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Sakiinah, Ummu (author)
The project is an initiative to revitalize a multicultural shopping street in Rotterdam, called Middellandstraat. The design question was how to support the shops to attract more visitors to the shopping street through the food diversity. Investigations into the visitors' experience in the street, the context, and market research were done to...
master thesis 2017
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Bohm, Nina (author)
New ideas and innovation are the fuel to the modern knowledge economy. The university has for centuries been part of the innovation system responsible for the development of new ideas. Today, the interdisciplinary character and complexity of societal issues makes that there is a need for new methods to support innovation development at...
master thesis 2017
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Stam, Stijn (author)
Amsterdam is a popular city which creates problems on the housing market and in the overcrowded inner city. Amsterdam-Noord has been, to a large extend, a problem area for a long time. Now that the city needs to develop this thesis explores how Noord can contribute to the goals of the municipality. The so called transformation zone at the...
master thesis 2017
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Liu, Ruiying (author)
Metaphorical and analogical thinking is a major aspect of how human intelligence tackles complex tasks in the discipline of urban design and planning. However, there is little research on this subject within urban design and planning, and the research approaches in closely related design disciplines lack a comprehensive view on its presence and...
master thesis 2017
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Lee, Alex (author)
The history of Taiwan is closely attached to the establishment of transportation infrastructure. The thriving scene of urban Taiwan emerged in the 70s after the establishment of several national level infrastructure projects. They have become the backbone of both Taiwan's past economic glory as well the daily necessity of present society. As the...
master thesis 2017
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van der Veer, Marissa (author)
This research explores the roles local public authorities can deploy in innovation district planning and development and the spatial conditions and interventions they should enhance to stimulate innovation through the built environment. Because cities are promoting and investing in new locations to agglomerate knowledge-intensive activities on a...
master thesis 2017
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Yu, Yi (author)
Maker movement is emerging in Shenzhen which is seen as one of the catalysts in facilitating mass entrepreneurship and mass innovation. Because of its rich resource in Hardware, Shenzhen attracted lots of makers and startup teams to start their businesses. This is timing that Shenzhen heads to another phase of city development which is related...
master thesis 2017
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Gupta, Sugandha (author)
Women inequality is a common practice in today’s world which is global in nature. Focusing on a developing country like India, violence against women, needless to say, is a grave concern. Crime in the form of rapes, molestation, and eve-teasing, has made public spaces fearful, and women have developed the fear of being a part of these places....
master thesis 2017
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Vietti, Marcello (author)
When thinking of air pollution, most of the people refers to Asian countries such as China or India where the air is often unbreathable. However, despite the common believes, air pollution poses the single largest environmental risk in Europe today (EEA, 2015) and, among all the countries, Italy has the highest rate of deaths related to air...
master thesis 2017
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Vink, T.V. (author)
Unregulated development is one of the core problems in post conflict areas. Current rebuilding and city planning face tremendous challenges regulating rapid development of the urban environment and reserving and preserving space for the public domain. The latter one has been often disregarded its importance. It has been found that public space...
master thesis 2017
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Ten Brug, L.F. (author)
Double Degree: Faculty of Architecture, Urbanism and the Built Environment / Urbanism AND Faculty of Applied Sciences / Science ommunication. Obesity is appointed as a pressing 21st century public health threat by the World health organization. Current sedentary behaviour in Western society is key in fast spread of the obesity epidemic. Children...
master thesis 2017
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Nap, B.D. (author)
The main products of this graduation are a new pattern language to map difficult/technical interventions in spatial tiles, a GIS model for assessing urban metabolism potentials and restrictions and a new approach for applying urban metabolism measurements on neighbourhood level. A personal motivation for me is the relation between the urban...
master thesis 2017
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Keetels, S.W.J. (author)
De wereldwijde verstedelijking heeft onder andere als gevolg dat er een toename is in het temperatuurverschil tussen het platteland en de binnenstad, ook wel het Urban Heat Island effect genoemd. In combinatie met de toenemende opwarming van de aarde zal het Urban Heat Island effect de komende jaren extremer worden, met onder andere als gevolg...
master thesis 2017
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Van der Leer, J.G.G. (author)
Waste is one of the core problems in sustainable city design. In current city planning waste management systems are often disregarded. However, concepts that deal with waste and resources within urban areas are getting more and more attention. ‘Zero waste’ is one of the most visionary concepts for solving waste problems. The concept of the zero...
master thesis 2016
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Ramkisor, N. (author)
This thesis aims to research how the city of Bangkok can deal with flooding and preserve the socio-economic context of informal settlements along the city’s canals by using spatial and non-spatial measures
master thesis 2016
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Papaioannou, A. (author)
The project is analyzing, evaluating and proposing solutions on the current planning sector in Greece. It is using the city of Kavala as an example of intervention, in order to experiment the outcomes of a new suggestion of design and planning tools. The research started by analyzing the Greek historical and socio-political context. Starting...
master thesis 2016
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Hu, X. (author)
In post-disaster reconstruction process, the physical aspect, such as shelter, food, medical service, etc. always attract great attention, whereas the psychological impact, which is of great significance as well, is among the lower hierarchy (Pynes and Tracy, 2007). This master thesis aims to build the connection between the built environment...
master thesis 2016
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Van Hemert, J.M. (author)
Designers have the ability to organise and shape spaces, to create the decor of life. Besides the contribution to society by giving form to public buildings and spaces, designers also have the responsibility to design for users they don’t directly know. When the design relates to the government, the guarantee of democratic values are at stake....
master thesis 2016
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Jiang, M. (author)
The whole city Bratislava is blocked by mountains, country boundry and River Danube. The future focus is moving to its new city, Petrazaka. In order to active this area, the canal zone is chosen as design site. It is the central of Petrazaka, linking majrity esstential city sport. Design goal is to use landscape as infrastructure of urban public...
master thesis 2015
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Caspers, L.L.S. (author)
The project tries to anticipate on the gentrification issues in the case of Neukölln in Berlin. How to stimulate/maintain accessibility for a diversity of social groups in a central gentrifying area [in the case of Neukölln, Berlin] ? This is the main research question of the thesis. This resulted in a project that consists of a strategy for...
master thesis 2015
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