Essays about: "Buildings"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1891 essays containing the word Buildings.

  1. 1. DEMOCRACY OF ARCHITECTURE An Exploration of the Lack of Democratic Responsiveness in Contemporary Urban Architectural Styles

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Henrik Hågemark; [2022-01-26]
    Keywords : Responsiveness; Architecture; Democracy; Architectural Style; Urban Development;

    Abstract : A key feature of democracy is responsiveness: that the political decisions respond to the will of the electorate. Previous studies show that most people tend to prefer Classical and classical inspired architecture in urban environments. READ MORE

  2. 2. Design of high performance buildings : Vulnerability of buildings to climate change from an energy perspective

    University essay from KTH/Hållbara byggnader

    Author : Robin Gobert; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate Change; High Performance Buildings; Dynamic Thermal Simulations; Thermal Regulation; Environmental Regulation; Cooling Needs; Heating Needs; Representative Data; Big Data; Clustering;

    Abstract : The challenge of climate change is twofold: to mitigate (prevent) the causes of climate change and to prepare (adapt) to the inevitable effects and consequences. Building and construction are key sectors for decarbonisation (mitigation). READ MORE

  3. 3. Improving thermal comfort while managing the constraints of the prison environment : Study of the construction project of the Marseille prison "Les Baumettes 3" and proposal of a thermal comfort strategy in the design phase

    University essay from KTH/Hållbara byggnader

    Author : Cassandre Druere; [2022]
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    Abstract : In France, a prison construction plan has been launched under the presidency of Emmanuel Macron to improve the living conditions of prisoners. The aim of this plan is of course to provide decent living conditions for prisoners but also to promote their reintegration. READ MORE

  4. 4. Consequences of using Quantitative Risk Assessment as a verification tool

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Joey Öström; [2022]
    Keywords : Quantitative Risk Assessment; QRA; performance-based design; verification tool; performance solution; performance requirements; fire risk assessment; residential building; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : What are the consequences of using Quantitative risk assessment (QRA) as a verification tool? Performance-based building codes differ from prescriptive-based codes in that they define specific objectives to be met, enabling the building designer to choose which solution to use so long it meets the objectives. This master’s thesis explores the consequences of using QRA as a verification tool in comparison to existing verification methods currently in use in Australia. READ MORE

  5. 5. Life Cycle Thinking : Sustainable Ideation Tool for architects and designers

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för design (DE)

    Author : Negar Rahimi; [2022]
    Keywords : Life Cycle Thinking; Architects; Sustainable buildings; UI Design; BIM;

    Abstract : This project aimed to investigate factors that help architects and designers to evaluate thesustainability of their ideas in the early stage of building design through Life Cycle Thinkingin a more simplified and comprehensible way. In order to achieve this goal, the author tookadvantage of valuable tools for ideation, realization and validation that are used in aninnovation process. READ MORE