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le Blanc, O.L.R. (author)
The world is facing climate change which has sever impacts on extreme weather events, biodiversity and rising seas. Greenhouse gas emissions need to be reduced to counteract climate change. One specific way to contribute to that reduction is setting Zero-Emission (ZE) zones to ban fossil fuel vehicles in urban areas which will presumably lead to...
master thesis 2020
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van der Donk, M.W.R. (author)
Many construction projects experience cost overruns (Flyvbjerg & Holm, 2002), which is the difference between the estimated cost and the final costs of a project. In Design & Build procured projects, the contractor is responsible for both designing and constructing the project (De Ridder, 2009). During the tender phase, the contractor...
master thesis 2020
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Hoozemans, Steven (author)
Worldwide, machine learning is increasingly used to achieve optimal analytics and outcomes in business and governmental organisations. However, it has become evident that structural guidance for creating machine learning projects is needed. Machine learning projects are dependent on multiple factors. This thesis focuses on three factors...
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Bussemakers, P.J.M. (author)
Climate change, as a result from global warming, requires an energy transition: the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuels and a radical innovation of the global energy system to proceed apace. Offshore wind is an important source of clean, renewable energy, and it plays a key role in the transition. 80% of the worldwide...
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van Schagen, S.J.G. (author)
Industrial companies aim for optimizing profit from delivering project outcomes. Maximizing profit relies on optimization of using resources, production capacity and available time. To reach this goal, companies are typically reliant on planning and production schedules. This problem is known as the project portfolio selection and scheduling...
bachelor thesis 2020
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van Limbergen, K. (author)
The positive relation between the performance of the client-contractor team and the end-result of a project has led to a growing attention for the human factor in construction procurement exercises. Over the last decade, assessments of constructors’ collaborative behaviour have been used more widely as a partner selection method. One of the most...
master thesis 2020
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Öcalan, N.Y. (author)
With the increasing amounts of data generated from various sources, companies are now aware of the data-driven applications more than ever. In the built environment, building or infrastructural projects are handed over as end-product and these projects are complex. Thus, this data disturbance requires multiple ways of project management...
master thesis 2020
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van der Staaij, E.T. (author)
Between 2009 and 2019 New York’s High Line was repurposed from an old train track into an elevated park, designed by Diller Scofido + Renfro, after it was saved from demolition through a community initiative, led by Robert Hammond and Joshua David. The High Line spans a highly heterogeneous area (socially as well as architecturally). The park is...
master thesis 2020
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Sander, Laura A. (author)
With Midtown's income gap increasing significantly, affordable housing has become more and more difficult to find, leaving many New Yorkers Homeless. This thesis sets out to understand how homelessness and the built environment interact with one another and to which extent the architectural profession can make a positive impact on homelessness...
master thesis 2020
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Baelemans, M. (author)
Office buildings in the Netherlands are problematic. These buildings are often monofunctional and of low architectural value resulting in an average lifespan of only 30 years! The tradition of demolition and new construction of mediocre buildings is harmful for public space and a waste of money, time, and moreover, building materials. <br/>This...
master thesis 2020
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Voutsa, A.E. (author)
New York is one of the most important Global Metropolises. Due to the increasing urbanization and the congestion of people and businesses, the city’s urban environment and particularly, public space needs to reinvent itself to address the modern challenges and remain an important element of the urban fabric. Towards this direction, public space...
master thesis 2020
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de Haan, S.R. (author)
In 1811, commissioners designed a plan to develop Manhattan in a very efficient way of maximizing land value with a perpendicular network of streets and avenues. In 1854, the grid was fully constructed and the original land was hardly recognizable anymore. New York grew, got bigger and bigger, resulting in a metropolis where millions work and...
master thesis 2020
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Siritip, N. (author)
This project is a part of the Complex Projects Graduation Studio, "New York Midtown", it explores the possibility of introducing a new workplace typology within an industrial waterfront of Clinton piers as a way to respond to the changing landscape of work of the 21st century New York and the revitalization of the waterfront in the previously...
master thesis 2020
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Meijers, L.L. (author)
The environmental pressure on the planet and its limited capacities has resulted in the need for new building methodologies that respect this limited capacity. Building methods based on the principles of the Circular Economy could pose an answer to this problem. However, limited knowledge and tools are available to bring this into practice. This...
master thesis 2020
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Fusaro, A. (author)
Historical campuses enabled post-Age of Enlightenment organizations’ operations and allowed them to adapt with times, supporting their processes of adaptive reuse transformation throughout the institutions’ recursive managerial cycles. However, the radical reforms which concerned these organizations since the second half of the 20th century,...
master thesis 2020
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Rozendaal, Freija (author)
This year the graduation studio of Complex Projects takes place in New York City. <br/>The focus of the studio is Midtown Manhattan. Manhattan is defined by its radical rectangular grid composed of streets and avenues. This condition assured the cities growth to what it is now and created a framework that resulted in the hyper densified and...
master thesis 2020
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Viller, Lyubov (author)
Hell’s Kitchen West is currently transforming from former manufacturing to residential district however at the moment the quality of the living environment is far from being sufficient. The transition is done in a very hasty way and rezoning has a fragmentary character, some blocks have been already rezoned into residential and new high-rise...
master thesis 2020
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Lambermon, Valery (author)
BIM implementation is one of many developments in the building industry that is hindered by a resistance to change. Studies have shown that project managers are among the key players in BIM implementation. Especially when there is no clear vision on BIM, implementation is highly dependent on the project manager of a specific project. This...
master thesis 2020
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Cieślikowska, Joanna (author)
A platform for the exchange of skills and knowledge in both local and global scale is located in the context of very highly educated people of various backgrounds, driven by ambition to develop their knowledge and careers. Talent machine supports the next step in the development of Northeast Midtown ensuring its future well-being and enhancing...
master thesis 2020
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Mexis, Yiannos (author)
Purpose: The purpose of this research is to address the mismatch between the constant change of users’ demands and the static nature of the built environment (supply). Aim: The development of a strategy for creating adaptable office buildings, highlighting the relation between the actions proposed and the value they can deliver to the...
master thesis 2020
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