Search for dissertations about: "Urban planning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 363 swedish dissertations containing the words Urban planning.

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

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

    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. Public Planning, Neoliberal Hybridity and Local Activism in Sundbyberg : Epochal Reconfiguration of Urban Development in Greater Stockholm

    Author : Christoffer Berg; Susanne Urban; Fredrik Palm; Miguel A. Martínez; Christian Schmid; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Neoliberalism; neoliberal urbanism; urban planning; urban development; production of space; Henri Lefebvre;

    Abstract : Which urban policy responses are deployed when a small social democratic municipality in a greater city region aims to be competitive for private investments in housing and the built environment? Which new institutional development arrangements are implemented for this purpose, in the wake of a decades-long hegemonic position of the municipal public housing company? This thesis draws on a qualitative case study design to approach such questions, and investigates recent urban development in Sundbybergs stad in Greater Stockholm to answer them. Theoretically, the thesis draws on a theory of neoliberal localization in combination with Henri Lefebvre’s theory of the social production of space. READ MORE

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

    Author : Patrik Tornberg; Göran Cars; Karolina Isaksson; Maria Håkansson; Tim Richardson; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

  4. 4. Patterning the Dutch Compact City

    Author : David Chapman; Matthew Carmona; David Banister; Bartlett School of Planning University College London; []

    Abstract : A major challenge to town planners in Britain is to help fulfil current and future housing need in a sustainable manner and avoid excessive development land take.This thesis therefore establishes what future development models are currently under debate and undertakes extensive research into Governments preferred option the 'Compact City'. READ MORE

  5. 5. Planning contexts : Bureaucracy and rule relations in French urbanism

    Author : Jenny Lindblad; Jonathan Metzger; Maria Håkansson; Simone Abram; KTH; []
    Keywords : urban planning; bureaucracy; plans; interpretative practices; contextualization; France; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis; Urbana och regionala studier; Urban and Regional Studies;

    Abstract : This thesis examines practices of contextualization in urban planning in Bordeaux. While planning theorists have established the importance of attending to the diversecontexts that shape urban planning, few studies have inquired about the ways urbanplanning activities shape contexts. READ MORE