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van der Voort Maarschalk, Tessie (author)
Due to climate change, the built environment will have to deal with rising surface<br/>water levels in the future. We could cope with this situation by making our buildings adaptable to changing water levels and develop floating urbanisation. Although quite a few floating projects have been realised in the Netherlands they are mostly of the...
master thesis 2022
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Cipriani, L. (author)
Today, the landscapes of Asia—and Southeast Asia in particular—are undergoing major transformations, many of which are due to urbanisation processes that impact coastal areas. These are often controversial reclamation projects, generically referred to as the ‘war of sand’—an (in)visible conflict named for the raw material used to develop...
journal article 2022
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Fernandes Potter, Estela (author)
Groundwater use has seen a significant increase in the rapidly urbanising city of Kumasi, Ghana, due to its reliability, general good quality, and low-cost development. Conversion of vegetated to urban land along with the challenges of growing groundwater abstraction has put the groundwater system at risk. This study aims to assess how the...
master thesis 2021
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Harteveld, M.G.A.D. (author)
After working from home for more than five hundred days, our daily lives and rituals have been severely changed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Moreover, social distancing and other measures have affected everyone’s access to public space and exposed a range of impacts on different levels. Researchers from more than twenty universities explore those...
report 2021
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de Ridder, Maya (author)
Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia, is challenged by the phenomenon of rapidly growing urbanization. The city is targeted at the risk that fast-tracked urbanization will cause loss of existing habitats and socioeconomic qualities (Tesfaye, 2012). The initiated condominiums have caused a mismatch between the Architectural approach and the...
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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Klein Gunnewiek, Kato (author)
Refugee camps are considered temporal places, outside of the normal juridical order, in which people are waiting to restart their lives in a new place or return to their original homes. The Palestinian refugee camps, which have existed for almost 70 years now, challenges these conceptions. The development of the Jabal al-Hussein camp, one of the...
student report 2021
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Zevenbergen, C. (author), Hein, C.M. (author), Marcus, Lars (author)
Today we experience and acknowledge the nexus of ecology, culture and politics as a moving objective, defined by local realities placed within global developments. Large-scale change is no longer a distant probability but an approaching condition, which forces us to accept instability and envision sustainability transitions as the ground of...
journal article 2021
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Rocco, Roberto (author)
The article addresses the issue of how the coronavirus can give us clues on how<br/>to change our current views on informal urbanisation and radically transform the way in which we see social housing provision in Latin America. Despite the many ways in which informal urbanisation takes shape in Latin America, it is possible to generally assert...
book chapter 2021
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Harteveld, M.G.A.D. (author)
This commentary aims to provide a window on the future by studying actions, taken to control the spreading of the corona virus, while obviously affecting public space over a year. What has been the effects on public space directly linked to these actions during the pandemic; what values play a role, and what can we expect for the future? We have...
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The COVID19 pandemic has exposed several systemic failures and injustices in the way cities are planned and designed around the world. It has also exposed the failings due to lack of planning in most places in the Global South. Careful, inclusive and participatory spatial planning is thought to greatly strengthen the capacity of societies to...
book 2021
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Roggema, Rob (author), Tillie, Nico (author), Keeffe, Greg (author), Yan, Wanglin (author)
In this article a planning approach is proposed to accommodate different paces of urbanisation. Instead of responding to a single problem with a Pavlov-type of response, analysis shows that the transformational tempi of different urban landscapes require multiple deployment strategies to develop urban environments that are sustainable and...
journal article 2021
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van Haaren, Bas (author)
Rapid urbanization has altered the natural hydrological cycle of the Tub Ma catchment, inducing major floods after heavy rainfall events. For that reason, structural mitigation measures were built, including floodwalls along the channel and a pumping station at the outlet. However, no operational rules were available for operating the river...
master thesis 2020
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Carvajal Ordonez, Nicolas (author), Conijn, Laura (author), Hanse, Christiaan (author), Huang, Yixiang (author), Ruiz Carvajal, Federico (author)
A nationwide program for building one million dwellings aims to relieve the Netherland’s housing crisis: nearly a quarter of this construction will take place in South Holland. Currently, the construction industry needs a huge input of raw materials that is not only causing waste problems but is also decreasing environmental quality. A large...
student report 2020
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Ordonhas Viseu Cardoso, R. (author), Meijers, E.J. (author)
This chapter presents the concept of metropolization, defined as the dynamics of interaction between spatial-functional, political-institutional and cultural-symbolic integration processes across city-regions, which transform these fragmented territories into coherent metropolitan systems. The authors first discuss the arguments in favour of...
book chapter 2020
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Míková, Daniela (author), Subačiūtė, Simona (author), de Graaf, Wessel (author), ZHOU, Yuerong (author)
This research booklet brings together a selection of data and spatial analysis of Ethiopia’s and Addis Ababa’s urban transformation. This booklet uses historical maps, new maps and a selection of bibliographic references, to produce a wide range of graphic outputs that trace the urban transformation of Addis Ababa in seven stages, from its...
student report 2019
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Min, Anne-wil (author)
The purpose of this graduation report is to give an overview and inspiration on the route towards a resilient &amp; attractive metropolitan [food] landscape of Amsterdam in 2050. The topic of research is the impact of climate change, unsustainable agriculture and urbanisation towards 2050, on the agricultural landscapes in the metropolitan...
master thesis 2019
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Das Sharma, Asmeeta (author)
Climate change is the defining crisis of the 21st century. While increasingly there are efforts being made globally to spread awareness about the impact of human activities on the natural environment, the talks on the direct impact of the change on the human are still nascent. There are an increasing number of people who are losing their land,...
master thesis 2019
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Bhatt, Jahnavi (author), Boudouaya, Oumkaltoum (author), Koskeridou, Eleni Maria (author), Mohamed Rani, Marina (author), Ravichandrakumar, Dhushyanth (author)
The Greater Bay Area, known as the GBA, ultimately incorporates 11 main cities (consisting of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), the Macao Special Administrative Region (Macao SAR) as well as the municipalities of Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Foshan, Huizhou, Dongguan, Zhongshan, Jiangmen, and Zhaoqing) into an urbanised...
student report 2019
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Zhu, Huadong (author)
The New Dutch Waterline (NDW) was built to defend Holland. It comprised of a system of waterworks for inundating and military elements for troops. This study will focus on the part around Utrecht of the New Dutch Waterline, one which is in urban fringe and faces urbanization.The main research question is whether it is possible to transform the...
master thesis 2019
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