Essays about: "spatial implications"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 78 essays containing the words spatial implications.

  1. 1. Wildfire growth modelling in Sweden - a suitability assessment of available data

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Henrik Hagelin; [2023]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; Geographic Information Science; Physical geography; Prometheus; WiSE-FASS; The 2014 Västmanland wildfire; Wildfire growth modelling; Wildfire suppression support; Wildfire behaviour; MESAN; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Wildfires are worldwide problems that stress societies by damaging their economies and they cause serious, sometimes fatal, health implications among the populations. In recent years, the rate of wildfire occurrence has increased as the global average temperature has risen. Because of global climate change, this rate is expected to continue rising. READ MORE

  2. 2. DIRT & The Prison of Stained Acceptance

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Viktor Makara; [2022]
    Keywords : Dirt; Society; Architecture; Thought; Heterotopia; Spectacle; Soil; Farm; Prison; Ambiguity; Power; Place; Patina; Museum; Interpretation;

    Abstract : Studying the societal and spatial implications of dirt and its inherent out-of-placeness brought forth a heuristic exploration of heterotopic spatial qualities within the realm of architecture. Taking on the metaphorical role of dirt, the prison is juxtaposed with its societally defined counterpart, the museum. READ MORE

  3. 3. Othering Heights : A critical urban approach to the narratives embedding the proposed Österskans development in Halmstad, Sweden

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Anna Stohr; [2022]
    Keywords : Urban studies; conviviality; convivial urbanism; Halmstad; Österskans; Sweden; critical urbanism; socio-spatialisation; placemaking; urban design; social sustainability; the built environment; segregation; urbanisation; public space; cityscape; neoliberal planning; densification; social mobility; spatial theory; uneven geographical development; the right to the city; David Harvey; thinking spatially; discourse;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the proposed Österskans development in Halmstad, Sweden from the approach of critical urbanism. With a steady increase of population growth for the past decades and despite the income level of the municipality's population being above the national average - the socio-economic segregation in Halmstad is prevalent. READ MORE

  4. 4. Global Cultures – Critical Zone Observatories of Everyday Objects : (A Global Environmental History of Yogurt)

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Leni Charbonneau; [2022]
    Keywords : yogurt; biofilm; critical zone observatory; microbiopolitics; probiotic; microbial biodiversity; new materialism; OOO;

    Abstract : This study turns to what is for many an everyday item – yogurt – as a critical zone observatory, a synergistic, place-based laboratory which aims to integrate heterogenous representations of planetary phenomena as they are registered at a common surface. Yogurt has an impressive cultural endurance largely derived from its prominence in various paradigms of health. READ MORE

  5. 5. Blue Ti(d)e - Exploring the role of water as Örebro’s meeting space

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Sofia Lichvárová; Sophie Barbara Spanlang; [2022]
    Keywords : lake lowering; access to waterscapes; public space; commons; collectiveness; agricultural reforms; invasive species;

    Abstract : In 1888, the lake Hjälmaren underwent a process of lowering by almost 2 metres with the aim of gaining 19.000 ha of arable land. This process had a wide array of ecological implications, and in connection with other historical events, it also resulted in spatial and social cracks dividing the city of Örebro laying on Hjälmaren’s west shore. READ MORE