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Rusman, Patrick (author)
The growing call for public participation in the context of the energy transition has been accompanied by an upswing in the number of studies evaluating participatory practices. While this is essentially a positive, and even necessary, development in our understanding of what makes good public participation, the practical usability of the...
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Bast, Bente (author)
As Dutch cities are increasingly looking to transform inner city industrial waterfronts into mixed-use neighbourhoods, the need for good participation processes with existing businesses increases. Although municipalities are aware of this, current participation processes often do not lead to the desired results. Therefore, a structured process...
master thesis 2019
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Wennekers, Elke (author)
In the coalition agreement (May 2018) the municipality of The Hague has expressed that they want to support neighborhood WhatsApp groups (NWAG’s). The goal of providing support is to increase citizen participation and to improve neighborhood safety and safety feeling. Currently, there is no city-wide approach for supporting NWAG’s. So, the...
master thesis 2018
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Riska Arliana, Riska (author)
In the effort to address flood problems in Jakarta, the Indonesian and Dutch Government finalized a study called Jakarta Coastal Defence Strategy (JCDS) in 2011. In the study, it is concluded that an offshore solution is crucial to protect Jakarta from the threat of sea level rise in the coastal area. The collaboration between these two...
master thesis 2018
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Dartee, Kieran (author)
One of the pillars of Dutch municipal decision-making is to stimulate citizen participation in agenda- setting and decision-making (VNG, 2018). Involving citizens in the allocation of the public budget for addressing specific challenges is a novel approach to participatory decision-making. This thesis examines the applicability of the...
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van Marion, Ingrid (author)
Patients are becoming more involved in scientific projects, as evaluators, advisors or partners of academic researchers. From a science communication perspective, these experiences are a fascinating laboratory about the challenges of knowledge sharing and exchange between stakeholders with very different perspectives. Little is known about those...
master thesis 2018
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Tajuddin, Nilofer (author)
This project is set in the Chennai Metropolitan Area (CMA) in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. Currently spanning 1189 sq. km, the region forms a unique delta with three rivers, namely, the Koshashtalaiyar, Coovum and Adyar, which eventually drain into the Bay of Bengal. With an estimated population of 10 million and a population density of...
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Hartman, Nora (author)
The population of the Netherlands is ageing. The number of people above 65 is expected to grow from 3.1 million in 2017 to 4.8 million in 2040. The increasing ageing population results in more elderly in need of care and a lower percentage of young people able to provide formal care. The classical welfare state seems to gradually change to a ...
master thesis 2018
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Gu, Qian (author)
about urban transformation of lilong in Shanghai, socio-spatial interventions based on privacy zoning
master thesis 2018
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Liu, Xiaojun (author)
Hong Kong is an immigrant city. Over 30% of population nowadays are immigrant from mainly China mainland, Malaysia, Philippine and UK (CSD, 2017). Sham Shui po is a typical arrival city that had successfully accommodated several generations of immigrants and help them rising to the local city middle class. Sham Shui Po is developed in 1920s. Its...
master thesis 2018
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Muusse, Lieke (author)
With smart governance, citizen participation for the delivery of services and the transformation of society to a participation society, there is an increased focus of governments on the stimulation of citizen initiatives and the usage of their knowledge for the delivery of services. What is seen more and more nowadays is that online platforms...
master thesis 2018
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Bharaj, Vanshika (author)
In June 2013, Uttarakhand (Northern India) faced unusual heavy rainfall, series of cloud bursts and glacial lake outbursts all within 4 days leaving the sacred valley of Kedarnath completely ravaged. The flooded holy river ‘Ganges’ swept with it pilgrims, inhabitants, houses and flora/fauna creating a havoc in the valley transforming the valley...
master thesis 2018
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Smit, Linda (author)
Many cities in the Netherlands have poor areas that have to deal with a lot of social problems. One of the approaches that policymakers use to improve these areas is the so- called gentrification approach. In this approach policy makers renovate and rebuild parts of the neighborhoods in order to attract more ‘better educated’ citizens to these...
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van Paassen, Ank (author)
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de Jong, Simone (author)
This thesis describes the process of the development of the MuseumMakers application: a tool for providing constructive feedback by children to museums. The tool only focuses on regular visits, because it is more difficult to collect feedback from younger visitors. This is due to the fact there is no interaction between museum employees and...
master thesis 2018
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van Nes, Kevin (author)
Volumetric light scattering caused by participating media has been and still is a complicated, but visually pleasing lighting effect that increases the sense of realism of digital scenes tremendously. Various solutions to rendering these effects in real-time exist, basing themselves upon the single scattering approximation. Transparency is...
master thesis 2018
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Vasiulyte, Marija (author)
The aim of the graduation project is a (re)development plan for a neighbourhood in a deteriorating district of Naujininkai, Vilnius. A neighbourhood faces the major issues which are common in the districts around the city centre built in Soviet times. Worn out building environment, ageing, low-income population lead to threats of social...
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Leipoldt, Mercedes (author)
Many active citizens that work on improving their neighborhoods have in-depth local knowledge (small data), but are oftentimes not directly involved in the decision-making processes of city officials. A top-down push is witnessed to make smart use of open data for the development of social solutions and services. However, this creates a gap for...
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Schweizer, Judith (author)
The graduation project ‘Gender Walk Design’ investigated genderwalks as a method for knowledge gathering in planning and design. Because gender based differences and inequalities are present in cities, the work towards understanding and reacting to them is very relevant for urbanists. However, intersectional gender aware design is extremely...
master thesis 2018
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Moya Ortiz, Diego (author), Durand Lopéz, Leyden (author), Klimczak, Anna (author), Stuyt, Mae-Ling (author), Hu, Qiyao (author)

The Metropolitan Region of Amsterdam (AMA) has proposed a transition from its current linear economic model to a circular one (Sustainable Amsterdam, 2015). However, the proposed strategy is based mainly on the participation of actors from the world of business and industry, relegating social actors to a peripheral level of its...
student report 2018
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