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Lu, Simo (author)
Water is one of the most essential resources for the sustainable development. With the tendency of urbanization and population growth, a more sustainable urban water system becomes important to create harmonized environment between human and nature, thus it is necessary to discuss integrated urban water management in a holistic manner. In this...
master thesis 2019
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Porada, Barbara (author)
Thanks to an increasingly digitized and connected world, citizen participation in urban projects is transforming from a privilege to an expectation. As cities grow and urban developments impact more and more people, it is vital that these projects reach out to as many individuals as possible and that the voice of these people is heard and taken...
master thesis 2018
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Vafa, Nasiem (author)
This graduation plan set in Japan, focussing on the reconstruction of the Japanese east coast in the prefecture of Miyagi that has been struck by a devastating tsunami in 2011. Working in an interdisciplinary set we design future prospects in an intertwined matter. Representing a new regional design strategy for the affected region by...
master thesis 2018
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Bazaiou, Angeliki (author)
The subject of this graduation project is the energy transition within urban environments. This is pursued through, firstly, gaining an understanding of the fossil dependency and how this has affected our cities and practices. In order to overturn this effect and open the way for the urban energy transition, urban design needs to become more...
master thesis 2018
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Koene, Marijke (author)
Stress is a well-known phenomenon and something everyone experiences. Urban stress however, stress caused by and in the built environment of urban areas, is less known. Still, quite some research has been done on this topic from the fields of sociology and psychology, but there are not many resources that focus on urban stress - with all its...
master thesis 2018
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Malhotra, Harsh (author)
The motivation for this project, comes through personal experience of being raised in the city of Delhi. The city which ones was known for its plush gardens, old markets and famous public squares. The economic liberation of 1992 and unprecedented growth made Delhi victim of its own success. The lack of vision on part of understanding migration...
master thesis 2018
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Wu, Bairong (author)
This paper will discuss the conflict between designers and other actors in urban regeneration processes in China’s historic quarters. It does this because the role of mediation is missing. Based on observation and analysis, it will be shown how urban design can address this problem, both theoretically and in practice.
As an increasingly...
master thesis 2018
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Liu, Wanxin (author)
Norway is mostly known for its natural beauty, fjords and mountains, the amazing Northern Lights and the Midnight Sun - a great intimacy with nature. However, this impression we have of Norway, does not describe the real situation in Oslo.
A total length of approximately 3,400 kilometres of Oslo’s coastline is mostly covered with paved...
master thesis 2018
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Bakkes, Jamie (author)
I did my graduation project at the master track Dutch Dwelling, Architecture. The studio focuses on the future city and its densification.

Amsterdam has a shortage of affordable houses for starters. During the crisis Amsterdam has hardly built new dwelling projects. At the same time Amsterdam has become increasingly popular in recent...
master thesis 2018
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Rolvering, Gereon (author)
Drawing back on my experience of living in Nairobi, this thesis explores the city’s dynamic system of public space and tries to improve its legibility by establishing a framework for its use and design. Exploring Nairobi as a city of arrival, my personal process in the development of this project was quite similar to that of coming to Nairobi as...
master thesis 2018
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Yu, Peiran (author)
This graduation project aims at creating liveability (in terms of well-functioning control on social relationship and sustainable green in direct home environment) in Xiongan New Town to hosting residents who cannot find a suitable place in Beijing. The great majority of them are young professionals. They are facing the problem that their ideal...
master thesis 2018
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Şükür, Müjdat (author)
Current mobile sensory technology allows us to track eye movement and measure physiological activities in our body. There are several studies conducted in how our body reacts to certain environments by using skin conduction (Nold, 2009) or EEG sensors (Mavros, P., Austwick, M.Z. & Smith, A.H. (2016). Although these methods are fairly new in...
master thesis 2018
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Cortenraede, Twan (author)
The worldwide trends of depleting natural resources and increasing generation of waste create challenges concerning the development and growth of our cities. Urban growth is enforcing these trends, resulting in growing problems and reaching limitations to the growth of our economies. In this thesis, these worldwide trends will be challenged in...
master thesis 2018
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Schweizer, Judith (author)
The graduation project ‘Gender Walk Design’ investigated genderwalks as a method for knowledge gathering in planning and design. Because gender based differences and inequalities are present in cities, the work towards understanding and reacting to them is very relevant for urbanists. However, intersectional gender aware design is extremely...
master thesis 2018
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Tan, Jiayan (author)
In the face of rising waters and increased stormrelated flooding, communities will have to decide what to do with their flood-prone areas. Continually repairing storm damages and providing services to these vulnerable neighborhoods demands significant government resources. For these areas, cities have three major options to consider: keep water...
master thesis 2018
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Klaassen, Linda (author)
The origins of urban planning were developed in the late nineteenth century mainly due to health concerns. Nowadays, human health and urban design are separate academic fields and their relationship is often disregarded. The main challenge for urban planning is dealing with the pressure on the available space affected by urbanization and climate...
master thesis 2018
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Stankovic, Nikoleta (author)
In this project the theme of the studio "Reclaiming Rome" was interpreted with different research and design methods, which resulted in an elaborate design of not only architecture but the environment. One of the leitmotifs of the project was taking inspiration from historical evidence of Rome, implementing the arches of ancient Roman viaducts...
master thesis 2018
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ten Caat, Nick (author)
Problem definition and objective. Since the industrialization in the 18th century, urbanized and industrial countries base their whole economies on the consumption and destruction of fossil fuel and raw materials. In the past decades, after observing gradual global climate change, most governments
acknowledge the environmental impact...
master thesis 2018
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Đondraš, Marina (author)
A landscape architecture graduation work, dealing with drastic change in an urban area facing the risk of a major disruption, which calls for adaptive solutions for resilience. From adaptability theory two forces are derived that guide an analysis towards a solution for an urban environment challenged by sea level rise; the revolt, the force...
master thesis 2017
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Langer, Johannes (author)
Cities are on a constant move. People hurry from home to work, from business meetings to sports clubs, or from shopping tours back home. Cars, trucks, bicycles and scooters are rolling along streets, bringing people and goods to their destinations. But sometimes this never-ending movement staggers, and with it the dynamism that is the trademark...
master thesis 2017
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