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Ren, Jingwei (author)
When it comes to mobile devices, off-boarding is a less well-acknowledged part of the product lifecycle, the vocabularies around endings are deficient. Both consumers and companies, however, tend to overlook the importance of the EOU consumer experience and its impact on a transition towards a CE. Companies like to introduce ‘hello’ to new...
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Meng, Yitang (author)
In 2050, the human population will exceed nine billion. There are limits to the capacity of the earth, while the human population keeps on growing. Our appetite for raw materials is increasing rapidly, while available resources keep on falling. As an international metropolitan city, Amsterdam will also experience a population explosion and urban...
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Gremmen, Luuk (author)
Circular building has been increasing in popularity over several years. The idea being that we should not use resources only once and then discard them, but continue using them in new products. The construction industry has responded to this by designing 'circular' buildings that can be disassembled at the end of their functional life. This...
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van Ekeren, Arko (author)
The main question of this master thesis is: Which changes have to be made to make the Lidl’s Specification circular, with an emphasis on materials and assembly? To come to an answer, a multitude of steps were taken.

The first step was an assessment of the principles of Circular Economy, the principles which lie at the foundation of the...
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Luo, Weizhen (author)
The primary aim of this project is to investigate an approach to integrate the study of CE with urban spatial structure, then form a tool to assist the procedure of decision-making by analyzing empirical data.
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Bukvić, Uros (author)
Current linear economic model entails coupling of economic growth with resource constraints and degradation of the Earth. In order to combat these negative aspects and to ensure prosperous and sustainable future, a new economic approach is emerging - Circular Economy. Besides neutralizing threats of the linear model, it also promises additional...
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Abbasova, Zarifa (author)
The construction sector is one of the biggest consumers of raw materials and generates large amounts of construction waste as well. CE is a way to delink the construction sector from the consumption of finite resources of the earth and excessive waste generation. Despite of the fact that there are a lot of interventions, such as Commodity...
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Cheng, Chieh-Hsin (author)
Within the heritage and architecture studio, the aim of the project is to find the position regarding to the values of the existing building, possible transformation, and re-introduce the correct programs under current city context.

Fenix II is the witness of Rotterdam active industrial harbour transformation over time.
Who is...
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Nelissen, Jannes (author)
This thesis describes the research on design measures and new recycling methods to enable the recycling of 3D printed electronics. By looking into methods to release metals from polymer substrate and design interventions to enable predictable fracturing of 3D printed structures in a shredder, a step towards the recycling of valuable metals from...
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Disseldorp, Wouter (author)
Context - The current environmental situation as a result of human life reflects the demand for more consciousness on the embedded energy of buildings. Moreover, due to the recent economic crisis the perceived naturalness to demolish existing buildings for new development is outdated. Hence, new functions should be accommodated in existing...
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Dorst, Felix (author)
A design strategy for an temporary Olympic arena optimized for a post-event use in steel construction has been researched. Three strategies have been considered, namely relocation, adaptation en up-cycling. A research by design was conducted with a parametric model, where two optimized designs have been compared. Applying several reuse...
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Bottema, Erik (author)
Circular Economy
Exponential growth in human activity has caused exponential changes in Earth system variables, like greenhouse gas emissions and global temperature. Human influence on the planet has reached far beyond safe parameters and could lead to disastrous consequences for large parts of the world. This is attributed to the...
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Speksnijder, Stijn (author)
This master thesis presents a research & design project, aimed at finding a new use for decommissioned wind turbine blades. Wind energy is becoming a major source of renewable energy. As a result, a large stream of wind turbine materials arises. Most of these materials can be recycled very well, but the rotor blades pose a big problem after...
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Leung, Ranee (author), Zhou, Yixiao (author), Rodríguez Salcedo, Cristian (author), von Meijenfeldt, Charlotte (author), van Marrewijk, Franka (author)
Governments and private and non-profit organisations from international to local levels have acknowledged the idea that more sustainable systems are required to reduce our ecological footprint (WWF, 2016, Jonkhoff, 2012). The food system is a very important aspect within our lives, socially as well as economically but it is also one of the most...
student report 2018
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Reinink, Sebastien (author), Waldherr, Gabriela (author), Liu, Chang (author), Mujumdar, Gayatri (author), Meng, Wanting (author)
The AMA region wants to make the transition towards a circular economy. To make the circular economy happen, social, environmental and economic challenges have to be integrated in the transition. This report will identify these challenges and propose a vision, a development strategy and projects/policies to propose a new system in the sector...
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van Duijnhoven, Noor (author)
Circular economy principles are gaining attention in the Netherlands. Industries, consumers and the Dutch government feel increased responsibility to tackle barriers to sustainable development. The government is increasing its investments to stimulate consumers to live more sustainably and companies that develop circular products are established...
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Vette, Joost (author)
This master thesis is the result of a graduation project for the Master Integrated Product Design at the TU Delft. The project was formulated as a continuation on research done by Mariet Sauerwein and Zjenja Doubrovski, in which they proved the potential of mussel shells as a material for material extrusion 3D printing. This with the aim of...
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de Blok, Imardo (author)
Purpose: The implementation of Product-Service-Systems (PSSs) in real estate development project could support the shift of the real estate sector towards a more Circular Economy. With the implemen-tation of these system responsibilities of products remain with the suppliers of these products. This incentives suppliers to design products...
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Eisma, Eric (author)
The Zuidoost district is divided in mono-functional zones, such as housing in the Bijlmer and Holendrecht area and working in the Amstel III area. The Upcycling Centre Zuidoost will connect both sides in the future of 2050 in a physical, social and economic way. This is done by creating a building that becomes the driver of the circular economy....
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Simonian, Joeri (author)
In this project, a service design approach is used to explore new value opportunities for consumers in a circular product subscription; based on the data that machines and consumers can give as input to a digital system. The analysis and design is focused on the wash machine PSS by Bundles,
a Dutch company that commissioned this assignment....
master thesis 2018
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