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Angulo Lopez, Marice (author)
A lack of understanding of ecosystem-related projects and scarcity of natural capital reimbursement mechanisms leads to passive involvement and hesitation from the private sector when investing in nature. This study conducts a systematic literature review, furnishes a database of the relevant barriers and drivers for the private investment in...
master thesis 2021
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van Gameren, A.J.L. (author)
Due to climate change, cities are expected to become subject to increasingly intense heat waves and precipitation. This calls for them to become more resilient towards such fluctuations. Green infrastructure is increasingly acknowledged as a means to enhance climate resilience, but cities – especially city centres – often lack the necessary...
master thesis 2020
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Walker, N. (author)
Mental health issues are becoming ever-more common in contemporary societies as urban landscapes are over-stimulating and stress-inducing. Studies suggest that lacking access to green infrastructure may be a fundamental factor. In post-industrial cities and health care systems, nature’s healing abilities are however commonly neglected and have...
master thesis 2020
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Sun, Yajie (author)
The emergent issue of Parkstad is shrinkage of the city in results of the transformation from an industry city to its new developments. In contrast to the economic downturn and the decline in total households, the growing number of older people is particularly conspicuous. Aging society is remarked as a worldwide problem especially in Europe....
master thesis 2019
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Guo, Yuan (author)
The creative economy has grown fast these years because of the advanced science and technology. Employees have more flexible working schedule and environment. Co-working spaces rise because of creative economy and digital economy. This project concerns a building that hosts a neighbourhood hub for co-working and collective habitation in 2050...
master thesis 2019
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Ahmed, S. (author), Meenar, Mahbubur (author), Alam, Ashraful (author)
In a warming world, urban environmental stresses are exacerbated by population-increase-induced development of grey infrastructure that usually leaves minimal scope for blue (and green) elements and processes, potentially resulting in mismanagement of stormwater and flooding issues. This paper explores how urban growth planning in the...
journal article 2019
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Yu, Yang (author), Xu, Hui (author), Wang, Xiaohan (author), Wen, Jiahong (author), Du, Shiqiang (author), Zhang, Min (author), Ke, Q. (author)
Green infrastructure (GI) plays a fundamental role in achieving urban pluvial flood management, mitigating urban heat island effect, and improving living suitability. Residents' participation is the main driving force of GI implementation. Based on semi-structured interviews, GIS spatial analysis, and multiple regression, we investigated...
journal article 2019
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Tajuddin, Nilofer (author)
This project is set in the Chennai Metropolitan Area (CMA) in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. Currently spanning 1189 sq. km, the region forms a unique delta with three rivers, namely, the Koshashtalaiyar, Coovum and Adyar, which eventually drain into the Bay of Bengal. With an estimated population of 10 million and a population density of...
master thesis 2018
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Willemsen, Eva (author)
Many large cities in the world have an unhealthy stressful urban climate: air pollution, lack of water retention, lack of biodiversity, urban heat island effects, etc. There is also a lack of space in the urban environment and predictions are that urbanisation and densification will increase (United Nations, 2007). Urban green is regarded as big...
master thesis 2018
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Yang, Mingyang (author)
My research goal was to explore the possibilities of post industrial sites to transform them into green infrastructure by multi-scale approach, making them not only benefit the ecology system in city scale, but also urban environment in local scale, while remaining the industrial beauty of the site.
master thesis 2018
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Redekop-van der Meulen, Élan (author)
Though often successful in geopolitical and economical terms, the tendency to engineer infrastructures for ‘single purpose’ often resulted in disrupted landscapes and erasure of cultural and natural values (Strang 1996). Besides this, Tokyo deals with a wide range of problematiques, from the threat of earthquakes destroying its expressways and...
master thesis 2017
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Berumen Milburn, Abraham (author)
The increasing demand of potable water required by Mexico City has become so large that since the late 30’s the local government has opted for importing water from three different basins away from the city, causing damage to the ecosystems of the region as well as the eviction of thousands of indigenous communities from their homelands. Since...
master thesis 2017
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Wu, Ruojing (author)
The project seeks a strategic planning of integrating urban agriculture into part of the green infrastructure for Rotterdam Zuid, which hopes to open up the possibilities of urban agriculture to inspire people like planners, decision makers and residents. The proposal based on the collaborative communication combining the supportive policy,...
master thesis 2017
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Rabello, R.C.C. (author)
master thesis 2017
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Lee, Seul (author)
Historically, cities have been shaped by the transport system as it was considered as the most crucial element for economic growth. However, the advance of infomation technology broke the strong relationship between the city shape, the transport system and the economic growth. Since the flow of information is no longer dependant on the physical...
master thesis 2017
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Echevarria Icaza, L. (author), van der Hoeven, F.D. (author)
Scientists, climatologists, and urban planners have started to recognize the importance of nature at two very different scales: the global (metabolic) and the local (liveability) scales. The regional scale is the one at which these macro and micro approaches overlap. Future predictions foresee an increase of more than 2450 million urban...
journal article 2017
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van de Ven, F.H.M. (author), van de Ven, Frans H M (author), Snep, Robbert P H (author), Koole, Stijn (author), Brolsma, Reinder (author), van der Brugge, Rutger (author), Spijker, Joop (author), Vergroesen, A.J.J. (author)
journal article 2016
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Chen, Y. (author)
This project explores the way of developing a better green infrastructure for Toronto to meet the needs of active aging. Regarding the senior population as umbrella species, the green infrastructure is thus defined as a green matrix consists of path, edge and corridor. Each component is designed according to its design principles made by author...
master thesis 2016
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Sun, X. (author)
With the fast cars flows, the street is like an unbridgeable gap, feels nervous and dangerous to cross. The other one without any cars feels more friendly, enjoyable and free to walk or stay. People are trapped in the car oriented cities.Not only the traffic problems but also other problems of environment and greens.The thesis is planning and...
master thesis 2016
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Garcia Velandia, L.A. (author)
This graduation project is called “Based in Place: Alternative economies in the region of Chocó. This project tackles the question of how urban development should consider the qualities of the place, especially in fragile regions such as the Chocó in the Colombian Pacific. It also evaluates alternative methods of strategic planning to lead...
master thesis 2016
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