Essays about: "Urban development and planning"

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  1. 1. Planning for heat resilience - A comparative study between Greater Gothenburg´s and Skåne´s work on heat

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Rebecca Johansson; [2023-08-17]
    Keywords : climate adaptation; heat mitigation; heat stress; urban planning;

    Abstract : Due to climate change, it is expected that heat waves will be intensified and occur more frequently in Sweden; hence, heat-related risks are anticipated to increase, i.e., morbidity and mortality. Through heat mitigation strategies, risks associated with heat can be prevented. 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. Exploring the Green Premium: A Hedonic Pricing Study on House Prices in Municipalities Adjacent to Färnebofjärden and Tyresta National Parks

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Tobias Strömbäck; Daniel Neij Boarder; [2023-06-29]
    Keywords : National Park; hedonic price model; proximity; property; willingness to pay;

    Abstract : This thesis conducts a hedonic pricing model with multiple regression analysis to examine the relationship between proximity to Färnebofjärden and Tyresta National Parks and house prices in adjacent municipalities between 2019 and 2020. The literature reviewed indicates a positive correlation, but it has various gaps which our thesis addresses. READ MORE

  4. 4. Morocco’s Green Mosque Program in the City of Marrakesh

    University essay from

    Author : Elizabeth Gray; [2023]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Islamic Environmentalism; Feminism; Public Participation; Urban Planning; Religion;

    Abstract : This thesis is a case study in Marrakesh of Morocco's Green Mosque Program, whose objective is to use solar energy and other green technologies in Morocco's numerous mosques. Focuses of the thesis include how the Green Mosque Program came about, the roles of women within the program and the social effects of the program. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dead Spaces, Vibrant Places : Planning ideology, practice, and the built environment in Umeå

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för geografi

    Author : Alexander Ganassini; [2023]
    Keywords : public space; vibrancy; public life studies;

    Abstract : A vibrant place is abundant in energy and life. This vibrant energy comes from the presence of a great diversity of people performing a great diversity of activities. Vibrancy is an atmosphere we can intuitively feel in certain public spaces, and likewise we intuitively feel when a place is dead. READ MORE