Essays about: "Housing problems"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 219 essays containing the words Housing problems.

  1. 1. New Housing Developments: A Localisation Strategy considering Energy-Efficiency from an Urban Structure and Transport Perspective for the city of Falun

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Energiteknik

    Author : Adeyemi Kazeem Ajayi; [2020]
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    Abstract : There are several considerations when planning new housing developments, and resultant problems require critical analysis. This thesis has focused on studying some part of the potential issues in the case of a project in the city of Falun. READ MORE

  2. 2. An Affordable Proposal for an Urban Development in Mexico

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Tania Hueck; [2020]
    Keywords : Affordability; Social housing; Mexico; Sustainable Urban Design; Urban growth; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Mexico will need to provide about 26 million housing units by 2030 and it is only through the understanding of the current situation and the awareness of the main challenges that affect the housing problems, that appropriate responses to the context can be proposed. By providing decent, secure and affordable housing, social problems can be reduced improving health and security, local economies can be boosted and developed, and community sense, identity and place can be formed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Evaluating the Practicality of Using a Kronecker-Factored Approximate Curvature Matrix in Newton's Method for Optimization in Neural Networks

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för teknikvetenskap (SCI)

    Author : Magnus Tornstad; [2020]
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    Abstract : For a long time, second-order optimization methods have been regarded as computationally inefficient and intractable for solving the optimization problem associated with deep learning. However, proposed in recent research is an adaptation of Newton's method for optimization in which the Hessian is approximated by a Kronecker-factored approximate curvature matrix, known as KFAC. READ MORE

  4. 4. The renovation of residential housing developments from Danish modernism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Joachim Christian Heinz; [2020]
    Keywords : Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : This report elaborates on the renovation of residential housing development from Danish modernism built between the 1930s and late 1950s. The period represents a significant moment in the history of Danish architecture. READ MORE

  5. 5. WEAVING IN WOOD : An architectural strategy in Umeå that strive to decrease loneliness and include elderly with physical and cognitive impairments

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Arkitekthögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Rebecka Littbrand; [2020]
    Keywords : architecture; elderly; impairments; dementia; loneliness; older people; physical and cognitive impairments; physical impairments; cognitive impairments; physical decline; cognitive decline; physical and cognitive decline; social isolation;

    Abstract : WEAVING IN WOOD  An architectural strategy in Umeå that strive to decrease loneliness and include elderly with physical and cognitive impairments A Master Thesis by Rebecka Littbrand                                                                                                   Spring 2020   Background Feelings of loneliness is common in the whole western world, especially among older people. Loneliness is of public health concerns as being a risk factor for many severe diseases and premature mortality. READ MORE