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Filgueira Luaces, Silvia (author)
The transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources brings along the reduction of the supply temperature of the distribution heating networks, because renewable energy sources usually provide heat at lower temperatures. This master thesis specifically focuses on the buildings because it is uncertain which adaptations are necessary to...
master thesis 2020
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van Wijk, Vera (author)
A research on how to design affordable and sustainable housing for those affected by the gap in the housing market. It is getting more and more difficult for certain people to find suitable and affordable housing. They earn too much for social housing, but too little for the private sector or an owner-occupied housing. Especially in the city...
master thesis 2019
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Kemper, Arno (author)
The operation and maintenance of most of the Dutch primary navigation locks are the responsibility of Rijkswaterstaat. The portfolio of Rijkswaterstaat consists of 52 primary navigation locks that are part of the primary flood defence. All these navigation locks are assigned a safety norm together with the adjacent water-retaining bodies. For...
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van den Berg, Mary Lou (author)
The main objective of this master's thesis is to revitalize a district in Bandung by means of the adaptive reuse of shared heritage and passive climate systems. Furthermore, the ambition is to empower the local culture of fashion craftsmanship and create a sustainable alternative for shopping in the city centre of Bandung. Designing both a...
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van Mulligen, Matthijs (author)
To provide the current population of Bospolder - Tussendijken with a future perspective that tackles socio-demographic issues, they create Phase Change Material (PCM) Modules of waste products Frying oil and Mg2+ in the cooperative factory: 'Frituurfabriek' in the M4H. They have the opportunity to participate in society, to become owner of a...
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van den Boomgaard, André (author)
“The Dutch built environment - both residential properties of private owners, corporations and investors, as well as offices, schools, shops and commercial real estate – is largely outdated and not energy efficient” (Platform 31, n.d.). <br/>This research is about making the built environment more sustainable by refurbishing the building...
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Zhu, Cheng (author)
In order to meet the needs for future hospital, the AMC requires a better healing environment with nature elements. In addition, the AMC building will transform from closed medical machine to a public welcome community. My project is to renovate the in-between space of AMC by ‘Archi-Nature’, and convert it into a natural healing community. Archi...
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Xia, Nan (author)
The graduation studio is called ‘Adapting 20c Heritage’, and the renovation assignment deals with young heritage in Almere city. Almere is a planned city in the south-west of the reclaimed province Flevoland, and my graduation project is about renovation of the Beursgebouw, which is the first office building in Almere Stad. The Beursgebouw has...
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Kapoor, Ekta (author)
In the times of growing attention towards renovation for energy efficiency in the built environment, the building stock particularly associated with heritage value deemed monumental or protected is currently exempted under the Dutch law to comply with the energy performance guidelines. <br/>Limitations with regards to protecting the aesthetics...
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Gerding, Ditte (author)
This graduation is part of a double degree for the master Architecture and the master Construction, Management and Engineering. Research has been conducted into the field of circularity and specifically on design for disassembly as a way to minimize building waste and on improving implementation of circularity by studying the building process...
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Cheng, Danny (author)
The project act as an example of how biophilic design can be applied into the rehabilitation area of a hospital.The aim of the project is to achieve a faster recovery rate of patients, a better performance of staff and to create a unique experience for the visitors in AMC . Many researches have showed the benefits of using biophilic design in...
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Beerens, Jeroen (author)
The Academic Medical Center (AMC) is one of the largest hospitals in the Netherlands and it is located in the Bijlmer district. The complex was built in 1981 and consists of 64 hectares of land. The complex is surround by a green belt where also the former psychiatric center was located. The AMC can be seen as a stand-alone city, with daily...
master thesis 2019
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Simmering, Mick (author)
Problem Definition and main objective: Current prefabricated building envelope systems utilised for energy reduction renovations are expected to be a long-lasting solution. In practice, the building envelope systems are not adapted to facilitate future updates due to changing regulations or changing standards. Furthermore, in most renovation...
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van den Bos, Jorik (author)
This studio revolves around the revitalization of Nieuwstad, a part of historical Zutphen. The project focuses on the so called St. Elisabeth ensemble: a living facility that is directly connected with a historical chapel and remains of a medieval city wall. The aim of this project is to improve the urban and architectural qualities of a multi...
master thesis 2018
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Wei, Zhihao (author)
This project aims to explore the possibilities of renovate Centraal Beheer into a new VMBO school.
master thesis 2018
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Gopalan, Srinivasan (author)
The European Union through its Roadmap 2050 has mandated nearly zero energy as the standard for all building stock. While newly built buildings will be of nearly zero energy standard by 31 December 2020 (public-owned buildings after 31 December 2018), new buildings form only 1% of the addition to the existing building stock which implies that to...
master thesis 2018
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de Boer, Nikki (author)
The Netherlands has a high percentage of post-war walk-up apartments, in Dutch 'portiekflats' which do not rise up to the current sustainability standards anymore. These neighborhoods are often monotone and have many social problems. By example of mother nature and her ecosystems we can redesign these places in a more diverse and local way to...
master thesis 2018
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Vancso, Dora (author)
Our world and environment is facing a multitude of complex and intertwined environmental problems. Man made climate change, caused by anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions and causing an array of negative environmental effects. The raw material input and throughput currently necessary to sustain our human activities which create large...
master thesis 2018
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Campo Antico, Giuseppe (author)
The projects aims at implementing the use of fabric formwork as an alternative method to renovate existing buildings. As a case study the technique proposed in the research was applied to the new design for the Hennebique silos building in Genoa (Italy).
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Mexis, Yiannos (author)
The Project is located in Leiden University’s Humanities Campus (Leiden, Netherlands). Specifically, this project is about intervening on two Structuralist buildings, PN van Eyckhof and Matthias de Vrieshof designed by Joop van Stigt in 1982; the brief calls for their regeneration and adaptation in today’s society, while focusing on one of the...
master thesis 2018
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