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Verrijzer, Matthijs (author)
In recent years, Mumbai has experienced rapid urbanization due to its economic growth. This large influx of migrants, who are looking for opportunities in the city, has led to an issue of overpopulation. It has been estimated that the population will grow to 28 million within the next few years. More than 40% of these people live in informal...
master thesis 2020
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Kulshreshtha, Y. (author), Mota, Nelson (author), Jagadish, Kaup S. (author), Bredenoord, Jan (author), Vardon, P.J. (author), van Loosdrecht, Mark C.M. (author), Jonkers, H.M. (author)
There is an enormous demand for rural housing in India that needs to be catered for within a short span of time. Building with earth (mud) is proposed as an economical and environmental friendly alternative due to the rising costs of conventional building materials. However, the construction of earthen houses has significantly declined in...
journal article 2020
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Kruijer, Wout (author)
The growing population in urban areas around the world puts tremendous stress on natural resources. In India, the urban population has increased form 18 percent to 34 percent of the total population between 1960 and 2017 and is expected to exceed the rural population at the end of 2040. The growing urban population will putt stress on the...
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Wong, Queenie (author)
In Mumbai, “two-thirds of the city’s (Bombay) residents are crowded<br/>into just 5 percent of the total area, while the richer or more rent-protected one-third monopolize the remaining 95 percent.” The Development Plans for Mumbai, criticized as “a form of ‘planned’ exclusion of the poor and the middle class”, have failed to address issues of...
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Nam, Seung Won (author)
Nalasopara East, a representative case of chaotic urban fabric in Mumbai, India, is comprised of densely packed mid-rise chawl developments which neglect the complex and unorganized network of informal economic activities of the low-income residents for the benefit of the private developers. This affordable housing project aims to embrace the...
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Panna, Praveen (author)
The current energy infrastructure, energy policy, and the business environment are designed to support the conventional power system. Hence, it is crucial to create a conducive business environment to accelerate the deployment and power generation through solar PV and wind power. This research has adapted the theory of the business environment...
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van Wirdum, Camilla (author), Hatch, Nathan (author), Mohammed Yasir Abbas, Mohammed (author), Raghunathan, Pavithra (author), Willard, Tijmen (author)
This report represents the baseline study of the Project "Cotton Water", a collaboration between Solidaridad Asia, TU Delft and other participating instututions to improve the livelihood of cotton farmers in the Vidarbha and Marathwada regions of Maharashtra, India. This baseline study was divided in three main steps: a desktop study, where high...
student report 2019
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Nallacheruvu, Vamsi Krishna (author)
With the increasing Green House Gas emissions around the world, adoption of sustainable energy technologies is beginning to take a prominent role. As a part of its 2015 Paris Climate Agreement, India has been getting more ambitious in its targets for reducing the emissions intensity of GDP. Both at the central as well as state governments,...
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Salarić, Petra (author)
In India, there is an existing taboo of menstruation which has an impact on the well-being of women in different ways - from education, economics, health, religion to different personal aspects. Many activities are happening in India towards improving the situation around menstruation - from governmental activities and plans, provision of...
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Hadi, Shirin (author)
The first interactions of the child with its environment can already have long-lasting impacts on its worldview (weltanschauung) and psychoanalytical state. This makes the architecture of housing, especially in poor regions, such as Nalasopara in Mumbai, a critical key point for the development of the next generations. However, after the...
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Riches, Matthew (author)
One of the most striking things bout the city of Mumbai, and more specifically Nalasopara, is the conflict visible between the formal and informal natures of the city. In a city where informal work and precarious lifestyles, are becoming ever more common, with currently 81% of india’s ecmonmy in the informal sector, the systems used to house...
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Kale, Varun (author)
The air-conditioning of commercial buildings accounts for approximately 50% of the total energy consumed in India’s commercial sector. Reducing this load is a key step towards minimizing India's greenhouse gas emissions. One culprit is the routine use of fully glazed façades which are chosen for aesthetics but are neither energy efficient nor...
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Barry, Claire (author)
The effects of India’s shift towards economic liberalisation, globalisation and privatisation in the mid 1990’s has drastically altered the landscape of its cities. These powerful forces have imposed further spatial disjuncture on an unplanned city. More specifically, forces of contemporary urbanisation plague the developing fabric of Mumbai’s...
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Panda, Subhranshu (author)
Passive measures to tackle increasing energy demands of modern buildings are aimed to generate energy from the roof or the ground beneath and by improving insulation to isolate indoors and outdoors. The author targets the opaque facade sections of a building to develop an active panel to exchange solar thermal energy with his project THERM...
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Agarwal, Krittika (author)
While the world is advancing with taller structures using engineered wood, little importance is being given to natural wood, which is abundantly available in most regions of the world. The lack of technological research using this material in its natural state has caused a drawback in its usage. Also, the dependence on engineered wood for modern...
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Sansare, Ninad (author)
Planning in a conflict region is considered as one of the challenging discourses of urbanism due to extreme geopolitical and societal conditions. This research-design project addresses spatial planning, policies, and design in the contested areas, through the case of Kashmir which is a disputed geopolitical region between India and Pakistan. Due...
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Melchers, Fleur (author)
This graduation project has the name 'Towards a Sustainable Density', and is part of the Global Housing Studio, which aims to rethink the current systems of affordable housing in the Global South. Today, nearly fifteen percent of the world's population lives in poverty in urban areas, of which the majority can be found in the Global South. This...
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Ahsan, Rafaela (author)
From the very beginning, Mumbai, was made up of migrants. Its main population growth, at various points throughout its history, occurred primarily through migration. It was a popular place for people fleeing poverty, war and religious prosecution, as well as an attractive place for work and aspiration. ‘Floating populations’ or seasonal migrants...
master thesis 2019
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Parmar, Hardikkumar (author)
The concept of Venturedam was developed to solve societal challenges in India by nurturing the strength of the innovations made in the Netherlands. For Dutch startups to expand to a new market like India that has a considerable difference in the context, it is first required to redefine the value proposition and the business model specific to...
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Singh, A. (author), Romero Herrera, N.A. (author)
In this paper, we report on an interactive visualization that served multiple purposes and diverse roles in a research-through-design (RtD) study. The visualization is part of the study on the sociocultural factors that shape energy exchanges between households. It showcases an ethnographic data combined with quantitative logs collected for<br/...
conference paper 2019
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