Search for dissertations about: "urban"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1280 swedish dissertations containing the word urban.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Historical Urban Agriculture Food Production and Access to Land in Swedish Towns before 1900

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Annika Björklund; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; urban agriculture; urban history; urban geography; Sweden; town; food production; food consumption; Uppsala; historical geography; land allocation; cadastral maps; urban land-use; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis analyses the role of historical urban agriculture in a long-time perspective, through a combination of overarching surveys of Swedish towns and detailed studies of one town – Uppsala in east-central Sweden. The study shows how agricultural land – town land – of various sizes was donated to towns repeatedly during medieval times and in the 16th and 17th centuries. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. New urban horizons in Africa A critical analysis of changing land uses in the Greater Accra Region, Ghana

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Lena Fält; Stockholms universitet.; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; African cities; urban redevelopment; urban informality; urban land use; urban planning; spatial governance; new cities; evictions; socio-spatial segregation; qualitative case studies; fieldwork; critical urban theory; governmentality; post-colonial urban theory; Accra; Ghana; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : African cities increasingly aspire global recognition and this has prompted a rapid transformation of the built environment in many urban locales. This thesis provides empirical and conceptual insights into this recent trend through a critical analysis of contemporary land use changes in the Greater Accra Region, Ghana. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards a Minor Urbanism : Thinking Community without Unity in Recent Makings of Public Space

    University dissertation from Department of Architecture and Built Environment, Lund University

    Author : Ida Sandström; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2019-05-15]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Public Space; Spaces of Being-in-Common; Spaces of Collective Care; Minor Urbanism; Community without Unity; Community; Urban design; Urban space; City park; Urban planning; Co-Production; Urban Participation; Urbanism; Difference; Spaces of difference; Diversity; Spaces of diversity; offentliga rum; offentliga platser; urban arkitektur; Planering; mångfald; torg och parker; Urban design; urban gemenskap; urbanism; medborgardeltagande; medborgarengagemang; planeringspraktiker; gestaltad livsmiljö;

    Abstract : HOW CAN WE PLAN AND DESIGN FOR community in diverse urban situations? In response to segregation and social fragmentation, public space is increasingly being conceived of as a vehicle for fostering openness towards differences, both in planning practice and theory. Drawing on two recent public space projects – Superkilen in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Jubileumsparken in Gothenburg, Sweden – this thesis explores what this hopeful idea may mean in terms of the actual making of public space. READ MORE