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Smit, Anne (author)
Data has become an essential asset which grows and makes possible opportunities tangible to find and make an accurate forecast for future developments and vision more certain. The role of data is evolving and expanding, resulting in being utilized in open public databases. The main objective for making data accessible is to improve and further...
master thesis 2018
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van der Linden, Hedwig (author)
The aim of this exploration is to reinterpretate and revitalise underused areas in the modernist urban fabric of Rotterdam. Since Rotterdam was bombed during the Second World War, a whole new modernist city could arise. The Reconstruction plan can still be seen as a manifesto of modern architecture and urbanism. Main focal points were the...
master thesis 2018
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Touw, Alexandra (author)
Being ill, treatment at health centres causes anxiety and stress with children. This has a negative effect on their wellbeing, healing process and more important, their cognitive, motoric and social development. The goal of this thesis is to describe a set of generic properties for the built environment to reduce this negative effect by...
master thesis 2018
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de Boer, Nikki (author)
The Netherlands has a high percentage of post-war walk-up apartments, in Dutch 'portiekflats' which do not rise up to the current sustainability standards anymore. These neighborhoods are often monotone and have many social problems. By example of mother nature and her ecosystems we can redesign these places in a more diverse and local way to...
master thesis 2018
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Willemsen, Eva (author)
Many large cities in the world have an unhealthy stressful urban climate: air pollution, lack of water retention, lack of biodiversity, urban heat island effects, etc. There is also a lack of space in the urban environment and predictions are that urbanisation and densification will increase (United Nations, 2007). Urban green is regarded as big...
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Vanhelsuwé, Maël (author)
‘Een kamer in de wijk’ is een project over het vergroten van de ontwikkelkansen van jongeren en het verminderen van de overlast door jongeren in de wijk Feijenoord in Rotterdam. Aan de hand van literatuurstudies en veldwerk zoals observaties, interviews, en workshops zijn deze onderwerpen verkend en onderzocht. In het onderzoek komt naar voren...
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Douma, Joppe (author)
Preliminary to this design, a careful research was done on the proportional theory of Dom Hans van der Laan. Based on how we perceive space and measure things this system offers a way to create harmonious architecture. What can we learn from this theory for today's architecture and what is the relevance?

Starting from the ideas of Dom...
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Georgali, Vaggy (author)
How would it be if collective appropriation was an essential part of a spatial strategy?
Playgrounds of commons refer to a mix of top – down and bottomup
spatial strategies and design interventions taking as a starting
point that Rotterdam South can be seen, and (re)designed as an
heterotopia, where as Shane (2003) underlines...
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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...
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Deen, Daan (author)
Revitalising the warehouse Santos in Rotterdam with a new function. Adding a mixed use of a public grand café and creative offices gives the building a new purpose.
master thesis 2018
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Delfos, Marleen (author)
Towards 2030, the amount of single households of 65 years and older will double to 40 percent. Due to changes in the political environment elderly can only move to a nursing home if the demand of care is high enough. Consequently, there will be a bigger group of elderly that needs to live longer independently in their urban neighborhood. In the...
master thesis 2018
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Cheng, Chieh-Hsin (author)
Within the heritage and architecture studio, the aim of the project is to find the position regarding to the values of the existing building, possible transformation, and re-introduce the correct programs under current city context.

Fenix II is the witness of Rotterdam active industrial harbour transformation over time.
Who is...
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Bouchtoubi, Dikra (author)
Aanleiding voor dit onderzoek was een tegenstrijd welke aanwezig is bij de overheid als het gaat om bewonersparticipatie. Met de komst van de woonvisie in Rotterdam, heeft de gemeente Rotterdam namelijk al een aantal beslissingen genomen ten aanzien van de leefomgeving van bewoners en hiermee de invloed van bewoners over hun leefomgeving...
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Loef, Audrey (author)
The monument ‘Katoenveem’ used to be part of the industrial harbour of Rotterdam as warehouse. It was specifically constructed for the operational purpose of loading and storing goods: bales of cotton. Strategically situated along the water, it translated itself to an early 20th century functional architecture with advanced mechanics. The cotton...
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Hemshorn de Sanchez, Anna Luisa (author)
While rainfall is the key input to most hydrological models, its precise characteristics are often uncertain. Runoff generation does not only depend on the measured rainfall resolution but also on the level of detail of land-use and therefore of the runoff generation. This study aims at identifying the influence of rainfall radar resolution and...
student report 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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Rischen, Rozemarijn (author)
Onderzoek naar een urban farm in de wijk Feijenoord in Rotterdam. Hoe een urban farm een bijdrage kan leveren aan de duurzame leefomgeving in Feijenoord.
master thesis 2018
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Pietersma, Elmer (author)
Due to the departure of heavy industry towards the west, many industrial waterfront buildings have lost their function within the harbour area of Rotterdam. One of these buildings is the Katoenveem.

The building in question is a storage and transshipment facility designed specifically for cotton. It is a longitudinal building which...
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van Weeghel, David (author)
The Heritage and Architecture graduation studio 2016-2017 explores the possibilities of industrial heritage in the harbour of Rotterdam. This involves dealing with large scale buildings that have been abandoned due to the movement of the industrial activity from the harbour of Rotterdam to the Tweede Maasvlakte. This thesis entails a redesign...
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Stuik, Amy (author)
Design for adaptive reuse of the Maassilo in Rotterdam within the graduation studio of Heritage and Architecture. This design focusses on creating physical and social connections with an integrated sustainable design.
master thesis 2018
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