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Asselbergs, Saskia (author)
An extensive analysis on the boulevard of Casablanca, La Corniche, showed that this large leisure area acts as an exclusive strip that surrounds itself with clubs that act as a border between the boulevard and the ocean. Thereby turning the focus on the artificiality of the boulevard instead of on the natural landscape of the beach and the ocean...
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Trakoolsajjawat, Ratio (author)
The bicycle tour, more than any other sporting event, is fundamentally dependent on the landscape. The landscape has been used not only to challenge the peloton physically but also as a visual background for the event that has been broadcast worldwide. Tour of Ireland was first organised in 1953 as a part of An Tóstal, an Irish cultural festival...
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Zhang, Yuanpeng (author)
Through Irish history, different spiritual demands in specific historical moments impacts on the legends of Hy-Brasil. In turn, the stories of Hy-Brasil reflects the history of Ireland through its possible position, appearances, items events, viewpoints gateways and monuments. The project is to use the history of Hy-Brasil, a mystical island of...
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Pibia, Sebastiano (author)
The graduation project is about the design of a new concert hall in the City of London, called the House of Music. The concert hall has been conceived as an extension of the landscape of lakes, gardens, terraces and ruins which develop in the heart of the Barbican.
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van Ardenne, Maurits (author)
We have entered a new époque, transforming our societies from the mechanical to the digital. This unlocks a lot of new opportunities and abilities, but also results into big societal and behavioural changes, which need to be addressed in our built environment. Architecture seems to have disappeared on the background, while technological...
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van Herwaarden, Elise (author)
The oil industry might be the most obvious system causing the North Sea to be a disputed territory in recent times. One of the main participants in this dispute is Norway: a country extremely wealthy, thanks to oil revenue.
In oil’s supply chain, the Mongstad refinery plays a crucial role. Situated in a fjord in western Norway, it’s...
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Cui, Xue (author)
As petroleum depletion and climate change becoming evident, it is relevant for urban designers and planners to think within a new energy paradigm contextualized by post-petroleum era. This report combines drosscape and energy landscape theory with post-petroleum planning, and tests this proposed method in Daqing, an oil city located in the...
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Mohamed, Zakaria (author)
Within the field of construction management & engineering are upcoming cities investigated on how they achieved economic development and how they increased the quality of life by using the phenomena of city branding as development tool. By doing so (city branding), cities hope to get a better position on the global market to attract...
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Holtland, Julia (author)
Since the industrial revolution we have become estranged from the sea. We became opponents instead of working together, and put up high walls to protect ourselves form the vagaries of an unpredictable sea. Somewhere along our path of progress, we lost our human connection to the sea. Before the sea became something we secluded, it was known for...
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Bierma, Esmeralda (author)
The research and graduation project are about the revalue of unfinished, abandoned landscapes through architectural structures. Nowadays it is almost rare to find places and landscapes in cities that have no function, are left behind or not taken care of. Even in the city of Rotterdam, which is less dense than Amsterdam, every square meter is...
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van Sandick, Florence (author)
Louisiana, USA, operates as an oilscape, sacrificing its landscape in pursuit of economic prosperity through the oil and gas industry. Combined with sea level rise, this has resulted in continuous land loss since the fifties, making the Louisiana coast one of the fastest declining in the world. As a consequence, many communities are living on...
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Hiemstra, Wilma (author)
In an ongoing movement of urbanization, life seems to mostly happen in planned environments while the untouched part of the world sometimes seems to be disconnected from people’s lives. These landscapes can only be fully understood and valued by a physical, sensory experience of it, not by looking at 2D representations. What defines a person’s...
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Wang, Wentong (author)
For this graduation project, the Dutch Wadden Sea Region is chosen as analysis context. It contains both the Wadden Sea and mainland near the Wadden Sea. For the coastal part, there are tidal mud flats, shoals, barrier islands and fertile marshlands. Besides, the coastal area is occupied by several villages and towns. By all of these elements,...
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Sanchez, Federica (author)
This research project focuses on the recognition that the surrounding environment affects people’s health and well-being. Bridging architecture and neuroscience, it is possible to demonstrate how space in its broad meaning affects biologically and psychologically humans; therefore this thesis investigates the application of findings from...
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Rietdijk, Evelien (author)
Rural communities in drylands of low-income countries represent highly vulnerable societies that are
often strongly affected by the increased climate variability (UNDP, 2007/2008). Additionally to climatic
uncertainty, local households have also to cope with strongly fluctuating political and economic
conditions, which are difficult...
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Vlachaki, Evgenia (author)
BSB Valpo is a project for the revitalization of Valparaíso’s coastline. It is a new hub for listening, dialogue, and recreation showcasing the work of local communities, artists, craftsmen and performers within a haptic landscape open to public exploration.

The scheme was developed through looking at the site from several aspects,...
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Athanasiou, Antonis (author)
The thesis explores design methods to integrate social-ecological and morphological relationships of the
peri-urban areas into one network by using existing altered systems on site. The course of the research is mainly focused on the questionable relation of these in-between landscapes with the urban and rural realm and their future...
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Görtz, René (author)
The historic landscape is changing due to global warming. Valuable ecosystems are disappearing and have to be adapted or replaced in order to make the Dutch landscape future-proof. For this reason a new botanical research institute was proposed. The purpose will be the protection of local and global ecosystems along with providing research into...
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Schramkó, Sába (author)
Valparaiso is currently in a state of environmental abandonment that threatens the unique coexistence of rural and urban socio-spatial practices in the peri-urban areas of the city. Local practices of animal husbandry and family farming are dependent on the abundance of water in the streams and the ecosystem of sclerophyll forests. The...
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van Koten, Gjalt (author)
The thesis focusses on the architectural investigation of modern food production techniques. Feeding our cities becomes an increasing train on our environment and our society has never been as much disconnected from the origins of the nutrition as in our current time.

The thesis proposes a food production laboratory at the border of...
master thesis 2018
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