Search for dissertations about: "Large-scale urban development project"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Large-scale urban development project.

  1. 1. (Re)acting the city. Physical planning practices and challenges in urban development projects of the Entrepreneurial City

    University dissertation from Karlskrona : Blekinge Institute of Technology

    Author : Ana Mafalda Madureira; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Entrepreneurial City; Physical planning; Large-scale urban development project; Malmö; Urban policy;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to traceand discuss the practices and challenges of physical planning within an Entrepreneurial City approach to urban policy. The research aim is addressed by focusing on three questions: 1) how have the practices of physicalplanning been influenced by the context of an Entrepreneurial City approach to urban policy 2) how has physical planning responded to this urban policy context, and 3) which potential dilemmas for physical planning practice derive from this new context? By an Entrepreneurial City approach tourban policy I understand an approach whereby there is an attention placed over strategies to promote local economic growth and attract investments, companies and specific types of people in to the city. READ MORE

  2. 2. Functional brain imaging of cognitive status in Parkinson's disease

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Urban Ekman; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Parkinson’s disease; functional MRI; Mild cognitive impairment; Working memory; Parkinson’s disease dementia; BOLD;

    Abstract : Parkinson’s disease (PD) is next to Alzheimer’s disease (AD) the second most common neurodegenerative disease. PD has traditionally been characterised as a motor disorder, but more recent research has revealed that cognitive impairments are frequent. READ MORE

  3. 3. How to think about a place not yet : Studies of affordance and site-based methods for the exploration of design professionals' expectations in urban development processes

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Engineering

    Author : Sandra Kopljar; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2016-12-19]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; affordance; affect; architecture; urban design; sound intervention; design method; design pedagogy; Lund NE Brunnshög;

    Abstract : ABSTRACTAs a part of a democratic demand for transparency in urban development processes it is important that design professionals hold the ability to scrutinise their own work process, and at certain stages let go of predefined ideas of future realities. This work revolves around how design professionals perceive options for design in such situations. READ MORE