Search for dissertations about: "Urban planning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 289 swedish dissertations containing the words Urban planning.

  1. 1. Designing with Urban Sound Exploring methods for qualitative sound analysis of the built environment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Nina Hällgren; Katja Grillner; Björn Hellström; Gunnar Sandin; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Architecture; urban sound design; urban sound planning; soundscape; urban planning; artistic research; architectural research;

    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. Making Sense of Integrated Planning Challenges to Urban and Transport Planning Processes in Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Patrik Tornberg; KTH.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; urban planning; transport planning; integrated planning; communicative planning; sensemaking; perspectives; coordination;

    Abstract : The shaping of spatial structures at the urban, regional and national levels involves numerous kinds of actors and planning activities. In recent years, calls for crosssectoral coordination and integrated planning approaches echo extensively across different fields of planning. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

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

    University dissertation from Housing development & management

    Author : Erik Johansson; [2006]
    Keywords : 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

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Ann Legeby; KTH.; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; urban segregation; urban form; urban design; housing segregation; residential segregation; public space; co-presence; public life; spatial affordance; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Architecture and architectural conservation and restoration Architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Arkitektur och bebyggelsevård 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