Essays about: "Wooden"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 152 essays containing the word Wooden.

  1. 1. The climate impact of different building systems : A study regarding materials in residential buildings and their environmental impact

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaper; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaper; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskaper

    Author : Maria Darle; Saga Lindqvist; Bezawit Tsegai; [2019]
    Keywords : Building system; LCA; construction phase; CO2-equivalent emissions; multi-family houses;

    Abstract : This report was done on behalf of Uppsala municipality with the aim to investigate how much the CO2-equivalent emissions differ between different building systems during the construction phase, considering the different choice of material used in the frames. Several multi-family houses with different building systems were therefore studied and compared by using previous LCA from collected climate reports regarding each construction project. READ MORE

  2. 2. Porten till naturen : gestaltningsförslag av ett besökscentrum i ett naturreservat som ett alternativ till en byggnad

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Sofie Taylor; [2019]
    Keywords : gestaltning; naturreservat; besökscentrum; landskapsarkitektur; trivalent design;

    Abstract : Nationalparker och naturreservat har funnits i mer än ett århundrande i Sverige, och i nära anslutning finns idag storslagna arkitektritade besökscentrum, så kallade naturum. Syftet med naturum är att locka besökaren ut i naturen och lära dem mer om människans påverkan på naturmiljön och ekologin på den specifika platsen. READ MORE

  3. 3. Forest-based bioeconomy - to be or not to be? : a socio-technical transition

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Economics

    Author : Carolina Berg Rustas; Emil Nagy; [2019]
    Keywords : enabling factors; hindering factors; low carbon transition; public perception; wooden multi-story buildings; wooden multi-storey buildings; bioekonomi; flervåningshus i trä; hindrande faktorer; möjliggörande faktorer; skogsbaserad bioekonomi; social acceptans; socio-teknisk övergång;

    Abstract : In this study, social acceptance of forest-based bioeconomy and primarily wooden multi-story buildings was examined. This study is a pilot study. Earlier studies have examined different stakeholder groups’ perceptions of the bioeconomy, but one group that has not been examined thoroughly is the public. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Study on Life Cycle Assessment-based Tool for the Early Stage of Building Design

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Nazila Ravan; [2019]
    Keywords : Architects; architectural design; buildings; carbon footprint; life cycle assessment; sustainability; tool;

    Abstract : The responsibility of the building sector to diminish the harmful environmental impacts, locally and globally, has been extensively considered. Thus, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in building and construction practices has been widely implemented. READ MORE

  5. 5. Efficacy of practical stump treatment in Latvia

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Uvis Skola; [2019]
    Keywords : Norway spruce Picea abies ; Heterobasidion; Phlebiopsis gigantea; Rotstop; urea; covered stumps;

    Abstract : Root and butt rot caused by Heterobasidion spp. result in severe economic losses in Norway spruce forests of the northern hemisphere. Stump treatment using biological or chemical control agents are amongst the most effective solutions of limiting introduction of Heterobasidion spp. after tree felling. READ MORE