Search for dissertations about: "urban design"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 227 swedish dissertations containing the words urban design.

  1. 1. Turning waste into resources: Rethinking the way we discard things

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Maria Isabel Ordonez; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Solid waste; resource recovery; material loops; waste sorting; user centred design; design with waste; waste collection systems;

    Abstract : Waste is one of the biggest challenges faced by our society. If not handled correctly, waste pollutes our natural environment with devastating results. However, it seems almost unavoidable that our society generates waste. READ MORE

  2. 2. Vestiges of urban spirit Isfahan's urban fabric through socio-spatial transformations

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Mohammad Sarraf; KTH.; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Isfahan; Urban Fabric; Socio-spatial Communication; Urban Identity; Urban Transformation; Urban Renewal; Urban Form; Urban Design; اصفهان ، طراحی شهری ، فرم شهری ، دگرگونی های کالبدی ، هویت شهری ، بازسازی شهری; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur;

    Abstract : The city of Isfahan, one of the most historic urban settlements in Iran, has undergone dramatic socio-spatial transformations during the recent decades, beginning with the modernization programs of the 1920s. While the urban structure of Isfahan was the outcome of a process over centuries of incremental evolution, a new mode of place making and street patterns was imposed on the historic fabric of the city within the space of only a few decades. READ MORE

  3. 3. Separations in Multivocality: Reconfiguring Dialogue through Design

    University dissertation from ; Chalmers tekniska högskola; Gothenburg

    Author : Jonathan Geib; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; dialogue; architecture; participation; multivocality; post-political; indirect dialogue; separation; public space; artistic research; design;

    Abstract : This thesis takes an artistic research approach concerned with the designer's agency within processes of public space.  It traverses contexts of urbanism, urban design, architecture, art, design and participatory processes but also draws from other fields. READ MORE

  4. 4. Attractiveness in Urban Design A study of the production of attractive places

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Erik Hidman; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; attractiveness; urban design; urban critical studies; production of space; Arkitektur; Architecture;

    Abstract : This research project investigates the production of attractive places, through theory form and everyday life. The research study was originally sprung from practical questions regarding the extensive use of the term attractiveness in urban planning and design. READ MORE

  5. 5. URBAN SEGREGATION AND URBAN FORM From residential segregation to segregation in public space

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Ann Legeby; KTH.; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; urban segregation; urban form; urban design; housing segregation; residential segregation; public space; co-presence; public life; spatial affordance; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Architecture and architectural conservation and restoration Architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Arkitektur och bebyggelsevård Arkitektur;

    Abstract : Urban segregation is considered a major social problem in Sweden and several national anti-segregation initiatives have been launched to decrease social and ethnic segregation but so far only with marginal effects (SOU 2005:29). Urban design and town planning are rarely the focus in national anti-segregation initiatives; the architectural issue has mainly been confined to matters concerning housing policies. READ MORE