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Beckers, Sanne (author)
We are getting close to the so called peak of oil and this will result in a shortage of oil and therefore oil products. We can assume that the oil industry will get in decline, therefore we should think about the heritage that the oil industry will leave behind. An iconic element of the petrol industry is the oil storage tank. We can knock these...
master thesis 2019
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van Gerrevink, Iris (author)
This thesis provides an insight into the role of dockless shared-bikes (Mobike) in Delft. The objective of is to fill the knowledge gap about the users of shared-bicycles and their motivations to use shared-bikes in Delft. A survey is and finally gained 91 useful results. 76% of respondents are students, and in general, people are highly...
bachelor thesis 2019
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van den IJssel, Daan (author)
As ports are important infrastructure for a countries economy, ports fulfill a vital role in society. In the contemporary global environment, one is expected to adjust its business routines to meet sustainability targets. Because of their significant importance in a port governance framework, terminal operators prove an interesting unit of...
master thesis 2019
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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....
master thesis 2019
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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...
master thesis 2019
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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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Veldhuizen, Sarah (author)
This report looks into the subject of sustainable teenage behavior. With the current strikes for the environment, it’s interesting to see how the younger generation wants a sustainable world, but does not act out this way. The research conducted from this problem focused on the textile industry and the shopping behavior of teenage girls, in...
master thesis 2019
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Verkade, Floortje (author)
During the past decade, durability and sustainability has become more and more important in the building industry. By using no steel reinforcement, which has with high carbon emission and is sensitivity to corrosion, the structure should have a longer life span with less maintenance and a lower carbon footprint.
To get more information on...
master thesis 2019
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van de Geer, Cedric (author)
Malaria is a major problem in sub-Saharan Africa, with as a result over 400,000 deaths each year. With pesticide resistance on the rise, new methods have to be developed that will reduce malaria transmission. The mosquito trapping method, in combination with bed nets, has been proved to be effective. The M-Tego is a mosquito trap embodiment...
master thesis 2019
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van der Heijden, Ties (author)
This thesis investigates the potential of a large pumping station in IJmuiden, the Nether-lands, for participating in Demand Response. Due to climate change, renewable energy is onthe rise. The intermittency of energy, together with its unpredictable supply, are a big hurdlefor the energy transition. Two methods are promising solutions to this...
master thesis 2019
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Gerding, Ditte (author)
The purpose of this master thesis is to gather information from current practices and make recommendations to facilitate implementation of circularity in the building process. The past years, circularity has become a popular term in the built environment. This approach prefers a more circular way of perceiving the building process. Literature...
master thesis 2019
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Waszkowiak, Kamila (author)
In recent years, architecture has shifted towards more sustainable and circular design. The scarcity of building materials and environmental awareness of the building industry generated a need for new techniques and developments, pushing architects and designers to increasingly turn towards biological and natural processes. Nonetheless, the...
master thesis 2019
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Fattah, Jino (author)
Cities are attracting people increasingly because of the work opportunities, universities and wide range of facilities. It is estimated that the world population will grow up to 10 billion people by 2050 with the majority living in cities. In Europe 80% of the population will live in cities by that time (Food and Agriculture Organization of the...
master thesis 2019
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Berkhout, Rosanne (author)
In order to counter climate change many approaches have been taken to make
the building sector more sustainable. But for porch houses there aren't many
solutions on the market. This research project uses one of the approaches that
is does focus on porch houses, 2ndskin. In march 2018 a demonstrator project
has been build in...
master thesis 2019
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Sotiriadou, Alexia (author)
The largest part of the European ports are engaged into addressing proactively environmental and societal issues in order to achieve an always more sustainable development. However, there are several sources that indicate that gaps and barriers exist which impede the sustainable development of many Mediterranean ports. In order to deal with the...
master thesis 2019
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Bhat, Madhukeshwar (author)
With the rising global pollution and rising concern over sustainable operations, manufacturing companies are under tremendous pressure from its stakeholders to adopt Sustainable Supply Chain Management (SSCM). However, companies in addressing SSCM, largely focus on the economic aspects neglecting the other two crucial pillars of sustainability....
master thesis 2018
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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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de Ridder, Else (author)
Sustainability is becoming more important in numerous industries, including healthcare. Action to achieve sustainability is undertaken by various means, such as the Green Deal Healthcare. Several tools exist that can assess the environmental impact of a certain industry or company, but no tools exist that aid in actively lowering this...
master thesis 2018
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Hofstee, Niels (author)
The construction sector contributes to a significant portion of global energy consumption, CO2 emissions and the use of material resources. As climate change escalates with rapidly increasing temperatures, more extreme weather patterns and rising sea levels, an urge to reduce the environmental impact is evident.

A discrepancy is...
master thesis 2018
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Birda, Stavroula (author)
The project is about the transformation of the Klein Vaticaan ensemble in Zutphen. By using the historical value of the site and its communal identity as a basis, the aim was to reinterpret the urban fabric and integrate it in a sustainable solution that is going to connect with the city and bring the lost communal spirit to the surface. The...
master thesis 2018
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