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Cardinali, M. (author)
This doctoral thesis critically examines green space characteristics and their proximity to residents in their ability to help reduce the global disease burden of non-communicable diseases. By dissecting three pivotal pathways of theorized green space health effects through increased physical activity, increased social cohesion, and reduced air...
doctoral thesis 2024
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Scheffel, Eveline (author)
This thesis aims to investigate the impact of green architecture features on the well-being of children and staff in Dutch preschools, addressing a gap in previous research. It considers six forms of well-being: physical, emotional, environmental, financial, personal development, and work-life balance. Seven green architecture features are...
student report 2024
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Vos, Kirsten (author)
75% of all mental health issues arise between the ages of 14 and 25 (Kessler et al., 2005). Suicide is the number one cause of death among young people (Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek, 2023), one in three adolescents experiences performance pressure (Kleinjan et al., 2020), one in seven adolescents has depressive symptoms (Kleinjan et al.,...
master thesis 2024
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Jaff, Mani (author)
The prevalence of mental health issues among adolescents and young adults is increasing, with social media usage identified as a potential contributing factor. As technology becomes more integral to daily life, the design decisions of social media platforms emerge as significant determinants of users' mental well-being.<br/>Despite awareness of...
master thesis 2024
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Verbeeke, Ruben (author)
Governments worldwide are planning car-free policies to increase the livability of cities. However, car-free policies often face opposition from local stakeholders, and policy-makers often lack relevant model indicators to represent all stakeholder interests in their ex-ante car-free policy evaluations. Well-being (Dutch: Brede Welvaart)...
master thesis 2024
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CHEN, MENG (author)
In today’s fast-paced and highly competitive global trade environment, cargo terminals have become crucial hubs for the transportation of goods. However, workers in these environments often face physically demanding tasks, such as heavy lifting, awkward body postures, harmful noise, and extreme temperatures. Besides, they also mentally face the...
master thesis 2024
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Koch, Matthijs (author)
The current Dutch housing domain is characterised by injustices on multiple scales, such as a shortage of housing, disparities in well-being across regions, and unaffordable housing. This situation can partially be attributed to spatial planning practices focused on promoting growth-oriented economic thinking. These contemporary planning...
master thesis 2024
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Wijshoff, Fabienne (author)
Within this report, we explore the opportunities of the enhancement of well-being among hobby gardeners in the Netherlands using the principles of Positive Design realized through the methodology of Dilemma-Driven Design. Data was collected through qualitative in-depth interviews involving 12 participants who all engaged in either home,...
master thesis 2024
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Vollebregt, Madeleine (author), Mugge, R. (author), Thürridl, Carina (author), van Dolen, Willemijn (author)
Consumption is often considered important for achieving and maintaining well-being, particularly in current market societies. However, overconsumption is a significant driver of climate issues as it results in material scarcity and carbon emissions. Reduced consumption is one possible solution to environmental problems associated with climate...
review 2024
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Cardinali, M. (author), Beenackers, Mariëlle A. (author), Fleury-Bahi, Ghozlane (author), Bodénan, Philippe (author), Petrova, Milena Tasheva (author), van Timmeren, A. (author), Pottgiesser, U. (author)
Introduction: In recent decades, there has been a rise in mental illnesses. Community infrastructures are increasingly acknowledged as important for sustaining good mental health. Moreover, green spaces are anticipated to offer advantages for both mental health and social cohesion. However, the mediating pathway between green space, social...
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Tao, Y. (author), van Ham, M. (author), Petrović, A. (author)
Emerging longitudinal research on the relationship between commuting mode and psychological wellbeing draws exclusively from cities in developed countries and the findings are not consistent. Our study contributes to the evidence base from urban China, where rapid urban growth has raised great concerns for urbanites’ commuting problems and...
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Demant, Daniel (author), Byron, Paul (author), Oviedo-Trespalacios, O. (author), Saliba, Bernard (author), Newton, James D.A. (author)
The digital age has amplified exposure to pornography, particularly among gay and bisexual men, intensifying the ongoing research debate surrounding its impact on well-being. We recruited 632 Australian gay and bisexual men to participate in an online survey to examine the relationship between porn use and their psychosocial/psychosexual well...
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Dosheva, Ana (author)
Street Food markets have been a key ingredient of the urban life for centuries. In many cases the direction and intensity of urban expansion was strongly reliant on the emergence of the street food market and vice-versa. These link between the two has been inevitable historically until now and will probably continue as such in the future....
master thesis 2023
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Colenberg, S.E. (author)
Positive social interactions and feeling connected with people around us are fundamental human needs and crucial to our well-being. This dissertation explores how interior office design could foster workers’ social well-being. The research indicates that to enhance social interactions and a sense of belonging, factors like atmosphere, diversity,...
doctoral thesis 2023
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Wang, Gigi (author)
The growth of dating apps has changed the way relationships are formed. These applications have enabled users to widen their dating pool of potential partners through profile recommendations based on proximity and shared interests. However, dating app usage was also found to impact well-being negatively, with the AI systems of these platforms,...
master thesis 2023
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Mulder, Reinout (author)
The Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management, responsible for major infrastructure projects in the Netherlands, is exploring methods to incorporate well-being in its project evaluations and designs. To address the limitations of expressing well-being in monetary terms, a new evaluation method called Participatory Value Evaluation (PVE)...
master thesis 2023
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Bechmann, Clarissa (author)
The graduation project within the field of Urbanism investigates the impact of urban environments on personal and ecological well-being, with a focus on the decreasing quality of life in cities due to the diminishing urban green spaces resulting from growing urbanisation and densification. Moreover, the project highlights the importance of...
master thesis 2023
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Spanos, Charalampos (author)
The continuous immigration around the world increases ethnic diversity in major<br/>cities. At the same time, the growing population, urbanization, and crowding in cities negatively impact well-being, bringing to the forefront the need for integrating restorative environments. In the context of multi-ethnic cities, there is a pressing need for...
master thesis 2023
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Kok, Rutger (author)
An architect should not only design spaces and functions, but he or she can bring architecture to another level whereby the architecture itself can influence the environment and their people, such as health conditions, (safety) feelings, behaviour and productivity. Within the contemporary architecture, buildings are mostly designed for our...
master thesis 2023
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Knoppert, Jordy (author)
This master thesis is about health in the build environment focused on the occupant’s health in their own home. Dou to the increasing research about physical health and mental well-being it is getting clearer what is needed to create a healthy home. However, our homes are not becoming healthier. This is mainly because people do not know or...
master thesis 2023
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