Search for dissertations about: "Urban Housing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 114 swedish dissertations containing the words Urban Housing.

  1. 1. Institutional Prerequisites for Housing Development : A comparative study of Germany and Sweden

    Author : Anna Granath Hansson; Hans Lind; Jenny Paulsson; Alexandra Weitkamp; KTH; []
    Keywords : housing; housing development; affordable housing; housing shortage; housing supply; urban planning; inclusionary zoning; Real Estate and Construction Management; Fastigheter och byggande;

    Abstract : The housing shortage in Swedish growth regions has been heatedly debated for a number of years. Extensive reform proposals have been made by market actors and academics. The former center–right government in power until 2014 emphasized reform of the urban planning process. READ MORE

  2. 2. For the Benefit of Everyone? : Explaining the Significance of Swedish Public Housing for Urban Housing Inequality

    Author : Martin Grander; David Clapham; Malmö universitet; []
    Keywords : Housing; Inequality; Social Housing; Universalism; Discretion; Structures of Housing Provision; Public Housing; Housing Regimes;

    Abstract : Housing has a special place in the Swedish welfare state. Ever since Gustav Möller, Minister for Social Affairs, in 1945 was handed the result of Bostadssociala utredningen, a state investigation on housing from a social perspective, housing has been a bearing pillar in the Swedish ‘Folkhem’. READ MORE

  3. 3. URBAN SEGREGATION AND URBAN FORM : From residential segregation to segregation in public space

    Author : Ann Legeby; Lars Marcus; Eva Öresjö; Anna-Johanna Klasander; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; urban segregation; urban form; urban design; housing segregation; residential segregation; public space; co-presence; public life; spatial affordance; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : Urban segregation is considered a major social problem in Sweden and several national anti-segregation initiatives have been launched to decrease social and ethnic segregation but so far only with marginal effects (SOU 2005:29). Urban design and town planning are rarely the focus in national anti-segregation initiatives; the architectural issue has mainly been confined to matters concerning housing policies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring Typologies, Densities & Spatial Qualities : The Case of Low-Income Housing in South Africa

    Author : Ana Mancheno Gren; Dick Urban Vestbro; Jörgen Andreasen; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Urban Form; House Types; Densities; Spatial Qualities; Low-Income Housing; South Africa; Urban Sprawl; Transect; Architecture and architectural conservation and restoration; Arkitektur och bebyggelsevård;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on problems that have resulted from the increasing pressure facing urban and suburban land use in South Africa, brought on by a number of different factors including the political and historical background of the country, as well as by rapid urbanization. The objective of this thesis is to present the perspectives applied in the analysis of the built environment in selected case studies, in which different theoretical and methodological approaches have been developed to address the research questions. READ MORE

  5. 5. My house is my husband - A Kenyan Study of Women´s Access to Land and Housing

    Author : Diana Lee-Smith; Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Urban areas; Surveys; Social structure; Rural housing; Rural areas; Research; Legal aspects; Land use; Land ownership; Land acquisition; Kenya; Income distribution; Housing; Home ownership; Food; Firewood; Family; Domestic labour; Community organization; Data collecting; Urban housing; Urban powerty; Use of dwelling; Water; Women; Architecture; interior design; Arkitektur; inredningsarkitektur;

    Abstract : This thesis explores women’s access to property in Kenya. It consists of three parts. The first gives the Kenyan background, the theoretical and methodological approach. READ MORE