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Carvajal Godínez, J. (author)
Since the launch of the first artificial satellite in October 1957, both satellite computers and their onboard software have changed significantly to integrate more functionalities and making mission operations more reliable. As a result, satellites have become more sophisticated and mission designers have moved functionality from the ground...
doctoral thesis 2021
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Hols, Margot (author)
master thesis 2021
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de Schepper, Anne (author)
This graduation research report is part of the Dutch Housing studio, Dwelling. The studios brief is to design a large residential building in the Merwe-Vierhavens (M4H) in Rotterdam, a former port area that is being redeveloped by the municipality. The guidelines from the municipality are to create a dense, dynamic urban area consisting of a...
master thesis 2021
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Ji, Hengwei (author)
Research about the ideal characters and role of activities in terms of social interaction and people gathering in a culture diverse neighborhood. How to create opportunities for residents to interact and find common activities to improve their relationship is the main intention.
master thesis 2021
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Aben, Lennart (author)
Sustainability is trending. With large numbers, architects are part of the movement that is in search of a more sustainable world. An important part of this search is the urge to prove sustainability. Currently available methods to prove sustainability in architecture play into this demand. However, practice shows that these methods are not...
master thesis 2021
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Vader, Jan (author)
The project proposes a futureproof neighborhood of an open building system in order to deal with the housing shortage, a circular economy and changing needs in society. The dense neighborhood in Amsterdam Sloterdijk makes a connection to the Brettenzone and is completely built from a smart support system and demountable infill systems and...
master thesis 2021
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Escher, Rosemarie (author)
This graduation project focuses on the architectural design of a passive and nature inclusive housing complex in the Lange Bretten, a natural area in Amsterdam-West. The complex offers a temporary home for the growing group of economic homeless of Amsterdam. The design goals for this type of housing include the symbiosis between these residents...
master thesis 2021
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Dijk, Tijmen (author)
There is an urgent need for affordable housing solutions in the Netherlands before 2030. However, the focus should not only be on producing new dwellings, but rather on creating homes and neighbourhoods that meet the needs of the future population. In Dutch cities there is a change in the residential culture and there is a large lack of...
master thesis 2021
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Fougerouse, Manon (author)
This question might sound very broad: What future for the architecture? What future for the people living in it? What is Post-War housing? What political and social thought is behind it? What kind of place does it hold in the city? Who designed it? Who are its inhabitants? Moreover, what kind of problem is it subject to think it needs a new...
master thesis 2021
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Wijnants, Mees (author)
A decades long process of replacing biodiverse landscapes with agricultural monocultures has led to a significant drop in biodiversity in the Netherlands. The current agricultural landscape offers limited habitats for animals and insects and lacks resilience to cope with the effects of climate change. A strong departure from the current system...
master thesis 2021
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Fonseca, Xavier (author)
This thesis broadens current understanding of how location-based games can promote meaningful social interaction in citizens' own neighbourhoods. It investigates social cohesion and the role of social interaction to its promotion, delves into which requirements users have for playing in their neighbourhood and with its citizens, and takes a...
doctoral thesis 2021
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Boots, Jeroen (author)
The main objective of this research was to explore the possibilities of adding experience to our learning process and how to create architecture for this new type of learning. This new type of learning is called Trias Discere. Trias Discere is a combination of broad knowledge, deep knowledge, and experience. The research has been done by asking...
master thesis 2021
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van der Beek, Teun (author)
Between 1850 and 1900, the city of Rotterdam transformed into an international harbour city. In the twentieth century, the harbour rapidly grew larger to being the largest harbour in the world for over forty years. The first part of the Maassilo was built in the beginning of the twentieth century. As the harbour grew larger, the Maassilo...
master thesis 2021
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Bramer, Fons (author)
The Fenix II (former San Francisco) warehouse was built in 1922 and commissioned by the ‘Holland America Lijn’. It functioned as a warehouse for household effects for emigrants to the US. This project explores the architectural possibilities for redeveloping the Fenix II building into a public building relating to integration and education.
master thesis 2021
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van Straalen, Lars (author)
In 1920 the architect J. J. Kanters designed the warehouse ‘the Katoenveem’. The building is situated in the Merwe-Vierhavens of the port delta of Rotterdam. It was constructed as a part of the infrastructure that relied on the import and export of Cotton. The position of the Katoenveem in this transit system divines the character of the...
master thesis 2021
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Türkcan, Okan Fehmi Saban Fred (author)
New Urban Front investigates how waterfront densification can contribute to interiorizing the Maas river in Rotterdam. In the past decade, the post-industrialization of Rotterdam's docks has created a new urban front: the Maas. However, this waterfront lacks character and scale, while water and city lost their programmatic relation after...
master thesis 2021
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Piazzo, Gabriele (author)
In the coming 20 years, the city centre of Rotterdam will face a new wave of constructions, with the goal of densify the area with new 50.000 dwellings before the 2040, converting the city centre towards a more residential and international character. This up-coming densification of Rotterdam, led by the high-rise strategy developed by the...
master thesis 2021
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Landuyt, Wim (author), Somers, Korneel (author), Van de Sype, Onno (author), Van Santvliet, Pieter (author)
A tiny house is a building for permanent human habitation that is specifically designed to have a limited ground surface. The tiny house design discussed in this report has a strong focus on circularity, sustainable material usage, smart systems, and affordability. To achieve an overall self-regulating and ecological concept, the aim is to...
student report 2021
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Verhagen, M.P. (author), de Reuver, G.A. (author), Bouwman, W.A.G.A. (author)
Business models (BMs) help firms to translate abstract strategic decisions into their daily operations. Because BMs mediate between strategy and operations, BM innovation involves both high-level strategic experiments and low-level implementation into operations and technologies. However, most existing empirical studies regarding BM innovation...
journal article 2021
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Radman, A. (author)
The chapter draws on the anti-substantivist and anti-hylomorphic legacy of two significant Deleuze and Guattari’s interlocutors: Raymond Ruyer and Gilbert Simondon. Ruyer vehemently opposed the logic of mechanicism with- out regressing to (active) vitalism. His masterpiece Neofinalism, yet to be fully appreciated in architectural circles, is an...
conference paper 2021
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