Essays about: "life in a big city"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 58 essays containing the words life in a big city.

  1. 1. Reviving the science city of Kista - From void spaces to a dynamic urban life

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

    Author : Abdulrahman Abdulkarim; [2021]
    Keywords : Urban Design; Innovation; High-tech Plazas; Dynamic Public Space; Sustainability; Kista; Stockholm; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Earth is a big place to live on and people always move around for work, study, better life or other reasons. On the other hand, innovation and technologies are making communication easier around the world and it seems that everything depends on technology and it becomes a huge part of our life. READ MORE

  2. 2. Blended natures. Integrating city  with nature, landscapes and water. Case of Igelbäcken Kulturreservat.

    University essay from KTH/Stadsbyggnad

    Author : Valeriia Tatianina; [2021]
    Keywords : Igelbäcken; Järvafältet; Urban Design; Landscape; Interactions; Green wedge; Resilience; Urban compexity.;

    Abstract : How we develop our cities not only reflects our priorities and values, but also affect the way we and future generations will experience and learn to communicate with spaces.    To face the fast-changing reality of Anthropocene and find inspiration and strength to face global issues cities have to become not only spaces where we live, work and play, but also places for nature reconnection, ecological education, grounding and inspiration. READ MORE

  3. 3. Revising the link between neighbourhoods and education: The case of well performing middle schools in Malmö

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Andreea Valentina Moraru; [2021]
    Keywords : Neighbourhood effects; Education; Malmö; fsQCA; privatisation of education; Qualitative Comparative Analysis; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : How do neighbourhoods affect life chances? This is a question that researchers have asked in different forms as early as the 50’s –and there is no shortage of papers exploring neighbourhood effects: how where we live affects our well-being or our participation in the labour market, our life expectancy or, in general, our life outcomes. Yet, there is less consensus than one would expect from a field that has been this active: mechanisms are not clearly defined, methodologies are often one-sided, theoretical concepts are outdated and sometimes harmful for communities and contextuality of most kinds is surprisingly rare. READ MORE

  4. 4. InVíkorate - Exploring self-sufficiency in a tourist-dependent Icelandic village

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

    Author : Vera Wetzels; [2021]
    Keywords : Urban Design; Rural Design; Iceland; Vík í Myrdal; Greenhouse Horticulture; Sustainability; Microclimate; Forestry; Tourism; Walkability; Local Businesses; Arts and Architecture; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : In a rapidly urbanising world, the importance of rural towns and villages is often forgotten. Many people see more opportunities for employment, social life and their children’s future in the big city, leaving smaller, rural places empty and abandoned. READ MORE

  5. 5. Växtgestaltning i vinterstäder : estetik och funktion i kalla klimat

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

    Author : Anton Axelsson; [2020]
    Keywords : design; kallt klimat; vinterstäder; växtgestaltning;

    Abstract : Städer med kalla och mörka vintrar utmanar både dess växtlighet och befolkning. Människor besväras både fysiskt och psykiskt av utmanande vinterväder i form av kalla vindar, stora mängder snö och mörker. READ MORE