Search for dissertations about: "built environment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 391 swedish dissertations containing the words built environment.

  1. 1. Transport, Built Environment and Development Control : A comparative urban study

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Karin Book; Lena Eskilsson; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; urban development; land use; development control; built environment; transport;

    Abstract : Improved transport possibilities give rise to changes in land use; settlement patterns and activity structures and likewise the spatial distribution of different activities form the basis of transport need. Transport structure and built environment influence one another, and in order to be able to develop better urban policy it is important to be aware of the relations between them. READ MORE

  2. 2. A room designed for caring Experiences from an evidence-based designed intensive care environment

    University dissertation from Borås : Högskolan i Borås

    Author : Fredrika Sundberg; Maria Henricson; [2020]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; intensive care units; critical care; caring; hospital design and construction; evidence-based facility design; built environment; health facility environment; patient rooms; critical illness; patients; family; nurses; Människan i vården; Människan i vården;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of this doctoral thesis was to examine and evaluate if and how an intensive care unit (ICU) room, which had been designed using the principles of evidence-based design (EBD), impacted the safety, wellbeing and caring for patients, their family members and staff.Methods: Paper I explored the nursing staff experiences of working in an EBD intensive care patient room through 13 interviews that were analysed by qualitative content analysis. READ MORE

  3. 3. The changing role and importance of the built environment for daily travel in Sweden

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Erik Elldér; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; built environment; travel; distance; daily; commuting; telework; residential location; Sweden; activities; mobility; spatiotemporal constraints;

    Abstract : Geography, in terms of the built environment and location patterns, was traditionally, and still is, emphasized by many scholars, policymakers, and planners as greatly influencing people’s daily travel behaviour. However, taking recent decades of rapidly increasing mobility capabilities (physical as well as virtual) into account, and the related increase in individual choice opportunities, others argue that the importance of geographic factors has gradually dissolved. READ MORE

  4. 4. Microclimate measurements in the built environment

    University dissertation from Institutionen för byggd miljö

    Author : Peter Norberg; [1998]
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    Abstract : Surface moisture plays an important role in thedeterioration of building surfaces. The extent and duration ofsurface moisture is generally impossible to predictfrommeteorological data and consequently direct measurement ofthis quantity is essential,e.g. using the WETCORR method. READ MORE

  5. 5. Psychological consequences of moral labelling in the built environment

    University dissertation from Gävle : Gävle University Press

    Author : Andreas Haga; Patrik Sörqvist; Maria Johansson; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Eco-label effect; performance; perception; judgment; moral labels; social judgement; lamp; label; miljöetiketteringseffekt; prestation; perception; bedömning; moraliska etiketter; sociala bedömningar; lampor; etikett;

    Abstract : Climate change is strongly linked to human behavior and technologies, and many of the barriers to sustainable behavior are rather psychological than technological. More sustainable technologies and food products have been introduced to combat climate change, most often labeled with morally loaded labels such as “organic” or “environmentally friendly”. READ MORE