Search for dissertations about: "home interior"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words home interior.

  1. 1. My house is my husband - A Kenyan Study of Women´s Access to Land and Housing

    University dissertation from Architecture & Development Studies, Lund University

    Author : Diana Lee-Smith; [1997]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Urban areas; Surveys; Social structure; Rural housing; Rural areas; Research; Legal aspects; Land use; Land ownership; Land acquisition; Kenya; Income distribution; Housing; Home ownership; Food; Firewood; Family; Domestic labour; Community organization; Data collecting; Urban housing; Urban powerty; Use of dwelling; Water; Women; Architecture; interior design; Arkitektur; inredningsarkitektur;

    Abstract : This thesis explores women’s access to property in Kenya. It consists of three parts. The first gives the Kenyan background, the theoretical and methodological approach. READ MORE

  2. 2. German second home owners in the Swedish countryside on the internationalization of the leisure space

    University dissertation from Architecture & Development Studies, Lund University

    Author : Dieter K. Müller; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Tourism; second homes; countryside; Sweden; Germany; tourist motivation; innovation diffusion; integration; gentryfication; GIS;

    Abstract : Between 1991 and 1996 the number of German second home owners in Sweden increased from about 1,500 to more than 5,500. The purpose of this thesis is to give a comprehensive description and analysis of the German cottage purchases in Sweden, 1991-96. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. There is no escape from getting old - Older persons' experiences of environmental change in residential care

    University dissertation from Stockholm : E-print AB

    Author : Hanna Falk; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; frailty; person-centeredness; elderly; dementia; residential care facility; quality of life; wellbeing; attachment;

    Abstract : A life of quality in residential care has to be finely balanced against the characteristics of institutionalization. Highly desirable aspects of person-hood, such as dignity, privacy, and eligibility, are bound up with satisfying and supportive living arrangements. READ MORE

  5. 5. Experience of furniture in homes: Creating conditions for the design with consideration to people in the third age

    University dissertation from Stockholm : E-print AB

    Author : Oskar Jonsson; [2011]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Furniture Design; User Experiences; Aging Population; User-centred Design; People in the Third Age;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis in industrial design concerns the challenge and opportunity to meet the demographic changes and the future senior market. The aim is to explore how various user-centered design methods can be combined, modified and practiced to create conditions for the design of totally new or improved products. READ MORE