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Wu, H. (author), Qian, QK (author), Straub, A. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
Prefabrication has the potential to improve the efficiency and sustainability of housing production. However, there are various challenges in the realization of prefabricated housing (PH) from the stakeholder's perspective. Transaction costs (TCs) theory provides a particular angle that explains the invisible costs within transactions. This...
journal article 2021
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Shek, Ka-Way (author), Kreike, Boris (author), Tiesma, Menno (author)
Due to climate change a rise in sea level is expected, which is a threat to the coastline of the Netherlands. The area of the project focuses on the seaside resort of Scheveningen, and specifically on the area from the Morales boulevard to the start of the natural dunes. The reason for this specific area is because the municipality of The Hague...
student report 2020
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d’Hont, Floortje (author)
In this research, we set out to investigate the phenomenon of ‘co-design’ and explore the applicability of co-design in the complex coastal context. We have turned to investigating design-oriented, collaborative activities aimed at innovative coastal solutions (co-design) and how they strengthen the development of solutions for coastal problems....
doctoral thesis 2020
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Chatzi Rodopoulou, T. (author)
This dissertation focuses on Industrial Heritage Reuse practice in Europe, with special emphasis on the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Spain and Greece. This vastly complex yet fascinating topic has not been studied holistically under the circumstances of the contemporary era. In the 21st century, Industrial Heritage Reuse is required to be...
doctoral thesis 2020
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Aerts, Simon (author)
Stakeholder management is one of the elements of project management within the building industry. Stakeholder management consist of stakeholder analysis and stakeholder engagement. Current stakeholder analysis models, methods and tools are often very focused around one central issue: individual characteristics or relations between stakeholders....
master thesis 2020
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de Jong, Nena (author)
In infrastructure construction projects, stakeholder alignment is an important factor that contributes to project success and prevents excessive delays. Literature shows that it is known how to align stakeholders and what to do, however, when to carry out those actions, it not yet clear. This research contributes to that knowledge gap by...
master thesis 2020
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Wiegerinck, S.V.H.J. (author)
District heating systems offer great potential for facilitating the transition towards sustainable heating for metropolitan areas. This research provides an overview of roles and factors relevant to DH systems, identifies stakeholder types, their interests and influence, shows the relationship to system requirements and the lack of stakeholder...
master thesis 2020
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Smit, Niels (author)
Throughout human history deltas attract people and all other sorts of life. Inherent to this increase of delta life is the growth in conflicting values and interests. Coastal systems are not only natural systems, but can also be regarded as societal and ecological systems. Development of the coastal system inevitably leads to changes in these...
master thesis 2020
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Eggink, Jan (author), Ponssen, Jasmijn (author), Meneses Di Gioia Ferreira, Lucas (author), Monique Vashti, Monique (author), Kong, Tao (author)
To help combat climate change, promote sustainable development and match the goals set in the Paris Agreement, the Province of Zuid-Holland wants to transition to a circular economy. To make this transition successful, the Province ought to adopt an integrative approach, addressing other elements such as socio-spatial inequality, pressure for...
student report 2020
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Los, Marjolein (author)
Ford is facing new competitors and changes in their market. To stay relevant, they have to deal with collaboration to solve complex problems, new technologies that enable new value propositions and a shift from products to services. Service design seemed like a promising approach to deal with those challenges and to come up with new services in...
master thesis 2020
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Yip, Melvin (author)
Many innovations have never or only in limited form been adopted. Therefore, throughout the last decades, academics have been focusing on the success and failure factors (SFF) of the adoption of innovations. This success depends on the objectives of the engaged stakeholders. However, no comprehensive literature review exist that focused on the...
master thesis 2020
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Alvarez Mendez, Lia (author)
SummaryThe municipality of The Hague and the Social housing associations are researching on how to cope with the population growth in The Hague. Every year approximately 5,000 new persons arrive at The Hague, meaning that in 10 years The Hague will increase their population by 8%. The main problem is that currently, the city has a shortage of...
master thesis 2020
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Kuijpers, Martha (author)
The goal of this thesis is to create a shared vision and change strategy for the merging neonatology departments of Amsterdam University Medical Centres (Amsterdam UMC). The Amsterdam UMC currently exists out of the two hospitals VUmc and AMC merging to become one hospital. The neonatology department is one of the first departments that will...
master thesis 2020
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Jia, L. (author), Qian, QK (author), Meijer, F.M. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
The implementation of energy retrofit of residential buildings faces many risks around the world, especially in China, leading to low retrofit progress. Stakeholders’ proactive risk management is the key to the smooth implementation of retrofit projects but is normally affected by risk perception. Perceived risks instead of real risks are the...
journal article 2020
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Onasanya, A.A. (author), Keshinro, Myryam (author), Oladepo, Oladimeji (author), van Engelen, J.M.L. (author), Diehl, J.C. (author)
Background: Schistosomiasis, one of the neglected tropical diseases, is a water-based parasitic disease of public health importance. Currently, tests for Schistosoma haematobium infection either demonstrate poor specificity, are expensive or too laborious for use in endemic countries, creating a need for more sensitive, cheaper, and easy to use...
journal article 2020
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Keeton, R.E. (author), Mota, Nelson (author), Tan, Ekim (author)
Africa is currently the fastest-urbanizing continent in the world. As part of this rapid growth, New Towns are increasingly employed by private developers as a means of providing well-serviced urban environments to middle- and upper-income groups. These comprehensively-planned New Towns are often seen in contrast to the perceived ‘chaos’ and ...
journal article 2020
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Tonini, Davide (author), Wandl, A. (author), Meister, K.R. (author), Munoz Unceta, P.A. (author), Taelman, Sue Ellen (author), Sanjuan-Delmás, David (author), Dewulf, Jo (author), Huygens, Dries (author)
Food waste represents the largest fraction of the municipal solid waste generated in Europe and its management is associated to suboptimal performance in environmental, health, and social dimensions. By processing detailed multi-fold local data as part of a comprehensive and broadly understandable sustainability framework, this study quantifies...
journal article 2020
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Papachristos, George (author), van de Kaa, G. (author)
Standards competition is a complicated process influenced by a large number of factors and mechanisms. This article develops a simulation model that draws on current theory of standards competition dynamics and represents the interplay of strategic factors that firms can use to gain a competitive advantage. The model is used to reproduce four...
review 2020
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Jenkins, A.J. (author), Keeffe, Greg (author), Martin, C.L. (author), van den Dobbelsteen, A.A.J.F. (author), Broersma, S. (author), Pulselli, Riccardo (author)
The natural ecotone between people, community and carbon reduction is the zero-carbon community. Over recent decades, the design of zero-carbon communities has focussed too greatly on carbon emissions and not enough on building communities. Anthropogenic climate change is a human problem, yet people are seldom placed at the centre of design...
conference paper 2020
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Muishout, Chantal E. (author), Coggins, T.N. (author), Schipper, H.R. (author)
Construction robots are becoming more common in the Netherlands, but remain rarities in contexts aside from state-of-the-art factories owned by wealthy or technologically-orientated companies. In its current state, the construction industry would have to change significantly to make room for robots. To understand whether these changes are...
book chapter 2020
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