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Tsui, Andy (author)
master thesis 2019
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Hegyi, Dóra (author)
In 2018 Cape Town faced the threat of becoming the first city in modern age to run out of drinking water and reach Day Zero, the day when due to a 3-year long drought the city’s taps are switched off and residents are compelled to fetch their daily 25 liters of water from communal taps. This time the city successfully managed to avoid the...
master thesis 2019
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Huang, Wanying (author)
How to improve the residents living quality while developing tourism in a historical inner city neighbourhood? With its profound historical development and events, Paris has been shaped as a super glorious political centre, the most attractive tourist destination and the most beautiful city in the world. The tourism industry promised the...
master thesis 2019
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Schulte, Sebastian (author)
The North is a dense space of connectivity, where submarine cables span between the population centers and economic hubs of Europe. Within this web of relations, the Netherlands play an important role as the gateway to continental Europe on the one hand and the United States and United Kingdom on the other hand. At the same time, the stable...
master thesis 2019
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Lu, Simo (author)
Water is one of the most essential resources for the sustainable development. With the tendency of urbanization and population growth, a more sustainable urban water system becomes important to create harmonized environment between human and nature, thus it is necessary to discuss integrated urban water management in a holistic manner. In this...
master thesis 2019
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Stead, D. (author), Vaddadi, Bhavana (author)
Motorisation in cities has fundamentally transformed urban patterns of development, ranging from residential parking and density standards of single buildings on one hand to urban infrastructure construction and the expansion of entire cities on the other. The introduction of automated vehicles (AVs) has enormous potential to transform...
journal article 2019
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Forgaci, C. (author)
The issue of urban resilience concerns a multitude of urban systems and spaces. This thesis focuses on Urban River Corridors (URCs)—that is, urban spaces where the overlap between the urban systems (carrying the ’social-‘) and the river system (carrying the ‘-ecological’) is at the highest intensity—as strategic spaces with a potentially high...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Cai, J. (author)
The research investigates How can the morphological approach in combination with the pattern language approach assist urban designers to achieve historical continuity in urban design both on theory and application levels.<br/>This research overviews the developments and applications of the two approaches worldwide with a special emphasis on the...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Porada, Barbara (author)
Thanks to an increasingly digitized and connected world, citizen participation in urban projects is transforming from a privilege to an expectation. As cities grow and urban developments impact more and more people, it is vital that these projects reach out to as many individuals as possible and that the voice of these people is heard and taken...
master thesis 2018
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Vafa, Nasiem (author)
This graduation plan set in Japan, focussing on the reconstruction of the Japanese east coast in the prefecture of Miyagi that has been struck by a devastating tsunami in 2011. Working in an interdisciplinary set we design future prospects in an intertwined matter. Representing a new regional design strategy for the affected region by...
master thesis 2018
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Bazaiou, Angeliki (author)
The subject of this graduation project is the energy transition within urban environments. This is pursued through, firstly, gaining an understanding of the fossil dependency and how this has affected our cities and practices. In order to overturn this effect and open the way for the urban energy transition, urban design needs to become more...
master thesis 2018
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Koene, Marijke (author)
Stress is a well-known phenomenon and something everyone experiences. Urban stress however, stress caused by and in the built environment of urban areas, is less known. Still, quite some research has been done on this topic from the fields of sociology and psychology, but there are not many resources that focus on urban stress - with all its...
master thesis 2018
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Malhotra, Harsh (author)
The motivation for this project, comes through personal experience of being raised in the city of Delhi. The city which ones was known for its plush gardens, old markets and famous public squares. The economic liberation of 1992 and unprecedented growth made Delhi victim of its own success. The lack of vision on part of understanding migration...
master thesis 2018
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Wu, Bairong (author)
This paper will discuss the conflict between designers and other actors in urban regeneration processes in China’s historic quarters. It does this because the role of mediation is missing. Based on observation and analysis, it will be shown how urban design can address this problem, both theoretically and in practice.<br/>As an increasingly...
master thesis 2018
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Liu, Wanxin (author)
Norway is mostly known for its natural beauty, fjords and mountains, the amazing Northern Lights and the Midnight Sun - a great intimacy with nature. However, this impression we have of Norway, does not describe the real situation in Oslo.<br/>A total length of approximately 3,400 kilometres of Oslo’s coastline is mostly covered with paved...
master thesis 2018
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Bakkes, Jamie (author)
I did my graduation project at the master track Dutch Dwelling, Architecture. The studio focuses on the future city and its densification.<br/><br/>Amsterdam has a shortage of affordable houses for starters. During the crisis Amsterdam has hardly built new dwelling projects. At the same time Amsterdam has become increasingly popular in recent...
master thesis 2018
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Rolvering, Gereon (author)
Drawing back on my experience of living in Nairobi, this thesis explores the city’s dynamic system of public space and tries to improve its legibility by establishing a framework for its use and design. Exploring Nairobi as a city of arrival, my personal process in the development of this project was quite similar to that of coming to Nairobi as...
master thesis 2018
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Hooimeijer, F.L. (author), Lafleur, F. (author), Vafa, Nasiem (author), van der Meulen, Geertjan (author)
This project focuses on the urban renewal of (delta) metropolises and concentrates on the question how to design resilient, durable (subsurface) infrastructure in urban renewal projects using parameters of the natural system – linking in an efficient way (a) water cycle, (b) soil and subsurface conditions, (c) soil improvement technology, and (d...
report 2018
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Hooimeijer, F.L. (author), Lafleur, F. (author), Yap, Enzo (author), Dobbelsteen, Jesse (author), Trinh, Thuy-Trang (author)
This project focuses on the urban renewal of (delta) metropolises and concentrates on the question how to design resilient, durable (subsurface) infrastructure in urban renewal projects using parameters of the natural system – linking in an efficient way (a) water cycle, (b) soil and subsurface conditions, (c) soil improvement technology, and (d...
report 2018
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Yu, Peiran (author)
This graduation project aims at creating liveability (in terms of well-functioning control on social relationship and sustainable green in direct home environment) in Xiongan New Town to hosting residents who cannot find a suitable place in Beijing. The great majority of them are young professionals. They are facing the problem that their ideal...
master thesis 2018
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