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Schenk, Nena (author)
Fast developing technology offers many opportunities for innovation and optimization in the public domain. However this sector is bound to European directives on public procurement transposed into national law and therefore bound to the mandatory procurement of, among others, their assets. This legislation provides a limiting framework in which,...
master thesis 2024
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Broekman, Jelmar (author)
The construction industry is responsible for the emitting carbon, nitrogen, and particulate matter, which is harmful to the environment and contributes to global warming. Municipalities in the Netherlands plan to reduce emissions in inner-city developments to zero before 2030, for which a transformation of the already...
master thesis 2024
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Rebers, Thomas (author)
In traditional models of project delivery, stakeholders have clear assignments of risks, responsibilities, and liabilities. However, in today's large and complex infrastructure projects, these allocations are often uncertain and difficult to determine at the project's outset. Consequently, many of these large projects experience inefficiencies,...
master thesis 2023
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Hoekstra, Bas (author)
The Dutch construction sector is confronted with a complex and challenging situation. The majority of the infrastructural elements in the Netherlands were built in the 1950s and 60s, which means they are approaching the end of their lifespan. This state, in combination with backlogged maintenance and budget cuts, created a significant and urgent...
master thesis 2023
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Groen, Bas (author)
As a result of decreasing competition within the procurement of large construction projects in the Dutch construction sector, the need arises to understand the mechanisms behind the competition. Especially how decisions by clients on the procurement of construction projects impact the number of competitors. When this is understood, clients can...
master thesis 2023
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Rijnhart, Ande (author)
This study aims to evaluate the effects of the two-phase delivery method, focusing specifically on its potential to address integrated project delivery challenges, and to propose improvements to the use of the delivery model. Using two Rijkswaterstaat-projects as a case study, the research question seeks to enhance the use of the two-phase...
master thesis 2023
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Grimbergen, Katja (author)
The Dutch construction sector has the task in the coming years, to build around 1 million new houses in the Netherlands, most of which will have to be built in urban areas. Together with existing (inter)national crises such as the climate change crisis and biodiversity loss crisis, this means the sector will have to think differently to not...
master thesis 2023
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Mastouri, Marouane (author)
This thesis aimed to investigate the potential of the EU’s carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) to promote sustainable adjustments in the production process of semiconductor machines, considering uncertainties in carbon accounting. The research combines a review of existing literature, a case study analysis of a selected semiconductor...
master thesis 2023
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Kyrizakis, Kyriakos (author)
The market industry is rapidly changing and modifications are taking place. Over the years, it has been noticed that project success is a challenging issue, which requires several endeavours from project parties. The procurement system is characterized as a tool, the implementation of which delivers project results. The procurement system is...
master thesis 2023
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Molaei, M. (author), Koops, L.S.W. (author), Hermans, M.H. (author)
Ondanks het grote aantal repetitieve, kleine activiteiten dat wordt uitgevoerd voor publieke opdrachtgevers, ontbreekt het zowel in de praktijk als in de wetenschappelijke literatuur aan inzicht in de succesfactoren van dit type opgaven. Dit beperkt de mogelijkheden tot het doorvoeren van relevante verbeteringen ten aanzien van de samenwerking...
report 2023
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Hoekstra, Marissa (author), Van Veenstra, Anne Fleur (author), Bharosa, Nitesh (author)
GovTech, an acronym of Government Technologies, is a novel concept that is gaining attention in the public and private sector. It entails improving the design and delivery of human centric public services and data-driven processes with the use of emerging (digital) technologies. Furthermore, GovTech is concerned with the development of digital...
conference paper 2023
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Muhamed Salim, Mehna (author)
Sustainability is seen as one of the most important challenges faced by the world today (Silvius, 2017). Within EPC companies, there are quite some ambitions at the strategic level to integrate sustainability into project procurement, but implementation at the project level is still quite limited. Additionally, existing literature focusing on...
master thesis 2022
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van Milaan, Ilse (author)
The construction sector is experiencing a fundamental shift towards greater digitization. Building information modeling (BIM), augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR), the internet of things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Digital twins are all becoming more prevalent in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry....
master thesis 2022
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Wissingh, Thomas (author), Kuijlenburg, Rachel (author), Joosstens, Frans (author), Poldner, Kim, (author), Mobach, Mark (author)
Background and aim - Many countries signed the Paris Agreement to mitigate global average temperature rise. In this context, Dutch government decided to realize a reduction of 50% using resources and raw materials in 2030. This paper explores how practice-based research into facility operations can contribute to this aim. Methods / Methodology -...
conference paper 2022
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Miedema, Jillert-Jan (author)
Currently, the infrastructure industry is in transformation and moving towards new project delivery approaches. Aiming to improve the predictability of projects and due to a growing desire for collaboration between clients and contractors, the two-phase model has made its entrance in the industry and has been gaining popularity.<br/>During the...
master thesis 2022
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Wijnen, Willem (author)
To attain a transition such as to a circular economy and built environment, actions at all scales are necessary, which implies that interventions should positively contribute to the transition (Petersen&amp; Heurkens, 2018). Governments see the problems that the linear built environment entails and are making steps in implementing circular...
master thesis 2022
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Molaei, M. (author), Koops, L.S.W. (author), Hermans, M.H. (author)
Although a considerable amount of literature has addressed the public procurement in the construction industry, still little is known about procurement in small and repetitive activities. In practice, however, public clients are often involved in repetitive tasks such as maintenance activities. Dutch water boards, regional governmental bodies...
conference paper 2022
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Herth, A. (author), Blok, K. (author)
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present a comprehensive analysis of the carbon footprint of the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), including direct and indirect emissions from utilities, logistics and purchases, as well as a discussion about the commonly used method. Emissions are presented in three scopes (scope 1 reports...
journal article 2022
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van Driesten, Georgette (author)
In order for the construction industry to be climate neutral and circular by 2030, a transition is needed that changes norms &amp; values and the way of working. Within the construction industry 80% of the clients are public organisations, which can steer a sustainable transition by posing a demand for sustainable alternatives. In order to...
master thesis 2021
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Tabasha, Ola (author)
With the current urgency to become more circular, procurement presents the primary method to deliver the circular policy ambition by purchasing circular products and stimulating circularity in the market. In the building and infrastructure sector, civil engineering projects offer unique opportunities for circularity. This research presents an...
master thesis 2021
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