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Stražinska, K. (author)
Despite nearly three decades having passed since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Soviet-era housing remains a significant component of major cities’ housing stocks. Often perceived as outdated and socially stigmatized, these housing estates surpass their intended lifespan, leading to difficulties in maintenance and renovation. In this study,...
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Maassen, Axelle (author)
This thesis discusses the heritage approach of adaptive reuse as a way to preserve and protect abandoned churches in Limburg. For this, a discussion is had on the social and cultural dynamic and history of Limburg. This is a province in the Netherlands with a deep historical connection to the Catholic religion. This paper explores the province’s...
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Zhou, Giada (author)
In line with the rapidly growing role of social media in shaping public perceptions of and attitudes towards heritage sites, this study is timely to scrutinize the influence of social media on how people perceive historical heritage with a special emphasis on Bagnoregio, Italy. Through investigating the interaction between modern values and...
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Karakoyun, Berkan (author)
Adaptive reuse can be defined in a multitude of ways, but in this case it refers to the renovation and revitalisation of a building or site into a new purpose brought forth by societal and urban needs. This concerns many different projects, yet this paper aims to explore the nature of post-industrial designs and how they may be developed into...
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Soeroredjo, Shanice (author)
The thesis explores the historical and cultural evolution of Jakarta, Indonesia, examining the influences of Dutch colonialization on the city’s architectural heritage and cultural identity. Beginning with its early origins as Sunda Kalapa in the 14th century, the city underwent transformations under Dutch rule, culminating in the establishment...
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Roelofs, Justin (author)
Plan C, a landmark building in Rotterdam erected in 1889, represents a significant chapter in the city’s urban development. Amidst Rotterdam’s rapid modernization during the late 19th century, Plan C emerged as a multifunctional solution to address pressing traffic congestion issues and symbolized innovative urban renewal strategies. This...
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Danesin, Veronica (author)
Bergen boasts a rich harbor-centric historical narrative, rooted in its erstwhile prominence as a key Hanseatic Office outpost. The evolutionary trajectory of its port infrastructure has engendered substantial urban development, epitomized by the emergence of the Bryggen precinct. Bryggen, constituting an urban fabric derived from Bergen’s...
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Asia, Jowel (author)
The Citadel of Aleppo is one of the oldest and largest castles in the world, and the greatest landmark of Aleppo. Located on top of a hill in the middle of the city, it stands as a symbol of resilience, having faced many challenges during various historical events through the centuries. This thesis analyses the architectural trajectory of Aleppo...
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Vianen, Joram (author)
This research studies the effects of adaptive vernacular reuse on industrial heritage sites. Hereby the studied effects are focused on industrial sites in Dutch cities. Within the Netherlands a trend can be seen of cities trying to densify the urban environment. This trend is the consequence of a housing shortage and a low availability of...
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Koeckhoven, Stephan (author)
Graduation thesis about the transformation of Schalkwijk shopping centre, from a retail function to a movement hub with several sports facilities. Research preliminary to the design explores the movement patterns of the mall visitor from 1970 till 2023 and how the movement among mall visitors can be stimulated in order to revitalize the mall.
master thesis 2024
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Yarza Perez, A.J. (author)
The world is facing global challenges that are dramatically changing the social and physical environments, resulting in cultural confrontation. Rapid urban growth, and gentrification increase urban pressure while jeopardizing social cohesion, multicultural values and local economies. Moreover, environmental factors associated with climate change...
doctoral thesis 2024
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Alexandrov, Artem (author)
Engagement with the city in provincial Russia is currently lacking a framework of care for the historical urban fabric. Listed buildings decay with no revitalisation plans made by the municipality or the citizenry. On the other hand, theatre in modern-day Russia is an acknowledged political entity – a pocket of free(er) thinking and civil...
master thesis 2024
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Oosterhoff, Judith (author)
Without realising it, a building can have a lot of impact on user health. Using literature studies and interviews in two case studies, we looked at how physical elements in a building affect the user's experience. These physical elements are nature, material, air, light, dimensions, smell, sound and temperature. These interviews took place in...
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Jongert, Mieneke (author)
This paper examines how comfort is experienced at Dutch post-war shopping centers by studying the behavior of users. Since the development of the first shopping center in the Netherlands, the Lijnbaan in Rotterdam, retail spaces served as public spaces for the neighborhood where community life could emerge. Throughout the years, new typologies...
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Wu, Xinyue (author)
In case you feel confused, this is an architecture project based on research which in total took one year. The process was never linear, but the narrative has to be. <br/><br/>For the first six months I studied the essential values of collective housing in post war period, how they prompted to solve housing crisis and how they embraced the...
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Michl, Maximilian (author)
Based in Vienna, Austria, the project deals with the possibilities a new type of public interior has for a gradually flattened historic city centre, concentrating on the role of derelict spaces such as abandoned shop spaces, aggressively demolished building plots or undervalued topographies in this instance an underground car parking have once...
master thesis 2024
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van Iersel, Joost (author)
This paper aims to explore the applicability of the standardization of heritage and sustainability values in the context of church transformations in the Netherlands. Through comparative research on available assessment tools, specifically focusing on church transformations, the study investigates whether these tools extend beyond their original...
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Hollander, Chiem (author)
This study explores the potential application of architectural considerations from three Dominican priories—St. Dominic Church, Sainte-Marie de La Tourette, and the Dominican Motherhouse— emphasising their reflection of divine transcendence as a design narrative for the adaptive reuse of St. Dominic Church to multifunctional Art Complex Het...
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Eising, Jelmer (author)
The modern malls in the Randstad are pressured into redevelopment, as their retail property value is decreasing relative to other more profitable functions (Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek, 2019).<br/><br/>According to Galema &amp; Van Hoogstraten (2005), the shopping centres built in 1940-1965 according to contemporary and recent literature...
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Naaktgeboren, Daphne (author)
In the Netherlands, shopping centres are abun¬dant. Whether they are large-scale malls or small neighbourhood centres, they are woven into the fabric of Dutch society. But recently and in the future many malls will be facing the prospect of vacancy. A response therefore is needed. This design was created for the Leyweg in the Hague, and...
master thesis 2024
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