Search for dissertations about: "Town and country planning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words Town and country planning.

  1. 1. Urban Design and Outdoor Thermal Comfort in Warm Climates. Studies in Fez and Colombo

    Author : Erik Johansson; Boende och Bostadsutveckling; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; marklära; geomorfologi; Fysisk geografi; climatology; cartography; pedology; geomorphology; Physical geography; Urban planning; Urban design; Urban climate; Tropical areas; Thermal comfort; Sri Lanka; Planning regulations; Morocco; Microclimates; Land-use; Fez; Humid tropics; Colombo; Developing countries; Climatic design; Climate; Arid zones; Built environment; Physical planning; kartografi; klimatologi; Town and country planning; Stads- och glesbygdsplanering; Fysisk planering;

    Abstract : In many developing tropical countries, rapid urban growth leads to several problems, including increased thermal stress. This has negative consequences for people's health and well-being, and affects social and commercial outdoor activities negatively. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dagligvarudistributionens strukturomvandling : Drivkrafter och konsekvenser för städers utformning och miljö

    Author : Tomas Svensson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; wholesaling; retailing; town planning; structural change; food; groceries; out-of-town supermarkets; cartrips; urban environment; technological change; Linköping; Sweden; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to describe and analyse the dramatic structural changes in the wholesaling and retailing of food and groceries in towns and cities in Sweden, with emphasis on the period after the Second World War. Besides a general analysis based on national data, the town of Linköping is used to illustrate the spatial dimension in the development of food distribution at the micro level. READ MORE

  3. 3. Organised Chaos: Water and Sanitation Systems in Housing Areas in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    Author : Agnes Nordin Mwaiselage; Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Architecture; housing services.; Tanzania; Mikocheni; infrastructure; urban systems; urban ecology; sustainable urbanisation; urban development; environment; systems; water; Dar es Salam; ecological sanitation; interior design; Arkitektur; inredningsarkitektur; Town and country planning; Stads- och glesbygdsplanering;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the provision and management of water supply and sanitation in housing areas in the City of Dar es Salaam. The main objective of the study is to contribute to knowledge and understanding of provision and management of urban water supply and sanitation in Tanzania in the context of sustainable urbanisation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Predictive models for accidents on urban links - A focus on vulnerable road users

    Author : Thomas Jonsson; Trafik och väg; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Road transport technology; Transportteknik; Transport technology; Teknik; Technological sciences; Stads- och glesbygdsplanering; Town and country planning; speed; links; urban; safety; vulnerable road users; modelling; prediction; crash; traffic safety; accident; Vägtransportteknik;

    Abstract : Much of earlier work on predictive models for accidents has been focused on rural traffic or urban intersections. This work has aimed at identifying and investigating possible improvements to predictive models for accidents on urban links. A special focus has been on the accidents of vulnerable road users. READ MORE

  5. 5. Living in Unauthorized Settlements-Housing Improvement and Social Participation in Bolivia

    Author : Graciela Landaeta; Boende och Bostadsutveckling; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Town and country planning; Bolivia Cochabamba Discourse; Power and Knowledge Housing Needs Housing Policy Land Tenure Low-Income Housing Public Participation Regularization Self-Help Housing; Stads- och glesbygdsplanering;

    Abstract : Views and proposals on housing improvement and social participation in Latin America have gone through changes in the last decades. These changes are noteworthy. In general, the population living in settlements scheduled to be upgraded, and the people target for participatory action, did not have much say in policy making. READ MORE