Search for dissertations about: "Sustainable Urban Development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 149 swedish dissertations containing the words Sustainable Urban Development.

  1. 1. Designing with Urban Sound : Exploring methods for qualitative sound analysis of the built environment

    Author : Nina Hällgren; Katja Grillner; Björn Hellström; Gunnar Sandin; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Architecture; urban sound design; urban sound planning; soundscape; urban planning; artistic research; architectural research; Architectue;

    Abstract : The licentiate thesis Designing with Urban Sound explores the constitution and qualitative characteristics of urban sonic space from a design-oriented and practice-based perspective. The act of lifting forth and illuminating the interaction between architecture, the creation of sound and a sonic experience aims to examine and develop useful tools and methods for the representation, communication and analysis of the exterior sonic environment in complex architectural spaces. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sustainable Urban Development : Forecasting and Appraisal

    Author : Daniel Jonsson; KTH; []
    Keywords : Sustainability; appraisal; planning; random utility models; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

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  3. 3. Towards sustainable urban transportation : Test, demonstration and development of fuel cell and hybrid-electric buses

    Author : Anders Folkesson; Per Alvfors; Peter Treffinger; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; acceptance; analysis; auxiliary system; bus; Clean Urban Transport for Europe; concept; CUTE; demonstration; driver; drive cycle; duty cycle; energy flow; evaluation; fuel cell; heavy duty vehicle; hybrid management; hybrid vehicle; hydrogen; passenger; PEM; safety; Sankey diagram; series hybrid; sustainable; test; urban transport; vehicle simulation; acceptans; analys; hjälpaggregat; buss; Clean Urban Transport for Europe; koncept; CUTE; demonstration; körcykel; förare; energiflöde; utvärdering; bränslecell; tunga fordon; hybridsystemkontroll; hybridfordon; vätgas; passagerare; PEM; säkerhet; Sankey-diagram; seriehybrid; uthållig; hållbar; test; stadstransport; fordonssimulering; Vehicle engineering; Farkostteknik; Chemical engineering; Kemiteknik;

    Abstract : Several aspects make today’s transport system non-sustainable: • Production, transport and combustion of fossil fuels lead to global and local environmental problems. • Oil dependency in the transport sector may lead to economical and political instability. READ MORE

  4. 4. Just Environments : Politicising Sustainable Urban Development

    Author : Karin Bradley; Lars Orrskog; Steve Connelly; Julian Agyeman; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; eco-friendly living; sustainble urban development; diversity; justice; postpolitics; discourse; normalisation; discipline; othering; Civil engineering and architecture; Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur;

    Abstract :   European cities are becoming increasingly multicultural and diverse in terms of lifestyles and socioeconomic conditions. However, in planning for sustainable urban development, implications of this increased diversity and possibly conflicting perspectives are seldom considered. READ MORE

  5. 5. Crossing the river by feeling the stones : Approaches to Sustainable Urban Development in China

    Author : Hongling Liu; Björn Frostell; Dick Urban Vestbro; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : China already has the highest numbe of,and largest cities in its history. According to recent statistics, Chinese cities were home to 52.6% of China’s total population at the end of 2012. READ MORE