Search for dissertations about: "Gothenburg University"

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  1. 1. Climate regulation provided by urban greening - examples from a high latitude city

    Author : Janina Konarska; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Gothenburg; Sweden; high latitude city; urban greenery; urban trees; leaf area index; tree transpiration; sky view factor; mean radiant temperature; hemispherical photography; climate-sensitive planning;

    Abstract : Cities exert a strong influence on urban climate, and consequently on human health and wellbeing. This increases the importance of considering climate issues in urban planning, particularly in the context of global climate change. One of the key adaptation strategies in climate-sensitive planning is urban greenery. READ MORE

  2. 2. Johann Andreas Stein’s 1781 Claviorganum and the Construction of Art in Eighteenth-Century Augsburg

    Author : Robin Blanton; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Patrick Alströmer; Augsburg; claviorgan; Carl Philip Emanuel Bach; Empfindsamkeit; fortepiano; Gothenburg; music aesthetics; Prellzungenmechanik; public sphere; Christian Friedrich Daniel Schubart; Johann Andreas Stein; Paul von Stetten the Younger; 18 century;

    Abstract : The latter half of the eighteenth century saw the piano’s rise in popularity in Europe, and alongside it many one-of-a-kind keyboard instruments that used the new technology of the hammer action in innovative ways. Recent scholarship revises the older view of these inventions as bizarre “dead ends,” suggesting that like the piano, they filled contemporary musical needs. READ MORE

  3. 3. From Curiosa to World Culture. The History of the Latin American Collections at the Museum of World Culture in Sweden

    Author : Adriana Muñoz; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Archeology; Ethnography; Collections; Museums; Practices; National-States; World Culture; Latin America; Gothenburg; Sweden;

    Abstract : This thesis discusses the history of the Latin American collections stored today at the Museum of World Culture in Sweden, emphasizing the relationship between the political ideological context of society and the signifi cance that the objects have been given over time. When the fi rst collections started to come to Sweden they meant a cosmopolitan touch to the upcoming bourgeoisie of the city of Gothenburg. READ MORE

  4. 4. Under Construction: Making Meaning of Social Sustainability in Strategic Planning Practice

    Author : Hannah Saldert; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Urban planning; urban sustainability; sustainable development; ambiguous concepts; discourse; situational analysis; Gothenburg;

    Abstract : While social sustainability is attracting attention in both policy and academia, there are still challenges when turning social sustainability policy into practice. Instead of making cities more socially sustainable, the meaning of social sustainability tends to change, become simplified, or disappear when it is actualized in practice. READ MORE

  5. 5. Measuring the Evolution of Meta-models, Models and Design Requirements to Facilitate Architectural Updates in Large Software Systems

    Author : Darko Durisic; University of Gothenburg; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []

    Abstract : Background: In order to reduce complexity of the system and its development cost, the architecture of large software systems is often developed following the MDE (Model-Driven Engineering) approach. Developing architectures according to MDE relies on three main artifacts in the development process: domain-specific meta-models, architectural models and system design requirements. READ MORE