Search for dissertations about: "construction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2293 swedish dissertations containing the word construction.

  1. 1. The Construction of Construction : The Wenner-Gren Center and the possibility of steel building in postwar Sweden

    Author : Frida Rosenberg; Timothy Anstey; Helena Mattsson; Timothy Hyde; KTH; []
    Keywords : architecture history; architecture technology; Wenner-Gren Center; steel; construction; construction sites; architecture practice; prototype; knowledge production; the Swedish Institute of Steel Construction; postwar Sweden; arkitekturhistoria; arkitekturteknik; Wenner-Gren Center; stål; stålkonstruktion; byggplatser; arkitekturpraktik; prototyp; kunskapsproduktion; Stålbyggnadsinstitutet; svensk efterkrigstid; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : The Wenner-Gren Center in Stockholm, built between 1954 and 1966, consists of three buildings dedicated to interdisciplinary and scientific research, designed by Sune Lindström and Alf Bydén of Vattenbyggnadsbyrån (VBB). The project was sponsored by Axel Wenner-Gren, and received support from the Swedish state through the donation of a property at the northern end of Stockholm’s thoroughfare Sveavägen. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring Third-Party Logistics and Partnering in Construction : A Supply Chain Management Perspective

    Author : Andreas Ekeskär; Martin Rudberg; Per Erik Eriksson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Case study; construction; construction management; construction industry; supply chain management; logistics; third-party logistics; logistics management; partnering;

    Abstract : The construction industry is associated with problems such as low productivity and high costs. This has been highlighted in several government-funded reports in both Sweden and in the UK during the course of over two decades. READ MORE

  3. 3. Innovation Diffusion in the Construction Sector

    Author : Kristian Widén; Bengt Hansson; Marcela Miozzo; Byggproduktion; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Anläggningsteknik; Construction technology; Industriell ekonomi; Commercial and industrial economics; Construction Sector; Innovation; Diffusion; Anläggningsteknik;

    Abstract : Innovation and development are the backbone of a thriving market economy. It is through innovations of various kinds that nations, industries and companies compete. Many actions in areas internationally and nationally will affect the construction sector. Research into construction innovation has attracted increasing interest. READ MORE

  4. 4. The healthy construction workplace : best practices in the Swedish construction industry to prevent work-related musculosketal disorders among construction workers

    Author : Romuald Rwamamara; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Construction Engineering and Management; Byggproduktion; Industrial Work Environment; Industriell produktionsmiljö;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the reduction of work-related musculoskeletal disorders through the successful strategies contributing to a healthy construction workplace. The aim of this work is to contribute towards the understanding of a healthy construction workplace brought about by the best practices implemented by large construction sites. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Mesoeconomic Analysis of the Construction Sector

    Author : Niclas Andersson; Byggproduktion; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Industriell ekonomi; Commercial and industrial economics; Sector Analysis; Mesoeconomics; Construction;

    Abstract : The fundamental question posed in this study is how to approach the construction sector in order to cover its wide scope of activities, its great variety of actors and the external influences on it from the market and institutional environment. Construction includes such diverse economic activities as new production and as repair/maintenance, itinerant production and stationary manufacture, the production of buildings and constructions, and it involves a large number of actors representing different professions and types, e. READ MORE