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Smit, Linda (author)
Many cities in the Netherlands have poor areas that have to deal with a lot of social problems. One of the approaches that policymakers use to improve these areas is the so- called gentrification approach. In this approach policy makers renovate and rebuild parts of the neighborhoods in order to attract more ‘better educated’ citizens to these...
master thesis 2018
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van Paassen, Ank (author)
master thesis 2018
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de Jong, Simone (author)
This thesis describes the process of the development of the MuseumMakers application: a tool for providing constructive feedback by children to museums. The tool only focuses on regular visits, because it is more difficult to collect feedback from younger visitors. This is due to the fact there is no interaction between museum employees and...
master thesis 2018
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van Nes, Kevin (author)
Volumetric light scattering caused by participating media has been and still is a complicated, but visually pleasing lighting effect that increases the sense of realism of digital scenes tremendously. Various solutions to rendering these effects in real-time exist, basing themselves upon the single scattering approximation. Transparency is...
master thesis 2018
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Vasiulyte, Marija (author)
The aim of the graduation project is a (re)development plan for a neighbourhood in a deteriorating district of Naujininkai, Vilnius. A neighbourhood faces the major issues which are common in the districts around the city centre built in Soviet times. Worn out building environment, ageing, low-income population lead to threats of social...
master thesis 2018
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Leipoldt, Mercedes (author)
Many active citizens that work on improving their neighborhoods have in-depth local knowledge (small data), but are oftentimes not directly involved in the decision-making processes of city officials. A top-down push is witnessed to make smart use of open data for the development of social solutions and services. However, this creates a gap for...
master thesis 2018
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Schweizer, Judith (author)
The graduation project ‘Gender Walk Design’ investigated genderwalks as a method for knowledge gathering in planning and design. Because gender based differences and inequalities are present in cities, the work towards understanding and reacting to them is very relevant for urbanists. However, intersectional gender aware design is extremely...
master thesis 2018
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Moya Ortiz, Diego (author), Durand Lopéz, Leyden (author), Klimczak, Anna (author), Stuyt, Mae-Ling (author), Hu, Qiyao (author)

The Metropolitan Region of Amsterdam (AMA) has proposed a transition from its current linear economic model to a circular one (Sustainable Amsterdam, 2015). However, the proposed strategy is based mainly on the participation of actors from the world of business and industry, relegating social actors to a peripheral level of its...
student report 2018
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van Bruggen, Anne (author)
Coherent responses to wicked problems such as climate change require a new way of doing science and tools to give insight into the transformation of large-scale socio-technical systems. Simulation models support transformative processes by offering a simplified version of reality and a boundary object that unites stakeholders around a simplified...
master thesis 2017
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Nalepa, Magda (author)
The aim of this project is to bring the forgotten land of the RingA10 back to the city, by transforming the one purpose space into a multifunctional place of its own identity. The project Kunstwerk Ring A10 aims to connect the highway, the city and the human creating the layer of “In the ring” between “the inside” and “the outside”
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master thesis 2017
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Jacobs, Milenka (author)
To revitalise the modern urban public spaces in the war affected areas of Rotterdam, this project uses the concept of 'play'. Play can be an effective method to deal with the diversity of actors that make use of public space today. By creating a common (play) ground - imaginary space in the designprocess; and mysterious interactive experiences...
master thesis 2017
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de Haan, Alienor (author)
This thesis explores the application of a new participation grading method to online discussions. The goal of this project was to deliver FeedbackFruits a design of a concept that integrates a unique form of participation grading. This concept was paired with an implementation strategy to effectively encourage teachers to apply this novel...
master thesis 2017
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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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Kouyoumdjian, Aimée (author)
The notion of citizenship has been a subject for many socialists such as T. H. Marshall as it is a broad notion and enhances many aspects. Some connections have be found and discussed in the Post- Modernism period, between the values defended by citizenship and educational architecture. Although this relation has been explained generally but has...
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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