Search for dissertations about: "cities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 298 swedish dissertations containing the word cities.

  1. 1. Livable and Sustainable Cities Explorations of the City Soul and Energy-Efficient Housing based on Swedish Data on Citizens’ Preferences

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Marie Wahlström; KTH.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Attractive cities; place identity; green housing; urban planning; quantitative studies; residential satisfaction; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : Contemporary cities face many challenges, none the least from an urban planning perspective. Global climate change and urbanization is putting pressures on planning for combatting and adapting to, e.g., a warmer climate and an increased need for housing in already dense environments. READ MORE

  2. 2. Smart Cities and Climate Targets Reducing cities' energy use with ICT and travel information

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Anna Kramers; KTH.; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Informations- och kommunikationsteknik; Information and Communication Technology;

    Abstract : This thesis examines use of ICT in helping to reduce energy use in cities, thereby contributing to sustainable development and achievement of cities’ climate targets. It explores how targets can be developed in a consistent and transparent way, how to identify the main ICT ‘hotspots’ as regards reducing citizens’ energy use and how they can be included in city planning. READ MORE

  3. 3. Energy analysis for sustainable mega-cities

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Aumnad Phdungsilp; KTH.; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Asian mega-cities; energy demand; metabolism of cities; energy modeling; sustainable energy; energy planning; multi-criteria decision-making; TECHNOLOGY Engineering mechanics Mechanical and thermal engineering Mechanical energy engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Teknisk mekanik Mekanisk och termisk energiteknik Mekanisk energiteknik;

    Abstract : ABSTRACTCities throughout Asia have experienced unprecedented economic development over the past decades. In many cases this has contributed to their rapid and uncontrolled growth, which has resulted in a multiplicity of problems, including rapid population increase, enhanced environmental pollution, collapsing traffic systems, dysfunctional waste management, and rapid increases in the consumption of energy, water and other resources. READ MORE

  4. 4. Geographies of Place Branding Researching through small and medium sized cities

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Ida Andersson; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; place branding; place marketing; small and medium sized cities; hotels; flagship buildings; policy tourism; policy boosterism; green cities; regional development; economic geography; Sweden; Växjö; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : Place branding is commonly conceptualized with a focus on big cities, such as London, New York and Singapore, building from concepts and models from mainstream branding theory. In contrast to such conceptualizations, this thesis focuses on place branding in small and medium-sized cities. READ MORE

  5. 5. War, peace & the city : Urban conflicts over peace(s) in the postwar cities of Belfast, Mitrovica, and Mostar

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Ivan Gusic; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conflict; peace; war; urban; cities; Mostar; Bosnia-Herzegovina; Belfast; Northern Ireland; Mitrovica; Kosovo; Serbia; peacebuilding; postwar;

    Abstract : Postwar cities demonstrate the most persistent continuities of war in peace. This effectively forces people into divided and politicised lives, undermines city-wide urban dynamics, and hampers wider peace processes that these cities are part of. READ MORE