Sökning: "urban ideals"

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  1. 1. På spaning efter den goda staden : om konstruktioner av ideal och problem i svensk stadsbyggnadsdiskussion

    Författare :Moa Tunström; Ann-Cathrine Åquist; Antje Lann Hornscheidt; Irene Molina; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Boverket; city; discourse; diversity; Stadsmiljörådet; Sweden; urban development; urban ideals; urbanism; Plan; planning; Human geography; Kulturgeografi; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Sammanfattning : In this dissertation constructions of contemporary urban ideals are in focus, starting from the understanding that they are constructed in relation to both an idea of an urban renaissance and one ofa dissolving, or sprawling, city. The aim of the dissertation is to investigate and analyse how the city and the urban are discursively constructed in contemporary Swedish urban planning discussion. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Neighborhood Design and Travel : a Study of Residential Quality, Child Leisure Activity and Trips to School

    Författare :Pia Westford; Dick Urban Vestbro; Anders Hagson; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :urban design; neighborhood; car use; child leisure activity; school trips; lifestyle; perceived environment;

    Sammanfattning : Sustainable urban mobility calls for well-informed design of neighborhoods. Although many studies have been conducted in the field, there is little evidence about the relationships between design elements, urban quality and behavior. Little is also known about residents’ valuation of design and urban quality in this context. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Folkhemmets kyrka : Harald Hallén och folkkyrkans genombrott. En studie av socialdemokrati, kyrka och nationsbygge med särskild hänsyn till perioden 1905-1933

    Författare :Urban Claesson; Ruth Franzén; Reijo Heinonen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Church history; state Church; public sphere; public opinion; Jürgen Habermas; nation-building; democracy; Swedish Folk Church; comparative analysis; Danish Folk Church; Swedish Social Democracy; Harald Hallén; ethical folk religion; Kingdom of God; democratisation of Church; Kyrkohistoria; Church studies; Kyrkovetenskap; Church History; Kyrkohistoria;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis explores aspects of what happened to the state Church of Sweden during the rise of the importance of public opinion and the evolution of the democratic nation state. Denmark provides the most well known Nordic example of how an old state Church became a democratic Folk (i.e. National) Church during this general transition. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Suburban Navigation Structural Coherence and Visual Appearance in Urban Design

    Författare :Anna-Johanna Klasander; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; housing estates; urban typologies; orientation; urban morphology; suburbs; legibility; cognitive mapping; environmental cognition; urban design; space syntax;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis is written within the field of architecture and urban design. Its main subject is the morphology of housing estate suburbs that were built in Sweden from the 1940s to the 1970s. With the issue of environmental legibility as point of departure, structural and visual properties of urban settings are studied. LÄS MER

  5. 5. (Re)producing a periphery : popular representations of the Swedish North

    Författare :Madeleine Eriksson; Urban Lindgren; Gunnar Malmberg; Aina Tollefsen; Victoria Lawson; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Representations; internal orientalism; modernity; Norrland; Sweden; news media; popular culture; place marketing; narrative identities; Human geography; economic geography; Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Sammanfattning : The discourse on Norrland (literally ‘North land’ in English) as essentially ‘different’ has been(re)produced in literature, politics and science for as long as the idea of ‘Norrland’ has existed. Thus,when investigating the discourse that constructs the identity of Norrland in opposition to a Swedishnational identity, it is important to connect these representations to their contemporary (andchanging) political-economic contexts. LÄS MER