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Van Loon, F.D. (author), Pouderoijen, M.T. (author), Alberini, E. (author), Dijkstra, C.M. (author), Hagen, S.R. (author), De Jong, M. (author), Kiliço?lu, I.D. (author), Koukouvelou, A. (author), Mekel, M.L. (author), Schotting, K. (author), Shao, S. (author), Sun, X. (author), Terzi, O. (author), De Waal, W. (author), Van der Wal, I.A. (author), Zhang, B. (author)
Booklet of the elective course AR0048 2014/2015 ‘Landscape Architecture ON site - being part of Oerol’, an elective course of the MSc2 - Chair of Landscape Architecture at the TU Delft.
book 2015
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Nicholls, R.J. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author), Tol, R.S.J. (author)
The coastal zone is one of the most dynamic environments on our planet and is much affected by global change, especially sea-level rise. Coastal environments harbour valuable ecosystems, but they are also hugely important from a societal point of view. This book, which draws on the expertise of 21 leading international coastal scientists,...
book chapter 2014
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Roders, M.J. (author), Straub, A. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
Over the past years, research has clearly enunciated the necessity of adaptation to climate change in the built environment. Policy is being developed on national and municipal levels to have adaptations implemented. However, for the actual application of the measures, property owners are the actors that have to commission the construction...
conference paper 2013
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Bakker, C.A. (author), Peck, D.P. (author), Soboll, P. (author), Tempelman, E. (author)
As the world moves into an era of significant changes predicated by the challenge of sustainability, the future holds many questions, with serious consequences depending on the answers. Given the implications of these changes, the world’s design community needs to be constantly challenged to respond. To support conversations on what life will be...
conference paper 2010
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Meacham, B. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author), Meijer, F.M. (author), Chan, C. (author), Chan, E. (author), Laubscher, J. (author), Neng Kwei Sung, J. (author), Dodds, B. (author), Serra, J. (author), Tenorio, J.A. (author), Echeverria, J.B. (author), Sanches-Ostiz, A. (author)
This session brings together policy-makers, government officials, researchers and others to present perspectives on how innovation in building regulation and control, such as performancebased approaches, are currently being used to advance sustainability concepts in buildings, and where and how we might see further innovation in the coming years...
conference paper 2014
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Meijer, S.A. (author), Crul, M.R.M. (author), Van Timmeren, A. (author)
Over time, humankind’s lifestyle became increasingly dependent on finite resources. It follows that such a system is unable to sustain itself indefinitely. Several studies show that in the near future the climate may radically change and oil production will peak. Changes in the natural environment will possibly be so overwhelming that man has to...
conference paper 2010
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Capobianco, M. (author), De Vriend, H.J. (author), Nicholls, R.J. (author), Stive, M.J.F. (author)
Long-term prediction of sediment transport and of morphological behaviour in the coastal zone, in response to human interference or to change in environmental conditions (collectively global change) is an increasingly important issue in coastal zone management, especially in relation to the needs for environmentally compatible development....
conference paper 1993
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Stive, M.J.F. (author), De Vriend, H.J. (author), Cowell Peter, J. (author), Niedoroda, A.W. (author)
conference paper 1995
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Roders, M.J. (author), Straub, A. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
A changing climate can have a large influence on the living quality of houses. A case study was carried out on the level of awareness of housing associations. This study forms the start of a research project on governance strategies for adaptation in residential buildings. A content analysis on climate change related topics was pursued on the...
conference paper 2011
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van der Toorn, A. (a.vandertoorn@tudelft.nl) (author), de Jong, M. (m.dejong@tudelft.nl)) (author)
Although much attention is given to the consequences of climate change with respect to melting icecaps, starving polar bears, sea level rise and inadequate storm defense systems, there may be severe consequences for inland shipping too. Not only because of more frequent occurrence and longer durations of closed storm surge barriers, which may...
conference paper 2010
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Meijer, S.A. (author), Crul, M.R.M. (author), Van Timmeren, A. (author)
Over time, humankind’s lifestyle became increasingly dependent on finite resources. It follows that such a system is unable to sustain itself indefinitely. Several studies show that in the near future the climate may radically change and oil production will peak. Changes in the natural environment will possibly be so overwhelming that man has to...
conference paper 2010
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Verhagen, H.J. (author), Visser, P.J. (author)
Along the North Sea coast, water levels are rising and waves are intensifying due to climate change. The best scientific evidence suggests that both phenomena are likely to accelerate over the coming decades. In some North Sea coastal areas also land is sinking and tidal heights and rates of erosion are increasing. This means that the risk of...
conference paper 2007
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Clarkson, J.D. (author), Braun, K. (author), Desoto-Duncan, A. (author), Forsyth, G. (author), De Gijt, J.G. (author), Huber, N.P. (author), Miller, D. (author), Rigo, P. (author), Sullivan, D. (author)
A significant issue associated Flood Defence Systems (FDS) is the difficulty of predicting how these structures will behave when inevitably they have been loaded beyond their designed capacity by a flood. The flood can cause these structures to fail catastrophically with loss of life and substantial damage to property. For a limited incremental...
conference paper 2013
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Orcesi, A. (author), Chemineau, H. (author), Van Gelder, P.H.A.J.M. (author), Van Erp, H.R.N. (author), Lin, P.H. (author), Obel Nielsen, K. (author), Pedersen, C. (author)
conference paper 2015
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Chappin, E.J.L. (author), Van der Lei, T. (author)
Climate change is likely to affect our infrastructures and, consequently, the way society interacts with these infrastructures. For instance, higher average temperatures increase the need for electricity delivered through the grid in the summer due to augmented air-conditioning. As the scientific consensus is that climate change effects may be...
conference paper 2012
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Vleugel, J.M. (author), Bal, F. (author)
Transport vehicles contribute to the on going rise in emissions of CO2 worldwide and emit large amounts of NOx and PM10. The growing demand for container transport is only sustainable if transport becomes ‘greener’. There are innovations, which unite economic and environmental interests. One example it the ongoing increase in ship size, which...
conference paper 2015
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Visscher, H.J. (author), Meijer, F.M. (author), Itard, L.C.M. (author)
Since a few years the attention for building regulatory systems and enforcement procedures is growing. Various developments in society, politics and the construction industry have influenced changes in the systems of building control in the last 20 years. The influence of climate change and the related demands on buildings will have a very...
conference paper 2010
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Roders, M.J. (author), Straub, A. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
A changing climate can have a large influence on the living quality of houses. A case study was carried out on the level of awareness of housing associations. This study forms the start of a research project on governance strategies for adaptation in residential buildings. A content analysis on climate change related topics was pursued on the...
conference paper 2011
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Van der Lugt, P. (author), Vogtländer, J.G. (author), Alexander, J. (author), Bongers, F. (author), Stebbins, H. (author)
In a carbon footprint assessment, the greenhouse gas emissions during the life cycle of a material can be measured, and compared to alternative products in terms of kg CO2 equivalent. If applied correctly, wood acetylation opens up a range of new innovative applications in which high performance yet carbon intensive non-renewable materials such...
conference paper 2014
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Schremmer, C. (author), Stead, D. (author)
The FP7-funded SUME project (Sustainable Urban Metabolism for Europe) is focusing on the way how future urban systems can be designed to be consistently less damaging to the environment and particularly to climate change than in the present. Urban development scenarios linked with an agent-based urban metabolism model will try to demonstrate the...
conference paper 2009
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