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Mulders, Imke (author)
In the pursuit of creating monumental and desirable cities with a sustainable character, the municipality of Delft has embarked on a journey of integrating sustainability principles into its urban development strategies. This paper traces Delft's evolution in sustainable design practices through a historical lens over the past three decades....
student report 2024
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Wijnia, Puck (author)
This thesis delves into the pivotal role of engineering education in equipping students to tackle the challenges posed by climate change. Despite widespread efforts in higher education institutions, particularly in engineering, to incorporate education for sustainable development (ESD), effectiveness often falls short, leading to a regression to...
master thesis 2024
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Strecht Ribeiro Hipólito Reis, José (author)
The report at hand is a comprehensive summary of the conducted research and consequent developments in the experimental design of a solar-heated water displacement pump focused on its implementation in areas lacking access to safe drinking water, particularly in developing countries.<br/>The research begins by examining the dire situation faced...
master thesis 2024
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Chen, Wei (author), Eckelman, Matthew J. (author), Sprecher, Benjamin (author), Chen, Wei (author), Wang, Peng (author)
Rare earth elements (REEs) are vital to the development of low-carbon technologies. There are rising concerns in the United States and elsewhere about REE supply chain stability and risks given the unvalidated perception in the heavy reliance of China, by far the largest REE supplier. However, the relationship between key countries at...
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Chen, Mengying (author), van Oosterom, P.J.M. (author), Kalogianni, E. (author), Dijkstra, Paula (author), Lemmen, Christiaan (author)
This study illustrates the linkages between the ISO’s Land Administration Domain Model (LADM) and the UN’s sustainable development goals (SDGs), highlighting the role of the LADM in promoting effective land administration suitable for efficient computation of land/water (space)-related SDG indicators. The main contribution of this study is the...
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De Bruycker, Tinia (author)
In the spirit of equity, all humans should be entitled to a life congruous with a very high level of well-being. The development needed to achieve this would however heavily rely on manufactured assets, the production of which negatively impacts the climate system. Both efficiency- and sufficiency-based strategies have been put forward as...
master thesis 2023
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Meijer, Renée (author)
This master thesis answers the following research question: <br/><br/>How can architecture enable communities to rebuild and thrive in the aftermath of ruinous chaos, by rapidly implement simple, sustainable design solutions, whilst acknowledging the chaotic situation and leveraging the receptiveness to change? <br/><br/>The research assumes the...
master thesis 2023
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Lu, Yi (author)
The Pearl River Delta (PRD) is currently one of the world's fastest-growing city clusters. However, it has been a low-lying area with scarce land resources throughout history due to its dense population and frequent water-related hazards. The traditional agricultural system in the region was a response to these contradictions, serving as a...
master thesis 2023
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Müller, Elena (author)
Real estate development faces numerous challenges due to the dynamic market, socio-economic developments, but also deep-rooted mentalities and practices in the sector. Real estate developers need to innovate at both a strategic and business level to overcome these challenges and remain marketable in the long term. This study explores this gap...
master thesis 2023
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Oomens, Willem (author)
Smallholder farmers in the Shea Industry live a challenging life. From lack of economic opportunities to climate change, if they are not helped their already troubling situation will worsen. Sommalife is a social startup who strives to sustainably improve the lives of rural farmers in West Africa by helping with production, protecting lands from...
master thesis 2023
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Zhou, Ying (author)
In most food manufacturing research and design (R&amp;D) projects, sustainability is not considered until the scalability testing or production phase, when cost reduction is the objective or when many consumers directly request it. However R&amp;D teams are highly focused on their predetermined goals at the beginning of the process. It is...
master thesis 2023
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Therias, Adele (author)
*Public version of internship report*<br/>Urban wildlife plays an invaluable role in cities, including the promotion of overall biodiversity and greenery, pollination and human connection to nature. This internship project involved the development of a prototype that quantifies the potential for local ambassador species to visit a building site...
student report 2023
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Nevostrueva, Anna (author)
People are the main asset of a consultancy firm, and a Project Manager is a key figure in the delivery of projects. Change Management theories suggest that the success of change efforts relies on three components: Leadership, Project Management and Change Management. Therefore, successful sustainability implementation depends significantly on...
master thesis 2023
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Luo, Yun (author), Xiang, Pengcheng (author), Li, B. (author)
As a development form of the creative industry, the Artist Village is a high concern of the Chinese government, and it has achieved rapid developments in China in recent years. However, many Artist Villages come to an untimely end a short period after their birth and fail to realize sustainable development. In this study, an empirical analysis...
journal article 2023
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Mares Nasarre, P. (author), Martínez-Ibáñez, Víctor (author), Sanz-Benlloch, Amalia (author)
Teaching sustainability and ethics to engineering students is a challenging but necessary task that has been increasingly investigated during the last few years. In this research, a systematic method to identify the level of awareness in students about sustainability and ethics is developed. Here, it is applied to students studying the Civil...
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Swart, J.A.A. (author), van de Poel, I.R. (author)
Hybrid potato breeding is an emerging technology that can have a strong impact on the potato sector by replacing seed potatoes with true seeds. The Netherlands is a world leader in certified seed potatoes and a number of Dutch companies play a pivotal role in the development of this technology. This implies a certain responsibility for the...
book chapter 2023
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Luo, Yun (author), Xiang, Pengcheng (author), Guo, Jin (author), Li, B. (author)
Contemporary Chinese artist villages (CCAVs) have been developing rapidly and have become an important locus for developing cultural and creative industries, providing a strong pathway for China to achieve high-quality development and promote new urbanization. However, in practice, there are still many CCAVs that struggle with sustainable...
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Calzati, S. (author), van Loenen, B. (author)
To achieve sustainable development goals, georeferenced data and geographic information systems play a crucial role. Yet, the way in which these data and systems are summoned upon rests on positivist assumptions which overlook both epistemological and ethical concerns. This is epitomized by the integrated geospatial information framework ...
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Pintossi, Nadia (author), Ikiz Kaya, Deniz (author), van Wesemael, Pieter (author), Pereira Roders, A. (author)
The adaptive reuse of cultural heritage can contribute to sustainable development and circular economy, preventing waste production and resource depletion by extending the heritage lifespan. This reuse is limited by challenges mostly identified at the case study level. However, further theorising these challenges could enrich the related body...
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Liu, Zhengxuan (author), Yu, Chenxi (author), Qian, QK (author), Huang, R. (author), You, K. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author), Zhang, Guoqiang (author)
Under China's national strategy of carbon neutrality by 2060, it is urgently necessary and challenging for the governments to proactively explore policy tools to facilitate energy-efficient renovation of existing buildings. Currently, a considerable number of studies have been conducted on building energy-efficient renovation and its...
review 2023
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