Essays about: "shade"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 81 essays containing the word shade.

  1. 1. Sitting on the dock of the bay : a design proposal for the dock area at Kvarnholmen

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

    Author : Nima Karimzadeh; [2018]
    Keywords : dock; harbor; wind; shade; landscape architecture;

    Abstract : As cities grow larger we as landscape architects need to be aware of their urban limits and potential. Stockholm is a city that is located in an archipelagic landscape, historically a city benefiting from its transportations made on water, but today a city no different from others, with the majority of its transportations made on land. READ MORE

  2. 2. Artilleriparken : upprustning av en park i Visby innerstad

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

    Author : Klara Samuelsson; [2018]
    Keywords : gestaltning; Hansestaden Visby; omgestaltning; parkupprustning; växtgestaltning;

    Abstract : Artilleriparken är en liten park på ungefär 2000 kvadratmeter belägen i Hansestaden Visby. År 1995 upptogs hela Visby innerstad inklusive grönområden och parker på UNESCOS världsarvslista. Sverige åtog sig då ansvaret för att skydda, bevara och levandegöra det utnämnda världsarvet. READ MORE

  3. 3. About mood: how a negative mood in a videogame can influence our behavior

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Simone Petrosino; [2018]
    Keywords : negative mood; environment; climate change; behaviour; change; videogame;

    Abstract : Mood drives our daily life actions. Despite the common thought, it has been showed that a negative affect can have several benefits. This thesis purpose is to induce a negative mood through a videogame to improve the intentions of a more “environmental-friendly behavior”. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Grey Shade of Local Peacebuilding : A Qualitative Study of an Informal Local Peace Committee in the Midst of Violence. Laikipia, Northern Kenya.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Philip Martinsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Kenya; Laikipia; Peace Formation; Local Peace Committee; Peacebuilding; Peace Infrastructure; Non-State Actors;

    Abstract : Previous research shows that there is a demand of enhancing our understanding about the local actor as a mechanism for peacebuilding, suggesting a need for further investigation about the phenomena amid the growing complexity and decentralization of scenes in conflict. The research in this study draws together empirical data on an informal local peace committee (LPC) conducted in Laikipia, northern Kenya; a county which have experienced a multitude of conflict dynamics recently involving state and non-state actors, to know more about their role as local peacebuilders. READ MORE

  5. 5. A concept to evaluate dynamic daylight glare

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

    Author : Efthymia Eirini Tsianaka; [2018]
    Keywords : glare; daylight; zonal; long-term; adaptation possibility; TPG; STG; directional glare; weighting system; dynamic; visual comfort; fenestration system; Arts and Architecture; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : A method towards a dynamic daylight glare evaluation in the early stage of design was developed in this thesis, using existing glare metrics under multiple observer positions and gazes. The results pointed out that it is possible for a zonal characterization regarding glare sensation to be achieved with the combination of multiple existing metrics and a weighting system, named the adaptation possibility. READ MORE