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Heller, Hanna (author)
Many countries such as Brazil, have a low percentage of recycled container glass due to multiple factors, such as inadequate waste collection and recycling infrastructure, low public awareness about recycling’s significance, and insufficient laws to promote it. In addition, the country faces high levels of homelessness and inadequate housing. As...
master thesis 2024
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Ing, Leslie (author)
The post-war neighbourhood Boerhaavewijk in Haarlem is an example of rational modernist urban planning following the design guidelines of air, light and space. Repeated typologies or ‘stamps’ of terraced housing and apartment buildings created by industrialised methods of construction were the answer to the population boom experienced in the 60s...
master thesis 2023
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Gómez Ceelen, Pablo (author)
Almeria is a geographical point of arrival and passage of African migrants on their migratory route to Europe. The region is home to thousands of migrants seeking work in the agricultural sector. The lack of affordable housing for these collective has led to the creation of several informal settlements around agricultural areas. <br/><br/>This...
master thesis 2022
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Bata, Fawzi (author)
Continued humanitarian crises have caused the amount of forcibly displaced people to increase rapidly in recent years, creating an urgent need for constructing adequate sheltering to house the displaced. Governments and international organizations attempt to accommodate the growing demands by subsidizing and mass producing temporary transitional...
master thesis 2022
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Kaletkina, Anna (author)
July of 2021 marked the beginning of a massive internal conflict in Afghanistan, resulting with the reinstated power of Taliban across the country. The radical change in the regime and the vast destruction of people’s homes and cities led to a steep increase in internal displacement and the total number of Afghan refugees inside and outside of...
master thesis 2022
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Kiliçaslan, Ecem (author)
In the summer of 2021, an exceptional number of 270 wildfires took place among the entire Turkish coast. Multiple villages have been destroyed. Villagers lost their loved ones, houses and income sources. According to climate scientists, the wildfires will occur more often due to hotter summers. This emerges the question on how destroyed villages...
master thesis 2022
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Feng, Shirley (author)
In the near future, pressure on sustainability requirements in building structures will increase further as governments around the world are forced to tackle climate change issues. The construction industry is one of the most resource intensive and wasteful sectors in the world and is estimated to keep growing at a fast pace due to growing...
master thesis 2022
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Endres, Elisabeth (author), Mehnert, Jan (author), Hildebrand, Linda (author), Schweiker, Marcel (author), Roswag-Klinge, Eike (author), Knaack, U. (author)
Additive production techniques such as 3D printing and robotics enable new production methods and possible uses for earth, as one of the most ancient building materials in the building industry. This study examines the potential of different building elements and components and their possible combinations made of or containing earthen building...
conference paper 2021
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Marsh, Alastair T.M. (author), Kulshreshtha, Y. (author)
Housing is a cross-cutting issue that is crucial to achieving several of the Sustainable Development Goals. Earthen housing is found across the globe, particularly in developing countries, but there is a lack of up-to-date information about its distribution and trends. This knowledge gap is a barrier to developing more effective research and...
journal article 2021
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