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Kirilov, Konstantin (author)
The post-war architectural and urban design paradigm’s characteristic trait of spatial and functional determination limits the possibility for spatial adaptation and flexibility in urban spaces, struggling to face ever-steadily occurring social, economic, and climate challenges. In Droixhe - the largest post-war social housing ensemble in Liège,...
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van der Kaden, Rianne (author)
The Watersnoodramp (North Sea flood) of 1953 forever altered the landscape and lives of people in the Netherlands. The destruction of architecture in affected regions needed to be quickly rebuild in order to get lives back to normal as soon as possible. Internationally, countries came to help by donating houses to the Netherlands. Seventy years...
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Nistor, Ana (author)
This essay explores the relationship between dwelling architecture and mental health, with a particular focus on the housing constructed in Vienna and London between 1840 and 1919, during a period of unprecedented growth that followed the Industrial Revolution. Contemporary building standards guarantee that current dwelling architecture does not...
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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 Often perceived as outdated and socially stigmatized, these housing estates surpass their intended lifespan, leading to difficulties in maintenance and renovation.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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He, Yishu (author)
During the rapid urbanization of the early 20th century, Western policies and forms of public housing provided a significant model for the development of modern public housing in China. In the face of severe national conditions, Chinese scholars and the Nationalist government worked together to develop public housing as a symbol of societal...
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Wijnen, Julian (author)
Social housing stock, homelessness and poverty is a comparative study, investigating the effects of the spatial distribution of these three subjects on one another and their relations for the two case study cities of Amsterdam and The Hague. <br/><br/>Several studies show that social housing has its implications on homelessness and poverty,...
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de Wilde, Robin (author)
This thesis addresses the pressing issue of a housing shortage in the Netherlands, particularly focusing on the challenges faced by the elderly population of Naaldwijk, a town situated in the heart of the municipality of Westland, the Netherlands. By comparing historical and contemporary contexts, the thesis aims to provide insights into the...
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Wachter, Fabian (author)
This architectural history thesis examines the „Studentenhuis Weesperstraat“ (1966) in Amsterdam, designed by Herman Hertzberger (*1932) as a representation of his philosophy towards creating architecture. This being one if the earliest examples of Hertzbergers work, it serves as an accurate display of his meticulous approach to architecture...
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Holtus, Jasper (author)
The slogan of the Groene Grachten (2018) for the flagship project at Oudezijds Voorburgwal 136 is ‘If it can happen here, it can happen anywhere!’ The renovation of the building in 2021 serves as a model for other canal houses to demonstrate that even these monumental buildings can be made sustainable. The aim of this paper is to investigate in...
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Janus, Maksymilian (author)
Large plate panel building architecture is one of the important aspects related to the historical background and its development, especially in Slavic Europe where buildings were linked with the Soviet occupation. Through examination of case studies, the study focuses on social, economic, and political factors that played a role in the rapid...
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Nistor, Cristina (author)
Nicolae Ceausescu's regime in Romania, beginning in 1965, aimed at industrializing the country by increasing the labor force, leading to the development of large-scale housing blocks across Romania following the Soviet model. Urban planning and design were instrumental in serving political objectives such as industrial development, urban...
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Mancoulov, Daniël (author)
Many households aged 55 and older with a desire to move encounter a lack of suitable housing on the Dutch housing market. Various households that have a desire to move, cannot find a dwelling that meets their desires in their desired location. This hinders their ability to realize their housing preferences and forms an impediment to the...
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Park, Gyeongri (author)
As housing shortage has to do with the insufficient supply of inexpensive houses and limited capacity for offering qualitative demands of the actual users, there is a discrepancy between what the current housing market provides and how new target groups want to live. <br/> Especially, the existing post-war houses show how they were originally...
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Raghoenath, Rahul (author)
The In-House Creative Studio faces a significant challenge due to an increasing workload among its team of creatives, which includes visual designers, concept creators, copywriters, producers, photographers, and project/event managers. This team may only experience slight expansion, despite the growing demand for campaign and event materials...
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Gerritsen, Anouk (author)
This paper investigates how two sequential sub-processes at a flower auction can be well aligned to efficiently execute the overall auction process. Existing literature mainly focuses on warehouses without perishable goods and warehouses where all orders are known before the outbound process is started. However, at a flower auction, the...
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Penners, Jorgi (author)
The transverse stability of timber terraced houses can be provided by CLT stability walls where decoupled timber terraced houses are preferred to meet acoustic requirements leading to rather large thicknesses for the CLT stability walls and many large connections for anchorage to the foundation. The main goal of this research was to investigate...
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Vork, Sebastiaan (author)
The Netherlands is facing a housing shortage and adequate housing provision is lacking. Citizens are eager to act on their own through bottom-up initiatives. However, bottom-up initiatives (such as cooperative housing) do not thrive within the current housing market and therefore significant development of cooperative housing in the Netherlands...
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Souaid, C. (author)
This thesis examines the potential of small, low-carbon, (near) zero-energy dwellings as a solution that would both address sustainability challenges and answer to the growing housing shortage in North-West Europe. It adopts a multidimensional outlook that encompasses institutional, social and technical aspects surrounding the dwellings. The...
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Charalambous, Nicolaos (author)
Navy Lodge Manhattan is a Sailors' Boarding House segment that refreshes enlisted sailors. It is part of The Hotel, a collective project that studies the hotel, both as a building type and as a place of hospitality, through a collection of fourteen individual contributions inside one skyscraper. The project imagines hospitality as a realm of...
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Zapaśnik, Marta (author)
How to adapt the Polish Large Panel concrete system housing to increase the living diversity with modular architecture? This graduation topic aligns with the Architectural Engineering studio approach and the master track's emphasis on integrating technology and exploring circular adaptation strategies. The design of Plug &amp; Live: Modular...
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