Search for dissertations about: "Ann Legeby"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Ann Legeby.

  1. 1. Patterns of co-presence Spatial configuration and social segregation

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Ann Legeby; KTH.; [2013]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; co-presence; spatial configuration; public space; urban segregation; urban design; public life; spatial affordance;

    Abstract : This thesis notes that there is a lack of systematic research investigating segregation patterns based on how public space is used and frequented by citizens. In order for understanding of urban segregation to reach beyond residential segregation, the extent to which public space facilitates co-presence between social groups is a key issue. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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