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Sharoubim, Sarah (author)
Often, vessels have multiple operation modes that are specialised for a certain task. If a vessel is employed with a controllable pitch propeller(CPP), the blade pitch can be adjusted, adding a degree of freedom to the system. This advantage creates the possibility to increase the diversity of operation modes of the vessel and allows for...
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Pappa, Athina (author)
The aim of this thesis was to investigate the evolution of Ilissos and Kifissos river basins in Athens, Greece and the ways this evolution was influenced by specific human factors. The dynamics of the human-water interactions have been studied in the frame of sociohydrology and the central key was to study the impact society had on the...
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Kok, Elvira (author)
The Netherlands is dealing with a housing crisis, which originates from the financial crisis of 2008 (Obbink, 2020). After the financial crisis, the population grew whereas construction declined. The current shortage of houses is around 330.000 (Obbink, 2020), to counter this issue an estimated 1 million new houses need to be built in the coming...
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Kane, Entela (author)
The Netherlands has set the ambitious goal to be CO2 neutral by 2050 and signed the Paris Treaty in 2015. The contribution of geothermal energy to reaching this goal are outlined in the Masterplan in 2018 which attempts to reduce CO2 emissions. It is imperative to enhance geothermal participation in renewable energy resources, so this thesis...
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ZHANG, Yifei (author)
This article takes the perspective of the materiality of mourning to research and discuss the development of mourning and the restrictions on the methods of mourning during the COVID-19 period as well as some possible approaches to address them. Through a definitional and historical approach, this article argues that the materiality of mourning...
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Schutten, Julia (author)
With the Renaissance a new way of thinking emerged that would heavily impact the built environment. Artists started envisioning their ideal cities as ordered and geometrically perfect entities and in urban planning projects more attention was paid to the human experience. Although the cities of Ferrara, Mantua and Sabbioneta are all revered for...
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Wijnands, Gerrit (author)
Despite its importance for the functioning of society, the building environment is a major contributor the global GHG emissions. Although there is an increasing attention for the transition towards sustainability, this sector seems to struggle in realising this transition. As a result, environmental conditions are still exceeding (some of the)...
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Korthals Altes, W.K. (author)
Volgens voorlopige cijfers hebben gemeenten in 2020 een positief resultaat van ruim een miljard euro gerealiseerd op grondexploitaties. Dit saldo bestaat voor zo een 30% uit een positief resultaat op investeringen in fysieke bedrijfsinfrastructuur en voor 70% uit grondexploitaties voor woningbouw. Dit resultaat is beduidend hoger dan in de...
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Kooijman, Julia (author)
In the last decade many development projects focused on agricultural development, wherein smallholder farmers are challenged to change their traditional practices and make use of new technologies and techniques. However, it is seen that smallholder farmers are not able or willing to apply learned practices or increase production. One reason for...
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Bech, Sjors (author)
The healthcare sector contributes significantly to humanity’s environmental impact on our planet. The circular economy (CE) has been heralded as a solution addressing its economic and environmental challenges by promoting more efficient use of materials. Stakeholders throughout the entire industry need to adapt their...
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Kuiper, Gittan (author)
This graduation project aims to change the way people look towards self-development, and make self-development a norm in society so that people will be leading more meaningful and fulfilling lives. The School of Life Amsterdam is an organisation that aligned with this personal vision for society with their mission of helping people get more...
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Westerhof, Marten (author)
Sustainable Rural Initiatives (SRI) is a non-profit organisation in Okana, a rural community in West Kenya. SRI provides the community members of Okana with opportunities to develop practical skills such as carpentry and tailoring. SRI also works with international partners with specific expertise to give local community members opportunities to...
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Koudijs, Sjoerd (author)
The design of Swapfiets’ first electric kick-scooter, the e-Kick 1.0, is not specified on the Swapfiets user and Swapfiets operations. Therefore the new e-Kick model needs to to comply with the lifestyle of the end user and improve his daily routines. For the Swapfiets mechanics the solidity and repairability is an important objective. The kick...
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Visser, Dana (author)
Urban renewal is seen as an opportunity to improve the environmental and socio-economic performance of cities. Yet, it appears hard to tackle the social challenges by a focus on spatial interventions only. A more participating society and more user involvement could help to improve the social environment. Dutch urban area development, such as...
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Spil, Gwen (author)
The goal of this thesis is to understand the awareness for and the challenges of the EU conflict minerals regulation. In this thesis the following main question will be answered: How can companies and governance implement the European conflict minerals regulation 2017/821?
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Karekar, Ameesh (author)
With a shortage of approximately 315,000 homes, 4% of the existing stock, the Netherlands continues to face a significant and growing shortage of housing. This shortage is a result of various factors that either directly or indirectly have effect on the housing market. Of which some of the key factors are demographic developments such as...
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Tran, Dennis (author)
The Dutch housing sector is overheating, leaving mid-income earners stuck in the major Dutch cities' expensive rental sector. As a reaction to this, community land trusts (CLT) are sprouting in different European countries. The CLT presents a model which nullifies speculation, empowers the community and guarantees affordable ownership. In the...
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Trakulwattanakit, Ponlawat (author)
The city area is dense with business activities, public amenities, transport hubs and high-skilled people. Corporations prefer to be located in the city area to gain benefits from the location. However, annoyance occurs because of the real estate decisions of organisations as they neglect urban planning and context and results in inefficient,...
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Türkcan, Okan Fehmi Saban Fred (author)
New Urban Front investigates how waterfront densification can contribute to interiorizing the Maas river in Rotterdam. In the past decade, the post-industrialization of Rotterdam's docks has created a new urban front: the Maas. However, this waterfront lacks character and scale, while water and city lost their programmatic relation after...
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Mercan, Murat (author)
The Netherlands is well-known for their long-standing tradition in spatial planning and growth management. Before the crisis of 2008, the municipalities carried out an active land policy in urban development projects, however this approach was not crisis-proof and is subject of change contemporarily. The new Environment and Planning Act expected...
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