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Fernandez Orviz, D. (author)
C-Job Naval Architects, a naval architecture company committed to developing sustainable ship designs, received a request from the coastal tourist agency IJmuidense Rondvaart to study the feasibility of a Sustainable Fast Ferry for Commuters concept design. This passenger-only ferry is featured by operating at high speeds (22 knots) between the...
master thesis 2020
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Sanil, P.H. (author)
Parkstad is a shrinking region especially after the closing of the mines, the social and economic impact was huge. Another major problem which still can be experienced today is the degraded landscape which was left behind. By seeing the operational landscape as inseparable from the urban fabric, and linking them again in a functional as well as...
master thesis 2020
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Hengeveld, S.H.E (author)
The Fortællingernes Hus acts as a public condenser, in which multiplicity is used to create unity on multiple levels. Thereby it aims to prevent polarisation and stimulate social mixing in Vesterbro (Copenhagen); a neighbourhood that has been in the process of gentrification. More specifically, it aims to ensure that the benefits of economic...
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van Gameren, D. (author)
Waste streams from cruise ships come back into nature which negatively influences the environment. Research has shown that actions need to be taken to reduce climate change. Not only the government should take their responsibility, but also other businesses, like the cruise industry. The cruise industry is a growing business and cruise ships...
master thesis 2020
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Rouwenhorst, T. (author)
The MOR prototype is a smart passive building with a central building management system to control and optimise the operation of the active and passive building systems and therefore reduce the energy consumption of the building and improve the users comfort conditions (MOR Team, 2019b). During the competition, the systems in the prototype were...
master thesis 2020
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Duynstee, C.A.N.L. (author)
This research focuses on the analysis of Floating Car Data (FCD) data to understand sustainable transportation behavior in the area of Amsterdam. Using data collected by mobile devices, trips are analyzed by their distance and transportation method. Sustainability is a relevant factor to the social and scientific community. With increasing...
master thesis 2020
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van Hootegem, Ammelien (author)
Organizations in the construction industry are focusing more and more on sustainability. There exist various drivers and barriers (D&B) that can enhance or hinder sustainability in organizations. Research has so far mainly been focused on the primary activities within an organization. Hence, this study focused on the supporting activities ...
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Shenitzer Schwake, R. (author)
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Limpers, J.W.M. (author)
One way to reduce the environmental impact of the construction sector is the inclusion of environmental requirements in the procurement of construction projects, also called Green Public Procurement (GPP). This thesis first analysed the current inclusion of environmental requirements in the invitation to bid, bid and assessment of the bid....
master thesis 2020
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Zoričić, Jasna (author)
This Master thesis was developed for Mercedes-Benz AG. The following report elaborates the steps taken in developing a holistic interior vision for ‘Sustainable Luxury’ of Mercedes-Benz. In seek of representation for the future societal needs, and possible future challenges and opportunities in terms of holistic mobility conceptualisation, the...
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Kruize, D.W. (author)
Cradle to Church is a project that explores the possibilities of circular heritage as a way of approaching the topic of sustainability for the future of heritage. Focusing on the revitalizing of the Jacobuskerk in Winterswijk, the project forms of a sustainable response on the increasing vacancy rates of Catholic churches through integrating the...
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Chen, X. (author)
The worldwide crisis in environmental resources, such as deteriorating water resource is intensifying. In Manhattan island, a metropolitan area, the risk is also extremely remarkable. According to the United Nations sustainable development goals, at the current time, more than 2 billion people across the world are living under the crisis of...
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Fusaro, A. (author)
The Age of Enlightenment in the Western World countries brought to the establishment of several private and public healthcare, military, justice, educational and research-related organizations straddling the 19th and the 20th centuries. Characterized by unprecedented levels of organizational complexity and presenting similar internal dynamics,...
master thesis 2020
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Scholten, M. (author)
Under the influence of globalisation and neoliberal planning paradigms, socio-spatial segregation in Stockholm, Sweden has significantly risen. Its society has become more heterogeneous, with migrants often ending up in socially vulnerable suburbs in the periphery of metropolitan areas where a spiral of social exclusion and decline is...
master thesis 2020
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Lesmes Mendoza, Christian (author)
The Circular Economy (CE) in the built environment has gained ever more attention as discussions around the threats of global warming, resource scarcity, environmental impacts, and energy emissions intensify. The building industry accounts for approximately 40% of carbon emissions and reusing vacant buildings – thus slowing resource loops – is...
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Liu, Xuan (author)
Waste has always been with humans, and its amount will increase drastically, along with rapid urbanization and globalization. Improperly treated waste causes problems such as water pollution and disease, impedes living quality. Developing countries suffer more because of their hysteretic economic and social development. Landfill, as the...
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van der Sande, Robin (author), Hubers, Martijn (author)
Many countries in the world face the problem of fruit frost during spring, which results in the loss of harvested crops. Solutions exist to prevent the fruit to freeze, however this requires that the temperature is known. Therefore, a smart autonomous temperature sensor network is designed that is capable of acquiring a 3D temperature profile of...
bachelor thesis 2020
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Dowling, R.A. (author)
Capturing CO2 directly from the atmosphere and subsequently using it to produce hydrocarbon fuels could help decrease mankind's reliance on fossil fuels and mitigate the risks of climate change. Zero Emission Fuels (ZEF) is developing a small-scale methanol plant, which utilizes atmospheric CO­2 and H2O vapor as feedstocks for renewable methanol...
master thesis 2020
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Groot, Merlijn (author)
On-board electric motors can be used to drastically reduce the fuel usage during the taxiing phase of aircraft, leading to cost reductions for airlines and lower amounts of harmful emissions. This study analyses the current state of this innovation and its potential impact on aviation. On a global level, full adoption of electric aircraft...
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Mustafa, Kazi Fahriba (author)
Bio-receptivity is a natural growth of small plant species on stony surfaces with minimum external influence. It is commonly found around us on old buildings, crevices and corners, damp and moist areas. Bio-receptivity has always been viewed as a negative phenomenon in the public eye due to its random and shabby growth conditions. However, this...
master thesis 2020
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