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Sabnis, Nihar (author)
When a trainee is (re)learning a skilled movement, physical guidance from a trainer is crucial. Yet, providing physical cues to guide movements is highly challenging when training is digitally mediated (e.g.remotely). This work demonstrates the utility of pseudo forces generated by a wearable tactile interface for providing non-intrusive...
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de Groot, Robbie (author)
Last-mile delivery robots intended to operate on the sidewalk still require supervision because they are only semi-autonomous. If left to their own devices, they tend to cause undesired interactions. Our project proposes a design philosophy that can reduce the amount and severity of these interactions, improving the overall acceptance of...
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Dimou, Maria (author)
Nowadays cycling rates in most European cities are increasing, while many governments are looking for ways to integrate cycling into the daily lives of citizens not only as a leisure activity but also as an official means of transport. At the same time, a large part of the population itself aims to influence decision-makers and urban planners to...
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Nicoletti, Leonardo (author)
Throughout history, social movements have often been catalysts for radical societal change. In the past two decades, hashtag activism, the use of social media platforms for internet activism, has become a driving force behind the development of social movements across the world. From #MeToo to #IdleNoMore and most recently #JusticeForGeorgeFloyd...
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Tijhuis, Esmée (author)
Call Detail Record (CDR) data enables the analysis of human behaviour on a large scale and the information that it contains can be promising. Not only does it allow us to track the movements of many individuals throughout time, it uncovers patterns in a persons decision making process that potentially tell us a lot about the effects of different...
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Anwar, Farian (author)
The marketplace has established itself, since the beginning of ancient trade, as an arena for economic, social and cultural exchange. Throughout history, markets have played an important role as the mediator in the trading of both globally and locally produced commodities. However, global logistics and consumption have highlighted the increased...
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Shih, Yi-Chen (author)
Borders affect both spatial properties and human behaviors. The way people experience spaces determines the thickness of borders, and the thickness is the space of threshold. This architectural concept is inspired by the architectural elements – door which involves a character of connection and separation. The duality of interface challenges the...
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de Graaf, Jetske (author)
Globally, one in four adults do not meet the recommended amount of physical activity. Because people spend a significant amount of time in the work environment and especially office employees spend a lot of time in sedentary behaviour and have low physical activity levels, this study focuses on the reduction of sedentary behaviour and increase...
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Schreur, Willemijn (author)
This graduation project tries to rediscover the importance of three concepts - urban forestry, infrastructure and aesthetics – and unites them with each other, in an attempt to develop a method to design ‘aesthetic urban forest infrastructure’ and discover the potential of such a method. Whereas urban forestry will need more space in our future...
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Stam, Mariëlle (author)
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is used to treat a variety of movement disorders. In current DBS therapy, the stimulation parameters are manually adjusted based on a subjective assessment of patient’s symptoms. State-of-the-art DBS research focuses on recording brain activity to create a patient-specific neuronal profile that correlates with the...
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Oppenhuis, Lotte (author)
This research begins with a fascination for nonhuman activeness. This is based within a theoretical framework of multispecies world, in which nonhumans are seen as active beings that continuously disturb. Seeing nonhumans as active beings causes some policies, or interventions, to look strange. One of these policies in the Netherlands is the new...
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Hendriksen, Maud (author)
Introduction: A thigh push-off is often used as a compensation strategy for standing up by elderly people. However, the biomechanics of this movement are not known. In this thesis the standing-up movement with the use of the thigh push-off strategy (TP), the armrest push-off strategy (AR) and the no arm aid strategy (NA) was analysed. The aim...
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Groeninx van Zoelen, Annekee (author)
With a shortage of over 300,000 homes, which will be even more in the coming years, the Netherlands has a social problem that needs to be solved (NOS, 2021; Bremmer & ten Teije, 2020). The Netherlands also needs to take more progressive measures in the field of sustainability in order to meet its goals. The relatively young concept of "tiny...
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Ren, Yujia (author)
The school garden is an indispensable part of modern education, which lets children physically learn natural science in school. Besides, in the last ten years, many kinds of research also show that school gardens are beneficial for children both physically and mentally. This paper focuses on analyzing the history of the school garden and...
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Remmerswaal, Evan (author)
Problem: Due to high rejection rates regarding prostheses’ use, the assessment of the amputee’s use of the prosthesis has become more critical. Today’s prosthesis research is limited to assessing a users’ performance to perform tasks in a controlled environment. Therefore, these studies cannot wholly assess how the prosthesis is used in the...
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Kannekens, E. (author)
Currently cities are becoming more densified, resulting in overpopulated areas with fewer green spaces. Together with this rising health care expenses caused by mental health and current environmental design questions such as water nuisance, heath island effect, densification demands and creating a healthy living environment, leads to...
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Liao, Y. (author)
In recent years, lots of papers are fast reacting to overtourism, making it open for discussion and finding the solutions. Specifically, in the European context, cultural tourism is the fastest-growing sector in the tourism industry, which is the leading cause of overtourism. Furthermore, globalization makes cultural tourism gradually become...
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Brand, A.C. (author)
Designing a public condenser in the district of Vesterbro in Copenhagen. As the theme of the project 'movement' increases the group of various people of different ages and cultures. Bringing back sport facilities and greenery improves both healthy living and reducing gentrification.
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van Boggelen, Jelle (author)
In the research part, the importance of movement and interaction is described. Movement has influence on peoples’ physical health, social health and mental health. This building is designed for the Minervahaven in Amsterdam, especially for empty nesters, which form a very relevant target group nowadays. In the building movement is stimulated by...
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Lammersen, Steven (author)
Research and design for a more circular built environment, focused on the 'open building typology' and the technical aspects of 'design for disassembly'. Design focused on the city of Groningen.
master thesis 2020
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