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Castrén, Joonas (author)
The 1960s in Finland were a period of experimentation with concrete, steel, and color, that coincided with a period of rapid economic growth and urbanization. In the building industry, the role of the architect evolved to become a civil servant in a way, entrusted to alleviate shortages in housing and commercial space. Heikki Castrén and his...
student report 2024
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Sarkhosh, R. (author)
The thesis explores Ahwaz's transformation throughout the 20th century, emphasizing the profound impact of the oil industry on the city's architectural and urban development. From its emergence in obscurity to its prominence before the Iran-Iraq war, Ahwaz's journey mirrors the far-reaching influence of oil on urban modernity. The narrative...
doctoral thesis 2024
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Zapaśnik, Marta (author)
How to adapt the Polish Large Panel concrete system housing to increase the living diversity with modular architecture? This graduation topic aligns with the Architectural Engineering studio approach and the master track's emphasis on integrating technology and exploring circular adaptation strategies. The design of Plug & Live: Modular...
master thesis 2024
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Oosterhoff, Judith (author)
Without realising it, a building can have a lot of impact on user health. Using literature studies and interviews in two case studies, we looked at how physical elements in a building affect the user's experience. These physical elements are nature, material, air, light, dimensions, smell, sound and temperature. These interviews took place in...
master thesis 2024
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Hendi, Alaa (author)
The growing concern about a mental health crisis and a looming threat of the loneliness epidemic worldwide that was further escalated by the COVID-19 pandemic forced people into isolation and created a new form of ‘work from home’ lifestyle. Nonetheless, the loneliness epidemic can be traced back to the 19th-century design principles that...
master thesis 2024
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Iuorio, Luca (author)
This article discusses the socio-technical process of dam construction in the United States from the early 20th century to the present. It examines how marginal places have been the object of industrial modifications through the inventiveness and entrepreneurship of social groups and local individuals who, supported by federal measures, have...
journal article 2024
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Nahawandi, Raneem (author)
A maritime metropolis that acts as a gateway from which elements from all over the world can enter and mix, resulting in a repository of a large set of heterogeneous entities; Marseille is a knot of flows and fluxes intensifying and manifesting in an assemblage of entities that are products of continuous historical processes. It is a platform of...
master thesis 2023
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Souroosh, Raha (author)
By approaching the research from an user's perspective, De Bogaard in Rijswijk has been redesigned in order to attract pioneers that will aid in reigniting the attraction of the shopping mall. It has been partly refunctioned, in order to blow life into the area and stimulate the community. The new design focuses on the first phase of the...
master thesis 2023
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Noorman, Julie (author)
In Kigali, Rwanda, urbanization and increased affluence will increase the amount of waste. Currently, there is no sustainable disposal of the waste, as unsorted waste is deposited in an unsanitary landfill, which is beginning to fill up. The Rwandan government aims to create a circular economy and tries to address waste management, but few...
master thesis 2023
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van Rijn, Inès (author)
This project delves into the transformative potential of human-centric architecture as a catalyst for social connection, urban revitalization, and empowerment in the neighborhood of Droixhe in Liège, Belgium. Drawing inspiration from the collective Les Amis de L'Étang, comprising 15 social organizations, the research explores the concealed...
master thesis 2023
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Liu, RayLin (author)
National Monument Christus Triumfator church in Bezuidenhout, the Hague was designed by the team D.S.B.V. under Geert Drexhage in 1959-1962, however, among three churches under Drexhage's, only Christus Triumfator church survives in the secularization and shrinking religious community in the Netherlands. The design of Christus Triumfator church...
master thesis 2023
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Warrenaar, Elles (author)
The easily accessible location, the comfort of various facilities, the architectural quality and the space for meeting, all this created a new typology that could not be thought out of everyday life anymore. The mall gave a glimpse of a modern future, where the mall functioned as merely a place to shop; it functioned as a center for cultural...
master thesis 2023
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Ray, Snigdha (author)
The Old Pinakothek, with its progressive concept, became a model for many 19th -century museums. Completed in 1846, by Leo von Klenze, the structure was severely damaged post-war. Its first restoration plans included a complete tear-down and a new master plan. Hans Döllgast fought for its preservation and state of history, adding a method of...
student report 2023
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Kloosterziel, Anniek (author)
This thesis contains case studies of architect-duo’s Alvar and Aino Aalto, Charlotte Perriand and Le Corbusier, and Charles and Ray Eames, that will be used to find out why they designed furniture as architects. This will give more explanation on why an architect would or should design furniture. The thesis shows that the architects have...
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Sen, Amrita (author)
Modernity in India was born as a response to the practical need for infrastructure in the post-independence (1947) period. Locally produced concrete became the primary material for building, displaying India’s self-sufficiency and construction prowess. Local and international architects used concrete by adopting the prevailing global trends of...
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Bezniţchi, Andrea (author)
The architectural evolution of the Romanian coast after WWII saw brand new developments, fuelled by the need to create a profitable touristic industry, that is promoted locally and internationally, painting a picture of the progress and success of the socialist society. Tourists from all over Europe are known to have passed through these resorts...
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Pilecka, Joanna (author)
Architects have historically played an important role in kitchen designs, including notable female architects like Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky, author of the 1926 Frankfurt Kitchen. Their solutions resulted not only from practical needs, but also from social and cultural changes at the time. This was also the case in Poland, although this is less...
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van Schaik, Freek (author)
The 1960s Amsterdam neighbourhood of Buitenveldert, with its radical open and green layout, has an appearance quite dissimilar to that of the city’s centre. Visiting my grandparents there since I was a little child, has always sparked my interest and made me curious about its history and evolution after almost 65 years of existence. Therefore,...
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Matova, Kalina (author)
Bulgarian women were one of the first to pursue higher education of architecture in Europe when it became possible in the beginning of the 20th century, starting with Elena Markova (1894-1970) in Berlin, graduating in 1917. Women architects make a key contribution to Bulgarian modernism during the interwar period, while establishing partnerships...
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Houweling, Kim (author)
Since the beginning of the twentieth century modernistic movements gained influence in architecture and also in church architecture. Specified on protestant churches, we find that a church is a really special building. The design as to be serving the congregation, so they can serve their God. But the design also has to say something to the world...
student report 2023
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