Search for dissertations about: "housing environment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 118 swedish dissertations containing the words housing environment.

  1. 1. Essays on risk and housing

    Author : Han-Suck Song; Hans Lind; Peter Englund; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; housing risks; risk management; strategic alliances; housing construction; low-income housing; real options; tenure choice; rent regulation; housing cooperative conversion; price index; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Econometrics; Ekonometri; Economic geography; Ekonomisk geografi;

    Abstract : There is a series of different types of risk on the housing market and related industries.  The six papers in this doctoral dissertation are about a number of the many dimensions of risk management on the housing market. READ MORE

  2. 2. Everyday life in avant-garde housing estates : A phenomenology of post-Soviet Moscow

    Author : Alexander Kalyukin; Irene Molina; Tom Mels; Tim Cresswell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; built environment; housing; everyday life; avant-garde architecture; humanistic geography; phenomenology; Henri Lefebvre; post-Soviet city; Moscow; Russia; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the social meaning and function of what is known as avant-garde, or constructivist, housing estates located in central Moscow. Five of these estates – Budenovsky, Dubrovka, Khavsko-Shabolovsky, Nizhnyaya Presnya and Usachevka – comprise the empirical foci of the study. READ MORE

  3. 3. Asthma and respiratory symptoms related to the housing environment

    Author : Margot L. A. Frisk; Kitty Kamwendo; Ann-Britt Ivarsson; Göran Stridh; Christer Janson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Accessibility; adaptation; asthma; housing environment; risk indicators; index; occupational therapy; prevention; respiratory symptoms.; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap; Vårdvetenskap; Nursing Science; Vårdvetenskap med inriktning arbetsterapi; Nursing Science w. Occupational Therapy Focus;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this dissertation was to study the housing environment with a focus on indoor climate factors which may maintain or worsen respiratory symptoms among persons with asthma.Quasi-experimental and cross-sectional designs and a case-control approach were used. READ MORE

  4. 4. Children's outdoor environment : a study of children's outdoor activities on two housing estates from the perspective of environmental and developmental psychology

    Author : Pia Björklid; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

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  5. 5. Organised Chaos: Water and Sanitation Systems in Housing Areas in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    Author : Agnes Nordin Mwaiselage; Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Architecture; housing services.; Tanzania; Mikocheni; infrastructure; urban systems; urban ecology; sustainable urbanisation; urban development; environment; systems; water; Dar es Salam; ecological sanitation; interior design; Arkitektur; inredningsarkitektur; Town and country planning; Stads- och glesbygdsplanering;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the provision and management of water supply and sanitation in housing areas in the City of Dar es Salaam. The main objective of the study is to contribute to knowledge and understanding of provision and management of urban water supply and sanitation in Tanzania in the context of sustainable urbanisation. READ MORE