Search for dissertations about: "placemaking"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the word placemaking.

  1. 1. Regenerative Placemaking: Ecosociospatial practices beyond conventional sustainability

    Author : Sigrid Östlund; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : beyond sustainability; design thinking; publicly shared space; nonmodernity; performative design research; spatial poetics; waste-resource systems; placemaking; regenerative spatial design;

    Abstract : This study aims to understand and develop a designerly interpretation of the growing call to move beyond (conventional) sustainability that emerged in the late 1990’s. It does so through a theoretical and practical exploration of the implications of regenerative design principles for placemaking. READ MORE

  2. 2. City Re-Making Approaches in Contemporary Urbanism : “Re-Urbanism” as a Strategy for the Revitalization of Detroit and Declining Cities

    Author : Ryan Locke; Tigran Haas; Michael Mehaffy; David Brain; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Re-Urbanism; urban decline; urban revitalization; Placemaking; Detroit; urbanism; public space; Landscape Urbanism; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : Many cities today are experiencing extreme widespread urban decline, at a time when urban growth and revitalization are prioritized on the agenda. This dissertation examines a number of prominent urban revitalization strategies for declining cities, specifically highlighting the emblematic case of Detroit as a research subject. READ MORE

  3. 3. Places on Becoming : An Ethnographic Case Study of a Changing City and its Emerging Residential Environments

    Author : Alazar Ejigu; Tigran Haas; Roderick Lawrence; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; place; placemaking; large-scale housing; ethnography; modernity; condominiums; Addis Ababa; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : Some places which once were celebrated by many slowly become places of desolation and social problem while others built with similar intentions and forms continue to flourish. This is typically true of a number of large residential neighbourhoods of Post-World War II Europe and many cities of the global South. READ MORE

  4. 4. Regenerative Place-making

    Author : Sigrid Östlund; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; waste-resource cycles; dérive; designerly thinking; beyond sustainability; place-making; spatial design; nonmodern narratives; collective public life; regenerative design; schema;

    Abstract : Increased population and movement in the age of unsettlement affects local cultural institutions, ecological constitutions and the ontological sense of belonging. These conditions are arguably influenced by the mounting waste produced by the throw-away culture of the age of the ephemeral. READ MORE

  5. 5. Creative voices of the city : Articulating media, space and cultural identities by creative collectives in Southeast Asia

    Author : Zaki Habibi; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; articulation; creativity; creative city; cultural identity; cultural memory; cultural resistance; media practice; space; visual method; artikulation; kreativitet; kreativ stad; kulturell identitet; kulturellt minne; kulturellt motstånd; medieutövning; visuell metod;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the lived cultures of the individuals within collectives who are part of creative cities in Southeast Asia. Such individuals and their creative collectives are all too often rendered silent and unnoticed within the official narratives of creative city branding. READ MORE