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Du, Ximing (author)
At present, many studies have begun to focus on evaluating urban accessibility and livability, which can be a series of great guidance for future urban planning considering residents’ personal perceptions of various living aspects. It can be observed from the existing literature that urban accessibility has a mature evaluation system,...
student report 2023
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Du, Ximing (author)
Nowadays, electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming one of the most popular traffic modes in urban mobility system. As a new mode, it has its unique characteristics but also have many features in common with conventional transportation tools. One main advantage of the EV is that it uses the clean energy as the power of driving, which can...
master thesis 2023
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Groen, Dennis (author)
Several areas in the Netherlands are considered vulnerable. These areas have poor livability and safety. Creating safe space is about improving the perceived safety and livability in neighborhoods by designing spatial interventions. One of these vulnerable areas is Rotterdam South. In Rotterdam South, Hillesluis is perceived by the inhabitants...
master thesis 2023
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Sun, Chang (author)
The city Winnipeg, built on the wet prairie, has been threatened by severe flooding for decades. The initial decision to build the city at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine rivers led to the inevitable consequence of recurrent natural flooding. The floods prompted the provincial government to take a series of flood control structural...
master thesis 2023
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ANDRIANOS, PAVLOS (author)
This graduation project, having as a starting point the concept of Transit-Oriented Development (TOD), highlights the importance of high-density mixed-use developments around railway stations.<br/>With this goal in mind, the station area of Amsterdam Sloterdijk was selected as a case study location. Sloterdijk is an important node within the...
master thesis 2023
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Slingerland, G. (author), Nikolic, I. (author), Brazier, F.M. (author)
Fast growth of cities decreases the quality of life in these places. In response, Municipalities install policies aiming to improve local livability. While literature suggests social structures to have a defining impact on policy effectiveness, current evaluation metrics are not able to take this into account. This paper presents the Social...
journal article 2023
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Zhang, Peishan (author)
Young graduates are facing housing difficulties in the Chinese metropolis. The Chinese government published new policies to encourage regeneration of the land stock resources as affordable rental housing targeting young people. This study aims to explore how urban regeneration can benefit young graduates’ livability. Specifically, it...
master thesis 2022
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Bouma, Rosemarijne (author)
In this report, fruitful combinations in solving livability problems and rain water nuisances are explored for the case study of the Schilderswijk. The importance of this combination is found in the importance of the two of them seperately. Climate proofing neighbourhoods is necessary when considering climate change which will only increase rain...
master thesis 2022
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Suresh, Kavya (author), Forgaci, C. (author), Stead, D. (author)
This article analyses the urban conditions of Chennai, India, and takes a critical look at its planning framework by considering four main aspects: the ecological structures, urban morphology, mobility, and livability. To do so, the article examines policy documents, urban form, public perceptions, and daily mobility patterns. Specific attention...
journal article 2022
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Oosterwoud, Chloë (author)
In recent years, overtourism has become a big problem for many European cities. In Amsterdam, tourism is changing the experience of place of its city centre, which negatively affects resident’s quality of life by causing feelings of alienation. As a result, more and more residents seem to retreat or move away from Amsterdam’s city centre,...
master thesis 2021
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Pattarasumunt, Sorawit (author)
Bangkok, the primary mega-city of Thailand, had once been driven by water-based development until car mobility was introduced. Since then, the development has been gradually shifted to land-based. The dispersed roads and highways stimulated the urban sprawl where suburban gated communities are built in the outskirts, inaccessible by public...
master thesis 2021
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Ramaiah Perumalsamy, Ganesh Babu (author)
If we denounce neoliberal ideology and the capitalist order of today’s cities as value generating machines, what would the new order be? An integral part of Amsterdam’s emergence as a just city was the interaction between radical resident movements and national housing policy that was designed to solve the housing shortage through massive...
master thesis 2021
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Hou, Ying (author)
This graduation project focuses on the livability issues in the historic neighbourhood under the Chinese context. The current Chinese heritage preservation focuses on conserving material, while livability means adapt physical settings for present use. Therefore, the living condition in the historic neighbourhoods is often neglected. This thesis...
master thesis 2021
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Xue, Ziyang (author)
The tourism of Amsterdam has undergone rapid growth. However it has also brought negative impacts. The space and environmental resources are under the massive pressure of tourism. First, In the situation of overtourism, Amsterdam needs to regulate development of tourism; Second, in the situation of post corona virus, the shrinking situation...
master thesis 2020
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Gomółka, Dominik (author)
Project tackles the issue of low density and underpopulation in Lelystad by an attempt to retroactively densify the city historical core. The architectural intervention consists of revitalization vertical addition of dwelling function on one of the Lelystad very first buildings - the shopping center Lelycentre. Building is assesed in aspects of...
master thesis 2019
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Meng, Wanting (author)
Ageing is a serious problem all around the world, making lots of countries under fiscal and political pressures (United Nations report, 2015), so does China. As country who has the biggest population of ageing, reaching 0.241 billion (National Bureau of Statistics of China, 2017), China faces the most severe conflicts between ageing society and...
master thesis 2019
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Heide, Kendra (author)
The city of Amsterdam is prospering, the amount of residents and visitors continues to grow every year. With this rapid population increase there are more people seeking to travel each day. This increases the pressure on all types of modalities in Amsterdam. As a result of this, the city becomes more busy, congestion increases, the air quality...
master thesis 2019
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Janse, Danny (author)
The report will review the co-relation between rapid urbanization in Bandung with the city’s health issues in the informal areas of Bandung. Rapid urbanization is becoming a worldwide phenomena that leads to the realization of informal neighborhoods. Informal urbanization is a phenomena that will only keep on growing in the upcoming years. By...
master thesis 2019
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Chen, Shu-Wen (author)
Taiwan is located in the Circum-Pacific Seismic Zone; therefore, this island nation is destined to encounter recurrent cataclysmic earthquakes as what has been witnessed in the previous centuries. Taipei City, which is recognized as the most populous and densest city of Taiwan, has a series of push factors which lead herself standing with...
master thesis 2019
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van der Valk, Erik (author)
The research in this master graduation focuses on Nowa Huta, a neighborhood located in the Krakow Metropolitan Area (Poland). Nowa Huta was designed and build as a socialist ideal city in the socialist era, complete with its own steel plant where the majority of the inhabitants worked. The Lenin steel factory provided work, but it also financed...
master thesis 2019
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