Search for dissertations about: "urban public space"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 46 swedish dissertations containing the words urban public space.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Imagining Urban Gardening Space An Ethnographic Study of Urban Gardening in Sweden

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Ida Åberg; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Public space; urban gardening; Sweden; post-structuralism; psychoanalysis; ethnography;

    Abstract : Urban gardening is a phenomenon that increasingly occupies the limited space in cities. In discourse, urban gardening is constructed as a positive element and as something that can build a productive environment in urban areas. However, using urban space for gardening raises questions about the delimitations of public space. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Alexander Ståhle; KTH.; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Spatial morphology; Urban design; Public open space; Urban density; Landscape planning; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Architecture and architectural conservation and restoration Architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Arkitektur och bebyggelsevård 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

  4. 4. Planning Practices of Greening Challenges for Public Urban Green Space

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Helene Littke; KTH.; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; public urban green space; public space; ecological gentrification; green city branding; urban densification; green cities; biophilic cities; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : Public urban green spaces are crucial parts of cities due to the many connections existing between urban greenery and well-being. Additionally, public urban green space represents a wide range of spatial concepts, such as parks, urban forests, commons, in-between-spaces, and gardens. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Social Roles of Buildings An Account of Materiality and Meaning in Urban Outcomes

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Lauren Dean; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Buildings; Building Types; Urban Studies; Materiality; Culture; Urban Forms; Urban Space; Reuse; Neighborhoods; Sociology of Buildings; Theory; Visual Methods; Historical Analysis; Santiago; Chile; Cités; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The dissertation explores the roles of buildings in urban social life. Buildings, as both a methodological tool and a research site, are valuable for understanding society. As a method, buildings allow access to various urban contexts. READ MORE