Essays about: "ordinary cities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 essays containing the words ordinary cities.

  1. 1. ‘I will write until I am heard!’ : The Poetic Resistance through Graffiti in China’s Urban Space and Social Media

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kommunikation och medier

    Author : Maizi Hua; [2021]
    Keywords : urban China; poetic resistance; mediated city; graffiti; social media; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the possibility of the mediated city providing a space for resistance in everyday life in a society where free speech channels are strictly controlled. The case studied in this thesis is the phenomenon of a group of fans of a singer who has been banned by the government in mainland China writing graffiti in public urban space on Rehe Road in Nanjing to express their love and support for their beloved singer. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assembling and programming an IoT scale sensor

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Johannes Almroth; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : IoT technology has been proclaimed as a new technological prowess that will change our economy, our cities and our way of living. Despite these bold statements, IoT is far from being implemented by ordinary tech companies not directly working with any of the enabling technologies, such as telecom. READ MORE

  3. 3. Contextualizing Smart Cities in Australia : The Role of Data in Advancing Sustainable Development

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Alfred Lindberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Smart Cities; Datafication; Sustainable Development; Data; Smart City; Australia;

    Abstract : The smart city is not a new concept. For centuries urbanists have sought to rationalize city making and explore more efficient means to operate cities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Planning for Slow Growth and Decline in Mid-Sized U.S. Cities

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Alex McKeag; [2019]
    Keywords : shrinking cities; urban shrinkage; urban decline; Illinois; ordinary cities; Midwest; shrinkage; path dependency; urban planning;

    Abstract : While many major cities in the United States are once again gaining population, growing their economies, and attracting talent, many small and mid-sized cities are in decline. The reasons for this growing disparity are multi-faceted. A growing body of research has been exploring planning challenges in declining cities and towns. READ MORE

  5. 5. Disastrous fires in Swedish cities and their impact on the urban structure

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för geografi

    Author : Nils Wilhelmsson; [2019]
    Keywords : urban fire; urban structure; urban morphology; stadsbrand; stadsstruktur; stadsmorfologi;

    Abstract : This thesis describes the historical development of the urban structure of three Swedish cities, which have each suffered from a large fire at some point during the 19th century. Using a collection of historical maps, as well as contemporary geographical data, this work aims to assess the impact these fires had on the built-up urban structure at the time immediately after they occurred, as well as their impact upon the urban structure of the contemporary city. READ MORE