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Odijk, Hugo (author)
The transport sector needs to change to meet some of the global challenges we face: climate change, population growth and urbanisation. It needs to become more sustainable, which is why the Netherlands wants to introduce more high-quality bus systems. However, there are some barriers to implementing these systems.<br/><br/>In this thesis,...
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Solidario de Souza Benatti, G. (author)
This doctoral dissertation delves into the complex challenge of smallholder productive inclusion within the biodiesel value chain in Brazil. The focus is on the National Policy for Biodiesel Production and Use (PNPB) and its instrument to promote smallholder inclusion: the Social Biofuel Seal (SBS). Productive inclusion of smallholders in value...
doctoral thesis 2024
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Zdziarska, Kika (author)
This project presents a response to the pressing issue of women's safety in public spaces, particularly in Latin American cities. Women worldwide are disproportionately affected by safety issues and fear in urban environments. I explore ways in which public spaces can enhance perceptions of safety and freedom instead. Based on extensive four...
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Ilieva, Ina (author)
Communism was a big part of the Bulgarian history that started after World War 2 and lasted until the last decade of the previous century. This period greatly influenced the current architecture, and mindset and ideas of the people. It is famously known for regarding every individual as equal, which resulted in every person having the same...
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He, Yishu (author)
During the rapid urbanization of the early 20th century, Western policies and forms of public housing provided a significant model for the development of modern public housing in China. In the face of severe national conditions, Chinese scholars and the Nationalist government worked together to develop public housing as a symbol of societal...
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Anıker, Betul (author)
The conservation of place-based memory is pivotal for both tangible and intangible heritage; however, the unyielding momentum of urban dynamics frequently propels cities into transformation, often overlooking the integration and assessment of personal and collective memories within urban preservation efforts. This investigation is propelled by...
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Verlaan, D.C. (author)
Inclusivity and equality for individuals with disabilities have been significant throughout history and have had a profound impact over the last 50 years. This thesis examines the development of legislation for this group, the impact of an inaccessible environment on them, and how the library sector has played a pioneering role in promoting...
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Chiu, Cyrus (author)
The thesis is going to unravel, in a spatial sense, the relationship between public space and the power in the Netherlands through the case of the Plein since the 1980s till now. By the analysis on the previous discussions and disputes over the design and use of the Plein, it aims to indicate the priorities of the government and the public in...
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Leung, Clarisse (author)
The Hongkong &amp; Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) Building stands as the headquarter of the most powerful bank in Hong Kong. Designed by the renowned architect Sir Norman Foster and celebrated as an icon of High-tech architecture, it holds a significant position among the city's landmarks. In addition to its significance, the HSBC Building...
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Aksoy, Eylül (author)
Embedding an architectural project in its context exceeds the mere use of materials and spatial devices. Rather, those are simply the tools used to convey a message, and to reflect certain values. Any piece of architecture with an urban, residential location, has the potential to impact the daily lives of citizens. This is especially the case...
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Beurs, Benjamin (author)
Public participation in building projects in The Netherlands is something which really evolved after the Second World War. Architects had a utopian vision for the city of the future, but the general population didn’t find modernist designs attractive and became sceptic of modernist design. On top of that, the nation’s post-war values of anti...
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Smit, Heleen (author)
Current societal and construction challenges, combined with limited time and the scarcity of people and resources, require solutions in the construction industry. This research focuses on repetitive tasks and contributes to that. Furthermore, this research is necessary because the literature on repetitive tasks is limited and needs to be...
master thesis 2024
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Kalb, Annelotte (author)
On January 1st 2024, the Environment and Planning Act (EPA) took effect in the Netherlands. This legislation aims to simplify existing environmental legislation for spatial projects by combining them into one. An important pillar of the EPA, specifically of the environmental permit, is public participation. However, the safeguarding of this in...
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van Diemen, Bram (author)
This graduation project takes place in Kampala, Uganda, in collaboration with Design without Borders Africa (Dwb).<br/><br/>The aim of the project is threefold:<br/>Create social impact in the domain of value exchange in the public space of Kampala,<br/>Apply the Vision in Product design (ViP) method for the first time in the designer’s career...
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Frangu, Alesia (author)
Infrastructure and urban development projects continue to experience problems and tensions when it comes to external stakeholders, even though the importance of collaboration and dialogue between the external stakeholders and project developers is being increasingly stressed. There seems to be a lack of supporting policy and management...
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Kollard, Rowan (author)
The city of Rotterdam is globally recognized for its port and its international trading. The city is an important key player for the imports and exports of the European trading market. For this reason, many, small and large, companies have decided to establish their business in or just outside the city. These companies can not operate without...
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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,...
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Zantinge, Daniël (author)
In the coming years, the Netherlands is expected to face various climate change-related challenges. Until 2030, the Dutch government has set the goal for the development of nearly a million dwellings (De Jonge, 2022), whereby 600,000 dwellings are being carried out in areas prone to flooding (Deltares, Bosch Slabbers, &amp; Sweco, 2021;...
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CHEN, MENG (author)
In today’s fast-paced and highly competitive global trade environment, cargo terminals have become crucial hubs for the transportation of goods. However, workers in these environments often face physically demanding tasks, such as heavy lifting, awkward body postures, harmful noise, and extreme temperatures. Besides, they also mentally face the...
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Domingos de Azevedo Quadros, F. (author)
Global passenger air traffic has doubled in the 13 years prior to 2019, and is expected to double again over the next 20 years or so. Growing demand for aviation is met by a corresponding increase in jet fuel being burned by aircraft, releasing multiple pollutants into the atmosphere. Besides disturbing the Earth’s radiative balance, these...
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