Search for dissertations about: "thesis on urban planning with gis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on urban planning with gis.

  1. 1. Out of the wild : studies on the forest as a recreational resource for urban residents

    Author : Olof Olsson; Kerstin Westin; Annika Nordlund; Louise Eriksson; Gun Lidestav; Cecil Konijnendijk van den Bosch; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; forest values and beliefs; GIS; public participation; recreation; social forest qualities; spatial interaction; urban forest; urban fringe forest; urban planning; urbanization; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This thesis explores and analyzes the demand for and supply of forests in and near urban areas from a social perspective. Specific focus is directed towards recreational qualities of forests located just outside urban borders, that is, urban fringe forests. To this end, the thesis is based on four empirical research papers. READ MORE

  2. 2. PRO-POOR PLANNING: A Tool for Strategic Territorial Planning and a Conceptual Framework Drawn from Studies in Colombia and Costa Rica

    Author : Carlos de la Espriella; Boende och Bostadsutveckling; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Poverty Reduction; Statistical Information; Social Housing; Urban Governance; Urbanization; Poverty Impact Assessments; Poverty Mapping; Local Authorities; Poverty; Integrated Urban Planning; Inequality; Geographic Information Systems; Decentralization; Costa Rica; Census Microdata; Colombia; Urban Residential Segregation; Urban Planning;

    Abstract : Few planning practices in the South seem to be equipped with key concepts and technical, empirical and administrative capacities required to comprehend and visualize the phenomenon of poverty at inter- and intra-urban levels, which compromises their ability to inform decision-makers on the effects on poverty reduction of the land-based actions they design, implement and monitor. This challenge was addressed from conceptual, technical, empirical, and administrative angles, which correspond to the research objectives. READ MORE

  3. 3. Making space for resilient urban well-being

    Author : Karl Samuelsson; Stephan Barthel; S. Anders Brandt; Dagmar Haase; Högskolan i Gävle; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; subjective well-being; affordances; social-ecological urbanism; urban resilience; geographic information system; depression; densification; complex adaptive system; spatial planning; green-blue infrastructure; subjektivt välbefinnande; affordance; social-ekologisk stadsbyggnad; urban resiliens; geografiska informationssystem; depression; förtätning; komplexa adaptiva system; grön infrastruktur; Hållbar stadsutveckling; Sustainable Urban Development;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the need for urban landscapes that provide resilient contributions to inhabitants’ well-being while also limiting impacts on the Earth system. It aims to (1) advance a nuanced understanding of how urban environments relate to urban dwellers’ well-being, and (2) formulate guidelines for planning that supports urban dwellers’ well-being and align with global sustainability. READ MORE

  4. 4. Compact sprawl : Exploring public open space and contradictions in urban density

    Author : Alexander Ståhle; Lars Marcus; Michael Batty; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Spatial morphology; Urban design; Public open space; Urban density; Landscape planning; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : Twentieth century urbanization has left a tremendous footprint on the globe. It is generally speaking a spread out fragmented suburban and exurban landscape continuously growing according to what has been called sprawl-like development, increasing energy and automobile dependency, challenging urban sustainability. READ MORE

  5. 5. Metaheuristic Algorithms for Spatial Multi-Objective Decision Making

    Author : Olive Niyomubyeyi; Centrum för geografiska informationssystem (GIS-centrum); []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Geographic Information System GIS ; Multi-Objective Optimization MOO ; Spatial Decision Making; Metaheuristic Algorithms; Disaster management; Urban planning;

    Abstract : Spatial decision making is an everyday activity, common to individuals and organizations. However, recently there is an increasing interest in the importance of spatial decision-making systems, as more decision-makers with concerns about sustainability, social, economic, environmental, land use planning, and transportation issues discover the benefits of geographical information. READ MORE