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van Tienhoven, Tessa (author)
Placemaking is currently a popular concept to implement for the revitalisation of urban areas, often connected to achieving various social goals in neighbourhoods. However, while the concept of placemaking has been in use for some decades, still a lot of confusion exists concerning the specifications of placemaking. This thesis analyses how...
master thesis 2024
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Smits, Quinten (author)
Rapid and uncontrolled urban growth has resulted in fragmented cityscapes, leading to the loss of a sense of place in cities like London. The relentless march of modernization and compulsive development has given rise to illegible spaces, where once-distinctive landmarks are being replaced by generic high-rise buildings and shopping malls. This...
master thesis 2023
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van den Broek, Valerie (author)
The COVID-19 pandemic's onset was a critical change for employees all over the world. Many aspects of how they operated, including their working atmosphere, underwent a revolution as a result. As a result, there has been a shift in the nature of “work”. Work is now something you do, not a place you go. It can be done anywhere. Since it is now...
master thesis 2023
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Taremi, Peyvand (author)
The “traditional” high street that was once a distinctive element in the city’s historic urban fabric, is now slowly declining. This decline is further intensified by the insensitive development of its nearby leftover lands and the lack of investment in the public realm. This research is meant to support a new interpretation for the contemporary...
master thesis 2022
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Appels, Max (author)
Due to the changing role of the private sector in the Dutch land development process, real estate developers are increasingly involved in realising the interests of the direct surroundings of their redevelopment projects. To incorporate the seemingly unprofitable space-use in their project, developers increasingly opt for mixed-use real estate....
master thesis 2022
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Armoutaki, Emmanouela (author)
In a context of neglect for natural resources, formerly guiding cores of cultural development and revealed in a constitution of public spaces - due to the urban and economic development in the city of Iraklion, Crete, this project aims at exploring, understanding and revealing the potentials of Yofyros river as an actor to facilitate, enhance,...
master thesis 2022
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Santema, Mare (author)
Redevelopment of inner-city areas is a complex process involving multiple stakeholders, extensive timelines, and a variety of governance structures and financial mechanisms. The public party is primarily responsible for the quality of public space in the Netherlands. However, the municipalities face increasing financial challenges while private...
master thesis 2022
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Yu, Hsinko Cinco (author), Lin, Tsai-Hung (author), Dabrowski, M.M. (author)
Taiwan’s social housing has concentrated on the physical provision of housing and pays little attention to questions of social inclusion in neighbourhoods. However, placemaking practices in other countries have triggered a flurry of experimentation in social housing in Taipei. We evaluate the performance of placemaking efforts aimed at enhancing...
journal article 2022
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van den Brink, L. (author), Rooij, R.M. (author), Tillie, Nico (author)
During past decades, Territories in-Between (TiB) have gained increased attention among researchers in the field of urban planning and design. TiB are often considered to be underused, lack spatial quality and are under mounting pressure of urban densification. However, the rich diversity of land uses and abundance of semi-open spaces in the TiB...
book chapter 2022
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Oosterwoud, Chloë (author)
In recent years, overtourism has become a big problem for many European cities. In Amsterdam, tourism is changing the experience of place of its city centre, which negatively affects resident’s quality of life by causing feelings of alienation. As a result, more and more residents seem to retreat or move away from Amsterdam’s city centre,...
master thesis 2021
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Sobieraj, Daniel Sobieraj (author)
Food has played an important role in shaping our metropolitan regions, such as Westland in South Holland, The Netherlands. The industrialisation and globalisation of agriculture in Westland has prioritised economy and efficiency, creating issues of liveability and sustainability. The market-driven expansion of the agri-food industry has...
master thesis 2021
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Schoenmakers, Storm (author)
The current market conditions in the retail sector are rapidly changing. This makes it hard for retail areas to conform to consumer needs. This is especially the case for challenged inner cities that are trying to cope with these changes for the physical demand of retail space. This constant market change and current state of retail areas...
master thesis 2020
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Groen, Eva (author)
With a pressure on public space due to a predicted increase of users, the changing climate and a non-supporting existing urban structure with a focus on space for vehicles, there is need for improvement of public space in the neighbourhood Oude Westen in Rotterdam. The research question guiding this design research is:</p><p...
master thesis 2020
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Vogel, W.C. (author)
As of the 31st of January 2020, the United Kingdom separated from the European Union. This event caused an uproar in the preceding years throughout the Union, forcing everyone to consider what the benefits are (or not) of taking part in the European project. For us the benefits are clear. We can easily cross borders to experience and learn from...
master thesis 2020
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Ravichandrakumar, Dhushyanth (author)
Chennai, a city in the eastern coast of Tamil Nadu, India, has grown from a colonial outpost to a metropolitan city today through a process of rapid urbanisation causing a loss of open spaces in the city and a general lack of public spaces. Chennai, geographically divided by the Cooum river into the North and South, also has characteristic...
master thesis 2020
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Guild, William (author)
The post-industrial city has become a fragmented landscape of urbanisation. The rational city of the modernist era has been eroded by the forces of globalisation and the liberalised economy, erasing the traditional points of reference in the urban environment. Consequently, this space has become increasingly illegible. Koolhaas notes: ‘We were...
master thesis 2020
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Kortman, Anne Sophie (author)
The attempts made in history to design livable sustainable neighborhoods, have created dependency instead on motorized transportation and have increased the pressure of the city, leading to unsustainable environments and causing global climate change. To accomplish sustainability we introduce a new vision to explain what sustainability means in...
student report 2019
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Fontijn, Franka (author)
This graduation thesis concerns the reintegration and reinterpretationof infrastructure in the urban landscape. Since the Industrial Revolution,people and cities have become more dependent on cars, and by the mid-20th century, infrastructure moved toward being a component of trafficmanagement, instead of urbanism. In urban situation, this caused...
master thesis 2018
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Shetrit, M. (author)
In this master thesis a data based Product Service System is proposed, which will trigger and raise awareness regarding the unperceived environmental factors affecting our life quality and enable users to take action. The Atlas Network serves as a boundary object bridging the gap between our perception of environmental effects and their harmful...
master thesis 2016
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Van Haeren, Kristen (author), Havik, K.M. (author)
This article explores a site-specific, narrative approach to placemaking in order to reveal ways of reading and reacting to spatial atmospheres. The contribution presents an MSc Architecture project that results in the design of three particular places on the fringes of the Dutch urban landscape by means of utilizing a<br/>narrative approach to...
journal article 2016
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