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Lang, Pablo (author)
The challenge of an effective governance process and the demand for inclusive development form a tension, traceable in contemporary (Re)development Projects in South Africa. Based on the legislative premise of urban planning and architectural design, private sector developers must engage with urban authorities in the Project-related Governance...
master thesis 2019
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Matthijssen, Arwen (author)
The transition towards fully Automated Vehicles (AV) can lead to inefficient use of the available infrastructure in the Netherlands, while space is already scarce. - Knowledge from AV impact studies can help the government in the management of available infrastructure. Therefore, in this research a systematic literature review was carried out in...
master thesis 2018
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Wertenbroek, Nynke (author)
Context - The development of urban icons has become a popular strategy for municipalities to reach envisioned spillover effects, e.g. by boosting the urban image or by functioning as a catalyst in the regeneration of an urban area. These iconic developments are not rarely associated with high public investments, which often tend to be...
master thesis 2018
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Aranda Iglesias, Concha (author)
A corridor towards sustainable urban development is a reflection about the current planning techniques and how to apply them in the African context, specifically in Mozambique. It aims to raise awareness about the necessity of an understanding and adapting of European urban theories to the context conditionants and strong cultural identity of the...
master thesis 2018
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Groet, Imme (author)
Cities today account for approximately 75% of the global Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. The process of urbanization increases emissions and places an increasing pressure on resources and livability in urban areas. While challenged with the effects of climate change, governments show increasing interest in integrating sustainable development in...
master thesis 2018
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Pluijmen, Tuur (author)
Context: The city of The Hague is located in The Netherlands, in the province of Zuid-Holland and with nearly 500,000 inhabitants it is the third largest city of the country. The increasing dynamics of globalization have also made its way to The Hague, where urban competitiveness is increasingly considered to be an important aspect for the city...
master thesis 2017
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Hollestelle, Martijn (author)
Complex urban planning problems comprise socio-spatial conditions, human behaviour and external factors (e.g. technological developments). The perspective of urban planners and designers is crucial to comprehend these problems from a holistic point of view but does not possess the skills to grapple the full problem. Cities bear characteristics...
master thesis 2017
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Papadam, M. (author)
This thesis explored urban strategies for harnessing diverse types of cultural heritage of the ordinary urban environment in order to achieve sustainable urban development. During the past century, urban expansions took place without any special regard towards existing cultural heritage expressions. Despite the significant role of heritage in...
master thesis 2017
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Vriends, Robin (author)
Context – Within the Netherlands, an urgent mismatch between supply and demand in the residential sector results in adverse effects such as high house prices and reduced affordability. This mismatch is anticipated to grow further due to an increasing number of households (between 300,000 and 1,000,000 until 2040) and the many barriers in the...
master thesis 2017
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Cerra, M.M.F. (author)
On September 16th 2015, Nepal signed its new constitution, which, among others articles, claims the federalization of the country, makes the nation secular and allows freedom of expression. This event represents a milestone and a glimpse of hope after decades of internal political instability and uncertain administrations, which even led to ten...
master thesis 2017
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Steen, K.Y.G. (author)
In recent years the concept of mixed-use has emerged as a popular planning tool for urban planners to develop sustainable urban areas. With reason, because a clear positive relationship between function mix and urban sustainability in social, environmental and economic sense can be established from research. In practice however, we see that the...
master thesis 2016
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Wopereis, W. (author)
The project explores a new relation between places of production and places for living. A small business area is densified with housing on top of existing structures. A tower is added which combines workspaces and duplex apartments. It shows how a very flexible yet specific casco can allow different types of use.
master thesis 2016
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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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Smits, A. (author)
Favela Dique da Vila Gilda is located in a complex region, having large areas of valuable natural environments which are put under pressure by the rapid urbanization processes. The slum areas in the region, among other Vila Gilda, are together with the industrial areas the main polluters of the environments. In turn, this is also affecting the...
master thesis 2015
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Zimmermann, D.B. (author)
The welfare state is transforming into a participatory society, in which citizens are expected to fill in the gaps left by the retreating government. At the same time, the government is trying to decentralize, putting increasing emphasis on cities, districts and neighborhoods. How can we, as urban planners and designers, facilitate participation...
master thesis 2015
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Cruijsen, A.C. (author)
The overarching aim of this research project was to establish a sustainable urban water management design for Hoboken City to decrease vulnerability to extreme precipitation and improve urban quality. By carrying out a functional analysis of the area and the technical analysis of the water system, recommendations were made for soft and natural...
master thesis 2015
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Van Faassen, W.D.F. (author)
This thesis discusses the importance and use of flexibility in urban planning and design in South East Asian new urban developments. It stretches the importance of a new balance between the stakeholders in order to create more resilient and sustainable urban extensions. In this way it tries to find answers to the question; in what way can...
master thesis 2014
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Aldana, F. (author)
Dwelling studio in Amsterdam's Zuidas business district. Lowrise, high density and integration of library program into a cluster. Adaptation of an existing masterplan to create a meaningful public spaces, and a mediation between the Van Eesteren extension buildings, and the highrises implanted into the urban fabric. The projects develops one of...
master thesis 2013
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Sewraj, N.D. (author)
master thesis 2013
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Fremouw, M.A. (author)
We do live in interesting times. Social, political and financial turmoil, peak oil and nuclear accidents all contribute to the realisation that perhaps things need to change in our energy system. Providing the right type of energy at the right place at the right time is of course the answer. As the potential yields of renewable energy sources...
master thesis 2012
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