Search for dissertations about: "Boende och Bostadsutveckling"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words Boende och Bostadsutveckling.

  1. 1. User involvement in housing recovery : Cases from Haiyan affected areas in the Philippines

    Author : Ivette Arroyo; Boende och Bostadsutveckling; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; User involvement; housing recovery; Capability Approach; Capability space; evolutionary housing; Critical Realism; vulnerability; resilience; causal mechanisms; opportunities; choices; capacities; agency; typhoon Haiyan; social structures; National Housing Authority; Gawad Kalinga; We Effect; types of involvement; levels of involvement;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to develop a better understanding of the relation between housing recovery and user involvement from a capability perspective. The thesis studies housing recovery in areas affected by typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines on 8th November 2013. READ MORE

  2. 2. Space, Activities and Gender- Everyday Life in Lindora, Costa Rica

    Author : Karin Grundström; Boende och Bostadsutveckling; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Architecture; Costa Rica; Everyday Life; Gender; Housing; Planning; Private; Urban; Public;

    Abstract : The thesis analyzes the everyday life of women and men in a neighbourhood planned for low-income housing in the ourskirts of the capital San José in Costa Rica. The research uses an everyday life perspective and shows how gender organization leads to a division of labour and a use of space that differentiate between women and men's activities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Outdoor thermal comfort of residents in a warm humid climate : A study on informal settlements in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    Author : Modest Maurus Baruti; Boende och Bostadsutveckling; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Outdoor thermal comfort; Microclimate; Thermal perception; Urbanites; Informal settlements; Informal urban fabric; Warm humid climates; Dar es Salaam; Physiological Equivalent temperature PET ; New Standard Effective Temperature SET* ; Universal Thermal Climate Index UTCI ;

    Abstract : In the informal settlements of warm humid climates, where the majority of urbanites spend most of their time outdoors, a conducive thermal environment is crucial for their social and economic well-being. The overall aim of this thesis is to increase knowledge and understanding of outdoor thermal comfort in informal settlements in the warm and humid climate of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. READ MORE

  4. 4. Urban Design and Outdoor Thermal Comfort in Warm Climates. Studies in Fez and Colombo

    Author : Erik Johansson; Boende och Bostadsutveckling; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; marklära; geomorfologi; Fysisk geografi; climatology; cartography; pedology; geomorphology; Physical geography; Urban planning; Urban design; Urban climate; Tropical areas; Thermal comfort; Sri Lanka; Planning regulations; Morocco; Microclimates; Land-use; Fez; Humid tropics; Colombo; Developing countries; Climatic design; Climate; Arid zones; Built environment; Physical planning; kartografi; klimatologi; Town and country planning; Stads- och glesbygdsplanering; Fysisk planering;

    Abstract : In many developing tropical countries, rapid urban growth leads to several problems, including increased thermal stress. This has negative consequences for people's health and well-being, and affects social and commercial outdoor activities negatively. READ MORE

  5. 5. Living in Unauthorized Settlements-Housing Improvement and Social Participation in Bolivia

    Author : Graciela Landaeta; Boende och Bostadsutveckling; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Town and country planning; Bolivia Cochabamba Discourse; Power and Knowledge Housing Needs Housing Policy Land Tenure Low-Income Housing Public Participation Regularization Self-Help Housing; Stads- och glesbygdsplanering;

    Abstract : Views and proposals on housing improvement and social participation in Latin America have gone through changes in the last decades. These changes are noteworthy. In general, the population living in settlements scheduled to be upgraded, and the people target for participatory action, did not have much say in policy making. READ MORE