Search for dissertations about: "Meike Schalk"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Meike Schalk.

  1. 1. Imagining the Organic City : Modern Tropes of Organization

    Author : Meike Schalk; Kenneth Olwig; Sven Olov Wallenstein; Helena Mattsson; M Christine Boyer; Faculty of Landscape Architecture Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences SLU Alnarp; []
    Keywords : organic; organism; types; evolution; city; society; biology; Patrick Geddes; urban design; metabolism; organization;

    Abstract : The thesis examines three ’organic tropes’ of modern architecture and urban design, addressing different crucial moments of change within modernist discourse. Attention is focused on the institutionalization of ‘town planning’ at the turn of the last century; the shift during the post-war years; and the beginning of urban debate in Japan during the early 1960s. READ MORE

  2. 2. The organic and the city : Nature and capital in urban thought

    Author : Meike Schalk; Gunilla Bandolin; Gunnar Sorte; Sven Olov Wallenstein; Sten Gromark; Faculty of Landscape Architecture Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences SLU Alnarp; []
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  3. 3. The Ghost Boulevard

    Author : Bojan Boric; Helena Mattsson; Meike Schalk; Jennifer Mack; Tahl Kaminer; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; urban planning; urban design; architecture; antropology; critical historiography; Urban Design; Stadsbyggnad;

    Abstract : In 1947, Soviet architect Alexey Shchusev developed a large-scale urban renewal project for the post-war city of Chisinau, the then-capital of the SSR of Moldova. Part of the master plan was the construction of Boulevard D. Cantemir, which would cut through the city’s historic fabric. READ MORE

  4. 4. Projecting Urban Natures : Investigating integrative approaches to urban development and nature conservation

    Author : Hanna Erixon Aalto; Katja Tollmar Grillner; Meike Schalk; Gunilla Bandolin; Nina-Marie Lister; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; research through design; interdisciplinary; transdisciplinary; resilience; legibility; landscape urbanism; ecological urbanism; Stockholm; Green Wedges; projective narratives; comprehensive narratives; prototyping; ecosystem services; urban nature conservation; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : Projecting Urban Natures is a compilation thesis in critical studies in architecture. It comprises three journal articles and four design proposals in which I have taken an active part. READ MORE

  5. 5. Performance in the Swedish Building Code : An Inquiry into the Consequences for Architectural Design of the Formulation and Assessment of Performance Requirements

    Author : Marja Lundgren; Timothy Anstey; Fredrik Nilsson; Meike Schalk; Anne Beim; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Architecture; architectural technology; performance-based regulation; performance requirement; energy performance; daylight metrics; tectonics; architectural representation; repertoire; context-dependent knowledge; Arkitektur; funktionskrav; energiprestanda; dagsljusfaktor; tektonik; repertoar; arkitekturteknik; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates performance-based regulation in Sweden and its consequences for architectural design. In the last 50 years, there has been a transition from prescriptive to performance-based regulation, propelled by the drive to further innovation, productivity and competitiveness by expressing the functions expected of the buildings as performances. READ MORE