Search for dissertations about: "craftsmanship"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the word craftsmanship.

  1. 1. SHAKER ARCHITECTURAL MATERIALS AND CRAFTSMANSHIP

    Author : Erika Johansson; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; masonry.; paint; interpretation; Shaker architecture; wood; mortar; conservation; Second Meetinghouse; plaster; The Mount Lebanon Project; authenticity; preservation; Architectural conservation; conservation assessment; Shaker Museum and Library; NARA document; heritage values; lime; feasibility study; craftsmanship; materials analyses; intangible dimensions; Mount Lebanon Shaker Society;

    Abstract : AbstractThis work is an investigation into the state-of-the-art of architectural conservation, from an international and interdisciplinary perspective. It explores issues, methodologies, and tools applicable to heritage resource assessments - from an architectural conservators point of view - and its aim is to generate appropriate approaches, methodologies and tools to holistically assess both the tangible and intangible aspects of significant architecture from the past. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards Understanding Software Craftsmanship

    Author : Anders Sundelin; Javier Gonzalez-Huerta; Krzysztof Wnuk; Tony Gorschek; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Software craftsmanship; Programvaruteknik; Software Engineering;

    Abstract : The concept of software craftsmanship has roots in the earliest days of computing but has received comparably little attention from the research community.As a reaction to how Agile methods were practiced and taught in industry, in 2009, the Manifesto for Software Craftsmanship was formulated and published, drawing attention to the concept. READ MORE

  3. 3. Geometry linking the art of building and the Universe: Geometric patterns on shells and grid shells

    Author : Emil Adiels; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Form finding; Differential Geometry; Conceptual design; Geometry; Shell; Engineering; Masonry; Craftsmanship; Grid shell; Architecture; Structural design;

    Abstract : Geometry links the art of building and the physics of space-time. Mathematical breakthroughs in geometry have led to new ways of designing our structures and our ability to visualise and describe the world, phenomena in nature and the universe. READ MORE

  4. 4. Traditional lime mortar and plaster : Reconstruction with emphasis on durability

    Author : Kristin Balksten; Tor Broström; Britt-Marie Steenari; Thorborg Konow von; Chalmers Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; lime plaster; lime mortar; masonry; craftsmanship; pore structure; frost resistance; historic mortar; Conservation HGO ; Kulturvård HGO ;

    Abstract : Lime mortar and plaster have been investigated with the aim to improve the knowledge on how to make them as durable as before the cement technology was developed. The background was the durability problems experienced for newly produced lime plaster on the medieval churches on the island of Gotland, Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Suspended Value : Using Coins as Pendants in Viking-Age Scandinavia (c. AD 800–1140)

    Author : Florent Audy; Nanouschka Myrberg Burström; Anders Andrén; Dagfinn Skre; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; coin-pendants; archaeology; numismatics; Viking-Age Scandinavia; material culture; economy; religion; craftsmanship; Birka; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : The use of coins as pendants is a common practice in the Scandinavian Viking Age (c. AD 800–1140). About three per cent of the coins circulating in Scandinavia show signs of having been adapted for suspension, either with a small hole or a loop. Modifying coins in this way changes the nature of the object. READ MORE