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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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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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Ferreira Veiga Barros, Ana Luiza (author)
Purpose: The Dutch housing market is under pressure. Shifts on the drivers, structures and economic factors of the residential market are causing the middle-segment to be excluded from it. As a consequence, the middle-segment rental stock needs to increase. Institutional investors are willing to develop middle-segment rental dwellings, but they...
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Meko, Yadie (author)
The main objective of the project “Addis Ababa Living Lab” is to improve the livelihood of Addis Ababa’s urban dwellers using transdisciplinary approaches of analysis, planning and design. The approach incorporated in-depth understanding of social, economic and technological needs of the inner city neighbourhoods. To achieve this goal, the...
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van Wijngaarden, Toby (author)
A process of research and design has taken place to understand the problems we face in the present and future to transfer that into a design proposal. The first problem as starting point for the design is the extreme rain periods that causes floods due to climate change. The second problem as starting point for the design is a social problem...
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Goma Garcia-Ganges, Samuel (author)
Increasing ground prices are displacing the middle class families from Amsterdam. The available housing is either too expensive or simply unfit for families. They are therefore forced by the circumstances to move to the suburbs, away from their job, family and friends in the city. In the process, the city loses valuable middle class workers and...
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Kaniuk, Marta (author)
The Netherlands is facing the problem of shortage of suitable housing. Predictions warn about the need of additional million houses for 2030. The rising number of immigrants arriving to the dutch capital city forced the municipality of Amsterdam to prepare a vision for Havenstad 2050 - a development of industrial areas for the residential...
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Jin, Chengpei (author)
The Hell’s Kitchen area should keep its residential character and provide more public function so as to be a stable and active community connecting the waterfront and Midtown CBD in the next decades. However, dull street interface, uneven distribution of vitality, expensive living burden, isolation at home intensified the contradiction between...
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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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Hwang, Han-Sol (author)
The population of the Netherlands is aging. This well-known characteristic of the present-day’s society is caused by multiple factors like low birth rate and improvement of healthcare. Dementia is one of the most common diseases that occurs to aged people. Most people with severe dementia are usually situated in a nursing home where they are...
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Meixner, Annalena (author)
Recent societal developments, as well as environmental problems like global warming, demand more socially, environmentally, and economically sustainable lifestyles and dwellings. Collaborative housing describes a possible path to meet those demands by sharing spaces and goods. To determine how the concept of sharing in collaborative housing can...
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Alexandre, Lisanne (author)
The Randstad in The Netherlands faces on the one hand structural vacancy in office buildings and on the other hand a growing housing shortage. Reuse strategies to decrease the vacancy rate of the office market have been researched extensively both inside and out- side The Netherlands. However, the challenges and opportunities for these reuse...
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Houterman, Maud (author)
Sint Maarten is a Caribbean island that is located in one of the six tropical zones were hurricanes may develop each year. The island deals with a limited resilient housing stock due to the lack of building regulations and affordable materials and contractors. This results in a community that needs to rebuild the housing stock every time a...
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Koeleman, Thijs (author)
This project is based around myself (student/young professional) and the need for a quality house after graduating, because the current housing demand of affordable high quality housing does not meet the availability. One cause of this problem is the rather old fashioned construction industry that cannot meet the required amount of housing units...
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Hendriks, Céline (author)
In 2017 the island Sint Maarten was hit by hurricane Irma. Approximately ninety-one per cent of the build environment was damaged. This made the existing housing shortage, caused by a growing population, even more significant. Now, three years later, the residential area of Philipsburg is mostly deserted. With the departure of its residents, the...
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Budhihal Ashokkumar, Akshay (author)
The building industry is stained as unsustainable due to the linear economy model of “take, make and dispose”. There is a need to switch to Circular Economy (CE). One of the ways in which the public clients can stimulate this transition is by implementing the Design for Disassembly (DfD) principle in the public procurement process. However, this...
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Teuben, Pauline (author)
This project is part of the Complex Projects graduation studio, which investigates urban challenges as a result of political, economic, and environmental change. In this project especially environmental change is being considered, but also political and economic changes are intrinsically linked to this environmental change. With the current...
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Zonneveld, Mees (author)
In a large part of the Netherlands, middle-income households fall into the gap between the social housing sector and the market sector. Also, the supply in middle-income dwellings is too small. Municipalities face challenges in unwanted changes in the population of the city because different groups are having problems fulfilling their housing...
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Ringoir, Vincent (author)
Public space in Manhattan is mainly generated through a mechanism called Privately Owned Public Spaces, shortly POPS, allowing developers to construct taller buildings in exchange for the provision of public space. As a result of this incentivizing mechanism there are countless manifestations of public private contradiction in the city of New...
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Jeronimus, Roos (author), van den Broek, Jort (author), Gathanga, Jackson Kariuki (author), GAO, Chen (author)
In the province of South Holland steps have been taken to create a circular construction industry to mitigate current linear processes. These linear processes include wasteful resource-intensive models that lead to loss of value and depletion of raw materials. However, to achieve a complete circular construction industry, the true social and...
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