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Lekkerkerker, R.A. (author)
This report documents the redesign of Kamworks’ Solar Home System (SHS), a small autonomous solar system that is designed to meet the electricity needs of families living in Cambodian rural areas. Kamworks is a social enterprise, founded by Dutch entrepreneurs, which tries to provide the local population with light and electricity to stimulate...
master thesis 2011
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Vons, G.J. (author)
Research to sustainable energy concepts with a holiday resort as case study. Near the safaripark a new holiday resort will be built. The missing natrual gas connection on location causes problems for thermal energy. This thesis gives a number of sustainable solutions to provide in enough energy for the new holiday resort
master thesis 2011
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Kavandi, P. (author)
As pressure increases on the building industry to incorporate the principles of sustainable development into policies and activities, so too does the pressure on managing projects and the project approach. The current project approach does not effectively address the objectives of sustainable development. Furthermore the number of sustainable...
master thesis 2011
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Dekker, K. (author)
A sustainable housing project in Kumasi, the second largest city of Ghana. Part of the neighbourhood and their 'compound' houses are tranformed. The area is as an example project to show that fast growing and developing of a neighbourhood(in a developing country) also can happen in a sustainable and concious way.
master thesis 2011
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Van Wijngaarden, A.D. (author)
This research focus on the solving of important bottlenecks which hinder a timber bearing structure for the new appartment building system of concept house.
master thesis 2011
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De Mooij, J.W.C. (author)
At the moment global climate change is one of the most prominent environmental and energy issues of our life time. Currently CO2 levels in the atmosphere stand at 387 ppm, almost 40% higher since the start of the industrial revolution and the highest for at least the last 650,000 years. About 96% of these carbon emissions are the result of using...
master thesis 2010
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Schöffer, F. (author)
Solar thermal energy solutions are facing a slow market penetration because of long economic pay back times of the initial investment. Concerning solar water heating, installation and hardware costs must be significantly reduced to allow for successful market penetration. As an attractive approach to cost reduction, I propose to replace the...
master thesis 2010
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Banerjee, S. (author)
Taxoid is a member of a class of anticancer drugs derived from Yew (Taxus species) trees. This includes paclitaxel and docetaxel, which have found wide commercial exploitation. Currently taxoids are extracted from the taxus species through chemical extraction from needles, barks and through cell culture. These are chemical intensive processes...
master thesis 2010
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Van der Grinten, B. (author)
Graduation project for the service of Sport and Recreation Rotterdam. Industrial Design Engineering Master Integrated Product Design. The research is based on the following defi nition of sustainability: Able to continue existing because of attributed value and adaptation to the energetic, material, ecological and social context. The research on...
master thesis 2010
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Lühl, P. (author)
Ecatepec, Mexico City presents the challenge of uniform, low-density peri-urban sprawl in the form of privately developed gated communities for the lower income groups. The main objective of this project is to propose alternatives to low-income housing, amplifying local skills and cultural consciousness, facilitating autonomy through local...
master thesis 2009
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Stukje, N. (author)
The main research question for the graduation project is: What safe, sustainable and qualitative urban living typology can be designed in order to adapt to climate change in the Dutch polder landscape? The focus in the living with water research is on the design requirements and qualitative characteristics of an urban living environment. The...
master thesis 2009
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Swinkels, W.R. (author)
Thesis how to develop the area around the airport of Rotterdam into a new urban node.
master thesis 2009
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Croonen, K.M. (author)
master thesis 2008
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