Essays about: "A village life"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 97 essays containing the words A village life.

  1. 1. Lowering energy need and improving indoor climate - A case study of rural dwellings in Gammalsvenskby, Ukraine

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö; Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Energi och byggnadsdesign

    Author : Viktor Kauranen; [2022]
    Keywords : Gammalsvenskby; energy-efficient; indoor climate; rural buildings; renovation; Ukraine; Life cycle cost; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : A vast majority of rural dwellings in Ukraine are inefficient from an energy perspective, with a major need for energy-efficient renovations. A lot of these buildings are also having problems with the indoor climate, with poor ventilation combined with indoor combustion of fuel which can cause negative health effects. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gillberga Activity House

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Lukas Lindell Welander; [2022]
    Keywords : Gillberga; Eskilstuna; aktivitetshus; skola; utbildning; samhälle; auditorium;

    Abstract : A countryside with strong cohesion and good communications. A population with a strong commitment and willingness to develop together. A school in the absence of premises for practical subjects, a society in the absence of space for association life. READ MORE

  3. 3. Here Comes the Sun: Imagination, Development, and Technology in Malawi

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för etnologi

    Author : Catarina Santos; [2022]
    Keywords : Applied Cultural Analysis; Development; Energy access; Imagination; Malawi; Solar technology; Technology.; Cultural Sciences; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper explores how electrical appliances, together with the idea of attaining energy access in the near future, create hope in a northern village in Malawi. Even though less than one per cent of the rural population has energy access, some of these locals already own solar systems. READ MORE

  4. 4. Climate Justice Movement as Norm Entrepreneur in Global Politics : Creating an Alternative Future in Lützerath to Protest Coal Mining

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Sara-Lorena Mehl; [2022]
    Keywords : Social Movements; Global Norms; Norm Entrepreneurs; Everyday Utopias; Prefiguration;

    Abstract : This thesis argues that contemporary climate justice actions can present a case for how social movements and activists engage as norm entrepreneurs with global politics. Following a case-based approach (McKee, 2003) and combining perspectives of political science with anthropology, theoretical concepts of everyday utopias (Cooper, 2014) and prefiguration (Maeckelbergh, 2011b; 2014) are applied to the case of a village occupation in Germany against a lignite coal mine expansion. READ MORE

  5. 5. Struggling to make a life in the Peruvian Amazon: A case study on the livelihood activities in the indigenous community Naranjal

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Célina Marie Scülfort; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; SDGs 2; 3; 15; agriculture and forestry; rural livelihoods; indigenous communities; Peruvian Amazon; forest landscapes; smallholder farming; access to food; local knowledge;

    Abstract : International climate mitigation agendas increasingly focus on the conservation of tropical forests such as the Amazon due to their high potential of sequestering large amounts of carbon. At the same time, Peru’s Amazonian frontier is increasingly subject to market pressures and other factors contributing to deforestation and the expansion of the agricultural frontier. READ MORE