Search for dissertations about: "thesis on urbanization"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 45 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on urbanization.

  1. 1. Remote Sensing of Urbanization and Environmental Impacts

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Jan Haas; KTH.; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Remote Sensing; Classification; Land Use Land-Cover; Support Vector Machine; Random Forest; Urbanization; Environmental Impact; Landscape Metrics; Ecosystem Services;

    Abstract : The unprecedented growth of urban areas all over the globe is nowadays maybe most apparent in China having undergone rapid urbanization since the late 1970s. The need for new residential, commercial and industrial areas leads to new urban regions challenging sustainable development and the maintenance and creation of a high living standard as well as the preservation of ecological functionality. READ MORE

  2. 2. PRO-POOR PLANNING: A Tool for Strategic Territorial Planning and a Conceptual Framework Drawn from Studies in Colombia and Costa Rica

    University dissertation from Housing Development & Management, LTH, Lund University

    Author : Carlos de la Espriella; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2009]
    Keywords : Statistical Information; Poverty Reduction; Social Housing; Urban Governance; Urbanization; Poverty Impact Assessments; Poverty Mapping; Local Authorities; Poverty; Integrated Urban Planning; Inequality; Geographic Information Systems; Decentralization; Costa Rica; Census Microdata; Colombia; Urban Residential Segregation; Urban Planning; Estetiska ämnen; Aesthetic subjects;

    Abstract : Few planning practices in the South seem to be equipped with key concepts and technical, empirical and administrative capacities required to comprehend and visualize the phenomenon of poverty at inter- and intra-urban levels, which compromises their ability to inform decision-makers on the effects on poverty reduction of the land-based actions they design, implement and monitor. This challenge was addressed from conceptual, technical, empirical, and administrative angles, which correspond to the research objectives. READ MORE

  3. 3. Unguja Ukuu on Zanzibar : An archaeological study of early urbanism

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Afrikansk och jämförande arkeologi

    Author : Abdurahman Juma; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; cultural complexity; cycles; early urbanism; and urban characterization; Arkeologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen;

    Abstract : This study describes archaeological excavations carried out at Unguja Ukuu on the main island of Zanzibar, Tanzania. The site has long remained obscure, oral histories do not mention it and no particular group among the living community of the island describes its origin from the site. READ MORE

  4. 4. Urban renewal planning versus local values : a study of modern urban policy and renewal processes and of their impact on a local community : with reference to the case of Gröna Gatan in Göteborg

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : A. Reza Kazemian; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [1991]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Town planning; urban renewal; architecture; building act; urbanization; rationalism; modernism; functionalism; conservation; urban culture; social values; local community; demolition; dislocation;

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  5. 5. Bus rapid transit (BRT) and transitoriented development (TOD) : How to transform and adjust the Swedish cities for attractive bus systems like BRT? What demands BRT?

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Todor Stojanovski; KTH.; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; bus rapid transit BRT ; transit-oriented development TOD ; bus transportation; neighborhood; urban form; urban morphology; urbanization;

    Abstract : Bus rapid transit (BRT) is an innovative bus system with sophisticated vehicles and inflexible busways integrated in the cities, high capacity and high quality, high speed and frequency, distinctive image and comfort. Many in Sweden believe that is impossible to introduce BRT, even though the Swedish towns and cities can benefit from the image, speed and frequency that BRT symbolizes. READ MORE