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Abbes, Madelon (author)
master thesis 2019
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Navaradnam, Tarish (author)
We, humans, spend 80-90% of our lives indoors. Thereby the building has two main functions, namely: protect their occupants and provide the occupants a comfortable indoor environment. However, the last one seems a big challenge, since every individual is different from each other, based on the factors as age, gender, clothing, activity,...
master thesis 2019
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Li, Lina (author)
Being mindful in the evening is overlooked for sleep-deprived parents with young children, especially with tv's and smartphones grabbing their attention. This graduation project explored in the context of personal energy care to unlock evenings for parents and found out that mindful and secular rituals can energize them. The core elements of a...
master thesis 2019
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Kwon, M. (author), Remoy, Hilde (author), van den Dobbelsteen, A.A.J.F. (author)
Purpose: This paper highlights the importance of user satisfaction in office renovation. A user-focussed renovation approach can enhance user satisfaction in offices and their functional quality while meeting energy performance goals. The purpose of this paper is to investigate users’ needs and the physical and psychological factors affecting...
journal article 2019
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van Diest, Charlotte (author)
The aim of this thesis is to explore how designers can create well-being for all through product or service design. Well-being for all can be achieved through designing with the focus on Consumer Wisdom. Consumer Wisdom is defined as the pursuit of well-being for oneself and for others through mindful management of consumption-related choices...
master thesis 2019
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Geldermans, R.J. (author), Tenpierik, M.J. (author), Luscuere, P.G. (author)
This paper addresses the connection between circular building design and residential health and well-being. The general research objective is to determine assessment criteria for the performance of indoor partitioning products in a circular model. The overarching aim is to establish a more integrated and inclusive approach to the transition from...
journal article 2019
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de Rond, Maartje (author)
This project focuses on contributing to a feeling of connectedness for people in the mid to late stages of dementia living in a nursing home. Feeling connected is still important for people living with dementia. They may suffer from disabilities caused by their disease, losing their memory and ability to make decisions, but there are also things...
master thesis 2019
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Li, Jin (author)
Nowadays, individuals always find themselves in various situations where they need to choose gifts. Gift exchange helps individuals to signal commitments as well as promote social closeness. However, in many cases, people are also facing the occasions in which finding a gift for an unknown-preference person, or miss-predict recipient’s reaction...
master thesis 2018
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Vlaanderen, Josephine (author)
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At times high care patients have no distraction from the negative experiences that come with their hospitalization, a lot of negative feelings arise. They often feel lonely, for not having the possibility to play with peers. Luckily, the new playroom can create opportunities for these children to interact with peers. To include bed...
master thesis 2018
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Ventura, Eva (author)
Erosion for Betterment is a graduation project within the Landscape Architecture master track at the TU Delft. The project examines an underdeveloped coastal area in Ghana that is sadly facing severe erosional threats due to previous unfortunate human activities. It offers an unexpected direction in handling issues as such by proposing an...
master thesis 2018
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Willemsen, Loesie (author)
Pro-social helping activities are activities that are intended by the helper to mainly benefit the receiver. Research from WeHelpen showed that offering passive help through asking “if there is anything I can do, please let me know” does not often result in the helping behavior. Asking for help is difficult because it does not fit in the idea of...
master thesis 2018
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van den Boer, Paula (author)
Work-life balance is becoming increasingly important in today’s job market. Young professionals actively search for jobs that promote their well-being. The concept of well- being encompasses not just physical health. Psychological health, such as social connectedness and engagement, is just as important. Katz (1964) stated in his research that...
master thesis 2018
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Fröhlich, Tobias (author)
Over the past few years, workplaces have placed increasing importance on enhancing well-being. The benefits are clear: increased productivity, improved employee engagement, and reductions in health care costs. Another recent development has been the rise of smart office buildings. MAPIQ, a system integration company, is an active player in the...
master thesis 2018
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Aerts, Jozet (author)
The aim of this master thesis is to create a product that can increase awareness about the influence of air quality and noise on well-being. About 6% of the total burden of disease can be accounted to influences of the natural environment on well-being. Part of the problem is the unawareness of people about these influences. In order to improve...
master thesis 2018
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Kniestedt, I. (author), Lukosch, S.G. (author), Brazier, F.M. (author)
This paper describes the ongoing design process of Pocket Odyssey, an online multi-player game suite designed for mobile phones that supports older adults in maintaining their physical, social, and mental well-being. It has been designed to provide engaging gameplay that supports positive emotion, fosters online social connections between...
conference paper 2018
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de Korte, E.M. (author), Wiezer, Noortje (author), Janssen, Joris (author), Vink, P. (author), Kraaij, Wessel (author)
Background: To improve workers’ health and well-being, workplace interventions have been developed, but utilization and reach are unsatisfactory, and effects are small. In recent years, new approaches such as mobile health (mHealth) apps are being developed, but the evidence base is poor. Research is needed to examine its potential and to assess...
journal article 2018
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Marques Ribeiro daSilva Casais-Brinkman, M. (author), Mugge, R. (author), Desmet, P.M.A. (author)
The symbolic meaning of a product can contribute to people’s well-being. Previous research (Casais et al., 2016) has identified six distinct well-being enhancing symbolic meanings in products (based on Ryff, 1989): positive relations with others, personal growth, autonomy, environmental mastery, purpose in life, and self-acceptance. To support...
journal article 2018
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Diaz Chicaiza, Ricardo (author)
The fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0) is in full swing and organisations across the world pour efforts into the digitisation of manufacturing operations and services. The working practice changes and entails an increasing interaction of humans with technology. At the same time, from across society actors exert growing pressure on...
master thesis 2017
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Kwon, Minyoung (author), Remøy, H. (author), van den Dobbelsteen, Andy (author), Knaack, Ulrich (author)
This paper highlights the importance of considering user satisfaction in office renovation. Userfocused design approach in nearly zero energy office (nZEO) renovation is a way to increase user satisfaction and the value of office quality while meeting energy efficiency goal. The purpose of this paper is to investigate considerable measurement...
conference paper 2017
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D'Hollandere, A.J. (author)
This graduation project focuses on the stressful moments of elderly people with dementia, caused by changes in their environment. A research through design approach was followed with the aim to design a product that reduces the amount of stress experienced by the elderly. During the analysis phase, five different studies have been performed to...
master thesis 2017
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