Search for dissertations about: "Tigran Haas"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Tigran Haas.

  1. 1. Places on Becoming : An Ethnographic Case Study of a Changing City and its Emerging Residential Environments

    Author : Alazar Ejigu; Tigran Haas; Roderick Lawrence; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; place; placemaking; large-scale housing; ethnography; modernity; condominiums; Addis Ababa; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : Some places which once were celebrated by many slowly become places of desolation and social problem while others built with similar intentions and forms continue to flourish. This is typically true of a number of large residential neighbourhoods of Post-World War II Europe and many cities of the global South. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rapid Urbanization : An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Urban Transition in Developing Countries

    Author : Kyle Farrell; Hans Westlund; Tigran Haas; Peter Nijkamp; Kingsley Haynes; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; urban transition; rapid urbanization; rapid urban growth; components of urban growth; economic development; developing countries; national urban systems; China; Nigeria; India; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis is concerned with the challenges posed by the contemporary urban narrative in developing countries. It is premised on the notion of the urban transition, which posits that as a country develops it undergoes a transformation from a predominantly rural society to a predominantly urban one. READ MORE

  3. 3. Producing Publicness : Investigating the Dialectics of Unintended Consequences in Urban Design  - Practices in Stockholm and Malmö

    Keywords : Urban Design Process; Publicness; Public Space; Appropriation of Space; Intentions and Outcomes; Unintended Consequences; Stockholm; Malmö; Stadsbyggnadsprocess; social offentlighet; offentliga rum; ianspråktagande av miljön; avsikter och utfall; oavsiktliga konsekvenser; Stockholm; Malmö; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : The creation of public space is intended to contribute to the civic infrastructure of a city. The conventional dichotomy of intentions versus outcomes in urban design practice posits that, while intentions represent more abstract thinking about the various facets of publicness, outcomes are the manifest realizations of those intentions in public spaces. READ MORE

  4. 4. Planning Practices of Greening : Challenges for Public Urban Green Space

    Author : Helene Littke; Tigran Haas; Göran Cars; Douglas Kelbaugh; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; public urban green space; public space; ecological gentrification; green city branding; urban densification; green cities; biophilic cities; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : Public urban green spaces are crucial parts of cities due to the many connections existing between urban greenery and well-being. Additionally, public urban green space represents a wide range of spatial concepts, such as parks, urban forests, commons, in-between-spaces, and gardens. READ MORE

  5. 5. City Re-Making Approaches in Contemporary Urbanism : “Re-Urbanism” as a Strategy for the Revitalization of Detroit and Declining Cities

    Author : Ryan Locke; Tigran Haas; Michael Mehaffy; David Brain; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Re-Urbanism; urban decline; urban revitalization; Placemaking; Detroit; urbanism; public space; Landscape Urbanism; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : Many cities today are experiencing extreme widespread urban decline, at a time when urban growth and revitalization are prioritized on the agenda. This dissertation examines a number of prominent urban revitalization strategies for declining cities, specifically highlighting the emblematic case of Detroit as a research subject. READ MORE