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 : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; 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 : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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  3. 3. Management of Sustainability in Construction Works

    University dissertation from Division of Construction Management, Lund Institute of Technology

    Author : Urban Persson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; assessment model; construction works; sustainability; Management;

    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

  4. 4. Getting Ready for Life Life Strategies of Town Youth in Mozambique and Tanzania

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kulturgeografi

    Author : Linda Helgesson; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Youth; life strategies; qualitative research; development geography; Tanzania; Mozambique.; livelihood; education; mobility; urbanisation; town; vulnerability; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to explore how and under what conditions life strategies of young men and women unfold in the towns of Masasi in southern Tanzania and Montepuez in northern Mozambique. These towns are located in regions which in their national contexts are perceived as peripheral and rural. READ MORE

  5. 5. Microclimate and Thermal Comfort of Urban Spaces in Hot Dry Damascus- Influence of urban design and planning regulations

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kulturgeografi

    Author : Moohammed Wasim Yahia; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Arid zones; Architecture; Damascus; Hot dry regions; Thermal indices; Urban climate; Built environment; Microclimate; Urban design; Climate; Climatic design; Planning regulations; Thermal comfort; Urban planning;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to develop better understanding of the relationship between microclimate and urban design in the hot dry city of Damascus. This is done by studying the impact of urban regulations on microclimate in different urban design patterns in modern Damascus. READ MORE