Search for dissertations about: "sustainable urbanisation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words sustainable urbanisation.

  1. 1. Organised Chaos: Water and Sanitation Systems in Housing Areas in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    University dissertation from Architecture and Development Studies

    Author : Agnes Nordin Mwaiselage; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : housing services.; Architecture; Tanzania; Mikocheni; infrastructure; urban systems; urban ecology; sustainable urbanisation; urban development; environment; systems; water; Dar es Salam; ecological sanitation; interior design; Arkitektur; inredningsarkitektur; Town and country planning; Stads- och glesbygdsplanering; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Estetiska ämnen; Aesthetic subjects;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the provision and management of water supply and sanitation in housing areas in the City of Dar es Salaam. The main objective of the study is to contribute to knowledge and understanding of provision and management of urban water supply and sanitation in Tanzania in the context of sustainable urbanisation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Urban shades of green : Current patterns and future prospects of nature conservation in urban landscapes

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University

    Author : Sara Borgström; Stockholms universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; urbanisation; nature conservation; urban planning; urban systems; nature reserves; Sweden; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; naturresurshushållning; Natural Resources Management;

    Abstract : Urban nature provides local ecosystem services such as absorption of air pollutants, reduction of noise, and provision of places for recreation, and is therefore crucial to urban sustainable development. Nature conservation in cities is also part of the global effort to halt biodiversity decline. READ MORE

  3. 3. Identifying Strategic Initiatives to Promote Urban Sustainability

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Carina Weingaertner; KTH.; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; sustainable urban development; transformative change; research methodology development; situations of opportunity; field of options; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : is thesis explores the overarching topic of the capacity of strategic urban development decisions and initiatives (including planning initiatives) to positively and powerfully influence the ability of a city to promote sustainable patterns of development. The work is presented in six scientific papers, the first four of which focus on the development of an inter-disciplinary conceptual framework and research methodology. READ MORE

  4. 4. Location of Private Health Care Facilities in RApidly Urbanising Cities. The case of Peri-Urban Areas in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Joel Msami; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2011]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur; Civil engineering and architecture; Planering; lokalisering;

    Abstract : For a long time, provisioning of health care facilities in Tanzania has been based on a threshold population and hierarchy of administrative units. Access to health care facilities is very low particularly within informal settlements in peri-urban areas. READ MORE

  5. 5. Landscape Ecological Analysis and Assessment in an Urbanising Environment - forest birds as biodiversity indicators

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Ulla Mörtberg; KTH.; [2004]
    Keywords : Landscape ecology; planning; strategic environmental assessment; biodiversity;

    Abstract : To achieve a sustainable development, impacts onbiodiversity of urbanisation, infrastructure, land use changesand other developments must be considered on a landscape andregional scale. Landscape ecology can provide a conceptualframework for the assessment of consequences of long-termdevelopment processes like urbanisation on biodiversity on alandscape scale, and for evaluating the impacts of alternativeplanning scenarios. READ MORE