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de Graaf, W.G. (author)
This project seeks for an alternative low-cost housing strategy for the city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Currently, the condominium housing scheme is implemented everywhere throughout the city. Despite the impressive amount of newly constructed dwelling units, shortcomings of this housing strategy have drastic consequences within the social and...
master thesis 2020
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Bushell, Terry (author), Jin, Yueyuan (author), Huang, Haoxi (author)
The Port of Rotterdam has many old harbours located close to the Rotterdam city center that are no longer suitable to be used for industrial purposes. Meanwhile due to expansion and population growth of the city, more recreational spaces are needed. The idea is to use the abundant dredged material from the Port of Rotterdam to fill in and...
student report 2019
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Fuchs, Armin (author)
Praying for Water deals with several water related challenges in Bandung’s informal urban areas, first and foremost the lack of safe drinking water and proper sanitation. Although being based on the proposal for a decentralized water supply system, a rather holistic solution approach is followed. Beyond the use of appropriate technical...
master thesis 2019
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Rey Hernández, Catalina (author)
This research aims to re-envision the city, understanding it as a living system where change creates growth and renewal, and where uncertainty is our new normal. <br/><br/>The continuous struggle between cities and nature, forces human settlements to look for stability and safety, trying to control the dynamics and flows of underlying landscapes...
master thesis 2019
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Ndayizeye, Christophe (author)
‘Phytoremediation is the use of plants and their associated microbes for environmental clean-up’(Pilon-Smits, 2005). It is a natural, passive and efficient way of cleaning contaminated soil, water, and air. Every year, there are reports of contamination of swimmers due to the contaminated canal water round the Marineterrein in Amsterdam. The...
master thesis 2019
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Kok, M.A.J. (author)
The presence of vegetation has proven to increase peoples well-being and has multiple other benefits. Unfortunately, there is a lack of green in urban areas. Three solutions exist which could reintroduce green in cities and have a low footprint: green roofs, green facades and living wall system. Living wall systems are visible from street level...
master thesis 2016
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Diarra, H.B. (author)
master thesis 2014
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Benni, J. (author)
The project takes its roots in the annual floods that Kochi, a coastal city in South India, is faced with. Along with these floods, the city faces rampant destruction of mangroves and an urban development that follows no particular structure. Being a highly fragile economic and political setup, it is safe to say that urban development takes...
master thesis 2013
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Sakkas, P. (author)
The main objective of the thesis is to develop a design for a vertical green facade with integrated wastewater treatment. Vertical green systems provide a highly versatile type of facade that upgrades equally the building and it’s surroundings. The lack of quantitative benefits though, limit the motives for installing green facades to...
master thesis 2013
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Navrady, S. (author)
Graduation thesis investigating the interrelation between water infrastructure, landscape and public space in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. The project was developed as part of the DSD Urban Asymmetries Ciudad Juarez Studio.
master thesis 2012
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De Koning, M.K. (author)
Artificial wetlands are used at different locations in the world as a treatment facility for wastewater of different composition. In order of Rijkswaterstaat several artificial wetlands are constructed for road runoff treatment. In all cases the artificial wetland is preceded by a sedimentation basin / storage buffer. One of them is located...
master thesis 2012
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Sharma, A.C. (author)
The thesis explores a strategic spatial proposal for a ‘Wetland Economic Zone’ in Mumbai’s salt-pan/ mangrove/ wetland area on Thane creek. The strategy questions the city’s blanket zoning attitude, and integrates primary sector economies like food production in sustainable practices but using the genius of the place, serving socio-economic...
master thesis 2011
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Monden, M. (author)
Due to growing human activity in coastal zones, there is an increasing stress on salt marshes all over the world. These intertidal wetlands were often seen as coastal ‘wasteland’ and large areas were reclaimed for urban development and agriculture. In Puget Sound, a system of interconnected marine waterways and basins in the northwest of the...
master thesis 2010
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