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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...
master thesis 2020
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Spittka, Rubin (author)
Philippine low-income housing is uncomfortable since it is not built to deal with the hot and humid climate in a passive way. Since local vernacular architecture is known to have a good climatic responsive performance, the aim of this research is to learn how Philippine vernacular design strategies can improve thermal comfort for low-lying, sub...
master thesis 2019
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Mees, Nora (author)
The marine area in Amsterdam, currently only partially publicly available, needs to be reintegrated into the public space. To start the reintegration process, a swimming pool and spa, which both meets the identity of the area and the vision of the municipality, will be added to this area. A new central route is placed through the marine area on...
master thesis 2019
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Agarwal, Krittika (author)
While the world is advancing with taller structures using engineered wood, little importance is being given to natural wood, which is abundantly available in most regions of the world. The lack of technological research using this material in its natural state has caused a drawback in its usage. Also, the dependence on engineered wood for modern...
master thesis 2019
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Bouza, Hayley (author)
Common Reed (Phragmites Australis) is an abundantly available, sustainable construction material that can be found throughout the world. Reed is most commonly used for thatch roofing in Europe, providing insulation and a weather-tight surface. Elsewhere, traditional techniques of weaving and bundling reeds have long been used to create entire...
master thesis 2019
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Kersten, Max (author)
The aim of this project is to bring more eco-design into business practices. The specific approach to this project is to bring eco-design methods to startup with an introduction via the Lean Startup method. With the help of input of startup founders, a solution has been found in the form of an opportunity identification tool. This tool allows...
master thesis 2019
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Pangalou, Electra (author)
The transformation of Knil Magazijnen into a creative and learning cluster of plastic waste constitutes my attempt to explore the boundaries of heritage adaptive re-use in Bandung, Indonesia and how through the design of an inclusive and healthy environment, social and environmental challenges can be addressed in a more integrated way. In a...
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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Berkhout, Rosanne (author)
In order to counter climate change many approaches have been taken to make<br/>the building sector more sustainable. But for porch houses there aren't many<br/>solutions on the market. This research project uses one of the approaches that<br/>is does focus on porch houses, 2ndskin. In march 2018 a demonstrator project<br/>has been build in...
master thesis 2019
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Franx, Laura (author)
The Netherlands faces climate change due to global warming and earthquakes due to gas production. To decrease both earthquakes and CO2 production, the government aims to half the gas production in the coming four years and aims for an entire stop by 2030. Over 80% of Dutch houses are heated with gas; 20% were built in the late post-war era (1960...
master thesis 2018
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Fairbairn, Henry (author)
If used alongside insecticide treated bed nets, an innovative odour baited mosquito trap with a high capture performance could contribute massively to the prevention of malaria in Africa and the eradication of the disease. This report outlines the research and design processes carried out by Henry Fairbairn, with the support of a supervisory...
master thesis 2018
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Mourtzouchou, Maria (author)
The building sector is responsible for more than one third of resource consumption globally. Concerning the new construction, new regulations have been set, which impose that by 2020 all new buildings constructed within the EU should reach nearly zero-energy levels. The building envelope plays a strategic role in the energy and environmental...
master thesis 2018
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Solarino, Laura (author)
The European Union has approved the Energy Performance of Building Directive, requesting all new building to be near Zero Energy by 2020. This has created challenges and opportunities in the building sector, encouraging the creation of new solutions, which are both energy efficient and environmental friendly. Between many possible explored...
master thesis 2018
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van de Sanden, Danique (author)
Homes for sustainable living<br/><br/>‘’The good intentions and creativity of citizens and their willingness to make a difference is one of the most underutilized resources we have today’’, says Global Ecovillage Network Europe (GEN). Bottom- up initiatives like ecovillages and the recently emerged Dutch ‘Tiny House Movement’ are sustainable...
master thesis 2018
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Nicolaï, Marc (author)
This study is about the impact of early design decisions on the heat demand of a small residential building. Heat demand is a significant part of the energy use of residential buildings in the Netherlands. Reducing this demand will reduce the strain on national energy resources and even allow buildings to become energy neutral or independant...
master thesis 2017
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Oude Wolbers, N. (author)
master thesis 2016
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Kokorikou, A. (author)
The project’s goal was to design a lightweight, sustainable and comfortable aircraft seat for the economy class. It was done in cooperation with the company Optimares based in Italy. The company’s economy seat “Sabre” was studied and used as a reference point for this project. The project was executed in four main phases: the research and...
master thesis 2014
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Chladova, E. (author)
This research seeks to understand what underused industrial landscapes spatially mean to the city regions they occupy and how they can be better integrated into the daily lives of the thousands of people living or working nearby. By utilizing the transition to sustainable energy sources as the backbone for new interventions in the city fabric...
master thesis 2014
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Keijsers, K.H. (author)
In this thesis a product service system for a Bugaboo stroller is developed. The main objectives are to come up with a PSS that has benefits for people, planet and profit. The objectives are defined as follows: 1. People: The PSS should convince people to lease a stroller instead of buying one. 2. Planet: The PSS should be a sustainable...
master thesis 2013
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Segers, M.P.A.D. (author)
The Master’s programme Industrial Ecology is jointly organised by Leiden University and Delft University of Technology. In this research design criteria were formulated that can be used to develop support systems for product designers in the field of sustainable design. An extra focus lay on the product designer as a human being, which soft...
master thesis 2012
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