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Bali, Aslı (author)
Approximately 200,000 individuals travel to & from Schiphol Airport daily through various means such as cars, taxis, buses, shuttles, trains, motorcycles, scooters, and bicycles. With this perspective, Schiphol Airport is the largest mobility hub in the whole Netherlands, making accessibility a critical aspect. The Schiphol Group is...
master thesis 2023
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Cardoso Suter, Matias (author)
Walkability, which refers to the extent to which the built environment encourages walking, has been linked to increased physical activity and improved health. While various studies have developed indicators to assess walkability, limited attention has been given to the influence of specific city characteristics on residents’ perceptions of...
master thesis 2023
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van Os, Thijmen (author)
The 15-minute city is an urban planning concept which seeks to enhance social sustainability by improving accessibility. In this master thesis accessibility in Amsterdam Nieuw-West is explored to better understand the link between the 15-minute city concept and social sustainability to answer the research question: To what extent is the 15...
master thesis 2023
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Psyllidis, A. (author)
Can planning and design influence health and well-being in urban settings? Even though it was the public health issues faced by industrial cities that originally gave rise to the field of city planning, their paths have diverged over the years.However, how human settlements are planned, designed, and built can drastically improve or harm human...
book chapter 2023
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Adlakha, D. (author), HIggs, Carl (author), Sallis, James F. (author)
In the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, dubious assertions that population density increased spread of the virus led to premature and dangerous recommendations promoting suburban sprawl. In 2020, we published a commentary in Cities & Health to refute these recommendations. We hypothesized that features of activity-supportive...
journal article 2023
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Erturan Topgül, G.A. (author), van der Spek, S.C. (author)
This study seeks answers to the research question ‘How can walkability of urban spaces be analysed with a multidimensional approach by using mobile methods?’ The research consists of a literature review, a field study in the city centre of Delft conducted as Go-Along walks, which provide better insight in capturing the experience of walking...
journal article 2021
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van Nes, A. (author)
This contribution demonstrates how space syntax methods on various scale levels can be used to identify and describe the spatial features of a compact city. Firstly, the term urban compactness is discussed. A short discussion of some writings on the compact city are elaborated. As it transpired, urban compactness can best be approached from a...
journal article 2021
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Nogal Macho, M. (author), Jiménez, Pilar (author)
When analysing the performance of bike-sharing scheme (BSS) stations, it is common to find stations that are located in specific points that capture the interest of users, whereas nearby stations are clearly underused. This uneven behaviour is not totally understood. This paper discusses the potential factors influencing station...
journal article 2020
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WEI, ZONGHAO (author)
Amsterdam Centrum has been suffering from the spatial competition between overcrowded pedestrian visitors and busy vehicular flows. Application of automated vehicles is a historic opportunity to reclaim the streets for people and change the predicament of the downtown. The thesis focuses on the relationship between walkability and traffic...
master thesis 2019
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Mashhoodi, B. (author), van Timmeren, A. (author), van der Blij, N.H. (author)
The number of electric vehicles in the Netherlands has sharply increased over the past decade. This has caused a need for the allocation of a substantial amount of new electric vehicle chargers around the country, which in turn has been acknowledged by a variety of legislative bodies. However, the approach of how these new charging...
journal article 2019
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Fontijn, Franka (author)
This graduation thesis concerns the reintegration and reinterpretationof infrastructure in the urban landscape. Since the Industrial Revolution,people and cities have become more dependent on cars, and by the mid-20th century, infrastructure moved toward being a component of trafficmanagement, instead of urbanism. In urban situation, this caused...
master thesis 2018
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Staats, Bart (author), Diakite, A.A. (author), Voûte, R.L. (author), Zlatanova, S. (author)
Generation of indoor networks for navigation will normally be done out of standard floor plans that are only 2D and is more often manual than automatic. These floor plans are drawn at a specific time and do not correspond to the reality, moreover some of those buildings were built already differently than designed. Then in due course the...
journal article 2018
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de Waart, M.A. (author)
The city of Amsterdam has been growing and it continues to grow. While both the amount of visitors and the amount of residents continues to grow, the amount of public space stays approximately the same. This has led to an increasing pressure on livability, accessibility, and public space. Pedestrians, cyclists, and drivers alike often face the...
master thesis 2017
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Ragaišyt?, J.R. (author)
master thesis 2014
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Pak, B. (author), Verbeke, J. (author)
s paper frames walkability as a performance indicator for urban spaces and critically addresses some of the existing evaluation methods. It introduces alternative strategies and tools for enabling the collective evaluation of walkability and discusses how experiences of the citizens can possibly lead to a social construct of walkability. This...
conference paper 2013
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Tahery, D. (author)
The master’s thesis deals with public space in connection to public health aspect and the contribution that public space can make to this facet. Nowadays people all over the world face health problems concerning obesity and lack of exercise, especially children and the elderly. The current lifestyle of Western societies is encouraged and...
master thesis 2013
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Nourian Ghadikolaee, P. (author), Sariyildiz, I.S. (author)
conference paper 2012
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Duin, T.J. (author)
The existing situation on the Curacao of the urban development is a pattern determined by the excessive use of cars as a means for transportation. This reflects poorly on the communities, because of the fragmented and homogenous urban design. The pattern of land usage led to disconnected communities and a dispersion of programs. Herein lays the...
master thesis 2011
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