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Kirilov, Konstantin (author)
The post-war architectural and urban design paradigm’s characteristic trait of spatial and functional determination limits the possibility for spatial adaptation and flexibility in urban spaces, struggling to face ever-steadily occurring social, economic, and climate challenges. In Droixhe - the largest post-war social housing ensemble in Liège,...
master thesis 2024
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Hepsaydir, Leyla (author)
This research is rooted in defining the marginlands of Istanbul; comprised of the city’s backstages, cracks, and fissures. It proposes an intervention along the historic margins of the city’s Land Walls, now swallowed by urban sprawl and existing as an interstitial inner-city threshold. The lands of such margins harbour an air of latency, having...
master thesis 2023
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Kalentzi, Arda (author)
Golden Horn, the centrally located inlet of Bosphorus, Istanbul, used to occupy a substantial position for the industry and was perceived as a poor-quality area regarding the emergence of slum neighborhoods and the environmental pollution caused by industrialization. The 1980s marked a turning point with the deindustrialization process, where...
master thesis 2023
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Naik, Harit (author)
These days the goals of urban and territorial transformation are being tailored to make cities safer, healthier, and more centered on people in both developed and developing countries worldwide. While being an integral part of urban fabric from ages, public health agendas were traditionally treated as standalone from other policy areas....
student report 2023
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Gülümser, Aliye Ahu (author), Öztürk, Nur Kardelen (author), Akay, Mert (author), Belli, Burak (author)
Urban transformation is more prominent in the world regarding planning, architecture and design practices. However, this concept, which is legally and administratively essential and has a place to different extents, includes many definitions and application types. In Republic of Türkiye, the urban transformation has become a method primarily...
journal article 2023
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Gu, Xueping (author), Hein, C.M. (author)
Canton (present-day Guangzhou) has long flourished as a port city. As the city expanded in the nineteenth century, the risks of conflagrations increased; streets became more crowded, buildings were more often made of wood, and there was more use of open fires. The reconstruction of Canton after conflagrations provides an excellent way to...
journal article 2023
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Nijhuis, S. (author), Sun, Yimin (author), Cannatella, D. (author), Xie, G. (author)
Adaptive urban transformations employ landscape-based regional design as an integrative and multiscale design and planning approach for sustainable urban development. In this approach, natural and urban dynamics as derived from systems analysis set the pace and nature of adaptation. This chapter presents an initial strategy for adaptive urban...
book chapter 2023
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Qu, L. (author)
The presence of urban villages inside the city is a common phenomenon in the Pearl River Delta (PRD) region. This chapter investigates the reference cases of Guangzhou and Shenzhen, to provide insights into the issues of inclusiveness in the rapid urbanisation process in this region, in the context of industrial upgrading and migration. This is...
book chapter 2023
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Cannatella, D. (author)
Industrialization in the PRD has brought about great economic growth and contributed to the rise and consolidation of this deltaic region as a key global player. However, it also generated severe environmental imbalances and pollution of vital and non-renewable resources, such as soil, water and air. Nowadays, the increasing shift towards...
book chapter 2023
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Riepema, Mark (author)
Problem statement: <br/>To keep good quality housing affordable in the Netherlands we are currently facing two main assignments: <br/>1. Establishment of new homes. <br/>2. The renovation of existing houses to make them more sustainable. <br/>Within the New Heritage studio both issues are addressed together within the context of nineteen...
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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Hermans, Joëlle (author)
Rotterdam’s almost untapped roofscape offers an exceptional chance to solve large urban, and environmental problems cities are facing nowadays. Take for instance, climate change, energy transition, loss of biodiversity, and the shortage of public places. Therefore we should rethink flat roofs, and expose their potential. In many different ways,...
master thesis 2022
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Mulder, I. (author), Magni, A. (author)
Design is generally accepted to provide valuable contributions to addressing complex societal challenges. Even though design and engineering professionals show increasingly capable of making societal impact, it is not straightforward why some creative practices are more impactful in fostering systemic change, let alone what additional...
conference paper 2022
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Rocco, Roberto (author), Newton, C.E.L. (author)
The Summer School Planning &amp; Design for the Just City takes place every July at the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment (Bouwkunde) of the Delft University of Technology. The school is organised by the Centre for the Just City. It is a partnership between Bouwkunde and the Faculty of Technology Policy and Management of the TU...
report 2022
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Ren, X. (author), Li, Baihao (author), Hein, C.M. (author)
This article examines street improvement projects in Hankou's case for unearthing the contribution of Chinese political elites and planers in exchanging planning concepts and technologies from the West to China. Aiming to realize the Modern Metropolis, which Sun Yat-sen proposed in the fundamentals of national reconstruction, Chinese political...
conference paper 2022
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Mulder, I. (author), Magni, A. (author)
An increasing number of social innovators are leveraging cities as urban learning ecosystems in order to experiment with design approaches to tackle societal challenges at a local level. However, the scale and complexity of these challenges force them to constantly acquire new capabilities to advance the local experimentation towards systemic...
journal article 2022
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Strauss, Tslil (author)
Urban Transplant is a tool for post-capitalist architecture. The circular approach, supported by in-depth research into reuse of in-situ structural concrete as components, offers transformation methods in the built environment. A dual site in Brussels, the World Trade Center and a post-industrial terrain, provides a proof of concept for the idea...
master thesis 2021
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Pattarasumunt, Sorawit (author)
Bangkok, the primary mega-city of Thailand, had once been driven by water-based development until car mobility was introduced. Since then, the development has been gradually shifted to land-based. The dispersed roads and highways stimulated the urban sprawl where suburban gated communities are built in the outskirts, inaccessible by public...
master thesis 2021
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Grenestedt, Anna (author), Kobylakiewicz, Bartosz (author), tobia, chiara (author), Crijns, Freya (author), Yilmaz, Hatice (author), van Eijs, Maarten (author), de Ridder, Maya (author), van Vliet, Rens (author), Alhashemi, Roaida (author), Tamminga, Rogier (author), Bijl, Romy (author), Garti, Yasmine (author), Shia, Zhuo-ming (author)
The goal of the Global Housing graduation studio is to research and design housing solutions to improve the livelihood of Addis Ababa’s urban dwellers. Combining analysis, planning and design, the participants in this graduation studio are challenged to use multidisciplinary research methods and tools to elaborate design proposals for mass...
student report 2021
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Sun, Yun (author)
This project proposed a resilient landscape framework that provides urban transformation and ecological restoration conditions while improving flooding capacity and biodiversity in the Tonghu area. The design exploration focuses on three scales- regional, local and detailed scales, addressing different problems. Principles and strategies from...
master thesis 2021
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