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van Roessel, Bram (author)
An explorative study on the stakeholder interest and potentials of a new type of lease in office buildings in the Netherlands, the healthy lease.
master thesis 2021
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Longoni, Federica (author)
The digitalization of labor – enabled by the rise of the Internet and digital technologies – began a redefinition of architecture typologies. The typologies of Home and Office, once seen as stable and fixed, with clear distinctions, are now blurring their boundaries towards each other. The ubiquity of the network has spread work outside of the...
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Castellucci, Héctor Ignacio (author), Viviani, Carlos (author), Arezes, Pedro (author), Molenbroek, J.F.M. (author), Martínez, Marta (author), Aparici, Verónica (author)
Anthropometry is critical for product and workplace design. Highly prevalent, office work is associated with sedentarism and physical discomfort due to prolonged sitting. Dynamic seating (alternating across sitting, perching, and standing) has been suggested as an alternative to overcome those problems. The current study tested a large sample...
journal article 2021
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Du, T. (author), Jansen, S.C. (author), Turrin, M. (author), van den Dobbelsteen, A.A.J.F. (author)
Numerous studies have shown that architectural design affects energy performance significantly. However, the effect of space layouts on building energy performance has not been fully analysed. In this paper, we aim to study the effect of space layouts on energy performance. An office building was used as the reference, and 11 layout variants...
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Shen, Yin (author)
Energy saving is becoming a topic that has been widely discussed. By 2050 all office buildings according to EU plans should be energy neutral. This implies a large potential for more efficient solutions, such as occupancy-aware local heating. Based on this idea, OfficeVitae developed a vertical heating panel for use in offices using carbon...
master thesis 2020
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Homan, Daphne (author)
Over the past hundred years, advancements in technology have determined the way we work and interact. Research shows that a shift will occur within the coming decades. The contrast between working and everyday life will become blurry, and the workplace shifts from a formal setting towards an informal one. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic ...
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Oldenhave, Mimi (author)
Technological advances over the past centuries have greatly improved our quality of life. However, when we look at historical centres with their vernacular buildings, we seem to prefer them to the modern ones. According to Amos Rapoport there are three types of societies; primitive, vernacular and the modern. Each of these societies operates in...
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Bos, Rosa (author)
2020 is a strange and disruptive year. The pandemic virus COVID-19 controls people’s lives. It influences the way we live, love, and work. Offices are empty while people work from home. When, and if people are going to work in an office again like they were used to, is the question. The events of 2020 are an extra showcase that the way we use...
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Kraaijeveld, Jelmer (author)
This thesis outlines the use of measured data collected using the bGrid system to estimate the number of people in two rooms in the Microsoft office at Schiphol. The main objective is to derive a correlation that transforms the data into a specific number of people. The bGrid system consists of a network of sensor nodes that measure CO2...
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Sideri, Christilena (author)
The project is about the design of the city hall of Brussels as a critique of the proposal of BruCity. One of the characteristics of Brussels is the heterogeneity at its urbann fabric and most of all its society. So, this project is aiming to investigate the design of the building that can work as a gathering point, strength the bonds between...
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Bechet, A.P. (author)
With a unique architectural heritage, Chicago offers the possibility of celebrating it's history of commercial office buildings by combining real estate pragmatism and ideological aesthetic.
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Baelemans, M. (author)
Office buildings in the Netherlands are problematic. These buildings are often monofunctional and of low architectural value resulting in an average lifespan of only 30 years! The tradition of demolition and new construction of mediocre buildings is harmful for public space and a waste of money, time, and moreover, building materials. <br/>This...
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Rodriguez Arambatzis, Sasha (author)
Users in traditional office buildings often experience discomfort with the indoor environment and have issues with how this is being regulated. Research has shown that users’ satisfaction in an office building, which consists of their comfort and health, reflects on their work productivity. Therefore, necessary measures need to be taken in order...
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Rouwenhorst, Tessa (author)
The MOR prototype is a smart passive building with a central building management system to control and optimise the operation of the active and passive building systems and therefore reduce the energy consumption of the building and improve the users comfort conditions (MOR Team, 2019b). During the competition, the systems in the prototype were...
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Shi, Y. (author)
The Chair of Interiors Buildings Cities located this year’s graduation project in the capital city of Belgium and the European Union, Brussels. Under the theme of ‘Palace’, the project is a City Hall on the previous site of the Les Halles Centrales in the 1870s, and is also known as the site for the earlier demolished Parking 58. The site will...
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Siritip, N. (author)
This project is a part of the Complex Projects Graduation Studio, "New York Midtown", it explores the possibility of introducing a new workplace typology within an industrial waterfront of Clinton piers as a way to respond to the changing landscape of work of the 21st century New York and the revitalization of the waterfront in the previously...
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CHANGLANI, AKASH (author)
The evolution of high-rises puts more challenge for achieving indoor visual comfort because the source of getting natural light inside is solely through sidewalls; especially in deep floorplan like office buildings, where visual discomfort is very usual to be experienced. Without any measure taken, it leads to a situation where the illuminance...
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Qi, Meihui (author)
The graduation project “The palace” expands upon the notion of designing "City hall of Brussels." The studio raises questions on the relationship between the public realm and political space. It led our in-depth study of various forms of the town halls and public buildings that have evolved throughout history. It questions the nature of ...
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Zheng, Jing (author)
The graduation project reconsiders the role of municipal space in the public realm and the relationship between the municipality and citizens. It’s a reflection on the social phenomenon that people have insufficient opportunities to speak up for themselves and insufficient democratic engagement in the metropolis. Located in the center of this...
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Hazenoot, Thomas (author)
In the past few years, many companies have made the transition from an office with closed working spaces, towards open offices. The Dutch office of IKEA CBF made the transition to an open office in 2016, to support an activity-based way of working. This new way of working has to lead to an increase in complaints, about noise and distractions...
master thesis 2020
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