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Velez Malo, Sebastian (author)
The AEC industry has shown a slower development when compared to other industries, this has aroused interest among researchers to help the industry achieve its objectives. As a result, one important contribution to the industry has been proven to be the encouragement of effective collaboration among project team members, which in fact, is...
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Longo, Francesco (author)
This master thesis investigated the coordination aspects of the MOR Team TU Delft, a volunteer-students based team, that produced an AEC project for the Solar Decathlon Europe 2019 (SDE19) competition. With a closer look at the aspects of organisation, motivation, and mission, this researched provides an objective account of the characteristics...
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Rodiftsis, Athanasios (author)
When designing for structural performance, the geometry of the load-bearing elements is crucial for achieving the required stability. This is even more important in structural forms, such as shells and arches that are predominantly designed by their structural requirements. However, the typical design process starts with the design by the...
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Troost, Gert-Jan (author)
Climate change effects lead to a transformation of our environment. The building sector is considered to have the greatest potential in the clean energy transition. However, general consensus of climate change definitions, communication and cooperation on climate change knowledge and perspectives is underdeveloped in the industry. A review of...
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Koptsopoulou, Marialena (author)
Building Information Modelling (BIM) constitutes an innovative way of creating and managing data among multiple disciplines and it is recently introduced in Architecture Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry. The adoption rate of BIM is considered low due to a lack of awareness regarding these methodologies and their outcomes. Although...
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Nadella, Sai Nikhil (author)
Converging and lasting global issues such as climate change, global warming, resource depletion, etc. have urged interest in science, technology and policy for systemic societal change. These aspects have led the policy makers in the Netherlands to gradually adopt a transition approach. Over the past few years there is an increase in the...
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van Honk, Quint (author)
Construction logistics has a negative impact on the urban environment. Therefore, in this study, construction logistics structures are designed for residential and non-residential development that should reduce the negative effects of construction-related transport in cities. These structures were made for the urban development project IJburg II...
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Sarda, Anurag (author)
This thesis explores Indian construction industry safety measures and their benefit to cost ratios. In India, the construction sector is the second largest employer after agriculture. Around 50 million workers work in the construction sector to earn easy money at the end of the day. About 48,000 workers die in India due to occupational accidents...
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van den Broek, Fleur (author)
The construction industry accounts for 40% of material resource use and produces 40% of global waste. Within this industry, various solutions have been attempted to lower the environmental impact. Two of these concepts are the circular economy (CE) and industrialized construction (IC). CE refers to an approach that embraces circular supply...
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Sushin, Harikrishnan (author)
Adopt the concept of demountable and rebuildable brides to an existing idea of an integral bridge. An understanding of the different forces and moments that the bridge will have to take up and how the critical connections (deck-abutment) can be realized. Applying the understanding of how integral and demountable bridges behave and try to...
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Ortega Silva, M.A. (author)
The construction industry plays an essential role in the provision of infrastructure and particularly housing. At the same time, because of its size and participation in the national economies, the improvement of the construction industry could generate long-lasting benefits for the society. However, the construction industry has failed to adapt...
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Lucassen, Emma (author)
The Dutch government aims to become fully circular in 2050 and to reduce the virgin material demand by 50% in 2030 (Rijksoverheid, 2016). For a country that has relied on a linear economy for centuries, this will prove to be a major challenge (Circle Economy, 2020; Rijksoverheid, 2016). Simultaneously, due to urbanization, the Dutch government...
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Aerts, Simon (author)
Stakeholder management is one of the elements of project management within the building industry. Stakeholder management consist of stakeholder analysis and stakeholder engagement. Current stakeholder analysis models, methods and tools are often very focused around one central issue: individual characteristics or relations between stakeholders....
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de Jong, Nena (author)
In infrastructure construction projects, stakeholder alignment is an important factor that contributes to project success and prevents excessive delays. Literature shows that it is known how to align stakeholders and what to do, however, when to carry out those actions, it not yet clear. This research contributes to that knowledge gap by...
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Mathur, Pulkit (author)
The construction industry has always been plagued with a high number of accidents and fatalities. The Dutch construction is not an exception in this case and had the highest percentage of workplace accidents among all industries in the national economy, in the year 2019. The high number of accidents and resulting fatalities can be attributed to...
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le Blanc, O.L.R. (author)
The world is facing climate change which has sever impacts on extreme weather events, biodiversity and rising seas. Greenhouse gas emissions need to be reduced to counteract climate change. One specific way to contribute to that reduction is setting Zero-Emission (ZE) zones to ban fossil fuel vehicles in urban areas which will presumably lead to...
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Tesselaar, T. (author)
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van den Berg, Noah (author)
A proposal is made on how to design and create an openable surface in a mono material 3D printed tiny house that consists out of recycled PET.
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Yang, M. (author)
This thesis consists of two parts in both data science and signal processing over graphs. In the first part of this thesis, we aim to solve the problem of graph construction in big data scenario, which is critical for practical tasks, like collaborative filtering in recommender systems, spectral embedding or clustering in learning algorithms. We...
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Surve, Madhura (author)
Even after many developments in project management tools and techniques, there is still a loophole in the traditional approaches, due to which it is no longer effective for managing projects in a dynamic environment. As a result, there is a rising urge amongst the practitioners to implement flexible approaches in large complex projects for its...
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