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Xie, Xinbai (author)
Current climate change characterized by increasing temperature has led to an increase in the intensity and frequency of extreme droughts that have more prolonged and profound ecohydrological and social impacts. By paying attention to the hydrological change before and after extreme drought and the patterns of drought recovery of ecohydrological...
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Gkratsou, Georgia (author)
During the past few decades urbanization has been occurring at a very fast pace, claiming new territories by spatial expansion and occupying the last precious open spaces that are left. Urban growth, in combination with rapid climate change and the neglect of ecological processes, has had severe negative effects on the environment. Therefore,...
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Liu, Xuan (author)
Waste has always been with humans, and its amount will increase drastically, along with rapid urbanization and globalization. Improperly treated waste causes problems such as water pollution and disease, impedes living quality. Developing countries suffer more because of their hysteretic economic and social development. Landfill, as the...
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Qu, Linyu (author)
In the past centuries, water structures such as canals, etc. were important as a lifeline for a city instead of being a facility only for water. However, globally, cities are turning their back to the water. Despite their potential for urban development, many canals or watercourses are losing their identity in urban areas....
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Tang, Yueqi (author)
t seems that urban shrinkage has become a very 'normal' stage of urban development process in Europe. Starting in Germany during the late 1990s and early 2000s, and then slowly but surely spreading across most of Europe (Bontie and Musterd, 2012). Nearly half of Europe's cities home to one-third of the continent's population- are shrinking in...
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Pothannoor Mukundan, Sankarnath (author)
Nature is unique on earth. Civilizations over time have defined various landscapes, some of which have been changed and some are in the process. Sacredscapes are one among those that have sustained over many centuries. The urbanization is in the process of transforming this sacred identity of many cities. But what is forgotten is beyond religion...
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Wei, Mengchi (author)
The area was once called Arcadia in the history because of the specific nature landscape and the fact that the rich came here from big cities to build private estate for vacation, holiday and hunting etc. However, this cultural layer is almost missing now and the remained estates are just staying there individually in the area.
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Colombo, Gioele (author)
While technological development and the rising Second Machine Age are already firmly affecting the notion of labour and the consequent disposition of our cities and territories, the remote island of Hammerfest, in the Arctic regions of Finnmark, prefigures the conditions for a radical rebirth. The full extents of automation, resulting in a post...
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Zhang, Yingjie (author)
The Netherlands has a long and fascinating history with water to keep its land safe and dry. Recently, when the country is exposed to a changing climate, it is at the turning point to shift from defensive water control to adaptive and integrated management. Landscape design has a role to play in endowing water and water management with new...
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Zhao, Jiawei (author)
Wuyuan is located in Jiangxi province, south-east China, which is famous for its unique ancient village identity. The long-existing villages in the Wuyuan area have been running in a balance that people living and working with the water. This identity of living and working with water attracts millions of tourists. However, these vulnerable...
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van der Woude, Daniel (author)
This project incorporates a wide range of cultural and historical references, using the archive footage of the construction of the Flevopolder, the Venetian polder landscape, Robert Smithson’s work on territories and mines and Roman mythology to construct a narrative about new towns, and new beginnings. Situated on the threshold between the...
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Tu, Zhichao (author)
Spirituality in Gibraltar follows its own local logic. Around the base of the rock, in the dense town and port, cultures mix and intersect and negotiate in streets and buildings. Churches, mosques and synagogues, religions have found places – sometimes highly traditional senses in their symbolism, sometimes not. These communities reach a balance...
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Pol, Lucas (author)
The project named production biospheres created a process design aimed on the adaptive reuse of the Plots In The Woods site on the Hembrug terrain near Zaandam. The landscape and urban design for the site is based on methods used by landscape architects and ecologists based on the three terms cultivate, stage and set up, not just creating. The...
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Cruijsen, Anna (author)
The Dutch sea water level raised with 24cm over the last 128 years. From a linear increase, we can see an increasing trend since the 1990s. According to recent scientific research, the sea level in the Netherlands will rise 1 to 2 meters by 2100 with a maximum global warming of 2 degrees Celsius. With a temperature rise of 4 degrees, the North...
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Stroetzel, Jeroen (author)
This research design project aims to reconnect the landscape with its local users. The landscape has many components, but in this research design project is focussed on the relation between human practices and the landscape, since this relation has been broken in (recent) history of the city. Landscape as common ground operates on different...
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Teunissen, Vita (author)
An impressive farm complex, located on a polder island at the heart of natural park the Biesbosch near Dodrecht and Breda, provides the ultimate setting for a nature retreat. The design proposal is fed by the site's rich history, highly varied landscape, the cultural-historical values of the site and research into the characteristics of a place...
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Murawska, Kinga (author), Lieftink, Lisa (author), Wei, Baokun (author), van Eijk, Anke (author), Ebbers, Maud (author)
In the Netherlands landscape and (agri)culture have always influenced each other and there is an inherent relationship between them. Through innovations over time, the province of South-Holland developed profitable productive food-landscapes which provided an important contribution to the Dutch food production and export, making the Netherlands...
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Georgiou, Sarantis (author)
This thesis elaborates on a theoretical, epistemological and design research framework for the possibility of an operative synthesis of, on the one hand, climate-related risk management (primarily, flood exposure from multiple source, i.e. sea level rise and coastal/tidal flooding, fluvial flooding and pluvial flooding) and, on the other, the...
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Deuskar, Jui (author)
The city of Bandung is representative of the destiny of many cities in the tropical developing world. Demand driven population influxes combined with a lack of planning and infrastructure leads to massive problems of sustainability. The city faces the twin paradoxical problems of flash floods and the chronic lack of access to drinking water....
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Seminario Thulin, Andres (author)
Urban flooding is a problem faced by many mayor cities around the world nowadays. That is the case of several areas of the Greater Miami Area. Rapid urbanization and the depletion of natural buffer zones that used to storage rain water, added to climate change effects, specifically the increase of heavy rainfalls and sea level rise have only...
master thesis 2019
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