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Kuipers, M.C. (author), de Jonge, W. (author)
This book – the third in the Rondeltappe series – reflects the philosophy and didactic approach of Heritage and Architecture (H&A) section of the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment (Delft University of Technology). H&A has three chairs: Design, Cultural Value and Technology. They work in close cooperation to lay the...
book 2017
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de Wit, S.I. (author)
This book aims at the landscape architecture of the contemporary enclosed garden as an expression of the genius loci, addressing the question of how the genius loci can be made accessible in the metropolitan landscape. If a garden - the classical means of expressing the landscape - is capable of expressing metropolitan conditions, then we may...
book 2018
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Piccinini, D. (author), van der Velde, J.R.T. (author)
This booklet shows the results of a project developed at the TU Delft in a Master elective course offered by the chair of Landscape Architecture: Landscape Architecture ON site. The project revolves around the realization of a temporary, interactive ‘design-and-build’ project in a landscape setting, for the yearly Oerol festival held on the...
book 2017
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De Wit, S.I. (author)
What bearing can the expression of ‘place’ have on the ‘placeless geography’ of the suburban metropolis? Unravelling the design of the Wasserkrater garden, designed by Agence Ter between 1997 and 2000, points towards a possible reconnection between suburban metropolis and genius loci, the essence of the place.
book chapter 2014
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Dorst, K. (author), Provoost, Y. (author), Verhagen, H.J. (author)
A revetment of pattern placed elements, or a so called pitching, is used worldwide to protect shorelines and embankments. Also in The Netherlands more than 500 km of river, lake and sea dikes is protected by pitchings. Until the 60’s the design and construction of pitchings was based on experience. After the first damages on pitchings and the...
conference paper 2012
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Van den Bosch, A. (author), D' Angremond, K. (author), Verhagen, H.J. (author), Olthof, J. (author)
Studies on the stability of the amour layer (d’Angremond et. al. [1999] revealed the importance of density of placement. The current research focuses on the influence of the density of placement on the stability of cubes in a double armour layer and tetrapods and rocks in a single armour layer. The experiments were performed in the Laboratory of...
conference paper 2002
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Read, S. (author), Bruyns, G. (author)
The Flat City space syntax model (Read, 2005) has been developed to extend the functionality of the space syntax method into the periphery of the contemporary metropolitan city, and to provide a method for describing and evaluating the form of contemporary urban landscapes. The Flat City model proposes that the built environment is structured...
conference paper 2007
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Bovy, P.H.L. (author), Tacken, M. (author)
conference paper 1995
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Read, S.A. (author), Wang, J. (author)
Forms in planning often do not match the forms of cities. This is important because the experience and functionings of cities are given by certain forms and not by others. In particular we are concerned here with the fact planning and design thinking often assumes a nested hierarchy of communities and spaces while the real forms of cities...
conference paper 2012
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Martin, G.P. (author)
Workshop 3. Session 3.2: Caring and playing Abstract: In this paper I consider the ways in which the home and other residential environments are constructed and experienced in the delivery of novel forms of healthcare and rehabilitation for older people in the UK which take place largely outside the walls of the hospital. Drawing on notions such...
conference paper 2005
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Verschuure, G.A. (author)
Appointing the pedestrian crossing on Abbey Road (London, UK) as a listed monument is exemplary for the changing ideas on the preservation of monuments and historic sites in the last decades. This pedestrian crossing was not listed as a monument for its beauty, authenticity or its unique role in architectural history, which are normally criteria...
conference paper 2014
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Van Nes, A. (author), Stolk, E. (author)
Mobility on rails is acknowledged to be one of the most sustainable means of transportation between cities and towns. Therefore, a railway station’s location in a built environment and its degree of accessibility is essential to reach as many travellers as possible. Even though there exist several writings on network cities and TOD principles...
conference paper 2012
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Broers, W.J.W. (author), De Reuver, G.A. (author), Florez Atehuortua, L. (author), Guldemond, N.A. (author)
The world’s population is rapidly aging, which affects healthcare budgets, resources, pensions and social security systems. Although most older adults prefer to live independently in their own home as long as possible, smart living solutions to support elderly people at home did not reach mass adoption, yet. To support people age-in-place a...
conference paper 2015
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Akinci, T. (author), Ozsoy, A. (author)
Workshop 1. Session 1.2: Segregation and strategies of gating and withdrawal. Abstract: Kurucesme, a village on the Bosphorus, reflects the particular characteristics of its own as well as those of both the Bosphorus and the city of Istanbul. Accommodating different cultural and social layers is the most discriminating feature of the Kurucesme...
conference paper 2005
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Read, S. (author), Lopes Gil, J.A. (author)
conference paper 2013
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Mashhoodi, B. (author), Berghauser Pont, M.Y. (author)
Mixed use development, one of the “mantras in contemporary planning” is a multi-criterion and multi-scalar concept which has various definitions. For this research mixed-use is defined as functional mixed-use and our main interest is to understand the spatial conditions needed to increase the diversity of uses (mix) by combining compatible...
conference paper 2011
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Rae, R.A. (author), O'Neill, A.P. (author)
Workshop 3. Session 3.3: Expression and taste
conference paper 2005
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Lappegard Hauge, A. (author)
Workshop 4. Session 4.3: Place and identity, home in exile Abstract. This essay gives a short description of three different theories that can be used to explain the relationship between identity and the physical environment: social identity theory, place-identity theory, and identity process theory. The place-identity theory has given a...
conference paper 2005
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Van der Graaf, P. (author)
Workshop 1. Session 1.1: Poverty and identity. Abstract: My PhD research focuses on the effects of different social-physical interventions in urban renewal programs. Are residents better of in restructured neighborhoods or do problems of deprivation remain? Moreover, how are successful transformations achieved and which interventions are less...
conference paper 2005
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Chen, Y. (author), Spaans, M. (author)
Mega-event strategies and their impact on host cities have drawn increasing interest, as organising large-scale urban events has become part of a deliberate urban policy strategy to promote local economic growth and put the host city on the world agenda. Thus far, the research addressing what strategies can be adopted and to what extent the...
conference paper 2009
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