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Vermeulen, Stefan (author)
The two urban challenges of the mobility shift and industrial redevelopment come together at the site of the Merwe-Vierhavens (M4H) in Rotterdam. The mobility shift consists of the transition from polluting vehicles towards sustainable alternatives, like electric vehicles, and the use of public transport and slow mobility. The industrial shift...
master thesis 2021
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de Gouw, Tjeu (author)
The Guggenheim museum in Bilbao had an important influence on the economical growth of the city and the redevelopment of a industrial area in the city, referred to as the Bilbao Effect. Later, other cities tried a similar approach in the redevelopment of city areas, of which the redevelopment of het Eilandje in Antwerp is an example.In...
student report 2021
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de Vries, Coen (author)
Since the Industrial Revolution, fossil fuels have played, and continue to play, a dominant role in global energy systems, and thereby in the social, economic and technological developments worldwide. Unfortunately, these energy sources have their negative side-effects: local air pollution and global CO2-emission. The latter has never been this...
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Leclercq, E.M. (author), Pojani, Dorina (author)
Academics have decried the erosion of public space under the neoliberal practices that have taken root since the 1980s in cities around the world. However, it is unclear whether users are concerned about the ownership of the urban spaces they use. To find out, this study surveyed users and observed their behaviour in three types of public...
journal article 2021
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Oldenhave, Mimi (author)
Technological advances over the past centuries have greatly improved our quality of life. However, when we look at historical centres with their vernacular buildings, we seem to prefer them to the modern ones. According to Amos Rapoport there are three types of societies; primitive, vernacular and the modern. Each of these societies operates in...
master thesis 2020
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de Koning, Jeroen (author)
There is a big demand for housing in the Netherlands and a significant portion of that demand can be facilitated through urban redevelopments. Urban development is hindered by financial barriers that cause public financial deficits. Stimulating urban redevelopment can be achieved by stimulating feasibility. The developers’ contribution is a...
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Pasveer, C. (author)
It is projected by the United Nations that the population of Addis Ababa will increase to almost double the size as it has by the day today. Due to political, as well as geographical circumstances, there is very little vacant space left to accommodate this growth. To tackle this growth, the Ethiopian government established the Integrated Housing...
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Subačiūtė, S. (author)
Ethiopia alone is one of the most rapidly growing countries not only in the continent of Africa but also in the whole world. The country is populated by almost 110 million inhabitants and only 20% of the whole population is living in the cities. Over 65% of the population from rural areas have started to follow the migration patterns from rural...
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Paoletti, A. (author)
Ethiopia is both one of the fastest-growing economies and one of the poorest countries in the world. As its population grows exorbitantly, waves of migrants are flowing endlessly into the capital city. Such a fast pace of development brings about a hallucinated future constituted by processes driven by economic and political forces pursuing...
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Kruize, D.W. (author)
Cradle to Church is a project that explores the possibilities of circular heritage as a way of approaching the topic of sustainability for the future of heritage. Focusing on the revitalizing of the Jacobuskerk in Winterswijk, the project forms of a sustainable response on the increasing vacancy rates of Catholic churches through integrating the...
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Buijs, Floris (author)
The city of New York is densifying wherever it can, more pencil-like skyscrapers are being constructed every year, adding more housing and office space that is in high demand. Recently, industrial areas such as Hudson Yards have been transformed to gain more area to build on. Hell’s Kitchen forms one of the few exceptions for this trend of...
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Zegers, Juliëtte (author)
Timber Town is one half of the industrial area in Winterswijk, which was built in the 20th century to support the village’s textile industry. Currently this part of the area is not used to its full potential. The other half of the area still contains a functioning textile factory: Gaudium. Here the profession and skills of working with textiles...
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Bakaja, Abdullah (author)
In the past decades many business parks and industrial areas haven been targeted for urban redevelopment. This is the result of the land intensification policy implemented in the Metropolitan Region of Amsterdam, see figure below. This redevelopment strategy has been pushing the port westward towards the sea, due to environmental challenges ...
master thesis 2020
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WANG, Sijia (author)
Mumbai has seen the rapid urbanization in recent years. A large influx of migrants look for business and employee opportunities in the city, which led to the issue of over-population. It is estimated that there is a population of more than 21 million in Mumbai in 2018, while over 40 percent of people live in the informal settlements in extremely...
master thesis 2019
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Raaphorst, Berend (author)
Vacancy is and remains a serious problem in today's office landscape. Many spaces and buildings are unable to adapt to the modern knowledge economy is shifting towards. This project attempts to provide a solution for disconnected, vacant offices spaces, particularly through the integration of parametric architecture. The redevelopment of the...
master thesis 2019
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Ural, Osman (author)
New York is currently going through a construction boom as developers try to take advantage of rising land values and rents caused by economic growth, resulting in a lack of affordable housing available to middle-income families. The current Mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio, has made it a priority to meet the demands and challenges of the...
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Meijer, Rik (author)
The post-disaster redevelopment of a city is a complex process that requires perspectives from urban, social, economic and even ecological sciences. Resilience defines as the ability to bounce back, but the everchanging complexity of a city requires more than a simple rebuilding to pre-disaster conditions. My research identifies different...
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Gorter, Misha (author)
Urbanisation is a global trend that continues to occur as the percentage will rise up for 55% to 68% in 2050 (United Nations, 2018). This movement of society towards the urban environment is clearly evident in the Netherlands too, particularly in the country’s four major cities: Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht and The Hague. Due to its increasing...
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van Walsum, Liesbeth (author)
Cities are seen as important drivers of economic growth and more than ever, today’s cities are the incubators of economic renewal (PBL, 2016). The negative side of this celebrated triumph, however, is becoming more and more visible as well; reflected in an increased division between “good” and “bad” neighbourhoods (Uyterlinde & van der...
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Bianchi, Thomas (author)
My proposal for Reuversweerd is a function it originally used to have in the early 20th century; a horse breeding farm. After the attacks of WWII and the vacancy of the buildings since several years, the entire estate has been in decay. My proposal aims to give back a functional reuse to the buildings and the plot in order to ensure a...
master thesis 2019
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