Essays about: "PUBLIC BUILDING"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 288 essays containing the words PUBLIC BUILDING.

  1. 1. Energy mapping of public buildings : A study at Älvkarlebyhus

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för bygg- energi- och miljöteknik

    Author : Kieran Crowley; [2017]
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    Abstract : The aim of this report is to identify all energy systems in the Skutskärs Vårdcentral and Folktandvården building, Centralgatan 12 building and the Library building to be studied in this report and carry out an investigation on whether the energy systems efficiency may be increased by improving on the elements or factors that affect the energy systems. A model of the buildings energy systems were created in Microsoft excels using the steady state method and modifying it to calculate an average heating session. READ MORE

  2. 2. Decentralization and Participatory Development: A Case Study of Elgeyo Marakwet County,Kenya.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Dickson Kinuthia; [2017]
    Keywords : Decentralization; Citizen Participation; Participatory Development; Elgeyo Marakwet County; Public Participation; Capacity Building; Devolution; Kenya; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : With promulgation of a new constitution of Kenya in 2010, Kenya changed to a devolved system of governance after the general elections of 2013. Public Participation in Development was one aspect of democracy that Kenyans looked forward to in the new system of governance. READ MORE

  3. 3. Listen to me - A study to reveal mechanisms behind structural gender discrimination

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för marknadsföring och strategi

    Author : Frida Persson; Anna Söderlind; [2017]
    Keywords : Interpersonal Communication; Mass Communication; Saying-Is-Believing Paradigm; Structural Sexism; Stereotypes;

    Abstract : Previous research has revealed that women are perceived as less competent in comparison to men in the public world. One reason for this is that women are frequently portrayed in traditional stereotypes by the media, which leads to structural gender discrimination, hurting both individuals and society at large. READ MORE

  4. 4. A place to embrace : a design proposal for Mkamasini, a public space in Old Ng’ambo, Zanzibar

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Jenny Fält; Louise Rådberg; [2016]
    Keywords : public space; informal settlements in Zanzibar; open space; urban space; Mkamasini design proposal; Minor Field Study;

    Abstract : For the first time in history more than half of the world’s population lives in towns or cities. Developing countries are facing the highest urban growth without having capacity to provide shelter for urban dwellers. As a result, large-scaled areas with informal settlements have emerged. READ MORE

  5. 5. An environmentally friendly company is just like any ordinary company; it thrives for success

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Eric Jacobson; [2016]
    Keywords : Venture Capital; Green start-ups; Behavioral Finance; Value Creation; Business Models; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Purpose: To explore whether the view on Business Models and Value Creation, can explain the lack of Venture Capital investments in green start-ups, by examining how green start-up Entrepreneurs, and Venture Capitalist investors, view these two factors. Theoretical framework: The aim of this thesis is to address some of the key knowledge gaps in research available today, regarding why there is a lack of investments within the green start-up sector. READ MORE