Search for dissertations about: "urban character of spaces"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words urban character of spaces.

  1. 1. Urban Ecosystem Services : The Value of Green Spaces in Cities

    Author : Johannes Langemeyer; Thomas Elmqvist; Erik Gómez-Baggethun; Kai Chan; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Urban; ecosystem services; valuation; Sustainability Science; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : In an ever more urban world, the role of green spaces in cities is increasingly highlighted for their capacity to provide ecosystem services for human well-being. Yet, the value of urban green spaces is still widely overlooked in urban policy and planning. READ MORE

  2. 2. Crowdability of Urban Space. : Ordinary rhythms of clustering and declustering and their architectural prerequisites

    Author : Sahar Alrabadi; Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Crowdability; Urban design; Public Space; socio-materiality; public life; everyday life; social interaction; proxemics; Rhythm; Rhythm analysis; Affordance; Focused ethnography; Ethnography; visual ethnography; Architecture; crowds; collective space; ;

    Abstract : In the wake of densification and urbanisation, crowding has become an increasingly important issue for social sustainability in cities. This also affects urban design and the ways public spaces stimulate different kinds of crowding and clustering. READ MORE

  3. 3. Urban types in rapidly urbanising cities

    Author : John Modestus Lupala; KTH; []
    Keywords : urban types; hourse forms; densily; plot characteristics; spaces and space use; spatial quality; formal and informal settlement; dar es salaam;

    Abstract : One of the challenges confronting cities innon-industrialised countries today is the fact that cities aregrowing at unprecedented rates, sizes and densities. Growthtrends in these cities are largely unregulated. READ MORE

  4. 4. Urban Chisels: A socioform approach to urban design

    Author : Joanna Gregorowicz-Kipszak; Chalmers University of Technology; []
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    Abstract : Urban designs are not explicit about the interdependencies between the development of society and urban form. Yet there is a need to assess these with that in focus. Procedures currently applied are not effective and are often perceived as problematic both for urban planning and design activity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Linking biodiversity and recreational merits of urban green spaces : methodological development

    Author : Qiu Ling; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []

    Abstract : Urban green spaces play an important role in promoting both biodiversity and human recreation. This thesis therefore attempted to link biodiversity and recreational values of urban green spaces through an interdisciplinary research of trade-offs and synergies between biodiversity conservation and human recreation. READ MORE