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Opinion of tools

Name of the case study
Housing regeneration project 2MW, Schalkwijk, Haarlem

Name of tool
DCBA scheme.

Opinion of tool - argumentation for choosing the tool
The motivation to use the tool of participation is to make the plan more sustainable on the long term.

The Tool gave confidence to the people that the environment is an important issue in the restructuring process.

Opinion of tool - barriers for the tool implementation
The DCBA tool was not efficiently used in this case, but three example projects on the area of sustainability were started. These projects on waste, energy and social aspects that can be used to prove that the chosen levels can be reached elsewhere in the neighbourhood or elsewhere in Schalkwijk, Haarlem or elsewhere in the Netherlands.

The measurements which where mentioned as representative for the level were sometimes not used as an example, but as an agreement. The instrument however is meant to be less rigid. On the other hand it is sometimes difficult to say wich measurements should be used. On this site the tool is not specific enough. Research is needed to decide what measurements should be taken in different types of projects.

Opinion of tool - assessment by tool users

Opinion of tool - reviewer\'s assessment

What tools were used to assess sustainability?

DCBA scheme.

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