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van Hees, Rafael (author)
The scope of this graduation project is to design a new building for Antwerp’s Museum of contemporary art (M HKA). A building that can accommodate the museum’s ambitions following the transition from the M HKA to the Flemish Museum of contemporary art (VMHK). The museum has been appointed a location in Antwerp South for its new building and has...
master thesis 2023
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Mangla, Deepanshu (author)
Currently, Ordinary Portland cement (OPC) concrete accounts for the world's 8-10% anthropogenic carbon/ greenhouse (GHG) emissions, where 90-95% of the emissions are due to the production of OPC. A 200% increase in OPC demand is projected by 2050 from 2010 levels. Therefore, it is urgent to reduce these emissions arising from its production....
master thesis 2021
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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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Imhoff, Thomas (author)
Project goal<br/><br/>The goal of this project is to design an immersive interactive experience inside an electric truck for Museon for pop-up locations at schools aimed at preteenagers to inspire, activate, and make them care about nature and sustainability. The experience should be made accessible to children from disadvantaged neighbourhoods....
master thesis 2021
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DOMENIGHINI, ALESSANDRO (author)
The fashion industry is one of the most polluting and wasteful industries in the world. This is strictly related to the linearity of its production model, which puts profit and product generation before environmental and social sustainability. Very often this leads to overproduction and huge amounts of waste created. Specifically, the fashion...
master thesis 2021
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Ettema, Bart (author)
The yacht building industry is considered an industry with a high environmental impact. Until now, the focus has not been on the impact regarding business processes of the building phase and the excess in resources that are used, ultimately not adding value to the final product. Due to emerging trends in regulations, new sustainable production...
master thesis 2021
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Perassi, Federica (author)
Under real sea conditions, floating vertical-axis tidal turbines experience motions in six degrees of freedom which influence the relative velocity perceived at the turbine's blades, with a direct effect on the loading and performance of the rotor. Understanding the fluid-structure interaction of a vertical-axis tidal turbine under the floating...
master thesis 2021
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Bonnemayers, Vitto (author)
The main finding of this thesis is that sustainability does not have to be a compromise for luxury (or vice versa). In fact: it can be a starting point for experiencing luxury mobility in new ways that are more beneficial to the environment, the user and the brand - in this case Genesis, the luxury brand of Hyundai. Based on this, a vehicle...
master thesis 2021
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Hurtado Alvarez, Lorena (author)
The explosion in e-commerce has been undeniable. Our current global situation has urged the different industries to adapt the way they provide their services &amp; products, creating a higher demand for home delivery. With 66% of Europeans claiming to have shopped online more since the initial lockdown in March 2020 and 82% planning to shop...
master thesis 2021
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Longo, Francesco (author)
Focusing on Rifugio Carducci, an alpine hut in Dolomiti, Italy, this graduation project researched the interrelationships between user, building, and environment, designing an expansion and renovation project with the aim of making the refuge an integral and positive part of its ecosystem. The project proposes the of hydrogen as main energy...
master thesis 2021
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Verwer, Varik (author)
In this design research the goal is to design a Sustainable HiFi Solution that the user can and are willing to use during their Audio Life. Context Listening to music in the domestic domain is something everyone does, but not all in the same way. In this research user of HiFi systems are the focus. HiFi Enthusiast listen to music to experience...
master thesis 2021
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Popek, Oliwia (author)
Cities are the centres of communication, commerce, and culture. Although, more than 80% of global GDP is generated in urban districts, the cities consume two-thirds of global resources and produce more than 70% of global CO2 emissions. Rising population, escalating urban pollution, the effects of climate change urge cities to search for...
master thesis 2021
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Rooplal Utmani, Ritika (author)
The construction sector, as one of the world's greatest waste generators, is responsible for a cascade of events such as global warming, climate change, and natural resource depletion. Raw materials are continuously extracted from nature, and the rate at which they can refill is insufficient to meet demand. This system suffers significant losses...
master thesis 2021
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Narayana Reddy, Pavan (author)
During the 1990s, Dutch bicycle policy took shape within the Bicycle Master Plan (BMP) framework, part of the Second Transport Structure Plan (Tweede Structuurschema Verkeer en Vervoer SVV-II a) for the period 1990-2010. A decentralized policy execution approach was followed, where the municipalities were encouraged to form their policy...
master thesis 2021
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Haster, Jur (author)
Since the last decade, climate change and environmental awareness has received increasingly more attention from politicians and companies. In order to preserve earth’s climate, a lot has to be changed in current industry standards. In 2018, heavy-duty road transport was responsible for 680 million tonnes kg in transported commodities in the...
master thesis 2021
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Jansen, Floris (author)
It’s beneficial to involve residents in the design of the renovation plans of their own homes. This leads to more energy efficient, healthy and comfortable homes due to the removal of mismatches between the resident and their home. It also results in an easier approval process thanks to the increased ownership and a more fair process. I propose...
master thesis 2021
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Sobieraj, Daniel Sobieraj (author)
Food has played an important role in shaping our metropolitan regions, such as Westland in South Holland, The Netherlands. The industrialisation and globalisation of agriculture in Westland has prioritised economy and efficiency, creating issues of liveability and sustainability. The market-driven expansion of the agri-food industry has...
master thesis 2021
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van Hagen, Luuk (author)
Airborne Wind Energy (AWE) technology provides an interesting re-design for energy generation from the wind. The value of renewable energy systems is their ability to generate electricity with reduced environmental impacts, most crucially being the Global Warming Potential. In this project, it is assessed what the impacts of a potential Multi...
master thesis 2021
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Shi, Haoyu (author)
The graduation project is about transforming the vacant V&amp;D department store building in Dordrecht into an new urban living room. One sentence to conclude the background is: Revitalizing the obsolete. What happens to the traditional twentieth century commercial areas in major Dutch cities in an era that everyone is shopping online? The...
master thesis 2021
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Frijters, Wout (author)
A collaborative group comprising of the TU Delft, Deltion College and Dutch Electric Aviation Centre aim to develop a flying test bed for sustainable aviation. The collaborative group has acquired a Cessna 337F Skymaster with the intent to replace one of the engines with a retrofit hydrogen internal combustion engine. An ancillary engine will...
master thesis 2021
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