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Sparks, Allison (author)
The objective of this project was to explore the context of gun violence in America using the Vision in Product (ViP) design process to identify and design an intervention that would help reduce gun violence in the United States. I began by investigating the vast nature of this domain to gain a bird’s-eye view and deeper understanding of this...
master thesis 2021
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Lánský, Imke (author)
In recent years, the demand for 3D spatial information and 3D city models has increased, as they support and allow many different applications, e.g. noise simulations, energy demand estimations, and shadow analysis. Constructing a city model with 3D buildings requires elevation data (such as LiDAR or Digital Terrain Models), but unfortunately,...
master thesis 2020
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Zhang, Jiayun (author), Chen, Y. (author), Gong, Qingyuan (author), Ding, Aaron Yi (author), Xiao, Yu (author), Wang, Xin (author), Hui, Pan (author)
We perform an initial study on the working time of software developers in IT companies across China and the United States by investigating the timestamps of commit activities on GitHub. We identify three temporal patterns shown in commit activities among these companies. We find that Chinese companies are more likely to follow long working...
journal article 2020
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Panna, Praveen (author)
The current energy infrastructure, energy policy, and the business environment are designed to support the conventional power system. Hence, it is crucial to create a conducive business environment to accelerate the deployment and power generation through solar PV and wind power. This research has adapted the theory of the business environment...
master thesis 2019
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Bryant, Amanda (author)
Automobile dependence and suburban sprawl have a cyclical compounding relationship. Automobiles require a large amount of space and infrastructure in order to be an effective means of transit. This prompts constructing the urban environment at a lower density, which generates suburban sprawl. The low-density development then requires an...
master thesis 2018
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Marchand, F.I. (author)
This study compares the growth-patterns and behaviour of crowdfunding real estate in the United States and Netherlands. An institutional approach is adopted to find dominant and favourable factors that require stimulation in the Netherlands. Empirical data is gathered through a twofold mechanism of document analysis and semi-structured...
master thesis 2016
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Dechesne, Q.D. (author)
Much attention is directed towards how to rapidly decarbonise the energy system. Unlike the present energy system based on fossil fuels, an energy system based on renewable energy sources with hydrogen and electricity as energy carriers would be sustainable in terms of CO2 emissions. Whereas in certain sectors (e.g. transport) the opportunities...
master thesis 2015
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Buitenhuis, S.B. (author)
A building for the newly established transborder federation at the divide between Mexico and the United States of America.
master thesis 2015
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Ponds, T.F. (author)
The result of a year long investigation into the US-Mexico border region and subsequent redesign of the border crossing between El Paso and Ciudad Juarez.
master thesis 2015
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Varady, D.P. (author), Kleinhans, R.J. (author), Van Ham, M. (author)
Purpose - The global economic crisis has had a major impact on government spending for urban regeneration. In the context of these austerity regimes, in many European countries, community entrepreneurship and active citizenship are increasingly considered as a means to continue small-scale urban revitalisation. This paper investigates recent...
journal article 2015
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Varady, D.P. (author), Kleinhans, R.J. (author), Van Ham, M. (author)
Through a review of the recent American community development literature, this paper tests the assertion that British community enterprises (CEs) are fundamentally similar to American community development corporations (CDCs), and therefore, that CEs can learn from CDCs. In the context of the current austerity regimes, CEs and community...
journal article 2015
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Kreuwels, V. (author)
HOMETOWN/TEMP is about tent communities that can provide a temporary home to homeless people in the City of Seattle. The project focuses on social sustainability and the adaptation of tent communities in Seattle, on all scales of the city. For people who become homeless in a war or disaster areas relief organizations will provide help rather...
master thesis 2010
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Kleinhans, R. (author), Van der Land, M. (author), Doff, W. (author)
In this prologue to the special issue, the guest editors place the contributions in the context of current debates on living in concentrated poverty neighbourhoods. These debates concern two broad categories of residents: poor households that are assisted to move from concentrations of poverty to lower-poverty areas (movers); and households (not...
journal article 2010
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Van Berkel, S.L. (author)
Urban project to stop/ slow down the displacement process of socio-economic weaker classes in the city of Newark. This context is particularly interesting, as the authorities in the USA are quite weak, and therefor stand virtually powerless to this process taking place.
master thesis 2010
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Auger, J.F. (author)
The new president of the United States, Barack Obama, has set his policies on infrastructures. To carry them out, he will resort mostly to economics incentives and, to a lesser extent, regulatory constraints.
journal article 2008
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Van Loenen, B. (author), Kok, B.C. (author)
Many national governments throughout the world are involved in developing spatial data infrastructures (SDI) to facilitate the availability of information in such a way that the needs of the agencies, organization, citizens, commerce, and society in general are met. This book covers some of the most prevalent policy issues evolving around...
book 2004
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