Essays about: "green theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 210 essays containing the words green theory.

  1. 1. Whose Right to Urban Nature? A case study of Old Tidemill Wildlife Garden in Deptford, south-east London

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Alexander Deisinger-Murray; [2019]
    Keywords : Urban nature; urban political ecology; critical urban theory; community activism; public green space; working-class politics;

    Abstract : This exploratory research project explores the production and use, and subsequent closure and eviction of the community-designed and managed Old Tidemill Wildlife Garden in Deptford – a predominantly working-class area in south-east London. This community garden played a key role in the lives of many local residents and its closure and subsequent demolition to make way for a large housing project drew a significant backlash from local residents which included protests, law-suits, and the occupation of the garden itself. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ett gestaltningsförslag i Sege park Malmö : socialt hållbar gestaltning i en kulturhistorisk värdefull miljö

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Sara Pettersson; [2019]
    Keywords : Sege park; hållbarhet; social hållbarhet; förtätning; gestaltning; socialt hållbar gestaltning; kulturhistorisk miljö;

    Abstract : Detta examensarbetet handlar om Sege park, ett gammalt sjukhusområde som byggdes på 1930- talet i Malmös östra utkant. Det gamla sjukhusområdet ska idag byggas om till bostadsområde och samtidigt förtätas. Projektet beskrivs som ett ”spjutspetsprojekt” där nya innovativa lösningar skall testas med hållbarhet i fokus. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring the Relationship Between Personality, Gender and Preferences in Contemporary Office Workspace Design

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Peter O'Reilly; [2019]
    Keywords : Biophilia; Environmental Psychology; Evolutionary Workspaces; Flex-office; Gender; Green Enriched Office; Lean office; Office Design Preference; Personality; Self-Determination Theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Objective: The study explores office workspace design preferences, and their psychological antecedents (personality and gender), among a sample of professionals before they have commenced work in an office environment – an approach not previously undertaken. Background: The physical environment of an office workspace and its design characteristics are important to employees’ psychological well-being. READ MORE

  4. 4. Green Roof Performance in Cold Climates : A study on how different plants suited for the subarctic climate in northernSweden affects the performances of green roofs

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Jonathan Hjelm; [2019]
    Keywords : Stormwater; Green roofs; Cold climate; Stormwater management;

    Abstract : Increased urbanization leads to an increasing amount of impervious surfaces and a decrease ofthe natural hydrological function. Urban stormwater does thus risk to create high surface flows which could damage the receiving water bodies (e.g. erosion) or the urban area itself (flooding). READ MORE

  5. 5. The gender equality paradox in Swedish listed firms: are Swedish listed firms' financial performances affected by the ratio of women and men in leading positions?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Madeleine Lindblad; [2019]
    Keywords : Financial performance Gender distribution Green yellow red list Swedish listed firms Top management constellation; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This dissertation aims to investigate the Swedish private sector, with focus on the share of women in leading positions, and its effect on firms’ financial stability in terms of stock return volatility. This thesis is based on AllBright’s three lists from 2018 which rank Swedish listed firms after their level of gender equality within the companies’ top management. READ MORE