Department of the Built Environment

Student theses

Analysis of plastic failure in case of a (fatigue) crack

Author: Hermus, J., 27 Mar 2018

Supervisor: Maljaars, J. (Supervisor 1), Leonetti, D. (Supervisor 2) & Snijder, H. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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The bearing capacity of an aluminium curtain wall exposed to a standard fire

Author: Arntz, M., 27 Nov 2018

Supervisor: Maljaars, J. (Supervisor 1), van Hove, D. (Supervisor 2) & van Herpen, R. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Learning from the Town Hall of Utrecht: learning by description

Author: de Vries, R., 26 Jun 2018

Supervisor: Voorthuis, J. (Supervisor 1), Schevers, J. (Supervisor 2) & De Sousa Lopes Figueiredo, S. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Footfall as rent-determinant : the role of an anchor store

Author: Pullens, B., 31 Aug 2018

Supervisor: Borgers, A. (Supervisor 1), van den Berg, P. (Supervisor 2) & de Jong, R. M. (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

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Public participation with serious games in urban development

Author: Ebbers, B., 31 Aug 2018

Supervisor: Arentze, T. (Supervisor 1), Kemperman, A. (Supervisor 2) & van den Berg, P. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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The future of Belgian out-of-town retail parks

Author: de Wit, T., 27 Mar 2018

Supervisor: Borgers, A. (Supervisor 1), Kemperman, A. (Supervisor 2), van den Berg, P. (Supervisor 2), Laning, M. (External person) (External coach) & Vink, B. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

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Automated two-way coupled CFD fire and thermomechanical FE analyses of a self-supporting sandwich panel façade system

Author: de Boer, J., 26 Jun 2018

Supervisor: Hofmeyer, H. (Supervisor 1), Maljaars, J. (Supervisor 2) & van Herpen, R. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Molecule Valley, a connected, innovative and livable region: how the ebike-train synergy can contribute to a more knowledge intensive and livable Chemelot region

Author: van Esdonk, M., 31 Aug 2018

Supervisor: van Wesemael, P. (Supervisor 1), Musch, M. (Supervisor 2), Liu, Y. (Supervisor 2) & de Vries, M. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Learning from a building: Bagsværd church

Author: Hein, A., 29 May 2018

Supervisor: Voorthuis, J. (Supervisor 1), Schevers, J. (Supervisor 2) & Hilhorst, W. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Social safety in the urban environment : scientific research applied in urban design

Author: Savelsberg, M., 29 May 2018

Supervisor: van Wesemael, P. (Supervisor 1), Musch, M. (Supervisor 2), de Vries, M. (Supervisor 2) & Liu, Y. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Bodhi: the future of yoga

Author: Purandare, N., 27 Feb 2018

Supervisor: Gianotten, D. (Supervisor 1), Willems, M. (Supervisor 2) & van Hoof, J. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Within the nature's border: densified residential housing & amenities

Author: Musial, A., 18 Dec 2018

Supervisor: Gianotten, D. (Supervisor 1), Willems, M. (Supervisor 2) & van Hoof, S. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Living in digital communities

Author: Vaca Sanchez, M., 27 Nov 2018

Supervisor: Gianotten, D. (Supervisor 1), Willems, M. (Supervisor 2) & van Hoof, S. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Dew pearl

Author: Cui, J., 27 Nov 2018

Supervisor: Voorthuis, J. (Supervisor 1), Schevers, J. (Supervisor 2), Moonen, F. (Supervisor 2) & Habraken, A. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Learning from a building: Pastoor van Ars church by Aldo van Eyck

Author: van der Heijden, H., 27 Mar 2018

Supervisor: Voorthuis, J. (Supervisor 1), Schevers, J. (Supervisor 2) & van Steenbergen, C. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

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Learning from a building: Radio Kootwijk

Author: de Rooij, W. T., 31 Aug 2018

Supervisor: Voorthuis, J. (Supervisor 1), Schevers, J. (Supervisor 2) & De Sousa Lopes Figueiredo, S. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Learning from a building: Carré d'Art

Author: Naderi, S., 31 Aug 2018

Supervisor: Voorthuis, J. (Supervisor 1), Schevers, J. (Supervisor 2) & De Sousa Lopes Figueiredo, S. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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National Museum of Roman Art

Author: Sairanen, H., 27 Mar 2018

Supervisor: Voorthuis, J. (Supervisor 1), Schevers, J. (Supervisor 2) & Roorda, R. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Shifting paradigm from closed blocks to open blocks : an open block for Paseo de la Castellana

Author: Khalesi, M., 18 Dec 2018

Supervisor: Rapp, C. (Supervisor 1), Apelt, H. (Supervisor 2), Hilhorst, W. (Supervisor 2), Malcovati, S. (External person) (External coach) & Albers, B. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

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(re)form block: urban block housing

Author: Moravec, A., 31 Aug 2018

Supervisor: Rapp, C. (Supervisor 1), Apelt, H. (Supervisor 2), Hilhorst, W. (Supervisor 2), Malcovati, S. (External person) (External coach) & Albers, B. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

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Traditional reinforcement in 3D concrete printed structures

Author: Goris, G. (., 31 Aug 2018

Supervisor: Salet, T. (Supervisor 1), Wolfs, R. (Supervisor 2) & Lamers, H. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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The evoking effect of architecture

Author: van Hugte, R., 26 Jun 2018

Supervisor: Kuit, B. (Supervisor 1), Schröder, T. (Supervisor 2) & Bekkering, J. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Exploring the relation between particulate matter inside city offices and the surrounding environments: a case study

Author: Reinders, J., 29 May 2018

Supervisor: Kort, H. (Supervisor 1), Loomans, M. (Supervisor 2), Jacobs, P. (External person) (External coach), Versteeg, H. (External coach) & Simons, D. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

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Developing a stepwise approach for including occupant behavior in energy performance contracts

Author: Mennen, H., 31 Aug 2018

Supervisor: Hensen, J. (Supervisor 1), Hoes, P. (Supervisor 2), Gaetani dell'Aquila d'Aragona, I. (Supervisor 2) & Hoogervorst, C. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Active insulation: computational assessment of the performance of a forced convective dynamic insulation system

Author: Koenders, S., 27 Mar 2018

Supervisor: Hensen, J. L. (Supervisor 1), Loonen, R. (Supervisor 2) & de Klijn, M. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Towards the automation of semantically enriching point cloud data sets: an interactive method incorporating machine learning for fast semantic classification of building indoor scenes

Author: Pörteners, G., 24 Apr 2018

Supervisor: Beetz, J. (Supervisor 1) & Krijnen, T. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Shape memory molding

Author: Fikse, M., 31 Aug 2018

Supervisor: Teuffel, P. (Supervisor 1), Pronk, A. (Supervisor 2) & van der Zee, A. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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The continuous transformation of the waterbomb: geometric modelling and the conditions to accomplish a barrel vault configuration

Author: Everts, Y., 29 May 2018

Supervisor: Pronk, A. (Supervisor 1), Teuffel, P. (Supervisor 2) & van der Zee, A. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Implementation of packaging delivery services in public parking garages

Author: Uralova, S., 27 Nov 2018

Supervisor: van der Waerden, P. (Supervisor 1) & Dane, G. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Microorganism applications in designing hydrophobic concrete

Author: Zheng, Y., 31 Aug 2018

Supervisor: Qu, Z. (Supervisor 1), Guo, S. (Supervisor 2), Yu, Q. (Supervisor 2) & Brouwers, H. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Housing associations and blockchain : a positive match?: an exploratory research to the implementation of blockchain in the tenant mutation process at housing associations

Author: Vonk, M., 27 Feb 2018

Supervisor: de Vries, B. (Supervisor 1), Han, Q. (Supervisor 2), Koutamanis, A. (External person) (External coach) & Boots, R. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

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Room in room acoustics: the influence of direct and diffuse sound fields in recording rooms on the perceived acoustics in listening rooms

Author: Reijnders, W., 30 Jan 2018

Supervisor: Hak, C. (Supervisor 1), Hornikx, M. (Supervisor 2) & Wenmaekers, R. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Working towards infrastructural standardization: standardizing the overpass structural design process using VSM-analysis, and a first step into tool conceptualization

Author: Boterman, D., Oct 2018

Supervisor: de Vries, B. (Supervisor 1), van der Zee, A. (Supervisor 2) & van Lier, J. A. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

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The design of an active corporate campus: increasing employee productivity through physical activity

Author: Peerdeman, C. Y., 31 Aug 2018

Supervisor: van Wesemael, P. (Supervisor 1), Musch, M. (Supervisor 2), de Vries, M. (Supervisor 2), Liu, Y. (Supervisor 2) & Peutz, M. (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

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Herbestemming 'De Klef': revitalisatie van het CHV-magazijn te Beneden-Leeuwen

Author: Schuurink, L., 31 Aug 2018

Supervisor: van Wesemael, P. (Supervisor 1) & Musch, M. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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A campus in transition: adapting the Maastricht Health Campus for a future with autonomous transport

Author: Vervuurt, R., 26 Jun 2018

Supervisor: van Wesemael, P. (Supervisor 1), Musch, M. (Supervisor 2), de Vries, M. (Supervisor 2), Peutz, M. (Supervisor 2) & Liu, Y. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Stadsdijken: the dikescape of Rotterdam

Author: Nuijten, B., 31 Aug 2018

Supervisor: van Wesemael, P. (Supervisor 1), Groenland, J. (Supervisor 2), van Hoof, J. (Supervisor 2) & Yegenoglu, H. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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A GIS-based tool to support housing associations in the transition towards a district-heating network

Author: Peters, M., 27 Feb 2018

Supervisor: de Vries, B. (Supervisor 1), van der Waerden, P. (Supervisor 1), Borgers, A. (Supervisor 1) & Groenen, L. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

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Employees' and students' preferences towards a supportive car system and the influence on commuting mode choice: an approach to discourage car commuting traffic

Author: Folmer, R., 18 Dec 2018

Supervisor: de Vries, B. (Supervisor 1), van der Waerden, P. (Supervisor 2), Borgers, A. (Supervisor 2) & Vonken, S. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Reuse of vacant office buildings for senior homes: opportunities & research

Author: Hennink, T., 31 Aug 2018

Supervisor: de Vries, B. (Supervisor 1), van der Waerden, P. (Supervisor 2) & Kemperman, A. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Exploring the idea of automating tower cranes: an analysis of opportunities and challenges for automating tower cranes on construction sites

Author: Pouw, J., 27 Feb 2018

Supervisor: Mazairac, L. (Supervisor 1), van der Zee, A. (Supervisor 2), Veerman, M. T. (External person) (External coach) & de Vries, B. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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The role and potential of hybrid heat pump in an existing Dutch house

Author: Bekhuis, B., 30 Nov 2018

Supervisor: Verbong, G. (Supervisor 1), Hensen, J. (Supervisor 2), Schellen, H. (Supervisor 2), Hoes, P. (Supervisor 2), Kirkels, A. (Supervisor 2), Alkemade, F. (Supervisor 2) & Mohammadi, Z. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Viscous damping in adaptive structures: dynamic analysis for vibration and deflection control of a lightweight footbridge design

Author: Notermans, W., Oct 2018

Supervisor: Suiker, A. (Supervisor 1), Habraken, A. (Supervisor 2) & Rooyackers, F. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Disassembling the steps towards building circularity: redeveloping the building disassembly assessment method in the building circularity indicator

Author: van Vliet, M., 27 Nov 2018

Supervisor: Han, Q. (Supervisor 1), Blok, R. (Supervisor 2) & van Enckevort, S. (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

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Road traffic noise interventions: development of a method to quantify their effects on annoyance and sleep disturbance at a small scale

Author: Dohmen, M., 31 Aug 2018

Supervisor: Hornikx, M. (Supervisor 1), Pagán Muñoz, R. (Supervisor 2) & van Kamp, I. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

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