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Ko, Cynthia (author)
Due to emerging climate concerns, a growing pressure is put on the fashion industry to adopt circular business models which encourage sustainable usage of clothing. The clothing supply chain is currently both complicated and polluting. Paired with rising quantities of clothing sales, technological solutions will only temporarily tackle the...
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de Bruijn, Esmée (author)
Geothermal energy is generally seen as a sustainable source of energy and therefore could be part of the solution for the energy transition. However, there is still a lack of clarity about the conditions under which a geothermal system can be used sustainably. This study investigates the sustainable use of a geothermal system. The geothermal...
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Budhihal Ashokkumar, Akshay (author)
The building industry is stained as unsustainable due to the linear economy model of “take, make and dispose”. There is a need to switch to Circular Economy (CE). One of the ways in which the public clients can stimulate this transition is by implementing the Design for Disassembly (DfD) principle in the public procurement process. However, this...
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Palau Hernandez, Juan Pablo (author)
Among the current targets of the building sector, one major goal is to maximize the resource efficiency (in terms of material use and in terms of energy used to produce the buildings); furthermore, the circular economy model aims for maximizing the reuse of the structural elements; thus, minimizing the material waste and avoiding a second...
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Santen, Lisa (author)
Three cases in which sustainable MEAT criteria were used, are analysed in order to assess the role of relational governance. If the intrinsic motivation is present at the project team, flexibility, collaboration and risk taking could facilitate an environment in which sustainability through MEAT criteria can be achieved. The structure of the...
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Teeuwen, Henriëtte (author)
Sustainable production and consumption are becoming increasingly important to both consumers and businesses. Sustainability is defined as development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. A distinction is made between social, environmental and financial sustainability,...
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Troquete, Remco (author)
The almost ceaselessly growing Air Transportation System has led to concerns across airports on how to deal with this growth. Also Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AAS) experienced large increases in number of passengers and movements over the last decades: the current limit of 500,000 annual movements of the airport is (nearly) reached. Before...
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van der Haas, Jesse (author)
Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) is a new mobility concept that allows users to plan, book and pay for a multimodal and seamless trip in a single application. Real-life examples of MaaS propositions are still scarce and most have not left a trial or pilot phase. The MaaS-team of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management (IenW) wants to...
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van der Wal, Laurens (author)
Sustainable urban planning aims to decrease the ecological footprint of cities while maintaining or increasing social welfare, however it does not consider limits to economic growth and therefore undermines its own ambition. The upcoming field of degrowth offers a theoretical answer to this dilemma but the degrowth lens has only scarcely been...
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Backx, Stephan (author)
The Netherlands is currently in the process of transitioning from a linear economy to a circular economy, in accordance with the ”Nederland Circulair 2050” policy. To increase the circularity of buildings, several approaches can be integrated. In this research, the so-called Design for Deconstruction and Donor Structural Framework concepts are...
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Koedood, Jelmer (author)
This project revolves around redesigning the future mobihub for the context of the Netherlands. A mobihub (or mobipunt in Dutch) is a brand of mobility hub. In this report, a mobility hub is defined as “A recognizable, physical place where different context-driven functions and services (mostly shared mobility-related such as shared cars) that...
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Spiering, Suzanne (author)
Inspiration for this project are the climate strikes world-wide, in which students strike for climate justice. The children participating in these strikes indicate that they do not feel heard. While striking is relevant to communicate their opinions, change can also be initiated by changing the perspective of for example parents/guardians. This...
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van Ham, Sebastiaan (author), Zijlstra, Kije (author), van Hulten, Chris (author), Laghmouchi, Kamal (author), Verschuyl, Paulien (author), Jagt, Milan (author)
The use of the North Sea has transitioned into an intensely used industrial area, with the climate agreement as a driving force. The Paris agreement demands countries to change their main energy resources from oil, coal and gas to renewable resources such as wind. The Dutch government chose to use the space offshore for the development of wind...
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van Honschoten, Ricky (author)
Capitalism is under siege. As the famous economist and business strategist Michael Porter note. Business practice is overflown with an increasing number of societal and environmental concerns, trumping economic activity and trapping businesses in a vicious cycle in which taking responsibility is repaid with taking even more responsibility. On...
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Kiel, Roxanne (author)
Dit afstudeeronderzoek gaat over de implementatie van sociale duurzaamheid in de huidige woonomgeving. Het toont een integrale toolbox als designstrategie met basis beginselen voor architecten. Hoe een aantal dringende zaken als individualisering, de toename van het aantal huishoudens, de bestaande woonconditie in voormalige arbeiderswijken, en...
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Roelse, Charlotte (author)
There is a need for architects to participate actively to make the world a<br/>better and more sustainable place. In 2016, the Sustainable Development Goals were developed, and architects are needed to achieve these goals. There is one specific trend within architectural practice that has already worked on these goals for the past 20 years: the...
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Spek, Jan-Willem (author)
The heritage site of Hembrug used to be the center of the production of weapons and ammunition within the Netherlands during the twentieth century. Now the site is mostly vacant and awaiting a new purpose. Most of the site used to be densely build with industrial halls, but there is one area that is different. The old explosive factory within...
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Manders, Hidde (author)
his project is a reflection on the Bauhaus and its possible implementation 100 years later in current society. Most importantly a response on the educational system of the master and how current technologies can be found translated in architecture. Through a research on the Bauhaus educational system and contemporary educational systemz, the...
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van der Linden, Erika (author)
The transition to a low-carbon economy depends on several critical materials, among which is cobalt. This metal is a main component in batteries, and therefore, demand for cobalt is expected to increase in the coming years. This paper explores future scenarios for the cobalt system, in light of its role in the low-carbon transition. The future...
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Groenendijk, Remi (author)
Bethlehem - from exploitation to ecosystem service, is a project based on Sint Maarten in the Caribbean. The lower social classes of Sint Maarten experience trouble with their building culture, especially in combination with the reoccurring hurricanes and earthquakes. Vulnerable communities mostly rely on self or communal building, since both...
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