mainly unfavourable for bicycle use, like ageing of the population, growing number of immigrants, increasing car ownership, and a...
conference paper 2013
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Rose, T.M. (author), Volker, L. (author)
Formal incentives systems aim to encourage improved performance by offering a reward for the achievement of project-specific goals. Despite argued benefits of incentive systems on project delivery outcomes, there remains debate over how incentive systems can be designed to encourage the formation of strong project relationships within a complex...
conference paper 2013
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Kaspersma, J.M. (author)
International cooperation for reaching development goals has expanded gradually since the 1950s. The effectiveness of the Overseas Development Aid (ODA) has become a topic of great public interest. A growing body of experience exists to demonstrate that finance alone is not sufficient for development, and capacity and knowledge are increasingly...
doctoral thesis 2013
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De Graaf, R. (author), Van der Duin, P.M. (author)
Since many of today's problems are becoming ever more complex, the way we look for and manage innovations to solve these problems should also be innovated. We introduce the ‘Collective Innovation’ approach to deal with these kind of ‘wicked problems’ that require the input of many different parties. Furthermore, in Collective Innovation it is...
journal article 2013
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Korthals Altes, W.K. (author), Van Rij, H.E. (author)
Greenhouses are a typical example of peri-urban land-use, a phenomenon that many planning systems find difficult to address as it mixes agricultural identity with urban appearance. Despite its urban appearance, greenhouse development often manages to evade urban containment policies. But a ban on greenhouse development might well result in under...
journal article 2013
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Heinemann, H.A. (author)
Concrete like materials were already applied during the Roman Empire. After the decline of the Roman Empire, a wide scale application of concrete only reappeared in the 19th century. Here lies also the origin of modern (reinforced) concrete. Since then, both concrete application and composition have significantly changed. Today, concrete from...
doctoral thesis 2013
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Volker, L. (author), Rose, T.M. (author)
Despite a general belief that incentive mechanisms can improve value for money during procurement and performance during project execution, empirical research on the actual effects is nascent. This research focuses on the design and implementation of incentive mechanisms in four different infrastructure projects: two road reconstructions in the...
conference paper 2012
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Cantarelli, C.C. (author), Flyvbjerg, B. (author), Molin, E.J.E. (author), Van Wee, G.P. (author)
In Nederland komen kostenoverschrijdingen minder vaak voor en is de gemiddelde overschrijding lager dan in andere landen. Het grootste deel van de kostenoverschrijding komt voor in de fase voor de start van de bouw. De gemiddelde kostenoverschrijding is het kleinst voor spoorwegen gevolgd door wegen en kunstwerken. Spoorwegen en bruggen in...
journal article 2012
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Van de Rijt, J. (author), Santema, S.C. (author)
More than 15 years ago Dean Kashiwagi created a process called BVP/PIPS (Best Value Procurement/Performance Information Procurement System) at Arizona State University. PIPS is a procurement method that aims to select the most suitable vendor for the job, to spur this vendor on to highest performance, and to reduce the client’s management and...
journal article 2012
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Jauslin, D.T. (author)
Review of the once-a-decade extravaganza, Horticultural World Expo Floriade.
journal article 2012
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