Search for dissertations about: "Civil engineering and architecture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 218 swedish dissertations containing the words Civil engineering and architecture.

  1. 1. Presence Design : Mediated Spaces Extending Architecture

    Author : Charlie Gullström; Katja Grillner; Halina Dunin-Woyseth; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Architectural design and theory; presence design; presence research; mediated space; mediated presence; remote presence; mediated interaction; audiovisually extended architecture; media space; design friction; hybrid space; virtual space; tele presence; transdisciplinary; mutual gaze; mediated gaze; spatial montage; tertium quid; active spectatorship; shared mediated space; offscreen space; lateral and peripheral awareness; framing; transparency.; Architecture; Arkitektur; Human communication; Kommunikation mellan människor; Telecommunication; Telekommunikation; Media and communication studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is a contribution to design-led research and addresses a readership in the fields of architecture as well as in media and communications. In juxtaposing the tools of the designer (e.g. READ MORE

  2. 2. Crowdability of Urban Space. : Ordinary rhythms of clustering and declustering and their architectural prerequisites

    Author : Sahar Alrabadi; Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Crowdability; Urban design; Public Space; socio-materiality; public life; everyday life; social interaction; proxemics; Rhythm; Rhythm analysis; Affordance; Focused ethnography; Ethnography; visual ethnography; Architecture; crowds; collective space; ;

    Abstract : In the wake of densification and urbanisation, crowding has become an increasingly important issue for social sustainability in cities. This also affects urban design and the ways public spaces stimulate different kinds of crowding and clustering. READ MORE

  3. 3. Communication space : Spatial design in manufacturing industry

    Author : Jennie Andersson Schaeffer; Yvonne Eriksson; Gabriela Goldschmidt; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Visual communication; visual management; spatial design; manufacturing industry; improvement process; Visuell kommunikation; visuelll styrning; rumslig gestalting; tillverkningsindustri; Architecture; Arkitektur; Aesthetics; Estetik; Human communication; Kommunikation mellan människor; Manufacturing engineering and work sciences; Produktion och arbetsvetenskap; Innovation and Design; innovation och design;

    Abstract : The main concern of this licentiate thesis is to discuss how built space is used for communication in the manufacturing industry, from a visual communication perspective. The thesis presents and develops the notion of 'communication space' and presents a model to describe the relation between different factors in the communication space. READ MORE

  4. 4. Effects of Art and Design on Orientation in Healthcare Architecture : A study of wayfinding and wayshowing in a Swedish hospital setting

    Author : Muna Ibrahim; Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; health-care architecture; hospital design; interior design; public art; wayfinding; orientation; affordance; familiarity; wayshowing; heterogeneity; temporality;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the role of interior design elements, especially artwork, in way-searchers’ wayfinding and orientation in hospital environments. The thesis considers the way-searcher’s background and the impact of cultural belonging, occupation, memories, aesthetic preferences, and language, and the influence that such factors might have on the perception of the hospital environment and its guiding elements. READ MORE

  5. 5. Architectural Prototypes II : Reformations, Speculations and Strategies in the Digital Design Field

    Author : Jonas Runberger; Örjan Wikforss; Katja Tollmar Grillner; Mette Ramsgard Thomsen; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANITIES; Architecture; digital design field; reformations; prototypical approach; performance; affect; cognitive estrangement; extrapolation; design fiction; architecture fiction; speculative approaches; digital design tropes; parametric design; operational digital design strategies; design project enquiries;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis is situated within the digital design field of architecture, and is a continuation of the licentiate thesis Architectural Prototypes: Modes of Design Development and Architectural Practice, presented at the KTH School of Architecture in 2008. The doctoral thesis investigates the current status of the digital design field of architecture, and identifies a number of related discourses. READ MORE