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Erkelens, Emma (author)
The design process of the Zeker app is a graduation project of the TU Delft faculty of Industrial Design Engineering in collaboration with Capgemini Invent. Capgemini Invent is evoked by the increased safety measure in the pharmaceutical supply chain. The European legislation: The Falsified Medicine Directive, ensures additional serialisation of...
master thesis 2018
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Slob, Artuur (author)
This paper examines a new approach to regenerate the neighbourhood Overvecht in Utrecht by tackling some of its problems using a bottom-up strategy. The neighbourhood is approached as a metabolism using a Material Flow Analysis (MFA) and an Urban Political Ecology (UPE) approach. The UPE unveils relational problems while the MFA gives more...
master thesis 2018
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Krombeen, Lars (author)
Agile software development is a popular approach for developing software. Another important topic of research in software engineering is code quality. Unfortunately, a minimal amount of extensive research has been done on how these two influence each other. The goal of this study is therefore to explore the connection between these two using a...
master thesis 2018
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Noorman, Romee (author)
This report present Bitstory: a new methodology for caregiving to support parents of autistic children by building a strong support network. Bitstory was designed to be implemented in the caregiving processes of De Buitenwereld. De Buitenwereld is a Dutch healthcare institution which provides care to families of children with (suspicion of) a...
master thesis 2018
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Slingerland, Geertje (author)
The stimulation of citizen participation has led to the upraise of bottom-up citizen communities. These communities grow from idealism but often have a hard time to become a durable initiative when the first challenges arise and the enthusiasm has disappeared. This graduation aims to gather an understanding of how citizen initiatives can be...
master thesis 2017
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Laagland, Vincent (author)
This report presents a design proposal for a product-service system to support type 1 diabetes patients in the first stages of treatment after diagnosis. Diabetes is one of the largest health care problems globally in terms of prevalence, cost and burden placed on individuals living with diabetes. It impacts these people and people around them...
master thesis 2017
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Majenburg, Tessa (author)
This Master Thesis describes a graduation project developed to investigate how to help people when disrupted life events occur and how to create strategies to empower them in coping with the situation. It is in connection with the research developed by the PhD candidate Patrizia D’Olivo. To date not many strategies were developed to empower...
master thesis 2017
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Oyekan, I.M. (author)
This graduation project focuses on the process of developing a Women’s Empowerment programme for aspiring female entrepreneurs in the Gambia. The goal of this programme is to create an opportunity for women to start and develop their own sandals company, with sandals made from natural/ consumer waste materials, freely or cheaply obtainable in...
master thesis 2017
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McGibbon, S.T. (author)
The housing estate of Nieuw Kattenburg is a Late-Modernist housing area consisting of many system-built slab buildings. This has been offering affordable housing and was built by the municipality of Amsterdam over fifty years ago. It is situated adjacent to the Amsterdam marine terrain which is now in the process of decommissioning and will be...
master thesis 2016
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Muilkens, D. (author)
The purpose of this study was to investigate new ways for residents to contribute to the efficiency of their warm water system in their newly built smart grid neighborhood. In the first part of this thesis, possible new ways for residents to make contributions in their neighborhood were investigated. The design challenge was defined as:...
master thesis 2016
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Havenaar, Y.M.P. (author)
The Schilderswijk in The Hague is a so-called “power district”: a quarter where the ethnical diversity and the illiteracy rate is high, and the amount of youngsters with education and/or a job is low. The teenagers and young adults often lack a connection to their neighbourhood and the other inhabitants. Consequently, they feel misunderstood and...
master thesis 2016
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Huisink, T.H.E. (author)
The current housing programs are too expensive and fixed or rigid to answer the changing needs of the rural-urban migrants. The design answers these questions in a way that it can function as a pars-pro-toto. The design provides the rural-urban migrants in Addis Ababa a basis which facilitates adaptability, flexibility and income generation with...
master thesis 2015
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Alberts, J.W. (author)
Research showed how important it is for seniors to feel independent. During the ageing process, seniors go through several events that have great impact on both their physical wellbeing but also on their mental and subjective wellbeing. Leading the senior to feel insecure and sometimes even feel down. One of those events are falls. Falls can...
master thesis 2015
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Farrokhseresht, M. (author)
This thesis is aiming for proposing spatio-functional interventions, which facilitates the promotion of the socio-economic status of the deprived neighborhoods of Rotterdam South. According to the literature review and analysis in spatial, social and economical aspect, some patterns are proposed which are aiming for multi-scale and multi-layer...
master thesis 2015
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Miccichè, N.M. (author)
The "Sustainability Maker" is an initiative that aims to the creation of bottom-up approaches that leverage on recent phenomena such as crowd sourcing and crowd funding and is conducted on an online platform. The project investigate the possibility to integrate a Brazilian community in the strategic framework of the "Sustainability Maker". The...
master thesis 2014
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Rosendahl, M.A. (author)
This project is part of the Reinvent the Toilet Challenge from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Delft University of Technology. Due to the lack of proper sanitation facilities in Indian slums, there are hardly any possibilities for women to discretely manage their menstrual affairs during the day. If women are not able to address...
master thesis 2014
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Zwart, A.M. (author)
Shenzhen is only 30 years old, and was decided to be the first Special Economic Zone (SEZ) of China. This decision had great influence on the urbanization of Shenzhen, because it has seen one of the fastest growth rates of cities in the world, explaining the saying developing in ´Shenzhen Speed’. This thesis is a research about what it means for...
master thesis 2013
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De Jonge, D.J. (author)
Research | Guidelines for an Adaptable Community Center The research focuses on the transition of a so-called community center that has to adapt to several conditions in several chosen phases. Since the transitional community shelter is an entire separate structure that should function as an education and community center, and is designed and...
master thesis 2013
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Pucci, E.L. (author)
Globalization and the boom of new media technologies have rapidly changed the social dynamics of contemporary cities: increased mobility and migration waves determine new relationships between diverse ethnic groups who now share common urban spaces and facilities, while new mobile technologies allow the formation of hybrid (between virtual and...
master thesis 2013
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Cruiming, R.R. (author)
Recycling of a foreign modern architecture building which is now a vertical slum towards a more permanent residence for the present community with new socioeconomic development opportunities in the Mozambican neoliberal context.
master thesis 2013
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