Search for dissertations about: "sustainable architecture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 86 swedish dissertations containing the words sustainable architecture.

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

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Marwa Dabaieh; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; participatory action research; transdisciplinarity; thinking re-vernacular; architectural conservation; desert vernacular; Balat.; neo-desert vernacular;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in English Vernacular (local) architecture is in danger and about to disappear in several parts of the world. What we call native, traditional and handmade will disappear gradually and then the true meaning of vernacular vanishes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Prestress in Nature and Technics

    University dissertation from ; Chalmers tekniska högskola; Gothenburg

    Author : Alexander Sehlström; [2019]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Geometrical stiffness; Prestress; Form finding; Architecture; Structural design; Stress pattern; Engineering; Conceptual design;

    Abstract : To direct the forces of nature is a central task in the creation of spaces and load-carrying structures for architecture. This research investigates how prestress can be used as a design tool for the creation of material efficient and well-functioning structures, and in early design stages contribute to sustainable, functional and beautiful architecture. READ MORE

  3. 3. Designing for Extremes

    University dissertation from ; Chalmers tekniska högskola; Gothenburg

    Author : Olga Bannova; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Architect; Human Factors; Engineering; Engineer; Multidisciplinary and Trans-disciplinary Design and Planning.; Extreme environments; Architecture; Design Planning;

    Abstract : The starting point of this research is based on personal experience in research and design for extreme environments, including orbital and lunar planetary facilities, disaster shelters, polar stations and offshore surface and submersible habitats. This work reflects on related to research problem technical papers, discussions with professionals about their work experience with projects in extreme conditions, and students' workshops debating strategies to form sustainable behavior and design practices. READ MORE

  4. 4. A sustainable home? Reconceptualizing home in a low-impact society

    University dissertation from ; Chalmers tekniska högskola; Gothenburg

    Author : Pernilla Hagbert; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; social practices; transition; low-impact; home; housing; sustainability;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the environmental and socio-economic impact of modern ways of living, focusing on home-related concepts and practices for transitions to a less environmentally harmful and more socially just society. Exploring diverse conceptualizations of a sustainable home, the aim is to broaden discourses on less resource-intensive ways of living and residing. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dwelling in time: Studies on life course spatial adaptability

    University dissertation from ; Chalmers tekniska högskola; Gothenburg

    Author : Anna Braide; [2019]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; spatial adaptability; adaptable apartments; residential resilience; living process; life course; dwelling; social sustainability.;

    Abstract : The ongoing demographic transformation entails profound changes in population structures and implies constantly renewed needs and requests for different apartment space configurations. This challenges the field of design and calls for more adequate apartment solutions for a sustainable urban future. READ MORE