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Boonstra, Marchien (author)
Personal weather station (PWS) networks have the potential to supply precipitation data at high spatial and temporal resolution for urban hydrological modeling. Past research has shown promising results on the quality of PWS data, for example from Netatmo gauges, but studies on other PWS brands are limited. This thesis assesses the quality of...
master thesis 2024
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van Beek, Lisette (author), Mouter, N. (author), Pelzer, Peter (author), Hajer, Maarten (author), van Vuuren, Detlef (author)
The need for engaging citizens in climate policymaking is increasingly recognised. Despite indications that the form of expert involvement can strongly influence participatory processes, this remains scarcely researched. We analysed two unique and contrasting cases of citizen engagement in national climate mitigation policy: (1) the Irish...
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Zapata Arango, Mateo (author), Hoppe, T. (author), Itten, A.V. (author), Blok, K. (author)
Background<br/>At the COP21, cities were recognised as key actors in combatting climate change. In supporting cities, climate city networks such as transnational climate networks (TCNs) and national climate networks (NCNs) have emerged to enable cities in building capacities and formulating climate policy whilst also encouraging citizen...
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Termaat, Milu (author)
This master’s thesis explores the future of citizen participation in public decision-making in the Netherlands. Citizen participation is regarded as an important aspect of the Dutch democracy since it is used to gain insights into what the citizens consider important. Currently, there is scarce scientific literature on the future of citizen...
master thesis 2023
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Wolters, Sybren (author)
Climate change has devastating effects on society, increasing the risk of natural disasters and associated health issues. These effects are caused by the greenhouse gases emitted by humans. Aligned with the Paris Agreement, the Dutch government aims to achieve a 100% reduction in emissions by 2050, striving for climate neutrality.<br/><br/...
master thesis 2023
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Corsten, Dorris (author)
To mitigate climate change by transforming the energy system citizen involvement is crucial. Citizen involvement can help achieve these goals as well as accelerate the transition, by harnessing local knowledge for the improvement of plans, creating a support base and the opportunity for citizens to come up with their own initiatives. Therefore...
master thesis 2023
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Ayi, Adil (author)
A personal weather station (PWS) is a set of weather measuring instruments that is owned and operated by an individual, club, association, or business. Even tho these stations might be less advanced as the professional stations, the amount of amateur stations that are active is much higher. With these PWS networks in full effect and still...
master thesis 2023
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Kappers, Lisa (author)
Citizen participation is a practice in the built environment practised frequently in construction projects to voice the opinions of residents. However, the participation process is not a standard practice in the industry yet. With the new Environmental and Planning Act of 2024, participation will be the responsibility of the private sector...
master thesis 2023
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Boendermaker, Joaquim (author)
The neighborhood of Nieuwland, located in Schiedam, Zuid-Holland is one example of the many post-war neighborhoods the Netherlands offers. It formed the extension of Schiedam’s city center and consisted of a clear functionalist lay-out upon its completion in 1965, characterized by monotony, frugal architecture, and a clear separation of...
master thesis 2023
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Verkerk, Dawn (author)
Cities have witnessed the disappearance of natural habitats, putting biodiversity at risk and leaving citizens with a diminished connection to nature. Establishing a strong human-nature connection is crucial for sustainable transformations in society, influencing sustainable norms, values, and policy decisions.<br/><br/>Urban Reef, a company...
master thesis 2023
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Tjebbes, Jaap (author)
For decades, the Marineterrein used to be a military base that was closed off from the rest of the city. Due to budget cuts, the Ministry of Defence decided to gradually leave the Marineterrein in 2011 and return the territory to the city of Amsterdam. The Marineterrein has been undergoing area development since 2013, gradually opening to the...
master thesis 2023
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Holub, M. (author), Agena, Ethan (author)
A biofoundry is a highly automated facility for processing of biological samples. In that capacity it has a major role in accelerating innovation and product development in engineering biology by implementing design, build, test and learn (DBTL) cycles. Biofoundries bring public and private stakeholders together to share resources, develop...
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Visser, Vivian (author), van Popering-Verkerk, Jitske (author), Minkman, E. (author), van Buuren, Arwin (author)
In their quest to create vital cities, West European city governments stimulate citizens to self-organize in citizens' initiatives. This trend it accompanied by conflicting scientific and governmental discourses: on the one hand, citizens' initiatives are praised for giving ‘power to the people’, on the other hand, citizens' initiatives are...
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Anthopoulos, Leonidas (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author), Weerakkody, Vishanth (author)
This is the 9th edition of the workshop series labeled "AW4City - Web Applications and Smart Cities", which started back in Florence in 2015 and kept on taking place every year in conjunction with the WWW conference series. Last year the workshop was held virtually in Lyon, France. The workshop series aims to investigate the Web and Web...
conference paper 2023
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Cazacu, Silvia (author), Mulder, I. (author), Vande Moere, Andrew (author), Steenberghen, Thérèse (author)
Data-driven domains such as public administration, health or mobility have adopted a so-called 'data ecosystem' perspective to unify the socio-technical aspects fostering data-driven collaboration. While a data ecosystem is technically able to collect and merge their different datasets, it is yet relatively unable to facilitate meaningful...
conference paper 2023
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Newton, C.E.L. (author), Yu, Hsinko Cinco (author), Czischke, D.K. (author), Bracken, G. (author), Goncalves, J. E. (author), Höller, L. (author), Dabrowski, M.M. (author), Qu, L. (author), Rooij, R.M. (author), Rocco, Roberto (author), Viseu Cardoso, Rodrigo (author), Chereni, S.C. (author), Balz, Verena Elisabeth (author)
Based on the understanding of the built environment as result of competing claims on space that must be resolved via recognition, fair distribution of burdens and benefits of our human association, respect and care for the planet and just procedures to decide on those claims, Spatial Planning and Strategy is a chair in the Department of Urbanism...
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Spoormans, L.G.K. (author), Pereira Roders, A. (author), Czischke, D.K. (author), de Jonge, W. (author)
In the last century, the concept of what can be heritage has expanded in definition, opening to everyday architecture and living environments. More recently, the group of stakeholders to be involved in heritage assessment and management has slowly grown, with authorities acknowledging that heritage significance lies in the representation and...
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Leclercq, E.M. (author), Smit, M.J. (author)
In Circular Communities, pioneering, collectively supported initiatives that are aimed at closing resource cycles at neighbourhood level take a central position. They are all examples of initiatives that contribute to the transition to a circular economy. For the analysis of these different circular initiatives, the researchers – urban designer...
book 2023
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Wertheim-Heck, Sigrid (author), Romero Herrera, N.A. (author)
This Special Issue is preoccupied with the question: ‘How can citizens play an active role in co-creating sustainable food systems?’. The issue presents four distinct empirical research studies that explore participatory actions, co-creation and citizen science in moving towards more sustainable urban food systems at the intersection of...
contribution to periodical 2023
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Calzati, S. (author), van Loenen, B. (author)
In various official documents, the European Union has declared its goal to pursue a citizen-centric governance of digital transformation. Through a critical review of several of these documents, here we show how “citizen-centric” is more a glamouring than a driving concept. De facto, the EU is enabling a federated data system that is...
journal article 2023
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