Search for dissertations about: "Urban Transformation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 82 swedish dissertations containing the words Urban Transformation.

  1. 1. Vestiges of urban spirit Isfahan's urban fabric through socio-spatial transformations

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Mohammad Sarraf; KTH.; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Isfahan; Urban Fabric; Socio-spatial Communication; Urban Identity; Urban Transformation; Urban Renewal; Urban Form; Urban Design; اصفهان ، طراحی شهری ، فرم شهری ، دگرگونی های کالبدی ، هویت شهری ، بازسازی شهری; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur;

    Abstract : The city of Isfahan, one of the most historic urban settlements in Iran, has undergone dramatic socio-spatial transformations during the recent decades, beginning with the modernization programs of the 1920s. While the urban structure of Isfahan was the outcome of a process over centuries of incremental evolution, a new mode of place making and street patterns was imposed on the historic fabric of the city within the space of only a few decades. READ MORE

  2. 2. New urban horizons in Africa A critical analysis of changing land uses in the Greater Accra Region, Ghana

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Lena Fält; Ilda Lindell; Andrew Byerley; Jennifer Robinson; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; African cities; urban redevelopment; urban informality; urban land use; urban planning; spatial governance; new cities; evictions; socio-spatial segregation; qualitative case studies; fieldwork; critical urban theory; governmentality; post-colonial urban theory; Accra; Ghana; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : African cities increasingly aspire global recognition and this has prompted a rapid transformation of the built environment in many urban locales. This thesis provides empirical and conceptual insights into this recent trend through a critical analysis of contemporary land use changes in the Greater Accra Region, Ghana. READ MORE

  3. 3. Malignant transformation of the colorectal mucosa in inflammatory bowel disease

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm Söder Hospital

    Author : Urban Sjöqvist; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Inflammatory bowel disease; ulcerative colitis; colorectal carcinoma; DNA-FCM; aneuploidy; dysplasia; Crohn s disease.;

    Abstract : Ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn's disease (CD) are disorders of unknown etiology, often referred to as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). The increased risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) in patients with longstanding, extensive colonic IBD is an important clinical problem. READ MORE

  4. 4. In Rhizomia Actors, Networks and Resilience in Urban Landscapes

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Systemekologiska institutionen

    Author : Henrik Ernstson; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Human ecology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Humanekologi; naturresurshushållning; Natural Resources Management; urban ecosystem services; green space; social network analysis; social movements; actor-networks; transformation; ecosystem management; scale mismatch; co-management; governance; broker; conservation; Stockholm; Social network analysis; urban ecology; urban political ecology;

    Abstract : With accelerating urbanization it is crucial to understand how urban ecosystems play a part in generating ecosystem services for urban dwellers, such as clean water, spaces for recreation, stress relief and improved air quality. An equally important question relate to who gets to enjoy these benefits, i.e. READ MORE

  5. 5. Realise the Potential! Cost Effective and Energy Efficient District Heating in European Urban Areas

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Urban Persson; Högskolan i Halmstad.; [2011]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; District heating; energy efficiency; distribution capital cost; heat density; plot ratio; excess heat recovery; sequential energy supply; heat utilisation; effective width; district heating;

    Abstract : The Member States of EU27 need to accelerate the integration of energy efficient technology solutions to reach the 20% energy efficiency target set for 2020. At current pace, projections indicate that only half of expected primary energy reductions will be reached. READ MORE