Search for dissertations about: "architectural design"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 315 swedish dissertations containing the words architectural design.

  1. 6. Architectural Prototypes II Reformations, Speculations and Strategies in the Digital Design Field

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Jonas Runberger; Örjan Wikforss; Katja Tollmar Grillner; Mette Ramsgard Thomsen; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Architecture; digital design field; reformations; prototypical approach; performance; affect; cognitive estrangement; extrapolation; design fiction; architecture fiction; speculative approaches; digital design tropes; parametric design; operational digital design strategies; design project enquiries;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis is situated within the digital design field of architecture, and is a continuation of the licentiate thesis Architectural Prototypes: Modes of Design Development and Architectural Practice, presented at the KTH School of Architecture in 2008. The doctoral thesis investigates the current status of the digital design field of architecture, and identifies a number of related discourses. READ MORE

  2. 7. Let's Eat Together: Methods and Tools for Inclusive City Design Practice

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Chotima Ag-ukrikul; [2019]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Experience-based; Inclusive city design; Commensality; Liveable City; Eatscape; Urban Vernacular; Design Ritual;

    Abstract : This thesis studies how the practice of eating together impacts on liveable city making. In this thesis, the practice of eating together is called commensality, which is a collective action that creates shared environments. Through time these environments are turned into recognized meeting places where locals gather. READ MORE

  3. 8. Effects of Art and Design on Orientation in Healthcare Architecture : A study of wayfinding and wayshowing in a Swedish hospital setting

    University dissertation from Architecture and built environment, Faculty of Engineering, Lund University, Lund

    Author : Muna Ibrahim; [2019-04-01]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; health-care architecture; hospital design; interior design; public art; wayfinding; orientation; affordance; familiarity; wayshowing; heterogeneity; temporality;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the role of interior design elements, especially artwork, in way-searchers’ wayfinding and orientation in hospital environments. The thesis considers the way-searcher’s background and the impact of cultural belonging, occupation, memories, aesthetic preferences, and language, and the influence that such factors might have on the perception of the hospital environment and its guiding elements. READ MORE

  4. 9. Presence Design Mediated Spaces Extending Architecture

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Charlie Gullström; Katja Grillner; Halina Dunin-Woyseth; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Architectural design and theory; presence design; presence research; mediated space; mediated presence; remote presence; mediated interaction; audiovisually extended architecture; media space; design friction; hybrid space; virtual space; tele presence; transdisciplinary; mutual gaze; mediated gaze; spatial montage; tertium quid; active spectatorship; shared mediated space; offscreen space; lateral and peripheral awareness; framing; transparency.; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Architecture and architectural conservation and restoration Architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Arkitektur och bebyggelsevård Arkitektur; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Human communication; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Kommunikation mellan människor; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Telecommunication; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Telekommunikation; SOCIAL SCIENCES Other social sciences Media and communication studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Övrig samhällsvetenskap Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is a contribution to design-led research and addresses a readership in the fields of architecture as well as in media and communications. In juxtaposing the tools of the designer (e.g. READ MORE

  5. 10. Health and Office Architecture

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Melina Forooraghi; [2020]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Nordic; Salutogenic; Office design; Workplace; Sense of coherence; Design approach; Employee; Case study; Well-being; Qualitative study; Productivity; Physical office environment; Health; Architecture;

    Abstract : The office, where many people spend most of their day, influences the health of employees, their families, communities, and society. While the body of research that relates office environment to health is growing, a question of interest for practitioners arises: how buildings should be designed and managed in order to support and promote health. READ MORE