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Goldsteen, Winnie (author)
The evolution of human civilization, entwined with food, traces our development from hunters to settlers and now to a globalized food network. Carolyn Steel's 'sitopia' theory underscores the connection between place and sustenance. Brazil, a key player in the global food industry, paradoxically grapples with high inequality despite abundant...
master thesis 2023
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Spoon, Scott (author)
Urban farming can help in many ways in creating public spaces with an engaging environment. Restaurants and shops can be opened that sell the locally grown crops, tours and workshops can be given through the urban farms and Other products like compost, DIY kits and biodegradable materials can also be sold. To enhance the individual urban farming...
master thesis 2023
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Qi, Lei (author)
Air pollution poses a significant threat to human health globally, with Southeast Asia being one of the most affected regions. Chiang Mai, as the largest cultivated area in northern Thailand, faces severe haze pollution due to traditional farming practices, especially during the burning season. As urban areas encroach upon agricultural land and...
master thesis 2023
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Karnaszewska, Adrianna (author)
Urban foodscapes project addresses issues concerning the food supply chain in London. It aims to combat problems created by current agri-business practice such as long, complex logistical chains, food waste, carbon emissions, wasted water, energy, labour and land scarcity. Foodscape, being both global and local, lies on the intersection of...
master thesis 2022
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Anil, Eren gozde (author)
As the global population rise, climate conditions get more and more unpredictable, natural resources deplete; cities need to take action in order to sustain healthy living conditions as well as to ensure food safety. Currently, cities are solely dependent on external sources and suburban areas for natural resources and food as well as waste...
master thesis 2022
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Abels, Coen (author)
An investigation into the disconnection between humans and nature. And a search for meaningfull architectural interventions to improve the human nature relationship.
master thesis 2022
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Finagina, Maria (author)
"Whole Milk" is a contribution to the "Supermarket", a collective project on the spatial implications of the food industry in the Netherlands and beyond, reflating the notion of reshoring—the act of bringing food production back into the dense urban context. The separating zoning of the 20th century along with the global chain of the food...
master thesis 2022
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Anwar, Farian (author)
The marketplace has established itself, since the beginning of ancient trade, as an arena for economic, social and cultural exchange. Throughout history, markets have played an important role as the mediator in the trading of both globally and locally produced commodities. However, global logistics and consumption have highlighted the increased...
master thesis 2021
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van Rosmalen, Sander (author)
As the housing shortage in the Netherlands is rapidly increasing, hence the need to develop more housing is as well. It is needed to make these new houses more sustainable to honour the Paris climate agreement. It is known how to make buildings energy neutral. To push further the development of a sustainable urban environment research is done by...
master thesis 2021
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Siupik, Michał (author)
Food and agricultural land become scarce, additionally farming industry’s water consumption, carbon emissions and land use are growing. Currently, the consumption of animal and processed products is high. This has a negative influence on public health and the environment. In parallel, the growing vacancy in Dutch cities creates an opportunity to...
master thesis 2021
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Valdes Troncoso, Joaquin (author)
The linear food supply chain is putting significant pressures on our resources and our environment. Moreover, global warming is leading to climate change, making our environment more uncertain and challenging food safety around the globe. Therefore new ways of producing food locally need to be researched. This paper investigates how food can be...
master thesis 2021
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Mathew, Lee (author)
The global greenhouse gas emissions from energy use in buildings and agriculture accounts for 17% and 18% respectively, which has a significant impact on climate change. Therefore, both the sectors are actively looking at energy-efficient methods to reduce their carbon emission by shifting to more sustainable solutions. One such solution is...
master thesis 2021
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ten Caat, P.N. (author), Graamans, L.J.A. (author), Tenpierik, M.J. (author), van den Dobbelsteen, A.A.J.F. (author)
The municipality of Amsterdam has set stringent carbon emission reduction targets: 55% by 2030 and 95% by 2050 for the entire metropolitan area. One of the key strategies to achieve these goals entails a disconnection of all households from the natural gas supply by 2040 and connecting them to the existing city-wide heat grid. This paper aims to...
journal article 2021
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ten Caat, P.N. (author), Tillie, Nico (author), Tenpierik, M.J. (author)
Amsterdam aims to bring down its carbon footprint by 55% in 2030 and by 95% in 2050. For the built environment, plotted pathways towards carbon neutrality primarily revolve around the reduction of fossil based energy demand and the transition towards renewable energy production strategies. The consumption of food resources, and its significant...
book chapter 2021
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Balasubramanian, Aarabhi (author)
Increasing burdens on the earth’s resource systems are affecting not only the well-being of the planet, but also affects human health, safety and security. The increasing population and the aggregation of people in dense urban pockets adds to the pressures on already complex and volatile global systems. Our systems need to adapt and be resilient...
master thesis 2020
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van Stralen, Stan (author)
The area of Amstel III will drastically change by 2040 into a lively urban district. This change allows for the rethinking of the urban metabolism of the area, to shorten the material cycles and by better utilization of resources. Through estimation and calculations on potential flows related to energy, water, and organic material the potential...
master thesis 2020
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Ruigrok, L.J.M. (author)
The graduation project Modern Agora is about the design for a new city administration in Brussels. The design is critiquing and responding to the already in construction BruCity project, which centralizes all the 10 departments with 1700 city employees. Brussels is the capital of Belgium and at the same time that of the European Union, which...
master thesis 2020
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Verschuur, Amanda (author)
The graduation studio of Heritage and Architecture evolves around the revitalisation of the Hembrug area, which is located between Amsterdam and Zaanstad along the North Sea Canal. The site functioned as military production stores, testing site and as the logistical heart of the “Stelling van Amsterdam”, the defense line of Amsterdam. This...
master thesis 2020
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Chen, Yu (author)
The Beursgebouw, as the first office building in Almere has been vacant for ten years. Also, Almere as the youngest city in Netherlands pay more attention on the green city development. My graduation project is to renovate the Beursgebouw in to urban farm. The new program contains two parts, one is urban farm research center and the other one is...
master thesis 2019
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Wang, Yijun (author)
In the future, with the development of AI, robotics and medical technology, people have higher life expectancy and focus more on mental/spiritual experience. Amstel, as a developing Amsterdam sub-center, is expected to become an (P)Leisure area by 2100. However, not every future residents can live a happy life. With virtual technology addiction,...
master thesis 2019
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