Sökning: "urban typologies"
Hittade 4 avhandlingar innehållade orden urban typologies.
1. Exploring Typologies, Densities & Spatial Qualities : The Case of Low-Income Housing in South Africa
Sammanfattning : This thesis focuses on problems that have resulted from the increasing pressure facing urban and suburban land use in South Africa, brought on by a number of different factors including the political and historical background of the country, as well as by rapid urbanization. The objective of this thesis is to present the perspectives applied in the analysis of the built environment in selected case studies, in which different theoretical and methodological approaches have been developed to address the research questions. LÄS MER
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
Sammanfattning : Since the beginning of the twentieth century, the urban block configuration of free-standing buildings has been deemed superior to other built forms, as it provided the necessities of modern healthy living: sunlight and fresh air. In light of climate change, the dissertation aims to reevaluate these long held beliefs and to reintroduce microclimate as an urban design consideration. LÄS MER
4. Climate Change Resilience : exploring socio-ecological system resilience for livelihood effects of climate change in peri-urban areas
Sammanfattning : Ecosystem services are increasingly regarded as having the potential for building resilience to the effects of climate change in urban areas. Despite this, the knowledge of ecosystem services typologies aligned with analysis of how they might contribute in building resilience for specific effects of climate change is largely lacking, especially in peri-urban areas in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). LÄS MER