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Karadag, Esma (author)
This research focuses on how to improve levels of inclusivity through spatial design in hyper-diverse and socio-spatial segregated neighbourhoods in order to improve the liveability in urban areas and is conducted in the neighbourhood Tarwewijk in Rotterdam-Zuid. The research has according to theory identified three design values which became...
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Rouwette, Patrick (author)
Aligning the urban environment to concrete urban processes, increasing the liveability, is one of the major challenges urban planners are facing. Adapting the built-environment to cope with soil sealing, climate change, the densification of cities with the ‘compact city’ concept and other urban demands, constantly pressure the quality of urban...
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Piazzo, Gabriele (author)
In the coming 20 years, the city centre of Rotterdam will face a new wave of constructions, with the goal of densify the area with new 50.000 dwellings before the 2040, converting the city centre towards a more residential and international character. This up-coming densification of Rotterdam, led by the high-rise strategy developed by the...
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Wawro, Michalina (author)
In the 20th century, the notion of logistics migrated from the military sphere to trade, from Europe to the Americas. This shift in the theory of transport, accompanied by developments in transport and communication technologies, has revolutionized the way we buy, leading to the digitalization and "logisticalization" of trade. E-commerce is...
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van Rijn, Susanne (author)
In the entire European Region over 80% of the adolescents are not active enough (WHO, 2019b). Physical activity can be seen as an essential component of human health as it can contribute to reducing the risk at several diseases, such as diabetes, depression, and several types of cancer (World Health Organization, 2010, p.10)...
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van Lier, Stefan (author)
This research focuses on identifying and evaluating ways to improve the sustainability of solid waste management (SWM) in semi-public spaces using the Efteling theme park as a case study. To the best of the author’s knowledge, this study is the first to apply an integrated waste management approach to optimize SWM in this context. The approach...
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Xue, Ziyang (author)
The tourism of Amsterdam has undergone rapid growth. However it has also brought negative impacts. The space and environmental resources are under the massive pressure of tourism. First, In the situation of overtourism, Amsterdam needs to regulate development of tourism; Second, in the situation of post corona virus, the shrinking situation...
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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...
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Daswani, Siddharth (author)
History has taught us that not all innovation is good innovation. Just take for example the ecological devastation the DDT and the carcinogenic asbestos have caused. The advancement in new technologies like AI, IoT, autonomous robots and big data brings with it plenty of uncertainties, risks and ethical questions that need answers to if we wish...
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Treffers, Nils (author)
Traffic square and station Marconiplein, the project site, has become a cacophony of highly controlled and isolated traffic domains which one wants to passage and exit as quickly as possible. Like many other metrostation in Rotterdam the passage of time dominates the passage of place and the notion of the station as real-estate prevails over it...
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Shen, Luyuan (author)
New York was born in the pursuit of profit. Anglo-Dutch War, Independence War, Civil War, World War I and World War II, New York stands at the forefront of every major political change until it becomes the capital of the post-war world. New York opened its arms and embraced the groups that were excluded and expelled from other continents. It...
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He, Binghui (author)
The phenomena of climate change interacts with the complexity of urban system, which reflect sptially on the process of urbanization. One of the effects of climate change is an increased flooding hazards, and when floods occur this has a severe impact on human lives and comes with vast economic losses. The city of The Hague aims to achieve the...
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Sander, Laura A. (author)
With Midtown's income gap increasing significantly, affordable housing has become more and more difficult to find, leaving many New Yorkers Homeless. This thesis sets out to understand how homelessness and the built environment interact with one another and to which extent the architectural profession can make a positive impact on homelessness...
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Stalker, S. (author)
During the last century, Brussels transformed into an international capital, a process in which the quality of life of Brussels's own residents was not the first priority. The community of the neighbourhood and the everyday life of the residents became overlooked with the city shining it’s spotlights on the international stage. The...
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van der Staaij, E.T. (author)
Between 2009 and 2019 New York’s High Line was repurposed from an old train track into an elevated park, designed by Diller Scofido + Renfro, after it was saved from demolition through a community initiative, led by Robert Hammond and Joshua David. The High Line spans a highly heterogeneous area (socially as well as architecturally). The park is...
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Marijnissen, L.A. (author)
This research focuses on the relationship between perceived safety and the physical environment and is conducted in the neighborhood Pendrecht, a modernist neighborhood in Rotterdam-Zuid. The research has identified the effects of the spatial environment on perceived safety and has selected design principles that according to theory would...
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Tsui, Y.Y. (author)
With the implementation of Skopje 2014, the cityscape has undergone tremendous changes with new facades and constructions, resulting in the dominance of political messages in people's daily life. Alongside these imposing alterations, the public space of Vardar River is greatly neglected, displaying a contrasting condition from the vibrant upper...
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Sun, Aijing (author)
The development of a city is always accompanied by the debate of justice. London, a world city, changing towards a hyper-diversity scenario, is even criticized by different groups about their right to live in the city. The injustice show on both social and spatial dimension here and the inequality and injustice in London usually illustrated as...
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Voutsa, A.E. (author)
New York is one of the most important Global Metropolises. Due to the increasing urbanization and the congestion of people and businesses, the city’s urban environment and particularly, public space needs to reinvent itself to address the modern challenges and remain an important element of the urban fabric. Towards this direction, public space...
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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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