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Pathak, Atul (author)
Cost overruns in infrastructure projects has been a well-known phenomenon for almost a decade. As per the generally accepted definition, the industry has been measuring cost overruns as the cost exceedance with respect to the approved contractor’s budget. But researchers are realizing the fact that the decision-to-build is generally taken long...
master thesis 2020
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Versluis, Floyd (author)
The exceptional material properties of bulk diamond like high stiffness, high thermal conductivity, wide optical transparency, chemical inertness and bio-compatibility make it the material of choice in many high-end applications. Most present-day diamond micro-devices are fabricated by costly and time-consuming top-down methods, such as focussed...
master thesis 2020
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Meng, Wanting (author)
Ageing is a serious problem all around the world, making lots of countries under fiscal and political pressures (United Nations report, 2015), so does China. As country who has the biggest population of ageing, reaching 0.241 billion (National Bureau of Statistics of China, 2017), China faces the most severe conflicts between ageing society and...
master thesis 2019
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van Mulligen, Matthijs (author)
To provide the current population of Bospolder - Tussendijken with a future perspective that tackles socio-demographic issues, they create Phase Change Material (PCM) Modules of waste products Frying oil and Mg2+ in the cooperative factory: 'Frituurfabriek' in the M4H. They have the opportunity to participate in society, to become owner of a...
master thesis 2019
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Wang, Mengran (author)
Office vacancy is an ever dominant problem in the Netherlands and abroad. While there are still a lot of issues unresolved, we might be overwhelmed with ideas, concepts and suggestions on how to tackle this vacancy. This graduation project tried to give a different perspective on this vacancy by introducing the concept of OPEN BUILDING and link...
master thesis 2019
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Slob, Artuur (author)
This paper examines a new approach to regenerate the neighbourhood Overvecht in Utrecht by tackling some of its problems using a bottom-up strategy. The neighbourhood is approached as a metabolism using a Material Flow Analysis (MFA) and an Urban Political Ecology (UPE) approach. The UPE unveils relational problems while the MFA gives more...
master thesis 2018
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Mukkala, Sai Pranay (author)
This graduation research is carried out to investigate the problem of effective implementation of project strategy. The problem description is the following: Companies executing EPC projects in energy and chemicals industry encounter bottlenecks in effectively implementing project strategy. Based on this a research question is formulated: How...
master thesis 2018
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Bachrach, Mark (author)
This project deals with two problems, which in combination ask for a single solution. The first problem being plastic waste accumulation in low resource areas and the second being that production and construction materials in these low-resource areas are often very expensive. When these two problems are combined, an opportunity arises to...
master thesis 2018
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Lu, Yu-Hsiang (author)
The first fully autonomous vehicles of Ford will be launched in 2021, and the revolution has been carried out not only self-driving technologies but also new business models. I.e., the establishment of Ford Smart Mobility LLC has demonstrated its ambition to seek new mobility business models rather than a focus on manufacturing vehicles itself....
master thesis 2018
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Wilting, Arno (author)
In this project a strategic model for sustainable community development through tourism is designed.<br/>A pilot research in Ljusnarsberg, a deteriorating rural community in Sweden, is performed to develop the strategic model to come to a final concept. The result is a final strategic model based on literature research, insights from the pilot...
master thesis 2018
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Krouwel, Nick (author)
The housing process in dense metropolitan environments experiences difficulties to adapt to the comprehensive needs and wants of the modern household. As a consequence of the increasing flexibility in daily-life, there is a growing diversity in the shape of households and their living patterns. In addition, digital developments enable and create...
master thesis 2018
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den Boer, Miriam (author)
This master thesis is the final result of my graduation project, a year of researching the field of urban planning and design, facing the complexity of urban regeneration processes. <br/>Because of the current complexity of this urban regeneration, it is important to research the current processes, to see if they work as efficient as possible....
master thesis 2018
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Bassi, Michele (author)
"To which extent the scale of the informal settlements could effectively co-exist with the necessity of an affordable mass-housing provision through a top-down intervention?"<br/>The solution proposed will try to integrate the potentialities that these two approaches embrace, during the different steps of the design process, from the urban...
master thesis 2017
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Villacis Morales, J.D. (author)
The European Union has set its goal to produce at least 20 percent of the gross final consumption of energy from renewable energy sources by the year 2020. This ambitious measurement was taken to reduce the anthropogenic GHG emissions in order to mitigate the consequences of climate change. The economic and technical oriented strategies to...
master thesis 2017
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Hui, C.H. (author)
The project started with the fascination of pop-up activities with space “PACK and PICK”. With this individual fascination, there are questions keep challenging my own fascination through out the process of the project. First of all, there is the main research question of the inefficient use over time in one day in the “FIXED” architecture, can...
master thesis 2016
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Steen, K.Y.G. (author)
In recent years the concept of mixed-use has emerged as a popular planning tool for urban planners to develop sustainable urban areas. With reason, because a clear positive relationship between function mix and urban sustainability in social, environmental and economic sense can be established from research. In practice however, we see that the...
master thesis 2016
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Van der Kooij, L.A.L. (author)
The mission statement of KLM claims it wants to become the most ‘customer-centric, innovative and efficient European network carrier’, emphasizing the importance of innovation in the corporates’ long-term strategy. Becoming truly innovative requires KLM to unlock all its innovation potential of their employees to secure that all internal...
master thesis 2016
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Schroots, S.M.F. (author)
A master thesis that addresses the 'to be developed' Environment & Planning vision and the possible support of this vision to the energetic society.
master thesis 2015
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Van Veelen, T. (author)
master thesis 2015
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Van Thiel, T.C. (author)
Combining DNA origami with solid-state nanopores has been gaining an increasing amount of attention due to its potential for biosensing applications. Accordingly, origami plate dockings onto conventional solid-state silicon nitride pores with membranes of ?20nm thick were previously studied. Here, we examine whether graphene, with its single...
bachelor thesis 2015
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