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Fecianti, - (author)
Indonesia is projected to be the world 7th largest economy country by 2030. This could be achieved by maximising the utilization of natural resources as well as infrastructure develop¬ment. One example is the infrastructure development of Jakarta with its surrounding metro¬politan area (JABODETABEK). Here, we see a rapid development of logistics...
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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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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Van der Velden, W.L. (author)
The problems in Paraisópolis are numerous, but these are the main problems concerning water and waste. São Paulo has a climate with a wet and a dry season. During the wet season, floods occur throughout the city, including Paraisópolis. But in the dry season, the entire city suffers from drought. This drought has intensified over the last years,...
master thesis 2016
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Uribe Calvo, N. (author)
This master thesis is an attempt to contribute to the understanding of urban water systems through the use of the urban metabolism (UM) framework. By developing steady-state models with STAN, a software used for material flow analysis (MFA), the urban water flows are quantified and analyzed as they enter the system boundary and are transformed...
master thesis 2016
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Niel, L. (author)
The negative effects of climate change and the out-balanced carrying capacity are torturing our cities today. The field of urban planning and design is starting to research the idea of the city as a natural system. Still, the amount of major natural disasters torturing today’s cities proves the urge to rethink our urban systems even more. A...
master thesis 2015
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Smits, L.E. (author)
In Haiti, the January 2010 earthquake has put extra strain on the urban development of the rapidly growing Port au Prince metropolitan region. Even before the earthquake, the city was failing to aptly accommodate the growing population, resulting in marginalised areas on locations at risk of natural hazards and a congested infrastructural...
master thesis 2012
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Jelier, W.P.C. (author)
This study aims to determine the usefulness of the concept of Urban Metabolism for sustainable urban development. In this concept, the total of urban flows (like building materials, food and waste) together with the processes which transform those flows are metaphorically viewed as the metabolism of a city. The thesis starts with a search for a...
master thesis 2011
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