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Maas, O.P. (author)
Social housing corporations in the Netherlands have a limited ability to influence the social housing market through offering houses to households outside of the regular waiting-list system, but often do not use an algorithmic strategy for utilising this freedom well. There is thus an open question of whether there exist algorithmic approaches...
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Koskeridou, E.M. (author)
This research-and-design research addresses the influence of urban conditions on social conditions (and vice versa) and explores interdisciplinary alternatives. In the context of Athens (Greece), spatial planning and its governance support social exclusion of migrants, which is expressed through conflicts with native residents. The project...
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van der Staaij, E.T. (author)
Between 2009 and 2019 New York’s High Line was repurposed from an old train track into an elevated park, designed by Diller Scofido + Renfro, after it was saved from demolition through a community initiative, led by Robert Hammond and Joshua David. The High Line spans a highly heterogeneous area (socially as well as architecturally). The park is...
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Subačiūtė, S. (author)
Ethiopia alone is one of the most rapidly growing countries not only in the continent of Africa but also in the whole world. The country is populated by almost 110 million inhabitants and only 20% of the whole population is living in the cities. Over 65% of the population from rural areas have started to follow the migration patterns from rural...
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de Graaf, W.G. (author)
This project seeks for an alternative low-cost housing strategy for the city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Currently, the condominium housing scheme is implemented everywhere throughout the city. Despite the impressive amount of newly constructed dwelling units, shortcomings of this housing strategy have drastic consequences within the social and...
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Peeters, R.V.M. (author)
The amount of elderly in the Netherlands will increase significantly in the upcoming years. According to the CBS (2018) by 2030 a quarter of the Dutch population will be aged 65 or older. Due to the growing number of elderly people, the number of elderly people with dementia is also increasing. The current built environment does not respond to...
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van Weerdenburg, K.A. (author)
The focus in Northeast Midtown on a highly lucrative and luxurious housing market resulted in a severe shortage of affordable apartments. This project shows that it is possible to develop affordable housing in Manhattan. Increased apartment density, combined with new amenities, provides the neighborhood with spaces to live, work, teach, and...
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Míková, D. (author)
A solution to the urgent need for new urban housing that could translate current social cultures to the physical environment is essential to avoid further ghettoisation and provide sufficient accessibility of amenities, infrastructure and employment. Seeking the balance between resiliency and efficiency at a low environmental cost requires...
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ZHOU, Y. (author)
An alternative proposal for the densification needs of Gerji site in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The design itself is systematic and highly flexible, on a larger scale, it could be an example of a gentler way of deification that is caring for the people involved.
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Phan, T. (author)
Our society is expanding and in response to this, cities are undergoing transformations. The pluralism of an individualized society, relating to one’s own needs and desires, is perceptible in the way we dwell in the city. However, this doesn’t mean that a larger cohesive (social) structure isn’t essential. Indeed, Brussels, the capital of the...
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de Meijer, R.L.C. (author)
The studio ‘Designing for Care – towards an Inclusive Living Environment’ engages with the living environment of elderly that are in need of care. While our society has to cope with a growing amount of elderly, the existing care buildings often do not meet the needs and wishes of our current elderly who want to be more independent. Though they...
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van Vuuren, K. (author)
Loneliness is social pain. It occurs as a defence mechanism if a person does not<br/>have enough social contact. This pain prevents people from being isolated which<br/>in historical times would be fatal as people are stronger and safer in groups. Among elderly loneliness is more severe then in other age groups. This is due to<br/>the loss of...
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Swart, E.L. (author)
Too many families are leaving the city because of the lack of affordable and suitable dwellings for them to grow and stay in the city center. Fragmentation on the dwelling market leads to the phenomenon that urban families are leaving the city center of Amsterdam because the rents are increasing. This is happening in such a way that the gap...
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Siritip, N. (author)
This project is a part of the Complex Projects Graduation Studio, "New York Midtown", it explores the possibility of introducing a new workplace typology within an industrial waterfront of Clinton piers as a way to respond to the changing landscape of work of the 21st century New York and the revitalization of the waterfront in the previously...
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Sondermeijer, René (author)
This graduation research focuses on discovering new ways of housing the elderly that fits the changed elderly healthcare policy in the Netherlands. It explores ways how to embed them into a neighborhood in which they can rely on support from their neighbors in order to keep them longer at home independently. This has been done by creating a...
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Benoy, Reji (author)
This thesis aims to provide passive design recommendations to improve the design quality of low income houses in the Philippines, by evaluating the indoor environmental quality of the pilot floating house project. The pilot project is the result of researches carried out by Pieter Ham and Joran Van Schaik to find a solution for the housing...
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Lesmes Mendoza, Christian (author)
The Circular Economy (CE) in the built environment has gained ever more attention as discussions around the threats of global warming, resource scarcity, environmental impacts, and energy emissions intensify. The building industry accounts for approximately 40% of carbon emissions and reusing vacant buildings – thus slowing resource loops – is...
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Viller, Lyubov (author)
Hell’s Kitchen West is currently transforming from former manufacturing to residential district however at the moment the quality of the living environment is far from being sufficient. The transition is done in a very hasty way and rezoning has a fragmentary character, some blocks have been already rezoned into residential and new high-rise...
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Samaniego Diaz, D.F. (author)
The housing affordability crisis is a real pressing issue not only in New York City but in many other highly developed cities from big economies. This crisis can also lead to further social and economic problems in if any actions are not taken to counter it. As such, many decisive actions and measures relies on designers and urban developers...
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Teurlings, Nick (author)
This project is motivated by the voices of the Amsterdam artists, for whom it becomes increasingly difficult to live and work in the city. The independent artists, activists, working-class people, among many other low- and mid-income groups who gave Amsterdam its unique, diverse and open character, have been driven out of the city centre for...
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