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Kronmüller, Linda (author)
Belgrade is a city in the Balkan peninsula and has hosted different Empires through the centuries which formed a vivid cultural heritage. When thinking about a possible future identity, the city must cope with its complex history, present memories alive in the city and a range of different narratives that interweave with selfsame. Looking for a...
master thesis 2021
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Weenink, Noortje (author)
This project looks at both the role of Gibraltar within the global ecology and the dynamics of the local ecology on the peninsula. It describes how Gibraltar’s geomorphology—a mountain surrounded by water, located between two water bodies and two continents—has resulted a unique local ecology that is vital for the global ecosystem. Carried by...
master thesis 2020
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Polat, Esra (author)
Mobile phones are one of the most ubiquitous devices in our lives. The ever-growing demand for mobile phones and rapid upgrade patterns, gives mobile phones an unsustainable linear character, with a big contribution to e-waste. This study is about stimulating consumers to return their mobile phones to extend its life or fulfill another purpose...
master thesis 2018
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De Pauw, I.C. (author)
Product designers can apply different strategies, methods, and tools for sustainable product development. Nature-Inspired Design Strategies (NIDS) offer designers a distinct class of strategies that use ‘nature’ as a guiding source of knowledge and inspiration for addressing sustainability. Biomimicry and Cradle to Cradle, two Nature-Inspired...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Jansen, J. (author)
Insects can be alternative source of nutrients in various parts of the food-chain, as feed for livestock but also human consumption. However, the acceptation of insects as a source of nutrients is low. Insects are in no way a part of western culture except when they are a pest. Insects do play a vital role in upcoming developments such as urban...
master thesis 2014
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Von Meijenfeldt, V.M.C. (author)
Planet Earth is constantly changing, and with it our living environment. Seasonal variation in temperature and precipitation, as well as long-term climate trends, are but a few examples of change that pose challenges to a settled society. Whereas direction, magnitude, and even character of future changes may be uncertain, we can be confident...
master thesis 2014
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Van 't Hof, K.F. (author)
This graduation project is a research on a new sustainable cartridge solution for Tonerpearls ink. The Tonerpearls cartridge is part of the Colorwave printer, positioned in the market as a ‘green’ flagship. The challenge The report addresses three problem owners: the company; its customers and the environment. The company aims for a cartridge...
master thesis 2013
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Trevia, F.G. (author)
The work of my thesis represents the last phase of the GRIP project, a Governmental/Philips co-founded project which has been running for one year and a half before the beginning of this final stage in February 2013. The project involves several organizations such as TUDelft, TU/Eindhoven, Design Academy, Philips, Geestelijke Gezondheidszorg...
master thesis 2013
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De Pauw, I. (author), Kandachar, P. (author), Karana, E. (author), Peck, D. (author), Wever, R. (author)
Current design practices focus on eco-efficiency as the main approach in the field of sustainable product development. This approach mainly aims at improving existing products and services. Environmental product performance can be greatly improved using ecoefficiency but in many cases the improvements are incremental. Furthermore, the overall...
conference paper 2010
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De Pauw, I.C. (author), Kandachar, P.V. (author), Karana, E. (author), Peck, D.P. (author), Wever, R. (author)
Current design practices focus on eco-efficiency as the main approach in the field of sustainable product development. This approach mainly aims at improving existing products and services. Environmental product performance can be greatly improved using ecoefficiency but in many cases the improvements are incremental. Furthermore, the overall...
conference paper 2010
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