Search for dissertations about: "Anna-johanna Klasander"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Anna-johanna Klasander.

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

    Author : Anna-Johanna Klasander; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; housing estates; urban typologies; orientation; urban morphology; suburbs; legibility; cognitive mapping; environmental cognition; urban design; space syntax;

    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

  2. 2. Attractiveness in Urban Design : A study of the production of attractive places

    Author : Erik Hidman; Kristina L. Nilsson; Björn Ekelund; Anna-Johanna Klasander; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANITIES; attractiveness; urban design; urban critical studies; production of space; Arkitektur; Architecture;

    Abstract : This research project investigates the production of attractive places, through theory form and everyday life. The research study was originally sprung from practical questions regarding the extensive use of the term attractiveness in urban planning and design. READ MORE

  3. 3. By foot at ease : environmental affordances for wellbeing in walking

    Author : Thomas Höjemo; Beatriz Fedrizzi; Anna-Johanna Klasander; Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES;

    Abstract : Walking has been shown to provide benefits for our health and also for the environment. Research has also shown that if the built environment is adapted for pedestrians, people walk more. However, there is a lack of qualitative research in architecture and urban design on walking at the micro (streetscape) scale. READ MORE

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

    Author : Ann Legeby; Lars Marcus; Eva Öresjö; Anna-Johanna Klasander; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; urban segregation; urban form; urban design; housing segregation; residential segregation; public space; co-presence; public life; spatial affordance; Architecture; 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