Essays about: "housing sector"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 113 essays containing the words housing sector.

  1. 1. Living Tiny : An exploratory study of the Swedish tiny house movement

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Melanie Olsson; [2020]
    Keywords : tiny house; housing; alternative housing; downsizing; compact living;

    Abstract : As cities face widespread housing shortages, as well as a large need for reducing the average ecological footprint, two of the biggest challenges for the housing sector today concerns affordability and environmental impact. The tiny house movement is a growing movement that is meeting these challenges head-on - but as of now, the topic has been largely overlooked in academia. READ MORE

  2. 2. Inclusionary housing : –an analysis of a potential affordable housing tool in Cape Town, South Africa

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande; KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Isabella Adler; Anna-Mona Jarallah; [2020]
    Keywords : Inclusionary housing; Affordable housing; Cape Town; Segregation; Social and Economic Integration; Mixed-income Communities; Inclusionary housing; Prisvärt hushåll; Kapstaden; Segregation; Social och ekonomisk integration;

    Abstract : Cape Town is a city with a complex housing problem due to the apartheid planning and the design of the current housing programs. Apartheid planning has segregated the city, leading to a more divided and spread out city. READ MORE

  3. 3. Transformation of a policy instrument for energy renovation of housing : Real case application on the French tax credit for energy transition

    University essay from KTH/Energi och klimatstudier, ECS

    Author : Matthieu Poujol; [2020]
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    Abstract : The fight against climate change and the reduction of energy precarity are two major challenges of the energy policy of any country. Energy management in the building sector, particularly in the housing sector, is therefore crucial, and the energy renovation of housing makes it possible to reconcile these challenges by reducing households energy expenditure and greenhouse gas emissions in the residential sector. READ MORE

  4. 4. Housing for whom? Urban development and housing commodification in a suburban area of Stockholm, Sweden

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Márcia Cezar Zaccaria Endrighi; [2020]
    Keywords : Conversion; Displacement; Neoliberalism; Planning; Power; Privatization; Renoviction;

    Abstract : Departing from a critical perspective to the neoliberalization of planning and housing policies in Sweden, this study aimed to investigate the existing housing dynamics and the proposed residential developments in a Focus Area for Urban Development, as well as the relationship between these processes. The research was conducted as a single case-study in the neighboring areas Hagsätra and Rågsved, where the City of Stockholm is expecting to build at least 3,000 new dwellings. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Contributions of Architects to Post-Conflict (Re)Construction : Social Processes Towards Building Peace

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Sabine Lepere; [2020]
    Keywords : architecture; architect; humanitarian; post-conflict reconstruction; peacebuilding; community involvement; participation;

    Abstract : Wars and conflicts inevitably result in the destruction of the built-environmentand of communities. This paper explores the potential social contributions of architectsto sustainable peace building in post-conflict reconstruction. READ MORE