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Tan, Jiayan (author)
In the face of rising waters and increased stormrelated flooding, communities will have to decide what to do with their flood-prone areas. Continually repairing storm damages and providing services to these vulnerable neighborhoods demands significant government resources. For these areas, cities have three major options to consider: keep water...
master thesis 2018
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Klaassen, Linda (author)
The origins of urban planning were developed in the late nineteenth century mainly due to health concerns. Nowadays, human health and urban design are separate academic fields and their relationship is often disregarded. The main challenge for urban planning is dealing with the pressure on the available space affected by urbanization and climate...
master thesis 2018
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Stankovic, Nikoleta (author)
In this project the theme of the studio "Reclaiming Rome" was interpreted with different research and design methods, which resulted in an elaborate design of not only architecture but the environment. One of the leitmotifs of the project was taking inspiration from historical evidence of Rome, implementing the arches of ancient Roman viaducts...
master thesis 2018
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ten Caat, Nick (author)
Problem definition and objective. Since the industrialization in the 18th century, urbanized and industrial countries base their whole economies on the consumption and destruction of fossil fuel and raw materials. In the past decades, after observing gradual global climate change, most governments
acknowledge the environmental impact...
master thesis 2018
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Đondraš, Marina (author)
A landscape architecture graduation work, dealing with drastic change in an urban area facing the risk of a major disruption, which calls for adaptive solutions for resilience. From adaptability theory two forces are derived that guide an analysis towards a solution for an urban environment challenged by sea level rise; the revolt, the force...
master thesis 2017
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Langer, Johannes (author)
Cities are on a constant move. People hurry from home to work, from business meetings to sports clubs, or from shopping tours back home. Cars, trucks, bicycles and scooters are rolling along streets, bringing people and goods to their destinations. But sometimes this never-ending movement staggers, and with it the dynamism that is the trademark...
master thesis 2017
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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