Search for dissertations about: "urban design"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 230 swedish dissertations containing the words urban design.

  1. 1. Turning waste into resources: Rethinking the way we discard things

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Maria Isabel Ordonez; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; Chalmers tekniska högskola Göteborgs universitet.; Chalmers University of Technology University of Gothenburg.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Solid waste; resource recovery; material loops; waste sorting; user centred design; design with waste; waste collection systems;

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  2. 2. Designing out waste - Exploring barriers for material recirculation

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Isabel Ordonez Pizarro; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; Chalmers tekniska högskola Göteborgs universitet.; Chalmers University of Technology University of Gothenburg.; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; waste management; ​Recycling; Resources; Urban; Waste; Water; waste sorting; sustainable development; recycling; resource recovery; designing with waste;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis has investigated what hinders material recirculation in society, to later suggest possible ways to support material recirculation in the future. Since material recirculation is proposed as a way to use waste materials for new production, it was deemed relevant to investigate two separate case studies that enabled recirculation from production systems and waste management. READ MORE

  3. 3. Vestiges of urban spirit Isfahan's urban fabric through socio-spatial transformations

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Mohammad Sarraf; KTH.; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Isfahan; Urban Fabric; Socio-spatial Communication; Urban Identity; Urban Transformation; Urban Renewal; Urban Form; Urban Design; اصفهان ، طراحی شهری ، فرم شهری ، دگرگونی های کالبدی ، هویت شهری ، بازسازی شهری; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur;

    Abstract : The city of Isfahan, one of the most historic urban settlements in Iran, has undergone dramatic socio-spatial transformations during the recent decades, beginning with the modernization programs of the 1920s. While the urban structure of Isfahan was the outcome of a process over centuries of incremental evolution, a new mode of place making and street patterns was imposed on the historic fabric of the city within the space of only a few decades. READ MORE

  4. 4. Separations in Multivocality: Reconfiguring Dialogue through Design

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Jon Geib; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; multivocality; post-political; participation; separation; indirect dialogue; design; architecture; artistic research; dialogue; public space;

    Abstract : This thesis takes an artistic research approach concerned with the designer's agency within processes of public space.  It traverses contexts of urbanism, urban design, architecture, art, design and participatory processes but also draws from other fields. READ MORE

  5. 5. Critical Soviet Design: Senezh studio and the utopian imagination in late socialism

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Tom Cubbin; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES;

    Abstract : This is the first academic study of the socialist critical design practice known as artistic projecteering [khudozhestvennoe proektirovanie], developed at the Central Experimental Studio of the Soviet Union Artists between 1964 and 1991 (commonly referred to as Senezh studio). While some Soviet designers saw their practice as ‘applied science,’ Senezh studio was established to develop practical and theoretical tools for overcoming technocratic tendencies in Soviet design. READ MORE