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van den Berg, Nadine (author)
Societal problems related to climate change include increasing climate extremes, flood risk and environmental degradation of cities. It is important to address these problems in order to improve urban resilience, reduce flood damage, and promote quality of life. This thesis addresses these problems by focusing on increasing the ecosystem...
master thesis 2021
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van Rijn, Susanne (author)
In the entire European Region over 80% of the adolescents are not active enough (WHO, 2019b). Physical activity can be seen as an essential component of human health as it can contribute to reducing the risk at several diseases, such as diabetes, depression, and several types of cancer (World Health Organization, 2010, p.10)...
master thesis 2020
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Korla, Jaka (author)
Configurational Morphology is a research and design project exploring the potentials of configurational design as a systematic approach to generating site-specific urban form responsive to its environmental, social end economic context. By looking into both the theoretical potentials of configurational thinking as well as its practical...
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Horck, Mats (author)
Exposure to excessive community noise has become a large environmental health concern. Noise pollution continues to increase while it is accompanied by direct, as well as cumulative adverse health effects. In addition, prolonged exposure to excessive noise levels also has a negative economic impact. The incorporation of numerical tools in the...
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Fuentes Flores, Noemi (author)
Temperatures in the planet are rising, our cities are not designed for extreme weather and that makes urban heatwaves a deathly hazard. The Red Cross, an organisation who’s vision prevents and alleviates human suffering partnered with the TU Delft for a strategic design approach to find solutions for this wicked problem. This project explores...
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Goodwill, Maya (author)
This report outlines the design process, research activities and results of a graduation thesis on power and privilege in multi-stakeholder public and social sector design processes. Due to a perceived gap in the design field, both in education and practice, the aim of this project is to support designers in becoming more aware of power dynamics...
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Muijlwijk, S. (author)
This graduation project is focused on a re-interpretation of the design of a high-rise building from an urban design perspective, to contribute to a more inclusive city. This is captured by the main research question: In which manner could the design of a high-rise building in the context of the Binckhorst The Hague, from the perspective of...
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Guild, W.A. (author)
The post-industrial city has become a fragmented landscape of urbanisation. The rational city of the modernist era has been eroded by the forces of globalisation and the liberalised economy, erasing the traditional points of reference in the urban environment. Consequently, this space has become increasingly illegible. Koolhaas notes: ‘We were...
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YUAN, JIAN (author)
The chapter first introduced the author’s motivation for this project. It shows the sprawl of monofunctional residential neighborhoods and the urgency to building more homes to accommodate the increasing population. In the problem statement, the author illustrated now the normal renovation mode of Lilong is to introduce monofunctional...
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Ding, Yiqi (author)
Since the economic reform in 1978, Shanghai has experienced rapid growth and development. In the past three decades, Shanghai is one of the fastest-growing cities in the world. Today, the Central Government had issued, "Shanghai will not expand itself," according to Shanghai Masterplan 2017-2035. So, China's urban development is facing a turning...
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Hu, Hanwen (author)
In recent years, with the deepening of the urbanization process, high-density urban development models have led to a series of climatic problems such as poor urban ventilation and air pollution. Urban morphology forms a unique microclimate in the city, which has an important impact on the diffusion and distribution of pollutants inside the urban...
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Song, Yulin (author)
Netherlands is a coastal country with a typical maritime climate such as mild summers and cold winters but the intensity, duration and frequency of heat waves has been observed increasing since 21st century. The elderly, as one of the vulnerable groups of continuous hot weathers, are the first to be affected by the heat waves with regard to...
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Reinink, Sebastien (author)
This research focuses on the relation between the compact city and urban life. Literature suggests that a holistic approach to further compacting a city means also integrating urban life qualities. This is currently lacking in Western European practice due to pragmatism, decentralisation and neo-liberal plot-led development. This while both...
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Cendón Cunqueiro, M. Qiao-Ling (author)
Current issues such as climate change or scarcity of resources, among others, make general business market and in this case, Lidl supermarket Netherlands continue searching and improving its commercial operations and services around circular economy principles (CE). However, CE carries several social limitations that this thesis is planned to...
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Claassen, Teun (author)
Delta cities all around the world are under pressure from different forms of climate change effects. Soil subsidence as a result of peat oxidation, and anthropogenic loading of the soil. The soil in many of the heavily urbanised deltas around the world is subsiding faster than the see level is rising as a result of climate change. Few people are...
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Jorritsma, Linde (author)
Biodiversity in the Netherlands has been under alarming pressure for many years. Historical drivers of biodiversity loss have been agriculture and urbanization, through causing environmental pressure, loss of natural habitat and fragmentation of habitat for numerous species and ecosystems (PBL, 2014). Pressure on...
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Arslan, Pelin (author)
Cartographic Gibraltar focuses on mapping process mainly around the contested coastal line with a series of urban conditions like disputable developments, projects, proposals, agreements and historical events. The map from now on is called designerly which means an approach to conceptualize everyday experiences, identify deeper meanings and...
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Kool, Juliette (author), Muntjewerff, Stijn (author), Goedhart, Roos (author), Crispijn, Floor (author), Bischoff Tulleken, Ben (author), Durry, Sebastian (author)
Cape Town is a city with over four million people and a growing population. Due to three consecutive dry summers as a result of climate change, a growing population and an increased per capita water demand, the city’s main water supply was nearly depleted. Cape Town depends for 98% on surface water stored in dammed reservoirs, which is...
student report 2020
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LEE, Seung Keun (author)
The “Shop Til You Drop” aims to create a new experience in the old town of Gibraltar, seeking to engage visitors by luring them in with the world of shopping. By designing a unique space that combines the architectural character of the heritage city with that of the modern aspiration of commercialization, it seeks to rebuild the characteristic...
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Oldenkamp, Lize (author)
The world we live in is more and more a digital world and the number of people having access to digital communication technologies is growing rapidly. This integration of digital technologies into everyday life is what is called the digitalization process (IGI Global dictionary, 2018). It is a process that can be seen as a long-term societal...
master thesis 2020
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