Essays about: "sustainable construction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 422 essays containing the words sustainable construction.

  1. 1. Applications of steel-plate composite structures for nuclear modular construction

    University essay from KTH/Betongbyggnad

    Author : Yann Vicedo; [2021]
    Keywords : nuclear concrete structures; modular construction; steel-plate composite modules; kärnkraftsbetongkonstruktioner; modulär konstruktion; kompositmoduler av stålplåt;

    Abstract : Despite being the world’s second most important low-carbon source of electricity, the development of nuclear capacities is limited and does not comply with the International Energy Agency’s Sustainable Development Scenario. One of the main reasons for this lack of development is high and increasing costs of new nuclear capacities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Investigating catchwork water-meadows as a social-ecological conservation opportunity with focus on Jämtland

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : John Lind; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Archaeology; Wetlands; Meadows; Jämtland; GIS;

    Abstract : Wetlands are crucial for respecting the planetary boundaries and reaching the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, but wetland areas in Sweden has decreased significantly. The need for restoration, stronger protection, and land-sharing opportunities requires exploration of the subsistence practices involving wetlands in the past. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pre-renovation considerations for a Swedish single-family house : Analysis of energy saving potential

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Energisystem och byggnadsteknik

    Author : Meghdeepa Choudhury; [2021]
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    Abstract : According to United Nations 7th sustainable development goal, increased use of fossil fuels in energy accounts for around 60 percent of total global greenhouse gas emissions and in order to debacle this crisis of global warming, the European Union aimed to reduce energy use by 32.5 % within 2030 by improving energy efficiency. READ MORE

  4. 4. The role of gender equality on rural women development in agriculture : case study: koperative duhinge ikigori kanjongo “KODIKA”, Nyamasheke district, Rwanda

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

    Author : Christella Mukakalisa; [2021]
    Keywords : gender equality; rural women development; agriculture;

    Abstract : Gender is as a contract in society regulating the relations between men and women. But Gender equality is referred to as equal rights, roles and responsibilities for men and women. It is a crucial element in sustainable development, and it is considered as human rights. READ MORE

  5. 5. Developing a grading tool for sustainable design of structural systems in buildings

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Industriell miljöteknik

    Author : Andres Oswaldo Zabala Mejia; [2021]
    Keywords : Construction; Design for Deconstruction; Design for Adaptability; Material efficiency; Structural Design; Sustainability.;

    Abstract : Construction is known for consuming large quantities of raw materials and high amounts of energy. In 2018, the construction industry was responsible for 6% of global energy consumption, 11% of global CO2 emissions, and approximately 36% of the total waste in the European Union. READ MORE