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Gruodyte, B. (author)
master thesis 2015
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Ten Doeschate, T.F.J.M. (author)
The importance of technology in the current architecture practice cannot be denied, as that hasn’t been possible for more than a century. Technology is ever developing and also in the current architectural practice new developments have to be implemented in buildings. In order to keep grip as an architect, of all the technology in buildings,...
master thesis 2015
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Van der Hoeven, F.D. (author), Wandl, A. (author)
Background Heat waves will occur in Rotterdam with greater frequency in the future. Those affected most will be the elderly – a group that is growing in size. In the light of the Paris heat wave of August 2003 and the one in Rotterdam in July 2006, mortality rates among the elderly in particular are likely to rise in the summer. Method The aim...
book 2015
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Varady, D.P. (author), Kleinhans, R.J. (author), Van Ham, M. (author)
Purpose - The global economic crisis has had a major impact on government spending for urban regeneration. In the context of these austerity regimes, in many European countries, community entrepreneurship and active citizenship are increasingly considered as a means to continue small-scale urban revitalisation. This paper investigates recent...
journal article 2015
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Remmerswaal, N.A. (author)
Can improved technology make a difference in under-served communities to improve the existing build environment in a cultural sustainable way and make possible endogenous solutions? The technical research paper highlights the technical research done to answer this particular question. The research, that focuses on technical solutions to serve...
master thesis 2015
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Karner, M.M. (author)
Some public spaces in the Netherlands function exceptionally well and provide significant benefit to the wider society in areas such as public health, retail activity and community participation. However, the vast majority of public space does not perform as well. One example is Oude Noorden, where the public space has failed to provide a...
master thesis 2015
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Caspers, L.L.S. (author)
The project tries to anticipate on the gentrification issues in the case of Neukölln in Berlin. How to stimulate/maintain accessibility for a diversity of social groups in a central gentrifying area [in the case of Neukölln, Berlin] ? This is the main research question of the thesis. This resulted in a project that consists of a strategy for...
master thesis 2015
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Tan, N. (author)
The core issue of this project is to discuss the relationship between the new town and old town in the fast-growing metropolitan periphery. The main research question of my project is how Guangming new town and old town could mutually benefit from each other, aiming to formulate a process oriented and strategic planning framework to rebuild a...
master thesis 2015
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Jiang, M. (author)
The whole city Bratislava is blocked by mountains, country boundry and River Danube. The future focus is moving to its new city, Petrazaka. In order to active this area, the canal zone is chosen as design site. It is the central of Petrazaka, linking majrity esstential city sport. Design goal is to use landscape as infrastructure of urban public...
master thesis 2015
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Polyanina, K. (author)
Creative Amsterdam project is focused on role and use of navigable waterways in urban environment. Project explores possibilities of using canals for shared units and elements of transformable architecture, allowing to diversify land use and structure of urban fabric, thus to bring more opportunities for creative activities.
master thesis 2015
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Cubells, K. (author)
The mosaic ladscape and its spatial arrangements used as facilitators of relations and connectors in a fragmented landscape. Application of the patch, matrix and corridor approach to understand the potential that lies in spatial elements of the landscape in order to design and develop networks that interact with the different programmatic...
master thesis 2015
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Rach, S.J.M. (author)
With a decentralizing government on the background there is a need for new ways of envisioning our future. In the Design as Politics studio this is done by researching an Utopia, in this case applied to our global system of food production. The proposed design of pig farming in an arcadian landscape answers the main research question 'What are...
master thesis 2015
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Wu, J.J. (author)
The main function of university Institutions is to produce human capital and providing students and staff with a helpful environment that will enhance their learning, and becoming more creative. It is for institutions a challenging task to match demand with their assets. Resources have to be put for the right use to update the portfolio to...
master thesis 2015
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Andrusenko, E. (author)
The main goal of this graduation project - based on the desire to create a resilient urban environment -is to prevent the city of London from flooding, retrench the pressure in existing areas and to reduce the need for the «super sewer». Moreover the phases of transformation from existing space to a new form, function, or facilities are...
master thesis 2015
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Sun, W. (author)
Urban design, involved at the end of 1960's is regarded as a phenomenon of Postmodernism and a critique for the modernist architecture and urban planning. People of different backgrounds have different concerns and perceptions on the physical urban environment, thus have different images of the city. These images create diversity in urban spaces...
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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Luo, S. (author)
This thesis is related to following topics: the specific place and metropolis; the interstitial space and genius loci and the experience of landscape and enclosed garden. As the most traditional way that one express his intention and build up a connection with his living environment, can garden still bring us a sense of identification and...
master thesis 2015
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Gupta, R. (author)
After Mumbai, Pune is the second largest city in the state of Maharashtra. With the city’s growing popularity its urban population is expected to double in coming 20 years; while the area governed by Pune planning authorities will double in next five years. The current planning approach is based on differentiated land use which focuses on...
master thesis 2015
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Sileryte, R. (author)
Even though studies of the built environment’s impact on citizens’ physical activity have become an aspiring topic in the recent years, up to now the most investigated topic is transport-related walking or cycling. However, little is known about the patterns of leisure-related physically active travels. One of the reasons behind this lack of...
master thesis 2015
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Snellenberg, S.R. (author)
The studio of Global Housing engages with pressing dwelling issues in developing territories dealing with the rapid growth in urbanized areas. For this subject the studio aims to investigate design methods and strategies to provide housing for the urban poor in the developing territory of Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. Within the research...
master thesis 2015
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