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van Bergen en Henegouwen, Loek (author)
The global population is ageing at a rapid pace, accordingly many countries implement ageing in place policies to prevent unmanageable growth of costs of institutionalised care settings. Like many other countries, the Dutch government also shifted towards ageing in place policies to reduce the costs of institutionalised care settings. Ageing in...
master thesis 2019
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van Ardenne, Maurits (author)
We have entered a new époque, transforming our societies from the mechanical to the digital. This unlocks a lot of new opportunities and abilities, but also results into big societal and behavioural changes, which need to be addressed in our built environment. Architecture seems to have disappeared on the background, while technological...
master thesis 2019
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Luken, Lodewijk (author)
The current take-make-dispose economy, resulting in resource pressure and environmental problems, calls for circular economics. Islands are perfect living laboratories, because of their clearly defined boundaries and vulnerability to external factors. In this graduation Project, Ilha de Paquetá in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is taken as a case study...
master thesis 2019
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Pijnacker, Joris (author)
Because of the increasing e-commerce volume, resulting in increasing demands on the speed of delivery, logistical processes become more and more automated. Order picking is one of the last tasks that is done by humans in warehouses, because humans are flexible with respect to the large variability and changeability in items. However, it is a...
master thesis 2018
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Shi, Xiangwei (author)
We propose a framework to interpret deep convolutional models for visual place classification. Given a deep place classification model, our proposed method produces visual explanations and saliency maps that reveal the understanding of images by the model. To evaluate the interpretability, t-SNE algorithm is used for mapping and visualization of...
master thesis 2018
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Wäckerlin, Niels (author)
In a globalizing world, cities find themselves competing more and more for the likes of visitors, residents, investors, and companies. Simultaneously, cities may attempt to ignite synergies by working together with other cities in the region. Two core concepts of the place branding domain, image and identity, are central to this situation....
master thesis 2018
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de Beer, Michael (author)
To listen and to make a noise, as sonic acts, formed the premise of the project. Continuing a lineage of inquiry of human conduct that is underpinned by the notion that humans engage in purposeful behaviour; the sonic act in the field of architecture questions how people behave sonically in their environments. The importance of this spatial...
master thesis 2018
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Dikmans, Sophie (author)
The aging population and the policy changes regarding long-term care pose a challenge for dwelling design. Our current way of building is too focused on privacy, comfort, and individualism, which exacerbates loneliness for this vulnerable target group. This graduation project therefore investigated in what way architecture can stimulate the...
master thesis 2018
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Pelt, Pim (author)
Within the field of architecture there has been done a lot of research of the experience of architecture and the behaviour of people in cities and around buildings. There is however little knowledge about the intangibles related to (the parts of) buildings that invite to (daily) rituals. A building provides place for rituals and taking part in...
master thesis 2018
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Mu, Xiufan (author)
The density of elderly population in Central City of Beijing is relatively high compare to that in peri urban area, which resulting in the urban disease, scarcity and low quality of public spaces in the city center. However, in Beijing, the main demands of elderly people have incline to the social needs and social participation, instead of...
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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Montalvão Moreira, Marcela (author)
This thesis proposes the construction of three temporary pavilions at Place Francois Mitterrand in Lille, France. The pavilions will be part of the event “Lille World Design Capital” of 2020.
“Everything is a matter of perspective”. Place Francois Mitterrand, the public core of the 1989’s Euralille Masterplan by OMA, is seen by many as a...
master thesis 2018
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Scheltema, Annemette (author)
Landscape narratives have the potential of being powerful design tools. Designing with narratives may provide new opportunities, shaping conditions for new possibilities and stories.

The project focuses on the gap between the theory of the landscape narratives and the practical application in the field; emphasizing the interconnection...
master thesis 2018
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Maliwar, Shruti (author)
• Rotterdam is chosen an example of a city in constant flux, based specifically due to 2 main events- the bombing of Rotterdam in 1940 and the shift of the harbors westwards- 1970's, focussing on the shift of harbor Westwards.
• The development of the South of Rotterdam- Kop Van Zuid, after the shift of the harbors westwards, led to a large...
master thesis 2018
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Martellono, Francesca (author)
The framework of this work is situated between the typological issue about the epistemological definition of art spaces, and their role as consequence within the city, and a personal interest in the kind of attention art demands in space for a specific engagement. It is in the place where art is displayed that the knowledge about it is produced....
master thesis 2017
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Colling, Alina (author)
This project analyses the feasibility of the integration of an automation system for custom-made composite part production at the superyacht equipment manufacturer Rondal BV. An analysis of the current prepreg production is performed to understand the automation opportunities and production requirements. Nesting, kitting, protective film removal...
master thesis 2017
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Kuijpers, Pien (author)
The upcoming years, the amount of elderly people is growing rapidly. Besides, elderly people are expected to continue living independently at their home. The number of places in nursing homes are limited because a lot of nursing homes closed their doors. Now, older people are dependent on themselves, their neighbourhood and connections. It...
master thesis 2017
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Groeneveld, Daan (author)
A design for a Centre for Ceramics with workshops and exhibition space in the historical centre of Maastricht.
master thesis 2017
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Zhang, Hongyi (author)
In general, people and environment are two main properties in today’s strategy plans of urban development, which are also essential elements of urban design (Carmona et al, 2010). Designers promote more on human dimension design that reflects spatial dimension of environment such as the eye level city in their urban design topics. Gehl (2010)...
master thesis 2017
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Ruan, Yijia (author)
The project started with the fascination of vanishing traditional living space in Shanghai, the Lilong and shantytown. The traditional living neighbourhoods reflect the historic socio-spatial network of the first spaces (Lilong, shantytown), the second places ( modern textile factories) and the third places ( streets, commercial streets, workers...
master thesis 2017
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