Search for dissertations about: "Sustainable Urban Development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 185 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; Konstfack; []
    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 tourism development : Social sustainability, planning and strategic development for better cities

    Author : Anna-Paula Jonsson; Hans Westlund; Jan-Henrik Nilsson; KTH; []
    Keywords : Sustainable tourism; urban tourism; urban planning; decision-making processes; strategic governance; Hållbar turism; urban turism; stadsplanering; beslutsprocesser; strategisk samhällsplanering; Urban and Regional Studies; Urbana och regionala studier;

    Abstract : The main goal of this thesis has been to contribute towards improved understanding of how cities can influence tourism development. A great deal of earlier tourism studies has been concerned with aspects of social sustainability. This has naturally concentrated on potential as well as real anomalies and conflicts related to urban tourism. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainable Urban Development : Forecasting and Appraisal

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

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  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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