Search for dissertations about: "sustainable urbanisation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 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. Towards a Sustainable Resource Management : A Broader Systems Approach to Product Design and Waste Management

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Jagdeep Singh; KTH.; [2013]
    Keywords : Engineering and Technology Environmental Engineering Environmental Management; Teknik och teknologier Naturresursteknik Miljöledning; Natural Sciences Earth and Related Environmental Sciences Climate Research; Naturvetenskap Geovetenskap och miljövetenskap Klimatforskning; Environmental Sciences; Miljövetenskap; Resource Management; Product Design; Waste Management Challenges; Systems Thinking; Sustainability Science; Industriell ekologi; Industrial Ecology;

    Abstract : Rapid economic growth, urbanisation and increasing population have caused (materially intensive) resource consumption to increase, and consequently the release of large amounts of waste to the environment. Numerous technological and operational approaches to resource management have been introduced throughout the system of production, consumption and waste management. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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 : Natural Sciences; Naturvetenskap; 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

  4. 4. Crossing the river by feeling the stones : Approaches to Sustainable Urban Development in China

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Hongling Liu; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : Engineering and Technology Other Engineering and Technologies Other Engineering and Technologies not elsewhere specified; Teknik och teknologier Annan teknik Övrig annan teknik; Civil Engineering Other Civil Engineering; Samhällsbyggnadsteknik Annan samhällsbyggnadsteknik;

    Abstract : China already has the highest numbe of,and largest cities in its history. According to recent statistics, Chinese cities were home to 52.6% of China’s total population at the end of 2012. READ MORE

  5. 5. Identifying Strategic Initiatives to Promote Urban Sustainability

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Carina Weingaertner; KTH.; [2010]
    Keywords : Engineering and Technology Environmental Engineering Environmental Management; Teknik och teknologier Naturresursteknik Miljöledning; 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