Search for dissertations about: "urban"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1222 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. Realise the Potential! Cost Effective and Energy Efficient District Heating in European Urban Areas

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Urban Persson; Högskolan i Halmstad.; [2011]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; District heating; energy efficiency; distribution capital cost; heat density; plot ratio; excess heat recovery; sequential energy supply; heat utilisation; effective width; district heating;

    Abstract : The Member States of EU27 need to accelerate the integration of energy efficient technology solutions to reach the 20% energy efficiency target set for 2020. At current pace, projections indicate that only half of expected primary energy reductions will be reached. READ MORE

  5. 5. Four Eighteenth-century Medical Dissertations under the Presidency of Nils Rosén : Edited and translated, with an introduction and commentary by Urban Örneholm

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Urban Örneholm; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Latin language; Neo-Latin; dissertations; terminology; nomenclature; Nils Rosén; history of medicine; smallpox; paediatrics; Latin; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Classical philology Latin language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Klassiska språk Latin;

    Abstract : Nils Rosén (von Rosenstein) (1706–73), Professor of medicine at Uppsala University, is less known than his colleague Linnaeus, but has, mainly through his textbook Underrättelser om Barn-Sjukdomar (1st monograph ed. 1764), had an enormous influence on the care of children throughout Europe. READ MORE