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Parmar, Hardikkumar (author)
The concept of Venturedam was developed to solve societal challenges in India by nurturing the strength of the innovations made in the Netherlands. For Dutch startups to expand to a new market like India that has a considerable difference in the context, it is first required to redefine the value proposition and the business model specific to...
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Lang, Pablo (author)
The challenge of an effective governance process and the demand for inclusive development form a tension, traceable in contemporary (Re)development Projects in South Africa. Based on the legislative premise of urban planning and architectural design, private sector developers must engage with urban authorities in the Project-related Governance...
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Mohamed, Zakaria (author)
Within the field of construction management & engineering are upcoming cities investigated on how they achieved economic development and how they increased the quality of life by using the phenomena of city branding as development tool. By doing so (city branding), cities hope to get a better position on the global market to attract...
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van der Hoek, Alexander (author)
The aim of the Building with Nature (BwN) design philosophy is to improve on a traditional approach for infrastructural projects by utilising natural processes to create benefits for society and nature. In a fast-changing world where climate action is becoming increasingly important, there is need for an innovative approach in large...
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Wennekers, Elke (author)
In the coalition agreement (May 2018) the municipality of The Hague has expressed that they want to support neighborhood WhatsApp groups (NWAG’s). The goal of providing support is to increase citizen participation and to improve neighborhood safety and safety feeling. Currently, there is no city-wide approach for supporting NWAG’s. So, the...
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de Prieëlle, Fabian (author)
The Internet-of-Things has grown much in popularity over the past years, leading to the gathering of large amounts of pervasive and detailed data. This same trend is seen in the agriculture industry, where a lot of data can be collected on the cultivation methods. The agriculture industry is considered to be a strategically interesting industry...
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Ugolini, Giacomo (author)
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Spaans, Marlon (author)
There is a need for a more efficient use of existing infrastructure to improve the accessibility, liveability and safety of Dutch cities, metropolitan areas and provinces. A projected solution to growing mobility issues is Smart Mobility.

From a scientific perspective, research has only been performed on the possible effects of Smart...
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Prasad, Rahul (author)
Twenty years ago, American-style shareholder capitalism, with its focus on maximising shareholders’ value (MSV), was widening its lead (in terms of economic growth) over European-style stakeholder capitalism. Nevertheless, the U.S. economy runs large trade deficits, inequality in income and wealth has risen, and there is a growing disappointment...
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Turcios Rodriguez, Elsa (author)
Tracking is a pervasive mechanism across the web which is capable to trace and collect users’ online data. One of the most widely used mechanisms for tracking are cookies, and they are used to deliver online behavioral advertisement. Since these mechanisms pose a threat to privacy, the E-Privacy Directive was created as the regional legal...
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Schiltkamp, Elise (author)
The Netherlands is vulnerable to supply restrictions because of the importance of materials for economic development: materials are at the basis of the society. The materials that are particularly vulnerable to supply disruptions and are of high importance to the economy are called critical raw materials. The Dutch government has adopted the...
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Ciang, Darli (author)
This thesis discusses the way individuals in their role as citizens make trade-offs between open education data attributes. The Dutch government agencies lack of insight in the citizen preferences for open data policy attributes lead them to evaluate and develop their open data policy only from the data provider perspective. In order to address...
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van Buggenum, Laura (author)
Transition experiments are thought to be important tools for achieving transformational change in the urban water system. The governance of these experiments is described as a key factor in the success of these experiments. This paper sets out to operationalize and validate an evaluative scheme for the appraisal of transition experiments. This...
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Brantsma, Lizzy (author)
The growth in the use of Information Technologies in the private sector calls for the public sector to anticipate. The public sector digitalisation is expected to improve execution of public tasks and services, and increase confidence of citizens and businesses in new innovative solutions. However, public sector innovation on digitalisation is...
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Heeringa, IJsbrand (author)
Throughout Europe, cities and region are facing shrinkage. Shrinkage is usually indicated by population decline but is connected to many more issues. It is a complex process that can have negative consequences for both the social cohesion as well as the economic viability of a region. Shrinkage can also tear into the physical structure of our...
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Asarpota, Karishma (author)
This research and planning project explores the influence of spatial planning in facilitating the process of energy transition within the context of Dubai. Energy use within the built environment is closely related to the organization of urban form and functions. Spatial planning can influence diverse sectors in urban areas including the energy...
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Aranda Iglesias, Concha (author)
A corridor towards sustainable urban development is a reflection about the current planning techniques and how to apply them in the African context, specifically in Mozambique. It aims to raise awareness about the necessity of an understanding and adapting of European urban theories to the context conditionants and strong cultural identity of the...
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Muusse, Lieke (author)
With smart governance, citizen participation for the delivery of services and the transformation of society to a participation society, there is an increased focus of governments on the stimulation of citizen initiatives and the usage of their knowledge for the delivery of services. What is seen more and more nowadays is that online platforms...
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van den Ende, Eline (author)
“Heating and cooling remain neglected areas of energy policy and technology, but their decarbonisation is a fundamental element of a low-carbon economy.” (IEA, 2012). In The Netherlands the total heat demand needs to be reduced and the heat provision needs to become more sustainable (Kamp, 2015). By 2021, municipalities therefore need to have...
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Leung, Swayon (author)
master thesis 2018
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