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Mejia, Francisca (author)
As an archipelagic territory of 7,641 islands, the Philippines is dealing with multiplicities of identities, resources, and risks that are pressured by a centralized and homogenizing development paradigm, fragmenting critical socio-spatial landscapes that further creates a hyper-vulnerable state in the face of the climate crisis. The project...
master thesis 2023
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Esteban, T.A.O.E. (author), Edelenbos, Jurian (author)
Policy-making bodies such as the UNISDR have frequently emphasized the role of community resilience in disaster risk management. However, this community-centered approach to enhancing a city's resilience may overlook other critical variables. Few studies have been conducted on the city's process of building urban resilience, as well as the...
journal article 2023
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Kasteel, Max (author), Hoogendoorn, Niels (author)
Flash floods are a damaging and recurring problem in Cebu city, Philippines. Very little data is known about the intensities and precipitation amounts and the resulting river discharges. This research project firstly aims to gather as much data as possible on precipitation and river discharges that could cause the floods, it focuses on a small...
student report 2022
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Yerram, Vaishnavi (author)
According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) ’s 2021 report, the recent sea level rate has nearly tripled in the last few decades compared with 1901-1971. It estimates that the sea levels may rise by 20 cm in the next thirty years or up to 80 cm by the end of 2100. The increase in sea levels poses serious questions and...
master thesis 2022
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Free, Renske (author)
Anticipatory action requires models that can accurately and reliably predict the impact of natural hazards. However, impact forecasts are often underestimated when consecutive hazards are not considered. In the Bicol region in the Philippines, typhoons trigger 90% of landslides, causing a lot of fatalities and damage to infrastructure and...
master thesis 2022
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Benoy, Reji (author)
This thesis aims to provide passive design recommendations to improve the design quality of low income houses in the Philippines, by evaluating the indoor environmental quality of the pilot floating house project. The pilot project is the result of researches carried out by Pieter Ham and Joran Van Schaik to find a solution for the housing...
master thesis 2020
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Bosch, Rayen (author)
Climate mitigation measures are integrated in various governmental and commercial initiatives. The sector of electrification and energy is no exception to this. For remote island communities however, the access to reliable and affordable electricity comes with additional difficulties. The effects of climate change, energy dependency and...
master thesis 2019
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Frijns, Ruben (author), Kool, Thijs (author), Ramsey, Ashley (author), Rasmioen, nathaniel (author), Sonneveld, Michelle (author), van den Berg, Mario (author)
All around the world floods are a growing problem. Dealing with high water levels in residential areas is of great importance. The delta area of Macabebe, in the Manila Bay, has to cope with daily flooding, caused by the river and the sea. Groundwater is pumped and used for local industry, causing land subsidence and worsening the problems....
student report 2018
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Ham, P.H. (author)
Introduction The daily life of inhabitants of Hagonoy, the Philippines, is affected by tidal and fluvial floods. Ground subsidence is the main cause of a worsening trend of these floods. Excessive uncontrolled groundwater subtraction creates a ground level decrease up to 5 cm per year. In combination with yearly six to nine typhoons raging over...
master thesis 2016
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Van Schaik, J.W.J. (author)
This thesis aims to improve housing quality in Hagonoy, a typhoon prone municipality of the Philippines, by designing an affordable typhoon resilient and prefabricated home with a floating foundation for the lower income class. This thesis was written in collaboration with the company, Finch Buildings. Three months of preliminary field research...
master thesis 2016
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Van 't Veld, A.C. (author)
The Pampanga and Angat River Delta, located on the northern side of the Manila Bay in a large alluvial plain, are regularly confronted with worsening fluvial and tidal floods. Subsidence rates up to 4.5 cm/year due to excessive groundwater extraction are the main cause of the worsening floods. Five measures are presented to reduce the floods: -...
master thesis 2015
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De Jonge, D.J. (author)
Research | Guidelines for an Adaptable Community Center The research focuses on the transition of a so-called community center that has to adapt to several conditions in several chosen phases. Since the transitional community shelter is an entire separate structure that should function as an education and community center, and is designed and...
master thesis 2013
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Van der Beek, M.J.G. (author), Pingen, R.P. (author), Van Buuren, A. (author)
This document is about our Bachelor-project which took place at the International Institute of Human Capital (IHC) in Manila, Philippines. The project’s main goal was to create an online learning environment to automate and support the daily activities of the students and employees. Furthermore we focused on online video possibilities, quality...
bachelor thesis 2009
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De Boo, R. (author), Cobben, R. (author), Peters, H. (author)
Currently, the information on the history of the Benedictine Sisters and St. Scholastica's College is scattered around in various PowerPoint presentations, websites, and off course books and other analog media. For the Museum Archives, a more structured exhibition is aimed for, allowing visitors to browse the history of the Philippines, the...
bachelor thesis 2005
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