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Alberda van Ekenstein, Anna (author)
The changing climate and the need for a new purpose for End-of-Life concrete increased the importance and interest of concrete recycling. To decrease the environmental footprint of concrete, in which cement has the highest contribution, it would be of great importance to be able to recycle cement, which would positively affect the environment....
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Pol, Lucas (author)
The project named production biospheres created a process design aimed on the adaptive reuse of the Plots In The Woods site on the Hembrug terrain near Zaandam. The landscape and urban design for the site is based on methods used by landscape architects and ecologists based on the three terms cultivate, stage and set up, not just creating. The...
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Tabeling, Chenna (author)
With an ongoing growing population and the aim towardsa more sustainable future, revitalizing building is aconsiderable topic. Architect should take into accountthe current building stock and look into more possibleways on how to easily reuse buildings. The location of theHembrug area, makes it an even more attractive area todevelop. It can...
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Ligthart, Vincent (author), de Metz, Skip (author), Woudstra, Thom (author), Hermans, Ewoud (author), Kolff, Reneke (author), de Jong, Bart (author)
Every year large quantities of plastic waste accumulate in Bali’s environment. This has a negative impact on Bali’s environment, local society and its tourist driven economy. With lacking waste management facilities and local awareness plastic waste enters Bali’s rivers, through which the waste ends up in the ocean. A concept small-scale...
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Dalinghaus, Martijn (author)
On September 6th 2017 hurricane Irma hit the island of Sint Maarten leaving 90% of the build environment destroyed and the tourist based economy to collapse. Funding for reconstruction stagnated due to corruption and a lack of proper building materials and building knowledge leads to poor reconstruction. Especially the poorer communities are...
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Lei, Cindy (author)
This master's graduation project researches the potential of upcycling waste glass into glass-ceramic components through casting techniques and thermal treatments. To explore its potential and possibilities, the process of crystallization, the material glass-ceramic and influencing parameters are studied at first. A glass-ceramic is a glassy yet...
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Beeftink, Floor (author)
The business wide objective of Philips regarding the transition to the circular economy is among others, that 15% of the total revenue should be from circular revenue from products and services by 2020.Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome use a CPAP machine at home to keep their airways open during sleep. The Sleep & Respiratory...
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Kalioupi, Kalliopi (author)
Concrete is the most widely used artificial material, and shapes the largest area of the built environment in the Netherlands. Its waste stream is responsible for the highest percentage of construction and demolition waste and fundamental knowledge for affordable high-grade applications from old concrete has already been introduced. More...
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Post, Umbriël (author)
Climate change causes temperatures to rise worldwide. Up until now it is unclear what effect this has on the global water cycle. In this study the output of two GFDL model experiments were thoroughly investigated and used in the moisture tracking model WAM-2layers, accounting for model runs in a past case in the end-20th century and future case...
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van Sambeek, Boudewijn (author)
The European Union (EU) landfilled and incinerated 600 million tons of waste in 2013, which could have been recycled and returned as raw material to the economy. Resource efficiency can regain this value and bring economic, environmental and social benefits. The EU has therefore adapted the Circular Economy Package with targets to stimulate the...
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Awe, Dara (author)
Waste management in Lagos State is an unrelenting issue as the population increases exponentially per annum; there is a constant struggle with organization, transportation, and disposal of the daily waste generated per capita within the city. Of the waste generated in households in Lagos, plastic makes up a large percent of the non-organic waste...
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van der Made, Sebastiaan (author)
This graduation thesis report is about the design of a better method of waste collection for new high-rise buildings in Rotterdam. The first part covers the research into the current situation of waste collection, including the specifics of how waste is collected in the city, the policy of the municipality and the factors that drive the...
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van Raan, Lieke (author)
This project is executed on behalf of House of Denim; a non-profit organisation that wants to work towards a more sustainable, innovative and collaborative denim industry. Due to the fast-fashion phenomenon and our linear economic model, there is a growing demand for and pressure on cotton. This, combined with the increasing amount of clothes...
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Schutte, Tim (author)
It is expected that the automotive industry will be facing a radical shift, going from human driven cars to cars that are driving autonomously. In this project I started out with performing an in depth literature research to get a good understanding on what is expected to change. My expectations that the design and solutions for a self-driving...
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Stubbs, Robby (author)
Informal actors possess a practical knowledge of the city, a sort of ‘secret know-how’, of how to move and operate in an environment that is unwelcoming to them. How could this knowledge be used as a tool or input of urban design? By considering the knowledge and ways of operating of the informal actors in a city, the following research has...
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Łapaj, Szymon (author)
Demology project investigates the potential of recycling concrete rubble from demolition of vacant buildings in Southern Limburg in Netherlands. With the "Demologies" research paper, collaborating with local recycling company I analyze typologies that were demolished in Parkstad recently, to compare them later, trace material flow within wider...
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Zuurhout, Francesca (author)
Consumers’ awareness of environmental issues has increased over the years, resulting in a higher demand of pro-environmental product alternatives. The abundance of ocean plastic waste and the societal pressure for Europe to manage its plastic recycling system creates an opportunity for designing recycled ocean plastic products. Therefore, using...
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van Dijken, Tim (author)
Packaging plastics account for the majority of the household waste plastics. These plastics can be divided into a number of types of plastics, namely PET, HDPE, LDPE, PP, PS, EPS and others. However, many plastic packages consist of different types of plastics and are often contaminated, therefore these plastics end up in the mixed plastics....
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Pangalou, Electra (author)
The transformation of Knil Magazijnen into a creative and learning cluster of plastic waste constitutes my attempt to explore the boundaries of heritage adaptive re-use in Bandung, Indonesia and how through the design of an inclusive and healthy environment, social and environmental challenges can be addressed in a more integrated way. In a...
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Klootwijk, Alex (author)
Reukema is the biggest non-ferrous trader in the Netherlands. They want to investigate the possibility of sorting aluminium in a robotic system. Aluminium is one of the most used materials worldwide. Demands for aluminium are ever increasing. Recycling scrap is needed to keep up with the demand. An important step in the recycling process is the...
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