Transportable CO2-neutral houses for one-person households – R. van Beurden

The housing market in the Netherlands is locked. Vacant land positions prove to be unmarketable and customers’ in secureness is high, resulting in little movement of residents from one dwelling to another. Increased individualization affects the formation of households and renting has become more popular among starters instead of buying

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Sustainable stadium development – R. Schrama

Due to emotions and the apparent benefits of stadiums, almost all Dutch municipality hosting a professional football club are owner of the stadium. This brings along too high financial risks in relation to the gained benefits. With sustainable (re)development these stadiums can become more beneficial. A questionnaire among 31 City

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Sustainable building reuse – C. Vasilache

Leegstaande gebouwen vormen een onvoldoende benutte”goudmijn” voor toekomstige gebiedsontwikkeling. Door voorkeuren te ontdekken van de toekomstige gebruikers, kunnen leegstaande gebouwen worden hergebruikt en een belangrijke bijdrage leveren aan een meer duurzame ontwikkeling binnen de bouwsector. Full text

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Exploiting the energy saving potential of non-residential corporate property by adopting a new strategy to building maintenance and repair – M. Oosterbaan

Het onderhoud en beheer van utiliteitsgebouwen biedt kansen om met minimale extra inspanning energie reducerende maatregelen te treffen. Energiebesparingsdoelstellingen kunnen worden gerealiseerd door naast  instandhouding van het vastgoedobject ook te sturen op optimalisatie van de energie efficiëntie van het gebouw. Dit onderzoek reflecteert op verschillende aanpakken om verbetermaatregelen te identificeren

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Prioritizing areas for the implementation of an adaptive traffic management system within the municipality of Copenhagen – L. van der Heijden

In recent years, governments are facing the challenges of climate change. Traffic is responsible for several environmental problems in urban areas. Traffic congestion poses a challenge for all large and growing urban areas. Especially Carbon Dioxide has become an increasingly serious problem due to its negative impacts on the climate change.

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Influence of tax benefits on energy neutral renovation of private homeowners – E. Timori

In the recent past, the Dutch government has tried to motivate homeowners to take measures in order to reduce energy consumption through the provision of subsidies. This has often resulted in small changes and measures such as double glazing, solar panels and etc., without any comprehensive and structural approaches such as

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Energy services for business districts – H. van der Zanden

Business districts account for the largest part of energy use in the Netherlands. However, these districts have up to now received little attention with regard to their energy use and efficiency. The mid-sized manufacturing industry is characterized by high energy intensity and high saving potentials. The high and concentrated energy use of these

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Core business: seizing opportunities in risk management – R. van Beek

Implementing innovations and extending the core business increases both project opportunities and threats. Securing profit margins requires construction companies to redevelop their risk management process to prevent threats and promote opportunities. This research provides a renewed risk management methodology based on theory and practice.The traditional definitions terms involved with risk

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Household energy consumption – A. Demir

This paper is about the determinants of the household energy consumption in the social housing sector in the Netherlands. Research has shown that there is a large variation in the energy use of households of similar dwellings due to the behaviour of the occupants. So the human factor will always

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Demand, Supply and Policy; A quantitative analysis of the business- premise and land market – B. van Bronkhorst

After five years of recession, a lot of initial anticipations and aspirations were negated. Among these, the exploitation plans for the expansion locations of municipalities. The poor housing, retail and office markets are ruining private and public parties, but in the market of business locations, there is only one big

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Motivating city-commuters to carpool – A. Lem

Congestion on urban main roads occurs due to a limited infrastructural capacity as compared to the supply of vehicles. Two action plans exist to reduce the magnitude of congestion issues on urban main roads: reducing the supply of vehicles and thus the demand for infrastructure, or expanding the size of

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The influence of train stations’ environment on travelers’ origin station choice behavior: a TOD approach – A. Tudorica

The purpose of this research is to determine the influence of the surrounding environment of train stations on Dutch travelers’ origin train station choice behavior. The area surrounding the stations is characterized according to TOD theory. The research data was collected using a questionnaire distributed in 8 stations located in Amsterdam.

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Vehicle Users’ Preferences Concerning Automated Driving – I. Megens

Automated driving could highly benefit society by improved safety, traffic flow and increased environmental savings. To enable this, vehicle users should release their driving control to automated driving systems. However, it is not granted that vehicle users are willing to release control in all driving circumstances. Results from a discrete

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Improving the Redevelopment Process of Obsolete Industrial Sites – G. van Veen

The Dutch government has a growing interest in (1) the prevention of cluttering, (2) better efficiency and intelligent use of space and (3) improvement of spatial quality. Thus, the government created the ‘Mooi Nederland’ (‘Beautiful Netherlands’) policy, in which the redevelopment of obsolete industrial sites in collaboration with market parties

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