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Schmidt, H.S. (author), Leschinger, Valentin (author), Müller, Florian J.Y. (author), de Vries, G. (author), Renes, Reint Jan (author), Schmehl, R. (author), Hübner, Gundula (author)
Airborne wind energy (AWE) is an emerging renewable energy technology that uses kites to harvest winds at higher altitudes than wind turbines. Understanding how residents experience a local AWE system (AWES) is important as the technology approaches commercialization. Such knowledge can help adjust the design and deployment of an AWES to fit...
journal article 2024
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Liu, Zhengxuan (author), Sun, Ying (author), Huang, Ruopeng (author)
The increasing greenhouse gas (CO2) emissions constitute one of the most significant global environmental issues. CO2 emissions from buildings and transportation are responsible for the largest proportion of total global carbon emissions from various sectors. Therefore it is necessary to utilize clean energy sources (e.g., renewable energy,...
book chapter 2024
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Huizing, Zoé (author)
Social enterprises play a significant role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Measuring the social impact of social enterprises presents several challenges, including the complexity of social issues, the need for standardized metrics, and the limited resources available. Obtaining funding is crucial for social enterprises to...
master thesis 2023
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Fiedler, Laila (author)
Densification, the increase of built environment elements in urban areas, has been identified as a tool to mitigate social and environmental consequences of urban sprawl, i.e. the continuous extension of urban boundaries and dispersed construction of built-up areas. <br/>At the same time, unique environmental and social challenges are requiring...
master thesis 2023
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Paanakker, Mees (author)
Children are the future. Providing a fostering living environment for the next generation in the favelas of Sao Paulo might enable them to break negative patterns of behaviour, so energy towards crime an violence is redirected towards productive ends for them and their communities. Gaining insight from the field of developmental psychology, this...
master thesis 2023
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van Rechteren Limpurg, Elisabeth (author)
The use of encroacher bush in Namibia for the production of sustainable maritime biofuel can play a role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions within the maritime sector. However, it is crucial to ensure that biofuel is produced sustainably, to mitigate any potential negative social, economic and environmental impacts. This thesis focuses on...
master thesis 2023
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Mantero Morais Vieira Vasconcelos, Carmo (author)
Global water-related impacts are in constant aggravation due to climate change, increased water demand, intensive human activities, and deterioration of the quality of water bodies.<br/>Under this paradigm, humanity must adapt and implement measures to ensure both the quality of water bodies and the sustainable management of resources. <br/>As a...
master thesis 2023
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Yordanov, Alek (author)
Today’s world is faced with climate emergencies and social disruptions, which means that decreasing negative results and delivering positive impact to the planet and society is necessary to support our future. With a rising demand for strategies that go beyond traditional investing, and the world approaching a new age of sustainable economies,...
master thesis 2023
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Markensteijn, Marije (author)
Society is increasingly faced with complex and wicked problems (Hervieux &amp; Voltan, 2019). As a result, organisations face complex and open challenges and design has become more popular as an approach to address this (Dorst, 2011). Due to these global changes, the social design field is growing (Tromp &amp; Vial, 2022). Participatory design...
master thesis 2022
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Barrientos Paras, Mariana (author)
Girls and women in Uganda lack Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) information, and proper tools and facilities to manage their periods. There are different methods that girls in rural areas use to manage their menstruation such as cloths or pads. This project focuses on menstrual pads as they are hygienic, absorbent, and comfortable. Therefore,...
master thesis 2022
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Goncalves, J. E. (author), Verma, T. (author), Arab, R. (author)
In urban areas, climate change effects are often associated with increasing risks of flood, heat waves, and sagging. Increasing climate risks exacerbate existing urban inequalities, poverty levels, and environmental degradation. Global urban policy is reacting to these urban issues by calling for making cities more inclusive, safe, resilient,...
conference paper 2022
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Lin, Dong (author), Broere, W. (author), Cui, Jianqiang (author)
Many cities in the world have developed metro systems. Metro systems affect urban development in many ways, such as enhancing labour force mobility, increasing urban productivity and promoting urban underground space (UUS) utilisation to accommodate urban functions. This paper explores the relationship between metro systems and urban...
journal article 2022
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Rabah, Malek (author)
Upcycling of the biomass residues and wastes is a necessary innovation within the given environmental and economic trends, policies and regulations, competition and depletion of natural resources taking place nowadays. Thus, wood pallet upcycling is chosen in this thesis to be the ambassador of biomass. <br/>Research is built upon the...
master thesis 2021
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Jantji, Cindy (author)
Past and current product design practices have not been and are not skin tone inclusive. People with darker skin tones are regularly excluded from the design process and the final product. Examples of this are the simple adhesive bandage and the more advanced facial recognition software. This project aimed to change this through an exploration...
master thesis 2021
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van Amerongen, Sarah (author)
The textile industry is one of the largest industries in the world. It brings economic wealth to many countries but is also one of the largest contributors to environmental pollution. Textile companies nowadays often mention sustainability in their business models. However, it is noticed that consumers do not trust the word sustainability when...
master thesis 2021
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Jansen, Iris (author)
This project explores the impact of Vroom &amp; Dreesmann (V&amp;D) on the city and city life of Leiden over time. The strategy to re-vitalize this building is two-folded. On the one hand, the collective memory of and associations with V&amp;D are used in order to revitalize the building. For over hundred years, V&amp;D has been an important...
master thesis 2021
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Bhatia, Satvik (author)
The growing need for sustainability and circularity in the construction industry has given rise to the demand for proper sustainability valorisation and evaluation methods. Investors and project owners need sound rationale for their returns on investment made into sustainability – in financial, environmental and social benefits achieved....
master thesis 2021
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Buckenmayer, Maria (author)
New approaches to overcome complex societal problems of today are the need of the hour, especially to enable the transition to a sustainable future (Concilio &amp; Tosoni, 2019). Here, social innovations present new ways to tackle global problems on a local scale; that when put together, can create a transformation on a systemic level while...
master thesis 2021
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Marradi, Chiara (author)
In the last decades, more and more complex societal and environmental challenges are rising. Social Innovation is an emerging and promising framework to tackle complex global challenges at the local level of urban contexts. These projects are socially, culturally and contextually embedded and highly dependent on the local ecosystem of resources....
master thesis 2021
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van der Wal, Lena (author)
The world is experiencing climate change. Environmental problems are substantial and it's known that economic growth contributes to them. In addition, social inequality in society has grown. As a response, the concept of sustainable development has come up, but to date businesses find this hard to implement in their ways of working. As societal...
master thesis 2020
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