Search for dissertations about: "architecture theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 205 swedish dissertations containing the words architecture theory.

  1. 1. Architecture and Ageing On the Interaction between Frail Older People and the Built Environment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : E-print AB

    Author : Jonas E Andersson; Magnus Rönn; Eva Henriksen; Benyamin Scwarz; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; residential care home architecture; architecture competition; user values and planning considerations; appropriate space for ageing; homelikeness; societal building;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis deals with the type of architecture that materializes when age-related problems become a long-term condition (LTC) and gradually restrain the individual’s ability to perform activities in daily life (ADL). Their life situation necessitates a support from relatives or municipal eldercare staff in order for them to continue to participate in everyday living. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Healing Architecture: Evidence, Intuition, Dialogue

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Stefan Lundin; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; EBD; intuition; critical approach; best practice; design dialogue; tacit knowledge; healing architecture; Design research in architecture; evidence-based design;

    Abstract : In today’s healthcare architecture there is a striving to make better use of evidence to achieve environments that can contribute to patients’ healing, recovery, and well-being. These ideas are in part a legacy of the theory and practice of evidence-based medicine and the success it has enjoyed in its field. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Architectural Metaphor : Textual Models in Spatial Construction

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Anders Johansson; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Architecture; Architectural theory; Model; Metaphor; Narrative; Representation; Trope; Paul Ricoeur; Max Black; Nelson Goodman; Michel de Certeau;

    Abstract : The dissertation concerns the concept of model withinarchitecture, and elaborates particular uses in this field,where modelling is a heuristic process aiming at invention anddiscovery. Methodologically, this is made by introducing thecomparative concepts of metaphor and narrative. READ MORE

  5. 5. HEALTH PROMOTION AND HEALTHCARE ARCHITECTURE - Conceptualizations of Health Promotion in relation to Healthcare Building Design

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Elke Miedema; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; built environment; health promotion; healthcare facility; architecture; health promotive settings; building design; salutogenics; health equity; health behaviour;

    Abstract : Background: Today's healthcare system is under development and reorienting and adapting to embrace a person centred and holistic perspective on health, including a focus on health promotion. This reorientation results in changes in the healthcare models, processes as well as it sets new requirements for healthcare building design. READ MORE