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Steenbergen, Emy (author)
The complex relationship between humans and the natural world is still visible in 2023s urban planning: a city is a place for humans, and nature gives space to all non-human species. The anthropocentric perspective within the urban environment puts humans above non-human nature. This is also the case within urban renewal in the Netherlands,...
master thesis 2024
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Li, Y. (author), Zhuang, T. (author), Qian, QK (author), Mlecnik, E. (author), Visscher, H.J. (author)
In the context of increasing focus on social sustainability, neighborhood rehabilitation has emerged as a crucial component of global urban renewal initiatives. Distinct from most renewal paradigms that are usually one-offs, neighborhood rehabilitation is a long-term endeavor that requires ongoing resident participation to effectively address...
journal article 2024
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Liu, Guiwen (author), Huang, Ruopeng (author), Li, Kaijian (author), Shrestha, Asheem (author), Wang, H. (author), Cai, Minhong (author)
The renewal of old communities (OCR) is a crucial component of China's urban renewal strategy. However, the huge funding gap, coupled with the unwillingness of enterprises to participate, has impeded the sustainable development of OCR in China. This issue has become a major practical challenge for the government. This study employed the...
journal article 2024
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Shymanski, Geneviève (author)
As the Global South continues to rapidly urbanize, finding affordable and sustainable housing solutions is paramount. The Global Housing Graduation studio provides the opportunity to design new housing typologies through environmental and social lenses. São Paulo’s challenges with rapid urbanization and social inequality has left more than a...
master thesis 2023
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Smits, Quinten (author)
Rapid and uncontrolled urban growth has resulted in fragmented cityscapes, leading to the loss of a sense of place in cities like London. The relentless march of modernization and compulsive development has given rise to illegible spaces, where once-distinctive landmarks are being replaced by generic high-rise buildings and shopping malls. This...
master thesis 2023
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Monteiro de Jesus, S.R. (author)
Urban renewal reinforces the isolation of working-class women. This was concluded in the 1983 publication “Zoiets maak je toch niet, ik zeg altijd, dat doen mannen…”. This booklet criticizes 1980s participatory urban renewal of the Staatsliedenbuurt in Amsterdam and addresses the exclusion of women. Several inventive tools were developed in this...
conference paper 2023
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Song, Lulu (author)
The project Open House, ‘gleans’ a derelict and underutilised part of the riverfront in Maastricht and gives it over to the everyday people of the city in the form of a public building - an Arts Centre for Maastricht. The ambition for the project is to create an architecture that will mesh seamlessly with the public realm, breaking down the...
master thesis 2022
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Kirschstein, Alex (author)
Urban Paraphrasis imagines urban transformation through the potential of localized material re-use and the capacities of citizen empowerment in the context of Maastricht’s Sphinxkwartier. The project presents an alternative civic center that is built with reclaimed materials from an abandoned clay factory, engages a local community of squatters,...
master thesis 2022
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Chamankar, Pratika (author)
Done under the Urban Architecture Graduation studio, this graduation project based in Maastricht, the Netherlands, delves into the theme of renewals in the city’s urban history, followed by a theoretical exploration of interstitial sites in areas which are in the process of transformation and simultaneous de-industrialization. Learning from the...
master thesis 2022
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YUAN, BOWEN (author)
The outbreak of the pandemic in 2020 took a huge toll on Wuhan. The community in metropolitan areas has played a key role in China's pandemic control as a key battleground for closed management and become the focus of society under the pandemic prevention and control. <br/>However, its exposure of weak coping capacities makes building community...
master thesis 2022
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Lai, Kelly (author)
The location of my graduation project takes place within the complex neighborhoods of downtown Belgrade, the capital city of Serbia. It sits at the beginning of Trg Nikole Pasica street, and lies at the intersection of two monumental squares (Nikola Pasic Square and Terazije Square and Terrace). It is an urban passage called the Bezistan (means...
master thesis 2021
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Nilubon, P. (author)
Urban climate adaptation currently focusses mainly on hazards but often ignores opportunities which arise in both space and time. Opportunistic Adaptation provides a rationalized approach to mainstream measures for climate adaptation into urban renewal cycles. Adaptation opportunities are identified by projecting the lifespans of urban assets...
doctoral thesis 2021
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Visser, Dana (author)
Urban renewal is seen as an opportunity to improve the environmental and socio-economic performance of cities. Yet, it appears hard to tackle the social challenges by a focus on spatial interventions only. A more participating society and more user involvement could help to improve the social environment. Dutch urban area development, such as...
master thesis 2021
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Cui, Jianqiang (author), Broere, W. (author), Lin, Dong (author)
The rapid increase in world population in the 21st century, with associated transport and environmental problems, has encouraged the development of urban underground spaces as an optimal solution in many occasions, including urban renewal schemes. This paper reviews literature on the utilisation of urban underground space for urban renewal to...
journal article 2021
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Zhuang, T. (author)
To meet the growing rigid demand of urban housing, urban renewal has played a significant role, which significantly promotes the urban prosperity in China. However, at the same time, many problems occurred through large-scale urban renewal projects. To avoid unintended consequences that occurred in urban renewal and, how these decisions were...
doctoral thesis 2020
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Huisman, Fleur (author)
Cities coop with the problem of increasing demand for housing due to urbanisation, while trying to maintain and improve its attractiveness and city image. Improving attractiveness and the city image can be achieved by urban renewal. In Rotterdam, The National Programme Rotterdam-Zuid (NPRZ) was initiated to tackle the disadvantages and improve...
master thesis 2020
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Tamer, Meltem (author)
Due to the urbanization, it is expected the world’s population will increasingly live in urban areas. Therefore, there is a growing concern about diverse urban problems, such as climate change, emissions, congestion and the quality of life in cities. Hereby, urban mobility systems can be an important factor to solve these problems. Besides, new...
master thesis 2020
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Zhao, Xinyan (author)
The discontinuities of urban development and city expansion reveal Haizhu a fragmented and diverse area that results in disparity and isolation in different communities and social groups, and decreasing green and blue spaces. The objective of this thesis is to create an integrated and comprehensive socio-ecological network in terms of corridor...
master thesis 2020
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de Groot, Marleen (author)
Historically, cities have played a major role in integrating newcomers into society. And in turn, many cities- including Amsterdam- have been shaped by migration. The conditions in neighborhoods in which many newcomers currently arrive do not offer the same flexibility. The graduation project proposes a strategy for the creation of inclusive...
master thesis 2020
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Zhuang, T. (author), Qian, QK (author), Visscher, H.J. (author), Elsinga, M.G. (author)
In China, there is a growing number of urban renewal projects due to the rapid growth of the economy and urbanization. To meet the needs of urban development, urban renewal requires a sound decision-making approach involving various stakeholder groups. However, current urban renewal decision-making is criticized for poor efficiency, equity,...
journal article 2020
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