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Slingerland, G. (author)
Place-making initiatives have gained momentum in recent years to establish stronger urban communities. Through place-making, people attach meaning to spaces and they become places. While place-making initiatives have traditionally been designed and implemented from top-down, more and more scholars call for a participatory and bottom-up approach,...
doctoral thesis 2022
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Desmet, P.M.A. (author), Orçun, S.E. (author)
The covid-19 pandemic has led to a worldwide health crisis with a major negative impact on the subjective well-being oflarge populations. over time, people, including non-vulnerable groups such as healthy young adults, were found to entera state of languishing: neither depressed nor flourishing, but stuck in between. the current manuscript...
journal article 2022
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Morena, G. (author)
The report describes the design process that led to an implementation strategy for a design intervention that fosters a sense of belonging and cohesion in working environments, by increasing opportunities of spontaneous face-to-face informal encounters. The research follows two different approaches: the classical double diamond process from the...
master thesis 2021
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Fauza Karomatul Masyhuroh, Fauza (author)
FAO reported that one-third of all food produced for human consumption is thrown away (FAO, 2013). Food waste is a wicked problem that causes environmental deterioration and the socio-economic food gap. At the EU level, disposing of 89 million tons of food waste per year consumes 261 million tons of resources, equal to 170 million tons of CO2...
master thesis 2021
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Dott, Jelle (author)
Globally one-third of all food that is producedfor human consumption is wasted (FAO, 2013). Although it happens across theentire Food Supply Chain, 53% of all food waste in Europe takes place withinconsumers’ households (Stenmarck et al., 2016). All this waste has seriousconsequences for the environment and if we want to...
master thesis 2020
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Suib, S.S.S.B. (author), van Engelen, J.M.L. (author), Crul, M.R.M. (author)
Design and craft domains possess knowledge and experiences that are valuable to product development; however, such knowledge is often tacit, localized, and embedded within each respective domain. In this paper, we examine how a combination of design tools—prescribed as boundary objects—supports knowledge exchange and collaboration between...
journal article 2020
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Shah, Ashni (author)
This graduation project is a collaboration between the Inclusive City Hub (part of Delft Design Labs) and the Gemeente Delft. This project focuses on the topic of participation for creating people–centered cities. The initial problem definition of the project was to understand how the municipality of Delft can design with the people of the city...
master thesis 2019
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Slingerland, G. (author), Lukosch, S.G. (author), Brazier, F.M. (author)
Policy makers, designers, and researchers are currently investigating different types of citizen initiatives to support information sharing. Contemporary information sharing initiatives are often not sustained because they are not open for all citizens to participate and do not provide relevant information. This paper explores how citizens can...
conference paper 2019
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Pronk, Robert (author)
The study is the first to describe and model the dynamics and characteristics of communication during midstream modulation. A meta-model of seven communication traditions is deployed to frame the nature of communication. The study also validates the effectiveness of midstream modulation in the field of medical device technology.
master thesis 2018
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Nijholt, Maaike (author)
In the Netherlands, 2,5 million people are low-literate, which means they have trouble with reading, writing, numeracy or digital skills. As a result, they can experience difficulty with everyday tasks such as making a grocery list or taking public transport. Low-literacy negatively impacts both the individual as well as society. Despite efforts...
master thesis 2018
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Klunder, Mariëtte (author)
This country will be hugely polarized by 2050, if we do not act. The focus of the public debate is shifting towards differences between groups and people. Politicians exploit popular sentiment for their own success, they polarize in an attempt to give every group a voice. If we keep repeating and emphasizing our differences, it becomes a self...
master thesis 2017
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Hu, X. (author)
In post-disaster reconstruction process, the physical aspect, such as shelter, food, medical service, etc. always attract great attention, whereas the psychological impact, which is of great significance as well, is among the lower hierarchy (Pynes and Tracy, 2007). This master thesis aims to build the connection between the built environment...
master thesis 2016
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Boschman, B.E.F. (author)
The current building industry needs drastic transformation to meet new performance standards regarding energy use and indoor climate requirements. It so happens that even with new buildings, the results leave something to be desired. This Master thesis describes the specific case of an atrium in the Deltion College building. The research is...
master thesis 2016
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Mestre, A.C.C.M. (author)
The study Cork Design: A Design Action Intervention Approach Towards Sustainable Product Innovation comprises the systematic implementation of sustainable product innovation within the Portuguese cork sector, through action research. Cork is a natural, recyclable, non-toxic, and renewable resource, which stems from the bark of the cork oak in...
doctoral thesis 2014
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Scheltema, E.B. (author)
In Dutch culture, cycling and walking are the most common ways of active transportation within the city. Nowadays, more than forty percent of all train passengers arrive at the railway station by bicycle. And it is estimated that the combination of bicycle and train will become even more important in the future. But the spatial quality of the...
master thesis 2012
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Heimeriks, D.F.M. (author)
The position of multimodal transfer nodes, on the edge of the city, are of increasing importance in the contemporary daily (city) life. Transfer nodes are a moment of condensated movement in the mobile world, and do have a high potential of human activity and social interaction. The transfer node could functions as an urban node; a place for...
master thesis 2011
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Brouwer, I. (author)
The link between railway station and city centre in the Netherlands is becoming increasingly important in our cities; On the one hand the railway station is gaining importance as entrance to the city (Rooij, 2005; Bertolini & Dijst, 2003; NS, 2006; NS Poort, 2009) and on the other hand cities are promoting their city centres to attract visitors...
master thesis 2010
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Van der Lugt, P. (author)
Materials have a considerable impact on the environmental sustainability of the products in which they are used. Due to the increasing population and consumption worldwide, more raw materials are consumed than can be produced globally, making especially resource depletion of both abiotic and biotic resources an urgent problem. Due to its good...
doctoral thesis 2008
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