Essays about: "City Planning"

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  1. 1. Planning neighbourhoods for local living. New Urbanism ideas in practice

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Vejuna Zalalyte; [2023-11-20]
    Keywords : neighbourhood; urban planning; density; mixed-use; walkability; access to services; local living; travel behaviour; behaviourism; New Urbanism;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the effect of New Urbanist planning theory on facilitating sustainable local living behaviours in inner city neighbourhoods. Drawing on the empirical evidence of two New Urbanist neighbourhoods in Lithuania and Sweden, the residents’ everyday lived experiences of the key guiding New Urbanist principles of density, mixed land use and walkability are explored. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards the Implementation of Autonomous Vehicles - Stakeholders' Perspectives and Concerns

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Paolo Concetti; [2023-07-19]
    Keywords : Autonomous Driving; Autonomous Vehicles; Critical Adoption Points; City Planning; Stakeholders Analysis;

    Abstract : A large part of the efforts of companies in the automotive sector today is directed towards the development of autonomous driving. According to many studies conducted in recent years, autonomous vehicles (AVs) have the potential to introduce a real revolution in mobility. READ MORE

  3. 3. An investigation of the 3-30-300 rule in a Swedish context

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Sebastian Daland; [2023-06-22]
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    Abstract : More than half of the world’s population lives in cities and climate change is already an increasing problem in many cities. Climate smart planning is therefore of extra importance and vegetation is considered the single most versatile component to manage climate changes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pedestrian movement and exposure to heat stress in Gothenburg, Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Madeleine Cleverstam Vikström; [2023-06-22]
    Keywords : urban climate; heat stress; Space Syntax; pedestrian movement; urban morphology;

    Abstract : An area in Gothenburg, Sweden, representing various planning designs and microclimates, were investigated, in order to estimate how the study area manifests potential pedestrian movement patterns and urban climate conditions in terms of heat stress. The study is based on the Geographical Information System (GIS) where pedestrian movement and heat stress is calculated. READ MORE

  5. 5. Modeling the Urban Heat Island in Gothenburg, Sweden: an analysis of the Urban Weather Generator Louise

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Louise Lindén; [2023-05-10]
    Keywords : urban climate; urban heat island; Urban Weather Generator; urban planning;

    Abstract : Urban Heat Islands is a well-known phenomenon that has been observed in most cities around the globe. It is a night-time phenomenon occurring on calm and clear nights and is defined as the temperature difference between an urban area and its rural surroundings. READ MORE