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van den Boomen, Venne (author)
We live in a world of constant change, driven by human activities that have had an unprecedented impact on our planet’s geology and ecosystems, fundamentally reshaping environments worldwide. Coastal environments, with their complex land-sea, human-nature interactions, are among the most fragile and are constantly under the influence of natural...
master thesis 2024
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Credendino, Giordana (author)
In the past decade, many discussions on the need to reduce our carbon footprint have led the EU to open a public discourse on the applicability of high speed railroad travels within the continent. But spatial plans regarding the implementation of said infrastructure are lacking and the topic of emerging railroad technologies has not surfaced in...
master thesis 2023
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Huijboom, Hilde (author)
The River Nile has been a lifeline for northeastern Africa for thousands of years, supporting the growth of civilization, agriculture, and trade. The history of the Nile can be traced back to ancient times. The fertile banks of the Nile have supported the civilization of the ancient Egyptians. Since Egypt received almost no rain, the ancient...
master thesis 2023
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Beckker, Annelieke (author)
The Haagse Beemden in Breda is a neighbourhood that is designed towards the concept of the ‘’inverse town planning’’. In this concept, the underlying landscape structures the layout of the neighbourhood, resulting in an urban area with the landscape at its core. In the case of the Haagse Beemden this means that the neighbourhood was built around...
master thesis 2023
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Wiersma, Jolt (author)
The performance of a city is dependent on the performance of its infrastructure. As a result, the surface-level world is inseparable from the subsurface world. However, cities around the world are facing a shortage of available space both aboveground and belowground. The existing urban fabric has over time become unfit for the addition of new...
master thesis 2023
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Bai, Fazhong (author)
Long-term, large-scale empirical studies on the simultaneous development of transport infrastructure and the built environment are scarce. This thesis provides a future high-speed railway infrastructure implementation alternative based on the Dutch cultural landscape from Zwolle to Groningen. Our design goal is to better connect Amsterdam and...
master thesis 2023
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Vonášková, Anežka (author)
We live in a time of constant change and turbulence, where human activity has significantly impacted our planet. As the dominant species, we have achieved remarkable feats such as building grand cities, advancing technology, exploring the moon, and even creating artificial intelligence. However, this progress has come at a great cost to the...
master thesis 2023
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Imasaki Afonso, Victoria (author)
The Paraná River is the second longest in South America and has always been a corridor for the migration of flora and fauna across the continent. In recent decades, it became one of the most important economic axes of the continent, crossing some of its most populous areas. However, in 2019, a severe drought event in the Upper Paraná River basin...
master thesis 2023
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Xiong, Borui (author)
By exploring the intersection between post-war ruins and the city of Den Helder, history and memory, this project will examine the potential of post-war ruins in dealing with the fading history and memory of the past. Based on Pierre Nora's concept of sites of memory (lieux de mémoire), with the landscape biography study of Den Helder’s defence...
master thesis 2023
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Han, Ying (author)
This research design project is aiming to explore the spatial and temporal continuity in Den Helder’s Defence Line boundary area which is acting as a transitional area in-between 3 main residential areas. There's a lot of history behind this defensive line area (hidden boundary) that people don't know. And sometimes this linear space is not...
master thesis 2023
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Sanchez Jimenez, Javier (author)
The Guadarrama mountains are a mountain range crisscrossing the Spanish highlands, dividing the historic region of Castile in two and separating the wealthy, but rampantly overbuilt region of Madrid from the rural and undeveloped Castile-and-Leon. This project explores the possibility of addressing the three main current challenges in the area ...
master thesis 2023
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Gao, Wenting (author)
This thesis explores the traditional water system of Sassi di Matera and finds out that water plays an important role as a sustainable resource, the social center, and the chance for green space. In addition, by exploring the overall history and culture of Matera, different symbolic elements of water (public fountains, grabiglioni, WWTP) are...
master thesis 2023
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Dębska, Michalina (author)
To answer the question of women’s empowerment in mid-century landscape architecture, this essay will focus on the legacy of the “mother founder”<sup>1</sup> of Polish landscape architecture, Alina Scholtz admitted for her immense independence and involvement at work.<br/>Scholtz was a designer and educator, serving as a professor of landscape...
student report 2023
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van Calmthout, Floris (author)
Brownfields can bring forward unique spatial qualities in the urban environment: spatial exceptionality, re-usable infrastructures &amp; imperfection that could bring forward the experience of being in a whole other world, while being in the middle of a city. However, these sites are often deconstructed, because they lack a direct financial or...
master thesis 2023
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Koopmans, Jaap (author)
According to the Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu (RIVM), there will be more focus on tackling the unhealthy effects of urbanization in the near future. This together with the presence of a large stock of vacant buildings and other developments within these urban areas and the challenges which are formed by the developments in...
master thesis 2023
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Nijhuis, S. (author), Storms-Smeets, Elyze (author), Thissen, Paul (author)
The province of Gelderland, in the Netherlands, has many castles, country houses and estates. Together, they form historic estate landscapes that partially determine the regional landscape character. Climate change and urbanisation have a significant effect on the management and protection of these heritage landscapes. An abundance and a...
book 2023
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Cannatella, D. (author)
In his book, 'The sense of style', the cognitive scientist Steven Pinker argues that the categories of grammar reflect the four building blocks of thought: time, space, causality, and matter. Coincidentally, these building blocks are the same ones that dictate the grammar of spatial design. In them being absolute categories, they describe well...
book chapter 2023
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de Wit, S.I. (author)
Designed form is not about creating a good appearance. Nor is it restricted to the small scale. The small scale, however, can be used as a valuable playground and laboratory for large scale landscape designs. Three case studies are compared in which similar compositional principles are used at different scales and complexities: the technical,...
conference paper 2023
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Zhang, H. (author), Nijhuis, S. (author), Newton, C.E.L. (author)
Water, a vital element of human existence, shapes cities and benefits human health through daily exposure. This study delves into advanced digital methods to describe blue space exposure effectively, aiming to optimise spatial accessibility and visibility of water for designing sustainable healthy urban environments. Rotterdam is utilised as a...
journal article 2023
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Cipriani, L. (author), Villalobos, Maria (author)
This article drafts a global picture of landscape program offerings worldwide through data collection, mapping, and targeted interviews. The study presents data collection on landscape architecture programs throughout the world and interviews with graduate program directors. The selection criteria for the case studies address diversity in...
review 2023
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