Search for dissertations about: "sustainable architecture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 73 swedish dissertations containing the words sustainable architecture.

  1. 1. Designing with Urban Sound : Exploring methods for qualitative sound analysis of the built environment

    Author : Nina Hällgren; Katja Grillner; Björn Hellström; Gunnar Sandin; Konstfack; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Architecture; urban sound design; urban sound planning; soundscape; urban planning; artistic research; architectural research; Architectue;

    Abstract : The licentiate thesis Designing with Urban Sound explores the constitution and qualitative characteristics of urban sonic space from a design-oriented and practice-based perspective. The act of lifting forth and illuminating the interaction between architecture, the creation of sound and a sonic experience aims to examine and develop useful tools and methods for the representation, communication and analysis of the exterior sonic environment in complex architectural spaces. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards sustainable renovation : three research projects

    Author : Marina Botta; Sonja Vidén; Anne Vernéz Moudon; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Swedish housing; housing renovation; careful renovation; environmentally friendly renovation; ecological refurbishment; sustainable renovation; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : The focus of this dissertation is on existing housing areas: in industrialised western countries, in 2005, the number of existing buildings that are taken care of, maintained, repaired, renovated or restructured for other functions is higher than the number of buildings that are (new) built. This is a review dissertation, based on empirical material and further reflections from previous research projects dealing with Swedish housing renovation: private-owned old single-family housing areas and large housing areas from the 1950s, 60s and 70s, mainly owned by housing companies. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Future for the Past of Desert Vernacular Architecture

    Author : Marwa Dabaieh; Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; participatory action research; transdisciplinarity; thinking re-vernacular; architectural conservation; desert vernacular; Balat.; neo-desert vernacular;

    Abstract : Desert vernacular architecture has always been the product of a sustainable building cycle. People inherited the traditional way of building from their ancestors and the knowledge was transferred and developed from one generation to another. READ MORE

  4. 4. Presence Design : Mediated Spaces Extending Architecture

    Author : Charlie Gullström; Katja Grillner; Halina Dunin-Woyseth; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Architectural design and theory; presence design; presence research; mediated space; mediated presence; remote presence; mediated interaction; audiovisually extended architecture; media space; design friction; hybrid space; virtual space; tele presence; transdisciplinary; mutual gaze; mediated gaze; spatial montage; tertium quid; active spectatorship; shared mediated space; offscreen space; lateral and peripheral awareness; framing; transparency.; Architecture; Arkitektur; Human communication; Kommunikation mellan människor; Telecommunication; Telekommunikation; Media and communication studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is a contribution to design-led research and addresses a readership in the fields of architecture as well as in media and communications. In juxtaposing the tools of the designer (e.g. READ MORE

  5. 5. Managing Urban Disaster Risk: Analysis and Adaptation Frameworks for Integrated Settlement Development Programming for the Urban Poor

    Author : Christine Wamsler; Boende och Bostadsutveckling; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; poverty reduction; urban planning; vulnerability; adaptation; settlement development planning; development assistance; disaster; social housing; disaster risk management; prevention; mainstreaming; El Salvador; mitigation; risk accumulation; risk reduction;

    Abstract : The damage caused by the dramatic worldwide increase in ‘natural’ disasters is staggering, with the poor in developing countries being most at risk. Disasters make their already precarious living conditions worse, creating a vicious circle of poverty from which they find it hard to escape. READ MORE