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Spaenij, Anna (author)
Currently 30% of all knee prosthesis patients do not return to work after surgery. This is partially caused by the insufficient guidance of the patient's care providers. the most important care providers in this are the occupational physician and orthopaedic surgeon. The current collaboration is experienced by both the occupational physician and...
master thesis 2017
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SAKINCI, Ozgur (author)
As the transformation of the electricity generation progresses, the number of power electronic-based devices connected to the electricity grid is expected to grow. To ensure the stability of the power system in a scenario with high penetration of power electronic converters, the dynamics and stability characteristics of these devices have to be...
master thesis 2017
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Slingerland, Geertje (author)
The stimulation of citizen participation has led to the upraise of bottom-up citizen communities. These communities grow from idealism but often have a hard time to become a durable initiative when the first challenges arise and the enthusiasm has disappeared. This graduation aims to gather an understanding of how citizen initiatives can be...
master thesis 2017
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Gupta, Sugandha (author)
Women inequality is a common practice in today’s world which is global in nature. Focusing on a developing country like India, violence against women, needless to say, is a grave concern. Crime in the form of rapes, molestation, and eve-teasing, has made public spaces fearful, and women have developed the fear of being a part of these places....
master thesis 2017
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Kazil, K. (author)
This project examines the current state of the art of using public participation in urban planning, resulting in a proposal for a new online participatory tool. Amongst other advantages, involving citizens in urban planning projects reduces the cost, time & risk of implementation, while the incorporation of ‘local knowledge’ in the decision...
master thesis 2017
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Dalla, N. (author)
The motivation for this thesis emerged from my growing questions on the architecture practice. My interest for the collectives and its respective dissemination in the past years were the starting point for this study. Through a long and tortuous way, the research has grown into a complex project. The project touches upon topics of social...
master thesis 2016
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Dankers, F. (author)
Scientific article: Participation and model ownership in group model building processes – an exploratory study based on expert interviews. Abstract: Participatory modelling is an approach that is widely applied in policy making. Participation enhances the development of ownership of the model and thus commitment to the process outcomes, but also...
master thesis 2016
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Van Calmthout, L. (author)
The introduction of the participatiesamenleving policy direction to the Netherlands has triggered local government to shift its focus towards large projects in their district. Citizens are left to themselves, and take over former governmental responsibilities. This thesis calls for a transition in the policies surrounding citizen initiatives for...
master thesis 2016
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Jones, W.L. (author)
This graduation project proposes an architectural process that will revitalise the post industrial area of the Rhondda Valley in South Wales. Through organising the community around new communal reseource spaces they will be empowered to renew their homes though a self-build approach. This will enable the provision of additional space and...
master thesis 2016
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Munoz Aparici, M. (author)
Participation is a commonly used word in planning and architecture nowadays. Nevertheless, it seems that few care to understand the complexities and limita- tions of participation. Participation has often been misused for political purpo- ses accepting it as mere feedback from citizens, using voting systems and,exhi- bitions of nished products...
master thesis 2016
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Oskam, P.Y. (author)
The project concerns a minimal spatial design that re-invents the watersystem in South-Holland by connecting waterways with roads through social use. The water system of Holland functions not only as a very imporant structure to keep our feet dry, as well as a vital transport organ and recreational layer. Because of the developments in the past...
master thesis 2016
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Van Veelen, T. (author)
master thesis 2015
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Zimmermann, D.B. (author)
The welfare state is transforming into a participatory society, in which citizens are expected to fill in the gaps left by the retreating government. At the same time, the government is trying to decentralize, putting increasing emphasis on cities, districts and neighborhoods. How can we, as urban planners and designers, facilitate participation...
master thesis 2015
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Radai, D.P. (author)
The ‘Arrival City’ (Saunders, 2010) describes a multicultural environment in Europe that creates opportunities and challenges at the same time (Wood, 2009). Sure enough, segregated, deprived neighbourhoods are a common outcome of this phenomenon. Often unplanned and uncontrolled social expansion characterised by primarily low-rent neighbourhoods...
master thesis 2015
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Chandra, T. (author)
City-on-Demand is a technology, it gathers the demand of commuter (public transport or walking) and urban residents (public spaces) and interprets the spatial requirement and changes the city’s infrastructure accordingly. Thus creating a real-time dynamic system of demand and supply. Making a city smarter by having a demand based supply chain...
master thesis 2015
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Warren, A. (author)
Water Resources Management (WRM) problems are now recognised for their complexity. Approaches for dealing with these problems must integrate a variety of interests, perspectives, values and knowledge into their potential solutions. They must also confront and manage problem uncertainties. The involvement of stakeholders in these approaches is...
master thesis 2015
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Van Duijn, D.L.P. (author)
In what way can a football stadium contribute to public values of a municipality? Why does a municipality want to (financially) participate in a stadium project? The purpose of this thesis is to investigate if a football stadium has influence on public goals and can contribute to the public value of a municipality. It stretches around the...
master thesis 2015
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Marskamp, M. (author)
While network perspectives in housing studies have gained currency over the last decade, research looking at the actor-networks of housing management is limited. This is remarkable given the recognition for actor-network theory (Latour, 2005) in the related fields of urban studies (Farías and Bender, 2010) and planning theory (De Roo et al.,...
master thesis 2014
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Aalbers, F. (author)
Austerity policies in the Netherlands cause citizens to become more responsible for social support, and to people in need of social support to keep living independently up to an older age. This led to the assignment by Zuidzorg to find new ways to encourage neighbourhood participation. Preliminary research and interviews with people in Budel,...
master thesis 2014
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Van Santen, C.E. (author)
In the Netherlands the goal of the government is to increase the amount of electricity produced from wind turbines on land to 6000 MW by 2020. This ambitious goal asks for a different approach for these projects, because with the classic approach the development is too slow and invokes too much resistance in the local community. The largest...
master thesis 2014
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