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Sun, Chuanzhi (author)
The Pearl River Delta (PRD) is a river dominated floodplain in southeast China. Long known as one of the country’s richest agricultural regions, in recent years it has also become known as one of the world’s most densely urbanized areas. Decreasing space for water through dyke-ring construction, channelization and urbanization has led to...
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van Maaren, Vera (author)
This graduation project addresses the problem of waste management in Nairobi, Kenya. The current inadequate waste management throughout Nairobi remains a spatial challenge as it contributes to health concerns, threatens local ecologies, and degrades public space. Analyzing waste flows, the social construct and in particular communitybased...
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Broere, Sophie (author), Flores Herrera, Emma (author), Gori, Antoine (author), Ozcan, Aylin (author), Panayi, Zoe (author), Prida Guillén, Álvaro (author), Nimmi Sreekumar, Nimmi (author), van Unnik, Eline (author), Askarinejad, Amin (author), Bricker, Jeremy (author), Hooimeijer, Fransje (author), Pel, Adam (author), van de Ven, Frans (author)
The 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake had a devastating impact on the town of Otsuchi in Iwate Prefecture, resulting in 1,234 immediate deaths and 59.6% of residential houses being fully damaged amongst other severe consequences. The post-disaster Reconstruction Plan (2011-2018) of this town focused on rebuilding the previously existing town with...
student report 2019
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den Boer, Claire (author)
This thesis proposes an innovation strategy to leverage the potential of connected vehicles for the fleet of LeasePlan, the global leader in automobile leasing and fleet management. This strategy has been developed through an extensive analysis of the internal environment, customer trends, industry developments, and emerging technologies in...
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van Maastrigt, Joris (author)
The re-use of building components and structural elements is an underdeveloped practice which could be an important strategy in the global paradigm shift towards a circular economy. Steel is one of the most important structural building materials which combines incredible strength, favourable mechanical properties and excellent durability...
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Kusters, Jasmijn (author)
Since 2011, an electronic registration system, called the OV chip card, has been in use in the Netherlands for the payment of all public transport. As a result, the Dutch Railways (NS) have implemented all the necessary equipment to support the sales and validation processes of this system. Another company (Thales, the agent) has been hired to...
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Rikken, Mieke (author)
Mobility as a Service (MaaS) is a concept that integrates public transport and other access based mobility services into one easy to use platform. For users this means that they no longer have to do large investments while still having access to transport. They can perform door-to-door journeys in a way that suits their needs at a specific time....
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van der Wiel, Door (author)
With the upsurge of disruptive trends such as digitalisation and automation, organisations have become more vulnerable to the consequences of these disruptive trends. The Harbourmaster is responsible for facilitating a safe and efficient port-call-process. Digitalisation and automation might lead to opportunities and threats in the port-call...
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Heemskerk, Hannah (author)
Strategy is used by organizations to adjust to emerging challenges and opportunities in the market environment. Due to a more rapidly changing market caused by globalization, strategy has become increasingly important. Organizations often struggle to implement strategy successfully caused by difficulties with the transition from the strategy...
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Bodde, Anne Marije (author)
The Syrian civil war has created a large refugee influx in the urban environment of surrounding countries. Half a million of Syrian refugees have settled in the metropolitan area of Istanbul, evoking an ad hoc humanitarian response. This master thesis proposes an interdisciplinary long-term approach, operating at the intersection of humanitarian...
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van Diest, Charlotte (author)
The aim of this thesis is to explore how designers can create well-being for all through product or service design. Well-being for all can be achieved through designing with the focus on Consumer Wisdom. Consumer Wisdom is defined as the pursuit of well-being for oneself and for others through mindful management of consumption-related choices...
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Deen, Gerrit (author)
Wind Power Producers (WPP) incur a negative result through mandatory participation on the balancing market. This study analyzes the performance of multiple improved offering strategies for a WPP offering both on the day-ahead market and the balancing market. It does so on revenue, as well as its impact on the grid and electricity market as a...
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The Space@Sea platform is a sustainable offshore modular platform designed for a workspace at sea as an effort in coping up with the economic growth and allocating marine resources to more efficient uses. There are four potential applications of the platform: farming, transport & logistics hub, energy hub, and living spaces. In the case of...
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Schulz, Jara (author)
Radical innovation is widely acknowledged as important for companies aiming to contribute to sustainable development while maintaining and improving their competitive advantage. However, the diffusion and development process of radical innovations is described as uncertain and long-winded due to barriers raised within the socio-technical system....
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Tuimaka, Mahana (author)
To realize the shift towards a Circular Economy, products should stay usable as long as possible. Maintaining products is the most efficient way of retaining their desired level of performance. This is called Product care. Product care can be understood as any action that helps to prolong the lifetime of a product. The aim of this thesis is to...
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Halbmeijer, Laura (author)
The coastline of the United States has been threatened by significant erosion for the past decades. A study in 2000 predicted that 25% of the houses located within 150 meters of the shoreline will be destroyed by erosion in 2060. The east coast of the US experiences an average erosion rate of roughly one meter per year. Moreover, the Atlantic...
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Koch, Mike (author)
The air cargo industry is a challenging environment due to the high competition between the stakeholders involved. This demands, as example, high efficiency from cargo airlines. Efficiency can be ensured by designing loading strategies that fully exploit the available cargo volume. Unknowns in the booking dimensions and flight information make...
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de Roos, Sidney (author)
The master thesis is about testing the effectiveness of the Airport demand management strategies. Based on the problem of increasing pressure on airport capacity, due to the increase of the demand on flying. The goal is to find a system which supports planning of air traffic control by generating knowledge about the throughput of arrivals. A...
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Amory, Jelmer (author)
The Marinepassage is a case study design project for circular architecture, using a guidance tool framework for circular buildings. It is located at the Marineterrein in Amsterdam and contains temporary program aimed at stimulating innovative businesses and institutions, enhancing the waterpark area and facilitating events.
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van Wanroij, Luc (author)
To stay competitive in future businesses, the Pon Equipment and Pon Power-group introduced Area 52 two years ago. An independent business unit operating with full focus on starting- and improving innovations within the business group. In here, the innovation strategy is aligned with the long-term strategy of the PEPP-group and an innovation...
master thesis 2019
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