Search for dissertations about: "eco city"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words eco city.

  1. 1. Environmental Integration in Sustainable Urban Planning from an Institutional Perspective A Study of Swedish and Chinese Eco-City Development

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Ying Yin; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Environmental Integration; Sustainable Urban Planning; Institutional Condition; Eco-Cities; Sweden; China; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : The continuously rising attention to and practice of eco-city development in Sweden and China, as well as the countries’ active cooperation has motivated this study and the exploration of eco-city development in these two countries. In eco-city development, diverse environmental issues may well be beyond the planning sector’s capacity and need to be resolved elsewhere by other authorities and agencies in such areas as energy, water and traffic. READ MORE

  2. 2. Low-Carbon City Initiatives in China Planning Approaches, Dilemmas and Opportunities

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Guanghong Zhou; KTH.; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Low-carbon city; Urban planning; Metabolic approach; Industriell ekologi; Industrial Ecology;

    Abstract : In order to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, tackle climate change and move toward sustainable development, the central government in China has proposed low-carbon city development as the national strategy and relevant initiatives have been taken by local governments. This thesis analyses current low-carbon city programmes and planning approaches in China, identifies limitations and proposes a metabolic approach that could be used to account for physical resources, monitor GHG emissions and involve stakeholders in the planning process. READ MORE

  3. 3. An analysis of architectural and urban planning strategies for developing energy efficient cities in China

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Zhenhong Gu; KTH.; [2018]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Energy efficiency; Nanjing; China; urban planning; passive house; low exergy system; Building Environmental Assessment; LCA; Swedish housing; Hammarby Sjöstad; eco-village; game theory; systems theory; soft systems methodology; Industriell ekologi; Industrial Ecology;

    Abstract : This thesis presents a detailed analysis of architecture and urban planning strategies for developingenergy-efficient cities in a Chinese context. The overall aim of the work is to examine how Chineseurbanisation and city construction can be improved from an energy-saving perspective. READ MORE

  4. 4. Just Environments Politicising Sustainable Urban Development

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Karin Bradley; KTH.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; eco-friendly living; sustainble urban development; diversity; justice; postpolitics; discourse; normalisation; discipline; othering; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur;

    Abstract :  European cities are becoming increasingly multicultural and diverse in terms of lifestyles and socioeconomic conditions. However, in planning for sustainable urban development, implications of this increased diversity and possibly conflicting perspectives are seldom considered. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Eco-Gost in the Machine : Reflexions on Space, Place and Time in Environmental Geography

    University dissertation from Department of Social and Economic Geography, Lund University

    Author : Johan Hultman; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; landscape; culture; consumption; individual mobility; household resource use; ecocycles; sustainable development; urban ecology; Social geography; Socialgeografi;

    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is to propose a way to introduce social and cultural aspects of environmental degradation to the sustainable development debate. This is done by a reflexive and critical examination of environmental research as it has been applied to different spatial levels (and thus levels of social complexity). READ MORE