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van Diest, Charlotte (author)
The aim of this thesis is to explore how designers can create well-being for all through product or service design. Well-being for all can be achieved through designing with the focus on Consumer Wisdom. Consumer Wisdom is defined as the pursuit of well-being for oneself and for others through mindful management of consumption-related choices...
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den Uyl, Ruben (author)
Problem statement: Stress in the work environment is a growing problem, pushed forward by changing societal standards associated with meritocracy and the omnipresence of technology and communication devices. Individuals and organizations are simultaneously becoming more aware and active in this domain of healthy workplaces. To make an actual...
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Klok, Lana (author)
Frail elderly have an increased risk to get involved with care. Shared decision making can help ensure that this care contributes to the elderly´s quality of life, instead of only extending life. To enable shared decision making, clear communication between the elderly and care professionals is needed, however, this communication is especially...
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Tuimaka, Mahana (author)
To realize the shift towards a Circular Economy, products should stay usable as long as possible. Maintaining products is the most efficient way of retaining their desired level of performance. This is called Product care. Product care can be understood as any action that helps to prolong the lifetime of a product. The aim of this thesis is to...
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Timmerman, Hanna (author)
This report provides an analysis of the consumer experience at the end-of-use phase of a product. The study in this report focussed on the consumer-product relationship: how this plays a role in the process of product detachment, and what this means for products at the end-of-use, with a specific attention for products in a circular economy.
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van Dongen, Karel (author)
The objective of this research project is to verify whether 3D printing of concrete (3DPC) reduces the environmental impact by increasing the structural efficiency. During the literature study, numerous articles were identified that claimed an increase of structural efficiency by using 3DPC to reduce material use. Some of these articles suggest...
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van den Berg, Seb (author)
In April 2018, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) agreed upon the target to reduce the CO2 emissions from international shipping in 2050 by 50 percent with respect to 2008 levels. The strategy to reach this target consists of the ambition to reduce CO2 emissions per transport work, as an average across...
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de Ridder, Robin (author)
This research aims to uncover the transformation potential of the structural vacant office space in Rotterdam to residential space. The office market in the Netherlands has become a replacement market. The result of this replacement market is that users can choose to rent the highest quality offices at the best locations due to the surplus of...
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de Jong, Han (author)
Constructing a dam across a tidal basin has alway been a long-term integral solution to many water related problems of the surrounding area such as flooding, river control and fresh water storage. However, immense challenges are accompanied with the closure works of large basins. This research treats the closure strategy to close the Gulf of...
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Scholte, Abe (author)
Blockchain technology can be transformational to a lot of business sectors. Businesses have attempted to extract value from blockchain technology but failed to do so. An unexplored blockchain business initiative is Tokenized Ecosystems. Startups using Tokenized Ecosystems have the potential to disrubt incumbent businesses. Yet, it is unclear how...
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Kardol, Sven (author)
Even though several orbit visualization tools exist, the ability to compare multiple satellite orbits or manipulate time are not readily available with the current tools. Furthermore, most other visualization tools require additional effort or installations to work properly. To address these issues with other tools an interactive, web-based,...
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Koot, Laura (author)
This thesis is the final result of the graduation project of the master programme Design for Interaction at the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering at the TU Delft (Delft, The Netherlands). The project is done for the Delft Institute of Positive Design in collaboration with Marten van Doorn from Bartimeus. When glasses or contact lenses are...
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Hendriks, Cas (author)
Building Information Modelling (BIM) technologies are changing the conventional structural design process. BIM level-1 and level-2 are providing guidelines and frameworks for standardization with the standard Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) and collaborative design respectively. However, the predicted full potential of BIM, BIM level-3, which...
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Lennings, Rebekka (author)
VerdraaidGoed is a circularity consultancy with expertise in upcycling the waste of organisations. They are growing rapidly, and a scalable approach would be advantageous, so the company can expand without compromising performance and revenue. The assignment of this thesis is to find the best approach for the activities of VerdraaidGoed.
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van Genuchten, Eva (author)
The Dutch government has decentralised many welfare state tasks to municipalities, because social support is best given at a local level, close to the people who need the support (Rijksoverheid, n.d.). However, for Dutch municipalities this means more responsibilities with less resources and consequently a different, more collaborative way of...
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ten Bosch, Myrthe (author)
Background and relevance
Annualy, 14500 Dutch women get diagnosed with breast cancer. When getting diagnosed, there are several treatment options. It gets more common that this decision is made by the patient and physician together. But breast cancer is something you endure together, and the naaste is also important in the breast cancer...
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Martial, Zoé (author)
Yearly, 270 people in the Netherlands are diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and over 16.000 people are already diagnosed with MS in the Netherlands [1]. Between 40% and 70% of MS patients suffer from cognitive complaints in various stages of their disease [8, 67]. The MS Centre Amsterdam has started a new so-called Second Opinion Multiple...
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Groenewoud, Stella (author)
The common description of the configuration of stuff in a room, one of order (tidy) and chaos (messy), fails to explain the phenomenon that artifacts create structures around people and activities in a space, with both functional and cognitive properties. This form of organization, that is recognizable on various scale levels, emerges...
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Hassan, Hoda (author)
‘Real estate is the largest asset class in the world’ as stated by Harvard business school Professor Arthur Segel. It is also unbeatable driver of individual wealth and overall economy. But on the other hand, it is one of the most imperfect markets, due to the lack of accessibility to valuable information in the limited time of decision making...
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Kmiecik, Karolina (author)
Deciding on where to locate the company’s assets is one of the main issues of the corporate real estate management field. It should support aligning the organization’s real estate strategy to its organizational objectives. Understanding which information is needed by the decision-makers is crucial to make a proper judgement. However, the...
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