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van Lieshout, Anniek (author)
Ship emissions, from diesel, will cause an estimated 60 thousand people to die prematurely per year from emission related diseases such as, respiratory problems, cancer, high blood pressure and heart failure (Corbett, et al. (2007) has estimated that globally 60 thousand people will die prematurely because of (container) vessel emissions each...
master thesis 2019
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Jongeneel, Marinus (author)
By translating the Maghreb mosque type to the Dutch urban context the design provides an appropriate and recognisable building for the Moroccan community in Bloemhof, a neighbourhood in the south of Rotterdam.
master thesis 2019
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van der Hoek, Alexander (author)
The aim of the Building with Nature (BwN) design philosophy is to improve on a traditional approach for infrastructural projects by utilising natural processes to create benefits for society and nature. In a fast-changing world where climate action is becoming increasingly important, there is need for an innovative approach in large...
master thesis 2018
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Aguirre Broca, Daniel (author)
Ethnically diverse neighbourhoods often lack in social cohesion. This means that people of different ethnic backgrounds often do not mingle with people outside their cultural circle, which leads into a poor public social experience. PhD student Francisco Xavier Fonseca has been developing a localized mobile game aimed at teenagers called Secrets...
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Bierma, Esmeralda (author)
The research and graduation project are about the revalue of unfinished, abandoned landscapes through architectural structures. Nowadays it is almost rare to find places and landscapes in cities that have no function, are left behind or not taken care of. Even in the city of Rotterdam, which is less dense than Amsterdam, every square meter is...
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de Groot, Sjoerd (author)
This Master thesis presents an improved model for the transport of fine suspended sediment (SPM) in the Rhine region of fresh water influence (ROFI) and in the Port of Rotterdam. It is known that the transport of SPM in the Rotterdam harbor depends on marine as well as fluvial processes. SPM transport inside the harbor has been modelled in the...
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Alewijn, Nicole (author)
The world faces another energy transition. The fossil fuels era slowly transforms into the era of renewable energy. But what happens to the fossil fuel related industries. This project specifically focusses on the oil industry. Previous energy transitions in the Netherlands have given us much industrial heritage. The windmills of Kinderdijk, the...
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de Ridder, Robin (author)
This research aims to uncover the transformation potential of the structural vacant office space in Rotterdam to residential space. The office market in the Netherlands has become a replacement market. The result of this replacement market is that users can choose to rent the highest quality offices at the best locations due to the surplus of...
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Kerpel, Sander (author)
To continue the success of the Port of Rotterdam (PoR) in the future, a transition to a sustainable industry is essential. Though this is easier said than done. The energy transition involves a variety of initiatives which are at the same time highly dependent on each other. Whilst the increasing scarcity of available area and resources result...
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de Bruijn, Lukas (author)
The Port of Rotterdam (PoR), located in the Rhine-Meuse estuary, is subject to sedimentation. In order to keep the port accessible for vessels with high drafts, maintenance dredging works are done. The maintenance dredging over the port area is executed by two parties, PoR itself regarding the harbour basins and Rijkswaterstaat (RWS) regarding...
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Smit, Anne (author)
Data has become an essential asset which grows and makes possible opportunities tangible to find and make an accurate forecast for future developments and vision more certain. The role of data is evolving and expanding, resulting in being utilized in open public databases. The main objective for making data accessible is to improve and further...
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van der Linden, Hedwig (author)
The aim of this exploration is to reinterpretate and revitalise underused areas in the modernist urban fabric of Rotterdam. Since Rotterdam was bombed during the Second World War, a whole new modernist city could arise. The Reconstruction plan can still be seen as a manifesto of modern architecture and urbanism. Main focal points were the...
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Touw, Alexandra (author)
Being ill, treatment at health centres causes anxiety and stress with children. This has a negative effect on their wellbeing, healing process and more important, their cognitive, motoric and social development. The goal of this thesis is to describe a set of generic properties for the built environment to reduce this negative effect by...
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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...
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Willemsen, Eva (author)
Many large cities in the world have an unhealthy stressful urban climate: air pollution, lack of water retention, lack of biodiversity, urban heat island effects, etc. There is also a lack of space in the urban environment and predictions are that urbanisation and densification will increase (United Nations, 2007). Urban green is regarded as big...
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Vanhelsuwé, Maël (author)
‘Een kamer in de wijk’ is een project over het vergroten van de ontwikkelkansen van jongeren en het verminderen van de overlast door jongeren in de wijk Feijenoord in Rotterdam. Aan de hand van literatuurstudies en veldwerk zoals observaties, interviews, en workshops zijn deze onderwerpen verkend en onderzocht. In het onderzoek komt naar voren...
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Douma, Joppe (author)
Preliminary to this design, a careful research was done on the proportional theory of Dom Hans van der Laan. Based on how we perceive space and measure things this system offers a way to create harmonious architecture. What can we learn from this theory for today's architecture and what is the relevance?

Starting from the ideas of Dom...
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Georgali, Vaggy (author)
How would it be if collective appropriation was an essential part of a spatial strategy?
Playgrounds of commons refer to a mix of top – down and bottomup
spatial strategies and design interventions taking as a starting
point that Rotterdam South can be seen, and (re)designed as an
heterotopia, where as Shane (2003) underlines...
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Smit, Linda (author)
Many cities in the Netherlands have poor areas that have to deal with a lot of social problems. One of the approaches that policymakers use to improve these areas is the so- called gentrification approach. In this approach policy makers renovate and rebuild parts of the neighborhoods in order to attract more ‘better educated’ citizens to these...
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Deen, Daan (author)
Revitalising the warehouse Santos in Rotterdam with a new function. Adding a mixed use of a public grand café and creative offices gives the building a new purpose.
master thesis 2018
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