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Yang, W. (author)
The world’s population is set to reach 9.7 billion by 2050 – up from 7.2 billion in 2012 (UN News Center). That global population will be a vastly urban one. The increasing demand for supplying the future urban dwellers and the threatening climate change have posed the question about our current urban development model. Our urbanization has...
master thesis 2016
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Wang, Y.T. (author)
As the role of cross-continental air travel becomes increasingly crucial and common, the importance of in-flight comfort and experience also enhances. However, the current aircraft interior is commonly considered as providing an unpleasant and dreadful experience, especially in a long distance flight. Since the travel pattern and perceptions in...
master thesis 2013
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Trevia, F.G. (author)
The work of my thesis represents the last phase of the GRIP project, a Governmental/Philips co-founded project which has been running for one year and a half before the beginning of this final stage in February 2013. The project involves several organizations such as TUDelft, TU/Eindhoven, Design Academy, Philips, Geestelijke Gezondheidszorg...
master thesis 2013
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Van de Merwe, L. (author)
‘Embassy of Youth’ was a collaboration with Delft Institute of Positive Design (DIOPD) and Oxfam UK. The project took a positive design approach to see how it could contribute to the community well-being of a disadvantaged neighbourhood, specifically the teenage boys in that neighbourhood. Theory on community well-being was used to evaluate how...
master thesis 2016
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Jimenez, S. (author)
This Masters graduation report presents how design methodology founded on theories of positive psychology can be used to design for happiness in an office setting. Office workers spend a substantial portion of their time in an office environment. This environment should be designed to be safe, efficient and comfortable. According to the World...
master thesis 2013
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Claus, J.J.H. (author)
This thesis consists of two main parts: Part 1- A qualitative user study of ten interviews, referred to as Study 1, that is addressed in ‘Violins, ovens and hiking shoes: How experience enablers affect people’s subjective well-being in comparison to material- and experiential acquisitions’ Part 2- A quantitative user study of 209 participants...
master thesis 2015
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Van Zuthem, H.M. (author)
This report describes the graduation project ‘Design for community well-being’ of Hester van Zuthem, Design for Interaction at Delft University of Technology. The project is executed in collaboration with the Amsterdam urban community ‘Stadsdorp Nieuwmarkt’ (SNDM), Waag Society, and Delft Institute Of Positive Design. ‘Community well-being’ is a...
master thesis 2014
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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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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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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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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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Bontenbal, A. (author)
The Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam started a project in 2010 with the aim to increase the wellbeing of ROC-students by stimulating purposeful behavior. Compared to other students their age, ROC-students experience a worse physical and mental health. Theories on well-being suggest pursuing intrinsic authentic goals contributes to mental...
master thesis 2013
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Duste, T.F. (author)
This graduation project redefines the interior of a Car2Go vehicle by using Design for happiness as explorative research. Design for Happiness is a fairly new term in the design world and is increasingly applied, though there is still no existing methodology. The outcomes of this report will be used as a case study for a scientific paper at the...
master thesis 2014
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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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Ruitenberg, H.P. (author)
Happiness is often considered a universal goal of people. In the relatively new field of positive psychology, many studies have been conducted to understand the concept of happiness and its broader counterpart; subjective well-being, leading to a collection of theories that explain their determinants. It has been shown that although there are...
master thesis 2010
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Haans, M.C. (author)
The subject of this thesis is the design of a Float System for Poly Products BV, a specialist company that develops and produces composite products. Poly Products has acquired the rights and the design of an existing float system, the Easy Float systems Health 800. The assignment calls for the development of a Float System for the European...
master thesis 2010
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Van Stam, B. (author)
This study focuses on the concept of bonus factors in office buildings. Bonus factors are those elements of a building which have positive psychological effects on the building user: the office employee. In a literature review, six bonus factors are found: daylight, outside view, the use of plants inside, a natural climate which is both adaptive...
master thesis 2015
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Leuschner, K. (author)
Noise reduction in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is an important goal as it impacts the health and comfort of the critically ill patients as well as the health and concentration of staff. Research shows that a considerable amount of noise produced in the ICU can be influenced by ICU staff. However, until now there are no interventions that...
master thesis 2013
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Jain, R. (author)
This Master thesis report presents how design methodology founded on principles of positive psychology can be used to design for the prevention of stress. People who work in stressful professions are at increased risk of health problems. One of the key ways to maintain a positive outlook on life is by increasing the resilience of an individual,...
master thesis 2016
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Jacobse, C.L.M. (author)
This design project focused on the joy of early parenthood in contrast with the daily hassles young parents deal with when raising their infant(s). The project goal was to design a product that contributes to the subjective well-being of early parents and their infants by initiating a new and meaningful activity during dinner time in the context...
master thesis 2015
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