Search for dissertations about: "urban life"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 128 swedish dissertations containing the words urban life.

  1. 1. URBAN SEGREGATION AND URBAN FORM : From residential segregation to segregation in public space

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Ann Legeby; KTH.; [2010]
    Keywords : Engineering and Technology Civil Engineering Architectural Engineering; Teknik och teknologier Samhällsbyggnadsteknik Arkitekturteknik; urban segregation; urban form; urban design; housing segregation; residential segregation; public space; co-presence; public life; spatial affordance; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Architecture and architectural conservation and restoration Architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Arkitektur och bebyggelsevård Arkitektur;

    Abstract : Urban segregation is considered a major social problem in Sweden and several national anti-segregation initiatives have been launched to decrease social and ethnic segregation but so far only with marginal effects (SOU 2005:29). Urban design and town planning are rarely the focus in national anti-segregation initiatives; the architectural issue has mainly been confined to matters concerning housing policies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Findings at a health survey of 60-year-old men and recorded disease during their preceding 10 years of life

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Urban Waern; Uppsala universitet.; [1977]
    Keywords : Medical and Health Sciences; Medicin och hälsovetenskap; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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  3. 3. Evolving Urban Culture in Transforming Cities Architectural and Urban Design in a Fluid Context

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Mir Azimzadeh; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2003]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Arkitektur och bebyggelsevård; Architecture and architectural conservation and restoration; architecture; urban design; analytic theory; space; society; culture; configuration; space syntax; urban spatial systems; local structure; city; cultural types; generative process; domestic space; spatial interface; metamorphosis; evolution; urban function; place; street system; housing estate; public space;

    Abstract : The practice of architectural and urban design being involved in forming the space in our cities and built environments has certain effects on the social life in society that in its turn conditions the performance of the practice. The continuous changes in cities and societies, however, are just partially caused by the practice of architectural and urban design. READ MORE

  4. 4. Suburban Navigation Structural Coherence and Visual Appearance in Urban Design

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Anna-Johanna Klasander; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2003]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Arkitektur och bebyggelsevård; Architecture and architectural conservation and restoration; urban design; legibility; orientation; urban morphology; housing estates; suburbs; urban typologies; environmental cognition; space syntax; cognitive mapping;

    Abstract : This thesis is written within the field of architecture and urban design. Its main subject is the morphology of housing estate suburbs that were built in Sweden from the 1940s to the 1970s. With the issue of environmental legibility as point of departure, structural and visual properties of urban settings are studied. READ MORE

  5. 5. Management of Sustainability in Construction Works

    University dissertation from Division of Construction Management

    Author : Urban Persson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2009]
    Keywords : assessment model; construction works; sustainability; Management; TEKNIKVETENSKAP; TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : The present global environmental condition is a consequence of the increasing consumption of natural resources whose depletion exceeds what is physically possible to sustain in the long term. The construction sector is a considerable contributor to this resource depletion and sustainability is adopted in the form of the theory of ecological modernization. READ MORE