Essays about: "PUBLIC BUILDING"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 367 essays containing the words PUBLIC BUILDING.

  1. 1. Disrupting carbon lock-in: How a target-based sustainability program for businesses can support the politics of decarbonization in Ottawa, Canada

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Robin Goldstein; [2019]
    Keywords : carbon lock-in; decarbonization; climate governance experiment; politics; business; green economy; Ottawa; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Human-induced climate change has emerged as one of the greatest sustainability challenges of our time, with significant risks for human health, livelihoods and security. However, technological solutions to phase out the use of fossil fuels in industrialized countries are politically contested. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cash is [no longer] king: is an e-krona the answer? : - a de lege ferenda investigation of the Swedish Riksbank's issuing mandate and other legal callenges in relation to economic effects on the payment market

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakultetenLinköpings universitet/Affärsrätt

    Author : Arnela Imamovic; [2019]
    Keywords : E-crown; e-crown project; central bank digital currency; money; cash; banknotes and coins; physical money; tangibles; currency; legal tender; the Swedish Riksbank Act; commercial bank money; digital money; the Swedish Riksbank; central bank; commercial bank; bank; banking law; law; jurisprudence; monetary policy; safe and efficient payment system; cash-provision; economy; the payment system; digitalization; development of society; fractional reserve banking; bank run; zero lower bound; E-krona; e-kronaprojekt; digital centralbankspeng; pengar; kontanter; sedlar och mynt; fysiska pengar; valuta; lagliga betalningsmedel; affärsbankspengar; digitala pengar; Riksbanken; centralbank; affärsbank; bank; bankrätt; juridik; Lag 1988:1385 om Sveriges riksbank; penningpolitik; säkert och effektivt betalningsväsende; kontantförsörjning; ekonomi; betalningssystemet; digitalisering; samhällsutveckling; fractional reserve banking; bankrusning; zero lower bound;

    Abstract : For the past decades, the Swedish public’s payment habits have changed, where the majority of the public has abandoned the old way of making payments, using cash, and instead opted for more modern payment solutions, digital money. The difference between cash and digital money is that cash is physical and only issued by the Riksbank, whereas digital money is created by and stored on accounts at commercial banks. READ MORE

  3. 3. Film Festivals for Social Change - A study of the conceptualization of social change by participants at the Nordisk Panorama Film Festival 2018

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Lili Nottrott; [2019]
    Keywords : Film Festival; Distant other; Public Sphere;

    Abstract : As a popular social practice, film festivals function as sites for entertainment and network building. Within the field of communication for development, especially documentary film festivals are theorized as contributing to public spheres, enabling public negotiations of alternative world views, as well as educational sites to learn about foreign lifestyles and practices. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Light Booster metro car for the commuting work force : Human Centric Lighting in underground transportation

    University essay from KTH/Ljusdesign

    Author : Anna Wawrzyniak; [2019]
    Keywords : Human Centric Lighting | Circadian lighting | Non-visual effects of light | Short light exposure | Urbanisation | Metro | Subway | Healthy commute | Lighting Design in underground public transportation;

    Abstract : People at northern latitudes lack an effective portion of daylight, especially in winter time, to entrain their circadian rhythm. If one belongs to the group of employees who have no time for daylight exposure and are not supplied by Human Centric Lighting (HCL) in their office, the only chance to get circadian light may be the daily commute. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Pier

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

    Author : Simon Fast; [2019]
    Keywords : Architecture; Public Space; Adolescents; Performing arts; Construction; Urbanism; Public Life; Malmö; Nyhamnen; Public Living Room; Arts and Architecture; Social Sciences; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Today, in a digital era where people can do their everyday tasks from home, the city as a social platform faces new challenges. Individuals no longer need to run errands around the city, which, until now, has been the standard way of city life. The comfort of today’s modern world impacts not only the private but also the public life of cities. READ MORE