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Beckers, Sanne (author)
We are getting close to the so called peak of oil and this will result in a shortage of oil and therefore oil products. We can assume that the oil industry will get in decline, therefore we should think about the heritage that the oil industry will leave behind. An iconic element of the petrol industry is the oil storage tank. We can knock these...
master thesis 2019
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Gankema, Josien (author)
The city of the future is a Healthy City, a city that sees the wellbeing of inhabitants as its main priority. The Blue Stairs is a dwelling complex at the Marnixstraat in Amsterdam that promotes an active, healthy lifestyle.
master thesis 2019
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de Boer, Thaïsa (author)
Collective dwelling design for the new urban middle income family. Attention is paid to enhance social interaction. The design forms a proposal for flexible and affordable family dwellings to keep the middle class in (the city center) of Amsterdam.
master thesis 2019
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Schrijver, Remco (author)
Since the economic crisis there is a shortage in both dwellings and offices. As a reaction on this the building consists out of dwellings and office spaces for internation orientated companies and expats. By combining dwellings and offices, the building will be used 24/7 with which the building will be used in an efficient way.
master thesis 2019
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Poldermans, Gijs (author)
The city centre of Amsterdam is becoming unaffordable and uninhabitable for its locals. This project features the design for a residential building where social cohesion, liveability and the interaction between tourists and the inhabitants are vocal points.
master thesis 2019
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Faber, Liesbeth (author)
Social housing for refugee families focussing specifically on three aspects:
1. Designing suitable housing for families within the typology of the gallery flat,
2. Designing for refugees: social and spatial needs of this target group
3. The multicultural floor plan: what can different dwelling cultures add to the standard Dutch...
master thesis 2019
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van Beek, Laura (author)
In contemporary society, a large part of the housing stock for people with autism focuses on living with house mates and in-house support (Berger et al., 2005). It seems, through several extensive questionnaires, that 65% of those individuals seek another housing situation, namely independent housing of some sort (Begeer et al., 2013). Design of...
master thesis 2019
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Stephan, Mikaël (author)
European policy makers have established a set of 20-20-20 targets for the year 2020 in the energy sector, goals based on security of supply, competitive markets and sustainability. The 3 key objectives include a 20% reduction of greenhouse gases (GHG) and CO2 compared to 1990 levels (and up to 80% by 2050), a 20% improvement in energy efficiency...
master thesis 2018
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van Ek, Rosanne (author)
master thesis 2018
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He, Mengya (author)
This project is mainly about the revitalization of the old port area of the Chinese city Xiangtan. As a riverside city located in the south part of China, Xiangtan has been through a long historical period during which some of the most formative moments of Chinese politics and economy happened. As the departure point and the cultural core of the...
master thesis 2018
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Tzavella, Ioanna (author)
The studio that I chose to participate was ‘Dutch Housing: Stronghold Amsterdam’. The topic of this studio as mentioned in its studio manual concerns problems with ecology, climate, overpopulation, mass-migration, a shifting global power balance, changing demographics, etc., cities like Amsterdam will face in the future. But the question is: how...
master thesis 2018
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van Velzen, Iris (author)
Families are leaving the city of Amsterdam, mainly due to a lack of safety, child friendly outdoor spaces and affordable and appropriate size housing. Yet many of them do want to stay in the city, and the city wants to maintain them too, as they are important for the whole circle of city life. The notion of ‘family’ though is rather general, and...
master thesis 2018
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van Iwaarden, Jarno (author)
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Arneja, Deepanshu (author)
The architectural discipline has always maintained a safe distance from the ‘informal’ settlements by positioning itself as objective outsiders. However, in the case of India’s capital city of Delhi with 73% of its population living in these settlements, the discipline has been forced to re-position itself. Forming outside the claims of...
master thesis 2018
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de Man, Margot (author)
The project is a part of the Global Dwelling studio in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The focus of the studio is on Affordable Housing for the Global Urban South. This project looks to continue with the current method of affordable housing in Addis Ababa in the form of mass housing condominiums. These developments are appearing in huge numbers across...
master thesis 2018
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Bollemeijer, Cor (author)
Traditional neo-classical economic theories are failing to explain the current situation in the Dutch housing market. There is a high demand for newly built owner-occupied dwellings, but the production is not increasing as quickly as expected. New Institutional Economics is offering explanations for this situation. The institutions in the...
master thesis 2018
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van de Sanden, Danique (author)
Homes for sustainable living

‘’The good intentions and creativity of citizens and their willingness to make a difference is one of the most underutilized resources we have today’’, says Global Ecovillage Network Europe (GEN). Bottom- up initiatives like ecovillages and the recently emerged Dutch ‘Tiny House Movement’ are sustainable...
master thesis 2018
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van Faassen, Babette (author)
This project is motivated by voice of the citizens of Amsterdam who fight the destructive monster called gentrification. The research prior to the design deals with complexity on different urban and architectural scale levels. The design proposes contra reaction against the culturally negative side effects of gentrification of the city centre of...
master thesis 2018
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van Dorp, Nick (author)
The concept is to design a living environment, a habitat, for immigrants, Ex-pats and refugees, who are granted asylum. This habitat is meant to be a stepping stone in their integration process, in which they learn about Dutch culture, language and prepare to be fully adopted in Dutch society.
The location of this centre is in the...
master thesis 2017
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Kaatee, Laurens (author)
In the coming years Amsterdam is facing an influx of people over the age of 65. This influx will be the most present in the Center and South districts of the city, districts that are known for their pre-war buildings. These buildings often lack mobility and accessibility needs for this target group. Suitable alternatives for people over the age...
master thesis 2017
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