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Pasveer, C. (author)
It is projected by the United Nations that the population of Addis Ababa will increase to almost double the size as it has by the day today. Due to political, as well as geographical circumstances, there is very little vacant space left to accommodate this growth. To tackle this growth, the Ethiopian government established the Integrated Housing...
master thesis 2020
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Hovav, B. (author)
In today’s cities, global urbanisation has created a fragmented, unresponsive and socially divisive landscape. Intensifying agglomerations to urban centres across the globe due to the displacement and mass migrations of large populations has increased the pressure of organising a dense urban habitat. In its dominion over nature modern life was...
master thesis 2020
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Zinsmeister, M.A. (author)
This thesis project, as part of the urban forest places graduation lab, focuses on the relationship between urban environments and the healing aspects of nature. Urban environments affect our body and state of mind, and are not always beneficial for our mental health. Landscape and urban design can do something about this. But the question is...
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Suresh, Kavya (author)
Chennai, a historical seaside city on the southern coast of India, has undergone extensive urbanisation ever since the postcolonial economic reform of the nineties. Mismanaged urban growth that predominantly prioritises economic development has led to a situation of congestion, lack of public space and forgotten ecological networks in the city....
master thesis 2020
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YUAN, JIAN (author)
The chapter first introduced the author’s motivation for this project. It shows the sprawl of monofunctional residential neighborhoods and the urgency to building more homes to accommodate the increasing population. In the problem statement, the author illustrated now the normal renovation mode of Lilong is to introduce monofunctional...
master thesis 2020
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Reinink, Sebastien (author)
This research focuses on the relation between the compact city and urban life. Literature suggests that a holistic approach to further compacting a city means also integrating urban life qualities. This is currently lacking in Western European practice due to pragmatism, decentralisation and neo-liberal plot-led development. This while both...
master thesis 2020
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Hendriks, Céline (author)
In 2017 the island Sint Maarten was hit by hurricane Irma. Approximately ninety-one per cent of the build environment was damaged. This made the existing housing shortage, caused by a growing population, even more significant. Now, three years later, the residential area of Philipsburg is mostly deserted. With the departure of its residents, the...
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Jeronimus, Roos (author), van den Broek, Jort (author), Gathanga, Jackson Kariuki (author), GAO, Chen (author)
In the province of South Holland steps have been taken to create a circular construction industry to mitigate current linear processes. These linear processes include wasteful resource-intensive models that lead to loss of value and depletion of raw materials. However, to achieve a complete circular construction industry, the true social and...
student report 2020
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van der Linden, Milou (author)
The suburbs of Australia, the place where still most of the Australians live, is historical deep connected with the Australian dream. Melbourne is one of the major cities in Australia consisting of 351 suburbs in total. One of them is St Albans, a suburb between the middle and outer suburbs, 15 km north-west of the city centre. This area is...
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Feng, Siyun (author)
As a foreseeable trend, the automated mobility is believed to change our city in many aspects. It draws out a question to urbanists: is the application of the new technological innovation an urgency in our agenda, or the utilization of it for other urban issues should be. This project is based on the latter one.<br/>
Like many other mega cities...
master thesis 2020
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Steenkamp, Rosa (author)
By the year 2050, this planet will house nine billion people. The Dutch population is expected to increase from 16,3 million in 2018 to 17,6 million people in 2050. <br/><br/>The current ‘foodprint’ of Amsterdam is not sustainable and will not provide the solution to feed the one million inhabitants of Amsterdam in 2050 and the decades to come. ...
master thesis 2018
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ten Voorde, Jet (author)
The current notion of risk used in the Netherlands has a strong focus on reducing the probability that flooding occurs. It leaves little attention for reducing exposure and vulnerability, as the other components when defining risk. Socio-economic trends show that the areas below sea level will be only more densely inhabited with people and will...
master thesis 2018
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Erçel, Dincer (author)
De vluchtelingencrisis zorgt voor een grotere druk op de sociale huurwoning markt, mede hierdoor heerst er een negatief sentiment tegen het opnemen van vluchtelingen. Door de behoeften op verschillende schalen te inventariseren en te handelen in gemeenschappelijke belang kan er gezorgd worden voor het omvormen van deze negatieve sentiment naar...
master thesis 2018
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Spasov, Kristian (author)
The aim of this research is to investigate how a strategic vision can be achieved within a time plan, in this case by 2050, and investigate the Swedish administrative division, to understand who does what and when. The objective of this project is to set up a detailed time plan and develop several strategies which will work as guidelines for the...
master thesis 2017
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Tissink, F.E. (author)
master thesis 2017
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De Roij, M.T. (author)
master thesis 2016
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Sukel, D.R. (author)
All over the world cities are growing, one of the positions towards dealing with this growth is that it should be realized mostly by densifying the existing fabric and realizing a high density in new developments. This trend makes considerations on the relationship of density and the architectural form, the consequences high density has on the...
master thesis 2016
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Vermeulen, C.S. (author)
In Amsterdam the house prices are raising to unaffordable heights for an average person, creating a housing shortage for a large range of target groups. This puts a lot of pressure on the already ongoing growing city; it forces Amsterdam to expand its built environment and rise the urban density to be able to keep up with the request for...
master thesis 2016
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Leeferink, T. (author)
It is important to reconfigure the way of thinking about urban slums. Instead of being considered a major urban problem in third world countries, one needs to realise their essential role in the continual functioning and growth of the nation’s economy. This thesis, through research and design aims at qualifying slum environments and...
master thesis 2016
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De Vries, O. (author)
Amsterdam is growing fast, faster than the rest of the Netherlands. This leads to many challenges such as housing shortage and high pressure on space and amenities. For its competitiveness it important that Amsterdam keeps developing. However, it is often considered to be full. This study will show that there is a lot of space unused in the city...
master thesis 2016
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