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Defize, Niels (author)
In the process of urbanization, cities are becoming ever larger and denser, a process accompanied by a dramatic decrease in water permeable surface area. In addition to this, due to climate change, several areas are experiencing extended periods of heavy rainfall and serious droughts, resulting in an increasing water problem in many cities. <br/...
master thesis 2018
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Veerbeek, W. (author), Ashley, R.M. (author), Zevenbergen, C. (author), Rijke, J.S. (author), Gersonius, B. (author)
Few, if any urban areas are nowadays built in isolation from existing developments. Therefore, urban expansion and making existing urban areas more sustainable is a contemporary goal. There are major opportunities to do this through the ‘normal’ renewal of urban infrastructure and building stocks both now and in the future. However, significant...
conference paper 2010