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Tijmensen, A.S. (author)
The transformation of an old tram depot into a new centre for the Kinkerbuurt in Amsterdam. The tram depot became part of the public sphere and encourage people to interact, meet and learn.
master thesis 2014
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Van der Veer, J. (author)
The main goal of this design exercise is to recreate the ‘heart’ of Rotterdam South, by providing the conditions for a vibrant, public city life. This heart will – in contrast to the shopping mall – be formed by outdoor spaces, like streets and squares, and be welcome to pedestrians and cyclists. The centre of Rotterdam South will be marked...
master thesis 2014
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Van der Hoeven, F.D. (author)
In the 20th century, the Dutch city of Rotterdam was radically transformed from a historic town into a modern city, becoming the selfacclaimed 'city of architecture', home to international architectural design offices, publishers and institutions. Although it is already 60 years after the destruction of the Rotterdam inner city, the city still...
journal article 2013
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Van der Gaauw, P. (author)
A redevelopment of an urban blocked based on the reinterpretation of a traditional building typology. The project shows this typology is quite suitable for urban problems within globalizing cities. As a strategy it can intensify, diversify and instill a sense of the local in developments in the city.
master thesis 2013
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Van der Pols, M. (author)
This project consists of a collective research on the development of Athens and the current processes that take place in the city. Following from this the project proposes a strategy for development of a city centre neighbourhood. The focus of this strategy, urban plan and building are to connect individual and collective initiatives and needs...
master thesis 2013
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Zivali, T. (author)
The war in former Yugoslavia has been over since 15 years, but in a lot of cities and communities the consequences of this time are still remarkable; not only by observing the condition of buildings or spaces, but also in the way the society has developed in these cities. One of them is Mostar. The city is also known by the post-war situation...
master thesis 2013
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Hulin, J. (author), Pavlicek, J. (author)
The paper reflects on a relationship between an algorithmic and a standard (intuitive) approach to design of public space. A realized project of a plaza renovation in Czech town Vsetin is described as a study case. The paper offers an overview of benefits and drawbacks of the algorithmic approach in the described study case and it outlines more...
conference paper 2013
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Karkukli, A.O.S. (author)
This project focuses on urban refugees who flee to cities to find a safe shelter. Urban refugees often live a hidden life in the city because of political conflicts in which aid an money plays an important role. The aim of this project is to improve the living conditions of urban refugees through changing their political representation....
master thesis 2013
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Tahery, D. (author)
The master’s thesis deals with public space in connection to public health aspect and the contribution that public space can make to this facet. Nowadays people all over the world face health problems concerning obesity and lack of exercise, especially children and the elderly. The current lifestyle of Western societies is encouraged and...
master thesis 2013
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Weng, W.Y. (author)
master thesis 2013
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Koumans, S. (author)
Lower class migrants in Shenzhen are facing socio-spatial segregation, which limits the opportunities for them to improve their living situation. Currently the Shenzhen government does not actively address to this issue. This project offers an alternative approach on migrant integration and the redevelopment of urban villages, aimed at the use...
master thesis 2013
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Angkotta, Y.T. (author)
A railway station is one of the most important elements of modern cities. The station is of vital importance to shops and other economic functions in the city centre because of the constant flow of people going in and out of the city. At present, many Dutch cities saw the necessity of redeveloping their railway station environments. Every...
master thesis 2013
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Kokhuis, K. (author)
The area around the Maashaven in Rotterdam South is short of larger recreational public space, which is a drawback to attract starters and young families to this socially segregated area. Like in many other Northern European cities, the harbour currently divides successful and the deprived neighbourhoods and awaits a new function now the...
master thesis 2013
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Smekta?a, M. (author)
The site of the project -Teleport O, is situated in strategic position for the whole Amsterdam: at the transport hub – Sloterdijk station, and in one of the “green fingers” of Amsterdam, reaching the city centre. The qualities of the location are not efficiently used. The “green finger” is interrupted with the office area, where a lot of...
master thesis 2013
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Prins, N. (author)
How can small scale spatial interventions in public space, by means of citizen participation, strategically contribute to regenerate a deprived neighbourhood in the Netherlands? The main objective of this project was to search for an innovative method for the regeneration of public space by strategically applied and designed small scale...
master thesis 2013
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Wulms, J. (author)
The design for a new headquarters of the European Union in Brussels. The main focus is on the public space around this high-rise building. How to design a high-rise building in a low-rise environment where the human scale is preserved.
master thesis 2013
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Pitsaki, G. (author)
Create a system to re-organise public space in Kowloon City, Hong Kong - reduce the fragmentation of open spaces - connect different microcosmos to the ‘whole’ -highlight the qualities of public space the space ‘in between’ -allow the dynamics to invade Kai Tak
master thesis 2013
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Migliori, C. (author)
The hereby thesis research has been developed within the Graduation Studio “Energy Landscapes”. The Graduation Studio aimed to be a research-by-design investigation into the spatial implications of the energy issue. The objective was to guide thesis projects that could offer new sustainable energy landscapes, visualized in a combination of...
master thesis 2013
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Bruggeling, C.R. (author)
This booklet studies the possibilities of the design of public spaces, in the light of two influential theories by Kevin Lynch and Gordon Cullen, published in the beginning of the 1960’s. They focus on the design of the public space in relation to the experience of the city users. Yet again and again these theories are referred to, even in...
master thesis 2013
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Nefs, H.T. (author), Van Bilsen, A. (author), Pont, S.C. (author), De Ridder, H. (author), Wijntjes, M.W.A. (author), Van Doorn, A.J. (author)
In this paper, we focus on how people perceive the aspect ratio of city squares. Earlier research has focused on distance perception but not so much on the perceived aspect ratio of the surrounding space. Furthermore, those studies have focused on “open” spaces rather than urban areas enclosed by walls, houses and filled with people, cars, etc....
journal article 2013
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