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Holtus, Jasper (author)
The slogan of the Groene Grachten (2018) for the flagship project at Oudezijds Voorburgwal 136 is ‘If it can happen here, it can happen anywhere!’ The renovation of the building in 2021 serves as a model for other canal houses to demonstrate that even these monumental buildings can be made sustainable. The aim of this paper is to investigate in...
student report 2024
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Mostert, E. (author)
In het project Erfgoed onthult; Trekvaarten binnen het waterverband is gekeken naar de toekomstwaarde van trekvaarten voor klimaatadaptatie. Het project richt zich specifiek op het gebied tussen de steden Leiden, Den Haag, Delft, Rotterdam en Gouda met de trekvaarten de Vliet, de Schie, de Gouwe en de Oude Rijn. Tot het jaar 900 was dit gebied...
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Nativio, A. (author), Jovanovic, O. (author), van der Hoek, J.P. (author), Kapelan, Z. (author)
The concept of circular economy, aiming at increasing the sustainability of products and services in the water and other sectors, is gaining momentum worldwide. Driven by this concept, novel bio-composite materials produced by recovering resources from different parts of the water cycle are now manufactured in The Netherlands. The new materials...
journal article 2024
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Kramer, Coen (author)
The Province of South Holland is conducting a heritage project to explore the historical significance of barge canals and their future role in a changing climate. This thesis aims to address the water challenges posed by increased floods and droughts caused by climate change through the implementation of a water buffersystem. The buffer should...
master thesis 2023
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Swinkels, Siene (author)
Many western European countries have undergone the process of deindustrialisation. The has resulted in a changed economy focused on knowledge. This went hand in hand with urbanisation, resulting in explosive population growth in many cities. In combination with the rise of neoliberal planning made cities an attractive investment object. All...
master thesis 2023
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Langeveld, Bram (author)
Groynes are hydraulic structures commonly applied in the Dutch rivers. Depending on the water depth, groynes can be emerged or submerged. When a groyne is emerged, it has two main functions: maintaining the water depth in the main channel and preventing the river from eroding its bank. When the discharge in the river increases, the groynes...
master thesis 2023
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Sanchez Jimenez, Javier (author)
The Guadarrama mountains are a mountain range crisscrossing the Spanish highlands, dividing the historic region of Castile in two and separating the wealthy, but rampantly overbuilt region of Madrid from the rural and undeveloped Castile-and-Leon. This project explores the possibility of addressing the three main current challenges in the area ...
master thesis 2023
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Filippoli, Nicole (author)
Water in Milan has always been a founding element for civilization, especially for its urban, working, and cultural development due to the presence of rivers, water springs, and a system of artificial canals known as Navigli. Therefore, the covering of the Navigli system in 1929 in lieu of large contemporary infrastructures led to the loss of...
master thesis 2023
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Bobbink, I. (author), Chouairi, A. (author), Sun, P. (author)
Considering ‘infrastructures as landscapes’ and ‘landscapes as infrastructures’, this article uses an open framework to reconsider the distinctive water infrastructure of France’s UNESCO-listed heritage Canal du Midi. More specifically, it profiles the Canal’s Mediterranean outlet. Viewed through a landscape architectonic lens, we investigate...
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Castréllon Romero, M.G. (author), Popescu, I.I. (author)
Gatun Lake, located in the Panama Canal Watershed (PCW), is the main source of freshwater for the Canal's operations and it provides drinking water for nearly 600,000 people, which represents roughly 15% of the country's population. Since its creation at the beginning of the 20th century, Gatun Lake has slowly been transitioning from a swamp...
conference paper 2023
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Hein, C.M. (author), Luning, Sabine (author), Meyer, Han (author), Ramos, Stephen J. (author), Van de Laar, Paul (author)
Shipping canals have supported maritime traffic and port development for many centuries. Radical transformations of these shipping landscapes through land reclamation, diking, and canalization were celebrated as Herculean works of progress and modernity. Today, shipping canals are the sites of increasing tension between economic growth and...
contribution to periodical 2023
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Zheng, Y. (author), Nijhuis, S. (author), Bracken, G. (author)
In the heart of the Pearl River Delta, the city of Guangzhou is fast-growing and prone to flooding. In history, people constructed canals based on natural waterways to deal with water problems. The canal system not only served as an important infrastructure but was also as the backbone of urban life. But with the development of the road network...
book chapter 2023
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Ghennaï, Amira (author), Madani, Said (author), Hein, C.M. (author)
Sustainable development projects require careful balancing of economic interests and ecological needs. The case of Skikda, a city in northeast Algeria, located on the Mediterranean coast, illustrates the challenges connected with such a development. The ancient city coexists with a young hydrocarbon port and industrial pole that serves as a...
journal article 2023
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Zhang, xinyu (author)
In light of increasing global divisions, it has been questioned whether human beings are able to connect and communicate with each other when encoutering geopolitical conflicts. The author's experiment on this matter and proposal for this project begins with what was once united but is now divided - the Limes, a legacy left from one of the most...
master thesis 2022
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Kuit, Esmee (author)
Living in the deep polders in the deltaic landscape of the Netherlands poses large-scale challenges. Biodiversity decline, weather extremes, sea level rise, salination, the housing crisis, and subsidence affect large parts of the Netherlands. These challenges should be tackled together through the integral question of ‘what does the area need?’...
master thesis 2022
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Koid, Eunice (author)
master thesis 2022
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Langhorst, Lars (author)
To keep the Panama Canal operational year round, the water level in the canal is maintained above the minimum depth. As water is passed through the locks and into the oceans on either side, the canals main reservoir looses fresh water, and this water is then replaced by the canals secondary reservoir which is Lake Alajuela. The Lake Alajuela...
master thesis 2022
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Kamath, A.C. (author)
The Netherlands has an extensive network of rivers and canals systems serving purposes like irrigation, transportation and water removal. The banks along the canals are either protected by earth retaining structures such as sheet pile walls or left unprotected. A bulk of the engineered sheet piles used to protect the canal banks in the...
doctoral thesis 2022
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Zheng, Y. (author), Nijhuis, S. (author), Bracken, G. (author)
In the heart of the Pearl River Delta, the city of Guangzhou is fast-growing and prone to flooding. In history, people constructed canals based on natural waterways to deal with water problems. The canal system not only served as an important infrastructure but was also as the backbone of urban life. The city was built around its canals; they...
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Pour, Fatemeh Karimi (author), Duviella, Eric (author), Segovia Castillo, P. (author)
Model predictive control (MPC) has been widely employed to control a large variety of water systems, such as dams, irrigation canals, inland waterways, drinking water networks and wastewater treatment plants. Its predictive capabilities and the possibility to incorporate constraints make MPC well suited to address several, and sometimes...
journal article 2022
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