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Poenariu, A.O. (author)
‘The Emergence of Women Architects in Romania’ aims to uncover a recent past. It investigates the circumstances in which female architects started to pursue their careers. This paper examines the challenges and difficulties that women have faced and focuses on how the political context influenced the availability of work opportunities.
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Damberg, Carlos (author)
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Garner, E. (author)
Background: Despite over a century’s worth of technical improvements, the longterm survivability associated with orthopedic implants continues to fall short. In contrast to earlier designs, implant failure is no longer caused by structural failure of the implant itself. Rather, it results from the implant’s long-term detrimental effects on the...
doctoral thesis 2024
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Gärtner, T. (author), van den Boom, S. J. (author), Weerheijm, J. (author), Sluys, Lambertus J. (author)
Lightweight materials used for impact mitigation must be able to resist impact and absorb the maximum amount of energy from the impactor. Auxetic materials have the potential to achieve high resistance by drawing material into the impact zone and providing higher indentation and shear resistance. However, these materials must be artificially...
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Schagen, Brian (author)
The current understanding of auxetic metamaterials in structural engineering applications is limited. Auxetic materials exhibit lateral contraction under compressive loads, possessing a negative Poisson's ratio. The research addresses this gap, focusing on the use of auxetics for steel reinforcement in structural concrete elements to enhance...
master thesis 2023
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Sieval, Thymen (author)
Clients and architects drift apart due to a lack of communication (Angral, 2019). Their relationships deteriorate. Relationship quality is seen as a key determinant for (dis-)satisfaction with clients. So, a lack of communication induces less successful projects. Architects could be more client oriented. Furthermore, it seems that architects...
master thesis 2023
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Dong, Yifan (author)
Throughout architectural history, outstanding architects have often been outstanding travelers. Sigurd Lewerentz, a legendary figure in Swedish modern architecture, is undoubtedly one of them. Lewerentz, who started his independent architectural practice in 1910 and died in 1975, lived during an exciting period that saw the emergence of many...
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Kloosterziel, Anniek (author)
This thesis contains case studies of architect-duo’s Alvar and Aino Aalto, Charlotte Perriand and Le Corbusier, and Charles and Ray Eames, that will be used to find out why they designed furniture as architects. This will give more explanation on why an architect would or should design furniture. The thesis shows that the architects have...
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Ter Heide, Tim (author)
The literature about public life is mainly focused on the city as a whole. This research applies the literature about public life to architecture by analyzing two case studies. The design elements of two building in The Spaarndammerbuurt neighborhood in Amsterdam, Het Schip (1921) and The Spaarndammerhart (2020) are related to the literature...
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Lewandowska, Julka (author)
Aliyah, the great Jewish migration resulting from popularization of Zionism, brought end to the Jewish diaspora in the form, in which it was known before. The massive migration brought large numbers of new settlers to the area of Palestine with the aim of (re)creating their country – Israel. A new country required new infrastructure,...
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Pilecka, Joanna (author)
Architects have historically played an important role in kitchen designs, including notable female architects like Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky, author of the 1926 Frankfurt Kitchen. Their solutions resulted not only from practical needs, but also from social and cultural changes at the time. This was also the case in Poland, although this is less...
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Matova, Kalina (author)
Bulgarian women were one of the first to pursue higher education of architecture in Europe when it became possible in the beginning of the 20th century, starting with Elena Markova (1894-1970) in Berlin, graduating in 1917. Women architects make a key contribution to Bulgarian modernism during the interwar period, while establishing partnerships...
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Dębska, Michalina (author)
To answer the question of women’s empowerment in mid-century landscape architecture, this essay will focus on the legacy of the “mother founder”<sup>1</sup> of Polish landscape architecture, Alina Scholtz admitted for her immense independence and involvement at work.<br/>Scholtz was a designer and educator, serving as a professor of landscape...
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Clarke, Nicholas (author)
During the most of the twentieth century, design and construction (architecture) in South Africa closely followed western trends. A recent publication Common Ground: Dutch-South African Architectural Exchanges 1902-1961 highlights conclusions on research into the legacy of émigré Dutch built environment professional in the built environment of...
contribution to periodical 2023
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Avermaete, T.L.P. (author), Patteeuw, Véronique (author), Ronner, E.I. (author), Teerds, Hans (author)
‘Een moeilijk verhaal’, noemde de Rotterdamse architect Jaap Bakema wat hij te vertellen had in de tweedelige televisieserie Van Stoel tot stad, die op zondagavond in 1961 en 1962 op de Nederlandse televisie werd uitgezonden. Toch voelde hij de noodzaak om het Nederlandse publiek juist dit moeilijke verhaal te vertellen. ‘Ik heb namelijk de...
contribution to periodical 2023
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Gallego Mauleon, Miguel (author)
Locating many of the contemporary architect’s flaws and shortcomings in its own process of becoming-subject, the Manual of the Anthropotekton aims at activating and situating the architectural student, practitioner, and educator in the position to launch an affirmative deconstruction of their own individuating Ego. This is accomplished through...
master thesis 2022
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Romieri, Vittorio (author)
The studio topic Glaneur/Glaneuse refers to the old ‘profession’ of the gleaners, those people picking up the leftovers of the agricultural harvest and making out of these food for their families. Architects are called to be some kind of gleaners, too.<br/><br/>In these past graduation months, the site (field) has been read and absorbed. The...
master thesis 2022
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Souroosh, Raha (author)
This paper researches the approach of a female architect of colour to her career in architecture. It positions itself through background research on the discrimination that takes place in the field of architecture against people of colour and women and applies this gained perspective to the case of Zaha Hadid, as she is a perfect candidate to...
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Karnosoehardjo, Laurent (author)
This thesis investigates the features of the Rotterdam based Mevlana mosque designed by the Dutch architect Bert Toorman. It aims to clarify to what extent Ottoman and Dutch features are visible in the mosque, including the architect's signature. Extensive literature research has been undertaken to determine the origins of Ottoman architecture,...
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Rudnicka, Alicja (author)
The research looks at the role of architecture education in the female architects practising between 1930 and 1972 in Poland. It investigates not contested women's contribution to architecture development, as they are unquestionably underexplored and underappreciated. Women's participation in the construction of Polish cities remains a blank...
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