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Orlini, Fabio (author)
The following thesis report carried out together with the company Roger Bacon and the Delft University of Technology illustrates the process and the outcomes of the graduation project. Roger Bacon is a Dutch start-up that has developed an unique process to design tailormade 3D printed eyewear. The graduation project has the goal of...
master thesis 2017
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Groen, Charlotte (author)
Expected increase of world wide food demand requires improvement of efficient water use in agriculture in arid and semi-arid regions. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, the Directorate-General for International Cooperation (DGIS) of the Netherlands and many more key actors at the level of policy, research and...
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Tamak, Robin (author)
Sustainability within Project Management practice is a new and challenging territory. The current project management practice within the construction industry, particularly highway construction has not yet fully embraced sustainability. Recent literature shows a relation between project success and sustainability. Project success comprises of...
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Vogelzang, Marco (author)
Context – The stricter regulations on energy-efficient developments to prevent climate change and resource depletion, the expected rising energy prices and hence the rising monthly living costs for households, the changing process in urban area development, the demand for housing in the western part of the Netherlands and the increasing...
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Smit, Kai (author)
The dispenser project focused on developing an external vision for a dispenser range for the future washroom in office buildings, retirement homes, and hotels. The project resulted in a foldable dispenser that reduces sustainable impact by decreasing its volume during transport. Another part was wrapping the dispenser to let end customers be...
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Boerman, Max (author)
As a response to land scarcity, climate change, the decreasing stock of fossil fuels and the pressure on the drinking water system, this proposal proposes to extend cities onto the water within a floating, modular and self-sustaining neighbourhood. This proposal includes research into floating mechanisms, modular systems, and various systems to...
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Langer, Johannes (author)
Cities are on a constant move. People hurry from home to work, from business meetings to sports clubs, or from shopping tours back home. Cars, trucks, bicycles and scooters are rolling along streets, bringing people and goods to their destinations. But sometimes this never-ending movement staggers, and with it the dynamism that is the trademark...
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de Melo Morais Borges, Manuella (author)
Despite the fact that pop-up and temporary architecture is slowly evolving, there is much room
for improvement. While the focus is in the function it serves, it very commonly lacks in the aesthetic
aspect and the quality of the space, being perceived by many as cheap, fast and disposable. Similarly, in the technical aspect, it lacks the...
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Maheninggalih, Girindra (author)
The growth of world population will be the challenge of the century regarding the carbon footprints. The human activities produce both direct and indirect carbon emission that is contributing to the climate change. The construction industry itself contributes around 30 percent of total carbon emissions in the world. Thus, the challenge is to...
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Dijkstra, Lotte (author)
The Utrechtseweg provincial road is situated in the centre of the Netherlands, following the edges of the lateral moraines of both the Utrechtse Heuvelrug and the Veluwe massief. The road has a long history as being bo a landscape structuring lane and the main road infrastructure between the cities of Utrecht, Arnhem, and Zutphen, and the...
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Pandaravila Biju, Atul (author)
Daylighting is the immediate exploitation of solar energy in the form of nat-
ural lighting and plays an integral role in minimizing the energy footprint
of a building. Smart daylighting enables us to design buildings that provide
comfort and energy savings.

This work proposes a dynamic facade system for buildings which aims...
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Tzimitras, Vasileios (author)
Energy-related and environmental issues are getting more attention and are becoming more important over the years. Currently, they are considered as one of the greatest challenges worldwide. The widespread use of fossil fuels causes the increase of the harmful emissions which are associated with significant health and environmental issues. Ports...
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Prakoso, Andre (author)
As an Indonesian national strategic project, the Port of Kuala Tanjung draws significant attention at national and international level. Considering the semi-greenfield nature of the port, the diverse set of stakeholders, and the prevailing disruptive trends in the world port business enabled mainly by digitalization and energy transition, a...
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Bandinu, Giacomo (author), Barendsen, Lot (author), Delfos, Jeroen (author), Janse, Arnout (author), Overtoom, Irene (author)
The goal of this project is to develop a design for Dala’s water system that deals with challenges of the township in a sustainable way. Dala is a township of Yangon, Myanmar’s economic centre. It is located directly South of the central business district (CBD), across the Yangon river. The area is now largely underdeveloped, but in 2021 it will...
student report 2017
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Papadam, M. (author)
This thesis explored urban strategies for harnessing diverse types of cultural heritage of the ordinary urban environment in order to achieve sustainable urban development. During the past century, urban expansions took place without any special regard towards existing cultural heritage expressions. Despite the significant role of heritage in...
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Wong, Bo (author)
This project aims to plant a seed in the minds of children to develop sustainable behaviour now and inspire an attitude of environmental stewardship for the future. Children grow up in a take-make-dispose world driven by consumerism. This world is characterised by the continuous production of new consumer products. This has a significant...
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van den Houten, Jorrit (author)
Large-scale infrastructure projects such as ports can have a significant impact on the development of nearby cities. While economic benefits of the port spill over to other regions, often internationally operating firms, port-cities experience negative externalities like environmental and land use issues and traffic congestion. Traditional port...
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Hajonides van der Meulen, Thomas (author)
The environmental and social impact of the energy generation and distribution industry on the biosphere is negative or unknown due to a lack of supply chain transparency. For electricity and gas distribution system operators (DSOs), the opportunity to contribute significantly to more environmental and social sustainable development in the energy...
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Braendstrup, Cecilia (author)
There is currently increasing interest in making a transition towards a circular economy, to improve resource efficiency and to reduce harmful emissions to the environment. The European Union adopted a Circular Economy package in 2015, while the Dutch government introduced a programme to achieve a circular economy by 2050. The construction...
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Geelhoed, Anne (author)
The environmental awareness in business practices has grown to be a central issue in corporate social responsibility for many multinational companies. Unfortunately, it remains a way of brand management for many companies, rather than a drive for structural change in business practices.Business models should therefore be reshaped, to deliver...
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