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Thimmapa, Pradeepthi (author)
Contemporary project-based organisations recognise the importance of leveraging past project knowledge for competitive advantage. By leveraging the lessons learned from previous and ongoing projects, organisations can benefit from managing learning within and across projects effectively. Despite these benefits, challenges persist in effectively...
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Six, Pascale (author)
Plastic is one of the major pollutants in the world and currently, more than 300 million tons of plastic are produced worldwide (Miandad et al. 2019). Since only 9.5% of plastic waste is being recycled, littering has caused a lot of non-recyclable plastics (NRP) that wander around damaging the environment and ending up in landfills, oceans and...
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Hietbrink, Cedric (author)
Urban densification is essential to keep the green spaces surrounding Dutch cities, especially in the Randstad. The current Dutch housing stock, of which a significant portion was built during the 1960's and 1970's, lacks a flexible layer in which people in urgent need of housing can find (temporary) affordable housing. Short-stay housing, which...
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Hendi, Alaa (author)
The growing concern about a mental health crisis and a looming threat of the loneliness epidemic worldwide that was further escalated by the COVID-19 pandemic forced people into isolation and created a new form of ‘work from home’ lifestyle. Nonetheless, the loneliness epidemic can be traced back to the 19th-century design principles that...
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Moens, Joël (author)
This research and design explores holistic sustainability as a remedy for long term development of modern shopping malls in the Netherlands. Shopping malls are susceptible to changes and sometimes fail to create an equal balance between the environmental, social and economic aspects of sustainability, leading to vacant shops and lower quality of...
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van Tienhoven, Tessa (author)
Placemaking is currently a popular concept to implement for the revitalisation of urban areas, often connected to achieving various social goals in neighbourhoods. However, while the concept of placemaking has been in use for some decades, still a lot of confusion exists concerning the specifications of placemaking. This thesis analyses how...
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Janssen, C. (author)
Although social objectives are frequently part of the pursuit of sustainable urban development, how such social sustainability goals can be achieved in urban development practices remains a largely unsolved puzzle. While scholars increasingly acknowledge that urban social sustainability is a plural concept that needs to be specified in...
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Hädrich Silva, R. (author), Zwarteveen, Margreet (author), Stead, D. (author), Kuzniecow Bacchin, T. (author)
Ecological Urbanism and Water Sensitive Urban Design have a central contribution to make in protecting and caring for people, nature and water in cities but readings of Urban Political Ecology evidence how ecological metaphors in urban design can easily translate into discriminatory urban development processes. This paper posits that for UPE...
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Wang, Ran (author), Wang, Tongbing (author), Lee, Chia-Jung (author), Liu, Zhengxuan (author), Zhang, G. (author)
To explore factors that influence the likelihood of committing fraud in the construction industry, this study concentrated on senior executives and tested whether some characteristics at the individual and firm levels have impacts on the likelihood of fraud committed by top management. Based on social network theory, this study first proposes...
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Kara, A. (author), Lemmen, Christiaan (author), van Oosterom, P.J.M. (author), Kalogianni, E. (author), Alattas, Abdullah (author), Indrajit, Agung (author)
The decision to refine the existing content and to extend the scope of Edition I of the ISO 19152:2012 Land Administration Domain Model (LADM) is a response to requests from the international Land Administration (LA) community. This response has to be formally organised in accordance with ISO guidelines. This begins with gathering feedback...
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Janssen, C. (author), Daamen, T.A. (author), Verheul, W.J. (author)
Social sustainability’s implementation in urban development is a complex endeavour that demands alternative forms of governance. This article draws on the capabilities approach as an evaluative framework to better understand this implementation process. Through an in-depth case comparison of two Dutch urban development projects, the study...
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Cortés Urra, V.A. (author), Ersoy, A. (author), Czischke, D.K. (author), Gruis, V.H. (author)
In recent decades, various programs have been developed as part of Chile’s housing policies to respond to the housing deficit. Most policies have so far focused on addressing the quantitative, qualitative, and urban deficits, neglecting the social dimension of housing. At the same time, the concept of collaborative housing has been referred to...
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Tsalidis, G.A. (author), Kokubo Roche, A.M.B. (author), Randazzo, Serena (author), Posada Duque, J.A. (author)
The production of capital goods is often ignored in the life cycle inventory phase of life cycle assessment studies. In this study, we investigated whether capital goods production, i.e., manufacturing of capital equipment and construction of infrastructure, and operation affect the results of the social life cycle assessment (S-LCA), using a...
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Kowaltowski, D.C.C.K. (author), Gomes da Silva, V. (author), van Oel, C.J. (author), Granja, A.D. (author), Muianga, E.A.D. (author), Kabisch, S. (author), De Carvalho Moreira, D. (author), Koolwijk, J.S.J. (author), Pößneck, J. (author)
Upgrading existing social housing (SH) requires user-centred participatory processes to promote values. Comparative case studies in Brazil, Germany, the Netherlands, and the UK are presented. Living Labs (LLs) were conducted for the delivery of user values and to promote an informed decision-making process. Tools and LL activities were tested to...
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Schmidt, H.S. (author), Leschinger, Valentin (author), Müller, Florian J.Y. (author), de Vries, G. (author), Renes, Reint Jan (author), Schmehl, R. (author), Hübner, Gundula (author)
Airborne wind energy (AWE) is an emerging renewable energy technology that uses kites to harvest winds at higher altitudes than wind turbines. Understanding how residents experience a local AWE system (AWES) is important as the technology approaches commercialization. Such knowledge can help adjust the design and deployment of an AWES to fit...
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Mayer, Jakob (author), Süsser, Diana (author), Pickering, Bryn (author), Bachner, Gabriel (author), Sanvito, F.D. (author)
Net-zero energy system configurations can be met in numerous ways, implying diverse economic effects. However, what is usually ignored in techno-economic and economy-wide analysis are the distinct social-political drivers and barriers, which might constrain certain elements of future energy systems. We thus apply a model ensemble that defines...
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Savoldi, F. (author)
This article examines the increasingly conflictual relationship between ports and their surrounding communities at a time of wide-reaching infrastructural expansion. It highlights how the centralization of power and logistical gigantism produce deterritorializing frictions, decoupling inhabitants from their territories and creating the...
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Liu, Zhengxuan (author), Sun, Ying (author), Huang, Ruopeng (author)
The increasing greenhouse gas (CO2) emissions constitute one of the most significant global environmental issues. CO2 emissions from buildings and transportation are responsible for the largest proportion of total global carbon emissions from various sectors. Therefore it is necessary to utilize clean energy sources (e.g., renewable energy,...
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Ziliotti, E. (author)
A well-functioned society depends on its ability to nurture, attract, and deploy talents in critical sectors. However, the implementation of some meritocratic principles to allocate positions often leads to unjust social hierarchies. Is there, then, a solution to meritocracy’s dysfunctional hierarchical effects? This paper attempts to answer...
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Li, B. (author), Heyne, David (author), Scheeren, Anke (author), Blijd-Hoogewys, Els (author), Rieffe, Carolien (author)
Many autistic youths experience restricted school participation. The present study investigated the influences of youth, family and school factors on autistic youths’ school participation. Parents of 200 Dutch autistic youths (age range: 4–16 years, M<sub>age</sub> = 12.23 years, SD<sub>age</sub> = 2.93 years) filled in questionnaires in a...
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