Search for dissertations about: "Housing sustainable design"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the words Housing sustainable design.

  1. 1. Spatial Design for Circularity - Exploring Spatial Aspects in Housing Design with Focus on the Kitchen

    Author : Anita Ollár; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANITIES; circular economy; adaptability; sociomateriality; housing design; kitchen; spatial design; value proposition; circular design;

    Abstract : The building industry and especially multiresidential buildings are responsible for a large portion of environmental impact, energy use and resource exploitation. Hence, there is a need to shift towards more sustainable design solutions for such buildings, which might be achieved by adopting circular economy strategies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Patterning the Dutch Compact City

    Author : David Chapman; Matthew Carmona; David Banister; Bartlett School of Planning University College London; []

    Abstract : A major challenge to town planners in Britain is to help fulfil current and future housing need in a sustainable manner and avoid excessive development land take.This thesis therefore establishes what future development models are currently under debate and undertakes extensive research into Governments preferred option the 'Compact City'. READ MORE

  3. 3. Organised Chaos: Water and Sanitation Systems in Housing Areas in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    Author : Agnes Nordin Mwaiselage; Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Architecture; housing services.; Tanzania; Mikocheni; infrastructure; urban systems; urban ecology; sustainable urbanisation; urban development; environment; systems; water; Dar es Salam; ecological sanitation; interior design; Arkitektur; inredningsarkitektur; Town and country planning; Stads- och glesbygdsplanering;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the provision and management of water supply and sanitation in housing areas in the City of Dar es Salaam. The main objective of the study is to contribute to knowledge and understanding of provision and management of urban water supply and sanitation in Tanzania in the context of sustainable urbanisation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Neighborhood Design and Travel : a Study of Residential Quality, Child Leisure Activity and Trips to School

    Author : Pia Westford; Dick Urban Vestbro; Anders Hagson; KTH; []
    Keywords : urban design; neighborhood; car use; child leisure activity; school trips; lifestyle; perceived environment;

    Abstract : Sustainable urban mobility calls for well-informed design of neighborhoods. Although many studies have been conducted in the field, there is little evidence about the relationships between design elements, urban quality and behavior. Little is also known about residents’ valuation of design and urban quality in this context. READ MORE

  5. 5. Interpreting the Sustainable Home - Bridging Discourses on Home and Sustainability in the Housing Sector

    Author : Pernilla Hagbert; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : sustainability; systems approach; housing development; domestic resource use; home; residential design; architecture;

    Abstract : How we design, build and maintain our homes are increasingly seen as instrumental to the environmental, social and financial impact of the built environment. By examining perspectives on and interpretations of sustainability in housing development, with a focus on discourses within the Swedish housing sector, the aim of this Licentiate thesis is to explore and provide an account of contemporary conceptualizations of the sustainable home. READ MORE