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Knoop, Job (author)
This research analyses and evaluates the performance of the drainage system in Beira, Mozambique. It considers its formation, maintenance, failure modes and connections, to recommend improvements on its performance. The research identifies six primary failure modes - vegetation overgrowth, human interference, waste accumulation, sedimentation,...
master thesis 2023
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Bruurs, Nikki (author)
The main question of this thesis is: ‘’What impact did family life in the 19th and 20th centuries have on the floorplan of family homes in the Netherlands?’’ In the 19th century, families lived close together in slums, in which housing conditions were poor. Privacy within the family was far away, as living, cooking, etc. were all done in one...
student report 2023
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Olde, Stephan (author)
This research uses high resolution satellite images in combination with an unsupervised Convolutional Neural Network Autoencoder to identify features that can be used to cluster different built environment typologies. Previous remote sensing research uses ground truth data which for some areas is not available or needs manually labeled training...
master thesis 2023
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ZOU, KUNZHAO (author)
In India, informal waste management (IWM) within slums stands at the intersection of informal economy and circular economy. Collecting and processing hundreds of tonnes of municipal solid waste per day, this industry supports the millions of people engaged in this business and provides ecological and economic contributions to Indian cities....
master thesis 2022
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Bekele, Beza (author)
The project uses a tangible and visual method for eliciting the shareholder’s spatial needs using a game-based approach. The design game resembles a board game in conjunction with Lego and functions on a more abstract level in relation to the built environment. The game is intended for use in a collaborative design that allows end users to...
master thesis 2021
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Kobylakiewicz, Bartosz (author)
The following design hypothesis addresses the spatial dilemma between city development and lack of tenure security of informal housing dwellers with a special emphasis on improving the economy of both of the individual households as well as supporting the development of the city.<br/><br/>The goal of the research and the main goal for the design...
master thesis 2021
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Rocco, Roberto (author)
The article addresses the issue of how the coronavirus can give us clues on how<br/>to change our current views on informal urbanisation and radically transform the way in which we see social housing provision in Latin America. Despite the many ways in which informal urbanisation takes shape in Latin America, it is possible to generally assert...
book chapter 2021
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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...
master thesis 2020
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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...
master thesis 2020
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Chagas Cavalcanti, A.R. (author)
This doctoral thesis mainly consists of a series of journal publications written by the author between 2015 and 2019. The doctoral thesis presents the results of ten years of research on informal settlements, with particular reference to Brazilian favelas. The research aimed to understand the social dynamics of the production of space in these...
doctoral thesis 2019
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The Confronting Informality Symposium is a student-led event sponsored by the Chair of Spatial Planning &amp; Strategy at the Department of Urbanism, TU Delft University of Technology. The symposium happens once a year and gathers experts, policy-makers, practitioners and others to discuss informal urbanisation, its political, economic and...
report 2018
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Leeferink, T. (author)
It is important to reconfigure the way of thinking about urban slums. Instead of being considered a major urban problem in third world countries, one needs to realise their essential role in the continual functioning and growth of the nation’s economy. This thesis, through research and design aims at qualifying slum environments and...
master thesis 2016
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Van der Velden, W.L. (author)
The problems in Paraisópolis are numerous, but these are the main problems concerning water and waste. São Paulo has a climate with a wet and a dry season. During the wet season, floods occur throughout the city, including Paraisópolis. But in the dry season, the entire city suffers from drought. This drought has intensified over the last years,...
master thesis 2016
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Bogerd, L. (author)
Addis Ababa is undergoing rapid and radical changes due to population growth and urbanisation. This forces the government to respond to the cities needs, for now mainly on infrastructure and housing. Also Addis Ketema, an inner city neighbourhood known for its commerce and market, is under pressure of development. These changes have proven to be...
master thesis 2015
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Smits, A. (author)
Favela Dique da Vila Gilda is located in a complex region, having large areas of valuable natural environments which are put under pressure by the rapid urbanization processes. The slum areas in the region, among other Vila Gilda, are together with the industrial areas the main polluters of the environments. In turn, this is also affecting the...
master thesis 2015
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Nyenje, P. (author)
This study investigates the generation, transport and fate of sanitation-related nutrients in groundwater and surface water in an urban slum area in sub-Saharan Africa. In excess, nutrients can cause eutrophication of downstream water bodies. The study argues that nitrogen-containing rains and domestic wastewater from slum areas were important...
doctoral thesis 2014
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Cruiming, R. (author), Cuperus, Y.J. (author), Mulder, A. (author)
Poor economies find themselves in an almost no-win situation: They would benefit from improving the economic situations of the very poor by making them self-supporting and economically productive. However, the very poor are occupied by daily survival and thus cannot afford themselves to improve. This paper describes the status quo of a...
conference paper 2014
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Rosendahl, M.A. (author)
This project is part of the Reinvent the Toilet Challenge from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Delft University of Technology. Due to the lack of proper sanitation facilities in Indian slums, there are hardly any possibilities for women to discretely manage their menstrual affairs during the day. If women are not able to address...
master thesis 2014
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Vasku, M. (author)
Space syntax is supposed to be an objective method for evaluating spatial configurations. Its contribution to a design process is dependent on the designer’s estimation. The paper describes a generative approach to finding particularly good interventions based on space syntax analyses of axial maps. More precisely, a case study was undertaken...
conference paper 2013
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De Jonge, D.J. (author)
Research | Guidelines for an Adaptable Community Center The research focuses on the transition of a so-called community center that has to adapt to several conditions in several chosen phases. Since the transitional community shelter is an entire separate structure that should function as an education and community center, and is designed and...
master thesis 2013
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