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Muris, V.L.C. (author)
Industrial buildings, used as warehouses or distribution centres, are characterized by large doors which are opened temporarily or for longer periods. A new technique - called Ambergy - is investigated which prevents unnecessary energy loss through open overhead doors in heated industrial halls. This technique consists of a smart coupling...
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Huijberts, J.P. (author)
Big and growing airports, like Schiphol, have many facilities, like hotels and parking lots, that need to be connected to each other and the airport terminal. A good approach for this, would be the use of electrically driven, driverless vehicles, called Automated People Movers (APM). An application of this, a so called Group Rapid Transit (GRT)...
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Minter, C. (author)
Many urban and architectural designs bring about a different experience in its visitors than the designer originally intended. Typical architectural qualities such as ‘dynamism’, ‘harmony‘, ‘lightness’ are often guiding themes in the de- sign, but hardly ever experienced in reality when the design has been built. Especially the notorious grand...
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Meijer, L.J.J. (author)
A continuous population growth and increasing energy demand combined with depleting traditional energy reserves puts a pressure on conventional methods of electricity generation. The desire and ambition to create a more sustainable society paves the way for the ‘renewables’. Hydropower or Hydroelectricity already plays a significant role in...
master thesis 2012
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Theeuwsen, M.H. (author)
Het is crisis, dat zal niemand ontgaan zijn, maar een crisis biedt ook mogelijkheden. We moeten zuiniger en effectiever met ons geld en dus ook gebouwen omgaan. Radicaal slopen is in deze tijden niet meer de enige optie. Renovatie en duurzame nieuwbouw heeft de toekomst. Bij duurzaam bouwen wordt echter vaak gedacht aan zonnepanelen of...
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Roorda, H. (author)
The goal of the new brand ‘Vleesch noch Visch’ is to reduce meat and fish consumption in the Netherlands. Reasons for this are the high consumption of meat, the unhealthy influences of meat on the consumer’s personal health, and the high environmental impact of the bio industry. The target group for this new brand are those who want to eat more...
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Ondejcik, V. (author)
The project Transferium Almere 2.0 was developed in two separate but tightly connected stages. The networked urban solution and wind informed geometry of main Transferium volumes. The development of urban solution ran in fall term. The solution is reflexing changes needed in development of new cities’ extensions. The current master plans served...
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Zhang, K. (author)
As headquarters for sustainability of the United Nation, it earns a high value of representing this evolution and stands for fairness and responsibility as well. This offers it a great value to be a graceful monumental building, to which the expansive site area and a great river next to also provide beneficial condition. Then, compare to the...
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Yu, B. (author)
As one of the most fast growing species on earth, microalgae provides great potential to satisfy the ever increasing demand in food, energy and material in a sustainable way. The focus for this thesis work is on one of the most important bottle neck of microalgae harvest process: microalgae dewatering, by CFD modeling of the flow and...
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Korteland, R. (author)
Rotterdam is in the middle of its ‘second rebuilding’. Its modernist and car-friendly character that was so successful in the first rebuilding after the second world war are now blamed for a number of social and economical problems Rotterdam is faced with. The Rotterdam of 2021 is denser than today. Its centre houses more residents and is...
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Aukema, B. (author)
Hydrogen Technology integrated in an architectural design.
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Breeuwer, J. (author)
In the near future, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol possibly wants to open a terminal that will take care of the airport handling process in a sustainable, innovative and user-friendly way. Moreover, the passengers and employees should be made aware, in a pleasant way, of the sustainable nature of the airport handling process of this terminal. The...
master thesis 2012
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Mink, S. (author)
Implementing biobased disposables for the festival Lowlands is the basis for this project. Making use of biobased disposables offers specific waste processing purposes. A collecting system of waste at a festival works best for a situation where visitors cooperate within the complete waste system. For Lowlands litter behaviour is questioned....
master thesis 2011
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Buiter, J.C. (author)
The Dutch company Royal Philips Electronics N.V. has developed a smart textile that is able to emit light. Philips named this specific type of electronic textile a photonic textile. With the use of LED’s (Light Emitting Diodes) the textile can feedback light to a user or environment. The implementation of this technology, up to this moment, is...
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Knupfer, L. (author)
When showering, needs of comfort and wellbeing are increasingly valued in the North-Western European culture. However these needs also result in an increase of water and energy consumption. The challenge within this project lies in designing an alternative bathing practice that consumes less water and energy and fits to the lifestyle of North...
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Grabowska, P. (author)
The main issue of this project is waste and how we can better deal with it. We have to make clear at this point that being myself an architect the whole project has been approached through an architectural point of view. I firmly believe that there is a clear and clean way of solving it. So, When waste can be a problem? Everything that is...
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Franken, V. (author)
Sustainable monumentcare. A theoretical framework to design for the future. Research on combining design for sustainability and monument care to create truely sustainable monument care, has led to a 3 step approach to sustainable monument care. Using this 3-step method, a design case study is conducted on a historic café and monument.
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Van Schadewijk, F. (author)
Research into a more sustainable TU Delft campus. This document contains a presentation for an ecologically sustainable campus centre for the TU Delft. The aim of the design was the creation of an attractive study environment, while at the same time strengthening the ecological quality of the surrounding area. The building takes into account the...
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Tolhuijs, B. (author)
Background: The emerging ‘green’ economy lets Heras, Dutch market leader in outside security, respond by re-considering its position in the market. To remain market leader, a company should invest in innovation to be one step ahead of the competition, in this case by implementing sustainability. Results: Field research, a life cycle assessment...
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Romijn, P.A. (author)
This report is a summary of all the phases of the Graduation Project fulfilled by Pieter Romijn. The project was performed at the company Lemnis Lighting B.V., which is a sustainable lighting manufacturer based on LED technology. This Graduation Project is the final and individual project of the Msc Strategic Product Design at the faculty of...
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