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ten Bosch, Emma (author)
A vacant former school building in Hillesluis, Rotterdam-South, is transformed into dwellings specifically designed for residents of this area who are moving upward the ladder of social mobility (“sociale stijgers”). In order to enable them to climb up (or start on) the property ladder, research is conducted on their housing preferences. Three...
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Schrauwen, Laura (author)
This graduation project aimed to enhance the patient handovers at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) by design based on experienced qualities and pain points by the ICU team, existing of doctors and nurses. At the ICU, care is delivered by multidisciplinary healthcare teams who strongly rely on teamwork and communication. Patient handovers are...
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Kraanen, Sarah (author)
Societies are aging. This means the older population is not only growing in size, but also in proportion. Apart from this, generations are changing. The elderly of the future will in all probability not have the same needs as the elderly of today. These changes lead to new challenges for society and ask for new solutions spatially and socially....
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Stevens, Denise (author)
This design focuses on the upliftment of the community in the settlement Zandspruit, which is located on the outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa. This is done by creating a community centre with a large program of requirements.<br/>Important is the creation of an innovative building structure, that the community members should be able to...
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Epke, Michael Ray (author)
Communication between pedestrians and drivers partially relies on nonverbal communication methods such as eye-contact and gestures. With the transition from manually driven vehicles to automated vehicles (AVs), pedestrians could lose the ability to communicate their intention to the driver. This study investigated the use of hand gestures as a...
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Yang, Wanning (author)
Community question answering (CQA) platforms provide a social environment for users to share knowledge online. Users can submit complex and subjective questions on CQA platforms and then derive the desired answer from other community users. A large number of user-generated data has been produced by various CQA sites (e.g., Quora, StackExchange)...
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Smolders, Arnold (author)
Global internet traffic is subject to exponential growth. Free Space Optical communication can accommodate for this increase. Current communication systems prove to be capable of transferring Terabits/s of data per link to and from a satellite. This is done by coupling the laser beam into a fiber, which is connected to a computer capable of...
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Visser, Swaen (author)
In Indonesia, river pollution due to inorganic solid waste has become an enormous issue. This article explores the (re)production of relations between communities, river and inorganic solid waste in the Surabaya River Basin. It does so by analysing activities based on interviews, observations and measurements. It tries to explain the current...
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Marjan, Melinda (author)
It is widely known that by 2050 the average temperature is going to increase by 2-3 °C while the precipitation is going to decrease 10-20 % in the North African region. The countries in this area have always been experiencing drought periods but due to the climatic changes, but, these periods are becoming more extreme leaving the population...
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van Wijk, Nina (author)
Our housing market is challenged. Housing prices are rising, and the number of single-person households is increasing, which impacts the affordability of housing. Cohousing offers a possible solution to this problem. However, the level of empowerment of cohousing communities to self-organize is troubled by financial or legal barriers, among...
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Mujumdar, Gayatri (author)
The project aims at contributing to integrated emergency planning in hazardscapes. The research takes the case of tsunami scape of Otsuchi, a town in the Iwate prefecture of Japan. Learning from the 3/11 disaster about the dependency of decisions that affect the nature of recovery has led to the formation of a methodology and guiding principles...
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van Dongen, Kirsten (author)
Heavy rainfall, combined with expanding (unplanned) urban settlements in flood prone areas, expose Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) to the risks of flooding. The urbanisation is so rapid in many areas that it is not beneficial to carry out expensive surveys which are quickly out of date. The work carried out by community-mapping project Dar Ramani Huria...
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Nam, Seung Won (author)
Nalasopara East, a representative case of chaotic urban fabric in Mumbai, India, is comprised of densely packed mid-rise chawl developments which neglect the complex and unorganized network of informal economic activities of the low-income residents for the benefit of the private developers. This affordable housing project aims to embrace the...
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Deuskar, Jui (author)
The city of Bandung is representative of the destiny of many cities in the tropical developing world. Demand driven population influxes combined with a lack of planning and infrastructure leads to massive problems of sustainability. The city faces the twin paradoxical problems of flash floods and the chronic lack of access to drinking water....
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Toren, Carin (author)
Hembrug was back in the days responsible for the production and storage of weapons and ammunition for the Dutch army. The location has been chosen very carefully by the Stelling of Amsterdam and nowadays it is located between the two big growing cities Amsterdam and Zaandam. Because of is secrecy and abandoned, Hembrug can been seen as a new...
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van Bergen, Anne (author)
Participatory processes have become unexceptional in Dutch planning. Due to the communicative turn in urban planning, collaborative planning moved up on the local and national government agenda: in 2021 the new environmental act will come into place, which firmly encourages participation in an early stage of the process. Within those...
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Petersson, Louise (author)
The current intensification of the hydrologic cycle, in combination with expanding settlements in flood prone areas, makes an increasing share of the global population exposed to flood risks. Many parts of the world are, however, still lacking the data needed for flood risk management and risk reduction. The recent development of information and...
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Morales Briones, Danny (author)
The city of Delft in the Netherlands has an international population of students attending TU Delft. This heterogeneous population is composed of several nationalities. In heterogeneity, participation is difficult to achieve. This case is no different with limited interaction among international students of these groups and the rest of students....
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Chen, Guo (author)
Knee osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, which results in stiffness, pain, and impaired movement, is a major cause of disability in elderly populations around the globe. In the course of treating this disease, patients have to endure enormous pains travel to hospitals to meet medical professionals. The motivation behind this...
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Yang, Xingyu (author)
The project aims at exploring tangible ways to communicate emotion. To narrow down the scope, I lay the focus on emotion communication in remote settings, a context when nonverbal communication is usually limited. From interviews, the neutral expression is found to be the main factor hindering a sufficient understanding of others' emotional...
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