Essays about: "PUBLIC BUILDING"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 364 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. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Daylighting and sunlighting in street canyons. A quantitative research on the visual perception and in-situ daylight measurements of four urban canyons in Copenhagen.

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

    Author : Olesja Lami; [2019]
    Keywords : daylighting; sunlighting; urban canyon; visual perception; visual comfort; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : “Light creates ambience and the feel of a place, as well as the expression of a structure.” Le Corbusier With the current urban pressure and large waves of immigration, cities are facing an increase in population and therefore urban densification. This increase in building quantities affects daylight reaching the public space. READ MORE

  5. 5. POLITICAL WILL, NO FREE WILL? A Quantitative Analysis of the Influence of Contextual Factors on Leaders’ Political Will to Fight HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Marcus Plahusch; [2018-02-20]
    Keywords : political will; HIV AIDS; Africa; public policy; political economy;

    Abstract : Political will has become a ‘silver bullet’ in political science to explain the outcomes of public policy reforms. While success is seen as proof of its existence, failure is regularly attributed to a lack of political will. READ MORE