Sökning: "new cities"

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

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Författare :Lena Fält; Ilda Lindell; Andrew Byerley; Jennifer Robinson; [2020]
    Nyckelord :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;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Livable and Sustainable Cities Explorations of the City Soul and Energy-Efficient Housing based on Swedish Data on Citizens’ Preferences

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Författare :Marie Wahlström; KTH.; [2017]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Attractive cities; place identity; green housing; urban planning; quantitative studies; residential satisfaction; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Sammanfattning : Contemporary cities face many challenges, none the least from an urban planning perspective. Global climate change and urbanization is putting pressures on planning for combatting and adapting to, e.g., a warmer climate and an increased need for housing in already dense environments. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Smart Urban Metabolism Toward a New Understanding of Causalities in Cities

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Författare :Hossein Shahrokni; KTH.; [2015]
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; industrial ecology; urban metabolism; smart cities; big data; data science; Industriell ekologi; Industrial Ecology;

    Sammanfattning : For half a century, urban metabolism has been used to provide insights to support transitions to sustainable urban development (SUD). Internet and Communication Technology (ICT) has recently been recognized as a potential technology enabler to advance this transition. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Urban design of winter cities Winter season connectivity for soft mobility

    Detta är en avhandling från Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Författare :David Chapman; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2018]
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Urban form; urban design; seasonal climate variation; winter cities; climate change; Arkitektur; Architecture;

    Sammanfattning : All across the world the form of the built environment is playing a crucial role as enabler or inhibitor for urban outdoor activity such as soft mobility. Urban form can make it more attractive for people to be mobile outdoors and playing a role in the public life, or it can put people off venturing outside. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Geographies of Place Branding Researching through small and medium sized cities

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Författare :Ida Andersson; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography; place branding; place marketing; small and medium sized cities; hotels; flagship buildings; policy tourism; policy boosterism; green cities; regional development; economic geography; Sweden; Växjö; Place branding;

    Sammanfattning : Place branding is commonly conceptualized with a focus on big cities, such as London, New York and Singapore, building from concepts and models from mainstream branding theory. In contrast to such conceptualizations, this thesis focuses on place branding in small and medium-sized cities. LÄS MER