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de Visser, Jelmer (author)
This project was performed for a Dutch creative agency with the general objective to demonstrate a new application of personalization in service design. Specifically, the goal was set to stimulate a personalized experience of a future energy dashboard by making the communication of information to users more effective. To that end principles of...
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Langeslag, Jeroen (author)
This research answers the question “What kind of governance arrangements can be used to safeguard sustainability when dealing with peer-to-peer parcel delivery?” by looking at the actors that are currently active in the field, how these initiatives incorporate sustainability, what kind of risks and chances for sustainability are mentioned by...
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van Goozen, Michiel (author)
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Gezgin, Kağan (author)
The Dutch government has issued a legislation that follows the Paris Agreement of 2016. This legislation means that all office buildings in 2023 must have minimum energy label C while the ambition in 2030 is to have energy label A and in 2050 zero energy buildings. It is estimated that currently more than half of the office buildings in the...
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Mourtzouchou, Maria (author)
The building sector is responsible for more than one third of resource consumption globally. Concerning the new construction, new regulations have been set, which impose that by 2020 all new buildings constructed within the EU should reach nearly zero-energy levels. The building envelope plays a strategic role in the energy and environmental...
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van der Linden, Hedwig (author)
The aim of this exploration is to reinterpretate and revitalise underused areas in the modernist urban fabric of Rotterdam. Since Rotterdam was bombed during the Second World War, a whole new modernist city could arise. The Reconstruction plan can still be seen as a manifesto of modern architecture and urbanism. Main focal points were the...
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Sachsamanoglou, Maria (author)
The aim of this project is to explore the possibilities of establishing a new relationship between water and the city of Dordrecht, aiming towards a sustainable future. In one of the lowest parts of the Netherlands, increasingly threatened by climate change and cloudburst flooding, the feasibility of a stormwater management plan is explored,...
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Tolonen, Ella (author)
The research studies the Dutch meat substitution sector from an innovation perspective by applying theories from the field of sustainability transition studies: functions of innovation systems theory and multilevel perspective. This is done in order to gain in-depth knowledge on how the development of the Dutch meat substitute innovations system...
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Tan, Sheng Chien (author)
Over the last 50 years, the global airline industry has seen resilient growth in the demand for passenger travel; this trend is expected to continue in the coming decades. With kerosene being the predominant source used as jet fuel, this increase in air traffic is expected to result in the depletion of non-renewable fossil fuels and undesired...
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van Ellen, Layla (author)
Currently the possibilities of sending humans to Mars are being developed. This ambitious and exciting goal demands a broad range of new technologies, innovations and a fresh view on current challenges we are facing on Earth. This also applies to the field of Architectural and Building Technology.

To start with, the need for building a...
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van Bruggen, Anne (author)
Coherent responses to wicked problems such as climate change require a new way of doing science and tools to give insight into the transformation of large-scale socio-technical systems. Simulation models support transformative processes by offering a simplified version of reality and a boundary object that unites stakeholders around a simplified...
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Tijsma, Lara (author)
The reduction of waste materials is an important step towards a more circular economy. Within the mattress industry, the focus on sustainability and recycling has increased substantially over the last few years. In the Netherlands and a few other European countries the recycling of mattresses is strongly encouraged or made mandatory by local and...
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Vogelzang, Marco (author)
Context – The stricter regulations on energy-efficient developments to prevent climate change and resource depletion, the expected rising energy prices and hence the rising monthly living costs for households, the changing process in urban area development, the demand for housing in the western part of the Netherlands and the increasing...
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Shinde, Rhythima (author)
More than 200 million Indians are without electricity, and the majority lies in the rural areas, where the central grid fails to reach due to unreliable distribution and inconsistent terrain. The solutions that reach include majorly, decentralized energy resources via solar micro-grids, or solar home systems. New projects of energy sharing are...
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Boot, Maaike (author)
This report is the result of a graduation project at the TU Delft, Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. The assignment was commissioned by Eneco Group, with the aim to increase the adoption of the electric car among private consumers.

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Over past decades, the electric car has received an increasing amount of...
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Kommer, Wout (author)
The ECO coin is a new currency that values sustainable behaviour. This projects aim was to integrate the ECO coin into the festival environment, emphasizing on the users needs. Finally a system was created which allows users to trace their impact, teaches them about sustainability and fits their festival needs.
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Benjamens, Lies (author)
On 12 December 2015 in Paris, 195 countries reached the World’s first climate agreement within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to reduce greenhouse gases emissions. At present, consumers are expecting companies to operate responsibly to address social and environmental issues (59% of global consumers have...
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Bronstring, wieger (author)
Within architecture there is and always has been a relationship between the dichotomy of the permanent and the temporary. Over the centuries this has been investigated leading to thought provoking observations and descriptions such as Aldo Rossis's 'The Architecture of the City' and John Habraken’s 'Bearer and Infill'. If we consider 'a monument...
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Verton, Marlinde (author)
A growth in the Dutch food retail is observed. People eat and drink significantly more. 50% of all food is bought in supermarkets and every day over 4 million people in the Netherlands buy their groceries in the supermarket (Rabobank, 2016) (CBL, 2016). However, the current supermarket cannot exist in the future. In its current state, it faces...
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Giouri, Evina (author)
Zero energy high rise buildings aim for a more sustainable urban environment, by reducing energy use demand, producing energy from renewable systems, but at the same time maintaining high thermal comfort levels. This research aims to implement a new integrated strategy, by means of an integrated optimization of various design variables of a high...
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