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Haitsma Mulier, Margot (author)
Urban agriculture lies at the core of the Water Energy Food nexus and seems to provide a partial answer to confront modern trends such as population growth, climate change and resource depletion by increasing food security in cities and enhancing sustainability in an urban realm. The assembly of a WEF nexus framework taught, however, that most...
master thesis 2019
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Browning, Graham (author)
Cities account for approximately 75% of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. This, along with the fact that cities also account for 75% of natural resource consumption and 50% of global waste production, makes urbanization a world-wide issue (Sukhdev, Vol, Brandt, & Yeoman, 2017). Additionally, the widely-practiced urban linear economic structure...
master thesis 2018
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Groeneveld, B. (author)
A strategic, multi-scalar and multi-actor approach to revitalizing the existing water-, waste-. and food systems within the Shenzhen SEZ is assessed and modelled. Concordant local interventions are furthermore implemented, integrating local conditions into the overarching strategy. Furthermore, a phenomenological view of these systems is...
master thesis 2015
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Luo, S. (author)
This thesis is related to following topics: the specific place and metropolis; the interstitial space and genius loci and the experience of landscape and enclosed garden. As the most traditional way that one express his intention and build up a connection with his living environment, can garden still bring us a sense of identification and...
master thesis 2015
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Plastira, I. (author)
The design proposal investigates the generation of a possible social and physical structure within the area of the former army campus of Kodra;thus a communal flexible space for people to meet, act, produce and socialize. The general result of this process was to investigate the implementation of computational techniques to generate a building...
master thesis 2015
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Otten, S.M. (author)
Cities are increasingly renewed by large projects rather than by long-term visions and subsequent master planning. Public-private partnerships are organized to engage strategic sites resulting in complex developments. The developments are comprised of multiple and often conflicting interest, which have to be simultaneously negotiated. The...
master thesis 2014
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Liu, J. (author)
Hundreds of new towns are being built or planned today in China, which mostly remove the existing agricultural landscape. The study is motivated by a very simple question: instead of being eaten up by new towns, can agricultural landscape perform more actively in the process of development? I pick Guangming, a new town being built in Shenzhen,...
master thesis 2014
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Smits, R. (author)
In my graduation project I use plants to clean air and water and at the same time grow food. In this way I create a system that turns urban waste into food while at the same time providing a nice and green environment. The food that is grown in the system will be sold in the shop and restaurant that are part of it. I want to show with the...
master thesis 2014
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Ubarevicius, M. (author)
Architectural project for urban agriculture was developed in New York City, on East River waterfront in Manhattan. Analysis of the case study site was done by using advanced simulation techniques. Various bottom up computational methods allowed building organization and shape to be optimized in such a way as to more efficiently use natural...
master thesis 2014
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Allersma, S.B. (author)
The harbour of Rotterdam will be transformed into a public waterfront, with an integrated dike to prevent flooding. As program urban agriculture will be introduced behind this dikefront. The masterplan is a small intervention which evokes further developments in the area.
master thesis 2013
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Zucchi, M. (author)
The project aims to deal with the problem of food production and transportation within big metropolitan areas, in this case the city of Paris. The main goal of the project is to develop a new model of urban agriculture capable of working both at a global and local scale. The idea is to integrate a model for the intensive production of food, such...
master thesis 2013
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Arnts, P.G. (author)
After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the world attention shifted towards the country. The event offer the unique opportunity to redesign the post-disaster redevelopment strategy of the informal settlement, housing the large portion of the urban poor population in the devastated capital of Port-au-Prince. This thesis aims at the formulation of a...
master thesis 2012
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Bishop, B. (author)
An update of the current allotment system in Den Haag on Scheveningen boulevard as a place where both tourist and residents can come to enjoy and learn about fresh produce and sustainable systems. This is an example of using the local conditions (sand) to develop a theme, growing in sand and sand art. The solution uses a powerful multi-objective...
master thesis 2012
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De Angelis, S. (author)
The Center for Urban Agriculture is located in Rotterdam along the Maas River. Considering the problems of climate changing in Rotterdam, the project is defined by three main research themes: urban agriculture, water management and energy management. The idea is to propose a new kind of urban agriculture, the hydroponic cultivation, in order to...
master thesis 2011
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Fantuz, M. (author)
Urban Tomato is a systemathic analysis of urban agriculture in Havana, Cuba. The proposal of a lightweight infrastructure shaped by the built existing environment, aims at breaking the constrictions of the rigid orthogonal city planning by offering a new layer of walkable and productive public space. The socio-spatial characteristics of the city...
master thesis 2010
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