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Ariff, Ifrah (author)
Since oil was struck at Dammam’s Oil Well No. 7 in 1938, the Dammam Metropolitan Area (henceforth referred to as ‘DMA) has undergone rapid urban expansion, in part due to the influx of foreign national oil workers. With their lifestyles differing from the local population, the urban sphere has developed to cater to their diverse demands. There...
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Moens, Joël (author)
In this thesis, it is being examined how music influenced the design strategy of two renowned architects: Le Corbusier and Steven Holl. The projects that are analyzed regard the Philips Pavilion in Brussels (1958) and the Stretto House in Dallas Texas (1989-1992). The design of the Philips Pavilion followed from a number of concept try-outs that...
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Gies, Valentin (author)
On a journey, most functions of daily life have to be paused or improvised. A few<br/>items used for the most essential of all the various activities that are normally taking place in one’s home environment are condensed in the traveller’s luggage. These items are the only available material for improvisation in addition to the spatial...
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Zdziarska, Kika (author)
Struggles to end violence against women were at the core of activity of Latin American feminist movements in the 1970s and 1980s. In the rapidly transforming cities facing the process of hyper-urbanisation, the problem of street harassment, sexual abuse, and other forms of violence against women in public spaces escalated. Increasing social...
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Bueno Vega, Nicolas (author)
During the 1970s in New York, queer people of color consolidated a queer subculture commonly known as ballroom as a response to spatial and social oppression. At a time when problems such as the spread of AIDS, homelessness, drug abuse, and prostitution were heavily portrayed as inherently related to the queer community, trans people of color...
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Ganz, Signe (author)
The formation of social space through architecture is becoming increasingly important in today's society. In order to design social space as effectively and sustainably as possible, however, it is first important to know the current society and its problems and grievances. Furthermore, social scientists, architects and spatial planners can learn...
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Chen, Billy (author)
Building an oil fairy-tale investigates oil’s potency as a socio-cultural force and its role in shaping civic spaces in Stavanger, Norway. It posits that the Nordic city represents an exemplary case study on the complex and co-dependent interaction between petroleum and architecture. Since the discovery of oil in Norway in the late 1960s, the...
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Lai, Hongrui (author)
In the feudal society of ancient China, women's social status had always been inferior to men. Especially with the spread of Neo-Confucianism, abstinence thought became the mainstream. It emphasized the " Three Fundamental Bonds and Five Constant Virtues ", suppressed women's status, making women gradually become men's vassal. This relationship...
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Giagkou, Andreas (author)
The early 20th century office was strongly affected by the Taylor’s ideas on people’s productivity. Office workers were closely treated like machine parts conducting specific activities of the “production line”. The architectural space was designed as to increase the workers’ productivity and it was molded by the new subjectivity (Neue...
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Furlong, Craig (author)
Spaces are often tied to either implicit or explicit gender biases. For centuries, in both the Netherland’s and the USA's history, the public realm was envisioned as a space for men while the domestic spaces of a home were predominantly associated with women. However, at the turn of the twentieth century, this dichotomy began to be challenged....
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Michl, Maximilian (author)
In his influential work ‘On collective Memory’, French sociologist Maurice Halbwachs described an intrinsic relationship between the past and present, a reconfiguration of the perceived past through the lens of its current generation’s ideas and experiences. This represents an increasing challenge in the urban realm due to the growing amount of...
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van der Ploeg, Julia (author)
The outcomes of the recently published research Onafhankelijkheid, Dekolonisatie, Geweld en Oorlog in Indonesië, 1945-1950 unveil the practices of violent Dutch armed forces during the Indonesian National Revolution and colonial period. These new revelations prove that there is still a lot to learn about the complex social systems of different...
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Christodoulakos, Miltiadis (author)
The scope of this thesis is set to examine the immediate relation of a city’s public spaces to the daily life of its citizens and portray how this relationship evolves. The location under examination is the city center of Athens, Greece. Specifically, focus will be given on two major public squares, namely Syntagma square and Omonia square....
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Knize, Stephany (author)
Focusing on the renewal, regeneration, and reinvention of spaces in the historic centre of Santa Cruz, Bolivia, this study investigates the impact that public space has on the formation of social unity, based on established practices of behaviour and appropriation. Furthermore, this research was developed within a specific framework for...
master thesis 2022
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Oude Vrielink, Pelle (author)
This book explores how to reinvent, reposition, and refunction the public space in and around the suburban mall of Schiedam Hof van Spaland. It contains of two parts: first it explores the problems related to the mall, and how these problems influence the community. Second, the project explores through different design scales how these problems...
master thesis 2022
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Saeidian, Bahram (author), Rajabifard, Abbas (author), Atazadeh, Behnam (author), Kalantari, Mohsen (author)
Currently, many cities around the world use underground space for different applications such as tunnels, utility networks, parking, walkways, and shopping malls. Due to the increasing use of underground areas, management of this space is very important for decision-makers and stakeholders. A 3D Underground Land Administration (ULA) data model...
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Lorenzo Sprinkhuizen, Jael (author)
Micro mobility services aim to offer people new and more convenient modes of transport, usually across urban areas. In order to achieve this they make use of public space to implement their infrastructure on, for example by allowing people to freely park a vehicle almost anywhere in the city. One can imagine that this has a major impact on how...
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Ryan, Conor (author)
Spacecraft are under constant threat from hypervelocity impacts by micrometeoroids and space debris. Due to their large surface area and hence increased probability of being impacted by debris, solar arrays are of particular concern. For larger, trackable debris objects, collision avoidance manoeuvres can be performed so as the minimise the...
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Vermeulen, Arjan (author)
For several decades, humanity has worked on cataloguing the population of near-Earth asteroids (NEA's). Knowledge of these small members of the Solar system not only helps in defending Earth from asteroid impacts; study of the population might also provide valuable scientific insights, and open economic possibilities through developments such as...
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Martelli, Davide (author)
Cost and lifetime requirements are two of the key drivers for the development of complex systems for modern space missions. As a consequence, system reliability is a factor of primary concern, requiring appropriate analyses. A closely related topic is the study of the effects induced by failures to which the system may be subjected, necessary to...
master thesis 2022
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