Essays about: "what makes a great city"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 essays containing the words what makes a great city.

  1. 1. Norrtullsgatan living street : A public life investigation and design proposal

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Veronica Rivas Plaza; [2021]
    Keywords : living street; public space; placemaking; pedestrian-friendly environments; street network; walkable city; summer and winter streets;

    Abstract : ‘Norrtullsgatan Living Street’ is a public life investigation and design proposal to increase accessibility and attractiveness for people along Norrtullsgatan in Vasastaden, Stockholm. It is a response to the Levande Stockholm Programme, an urban place-making strategy to test potential pedestrian streets by restricting traffic and introducing pop-up furniture during the summer and winter months to create pedestrian-friendly environments. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Copenhill Crisis. The Dark Side of Planning The Greenest Waste-fired Power Plant Ever Seen

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Ulrik Kohl; [2019]
    Keywords : urban politics; power plant; neoliberal planning; iconicity; city marketing; sustainable energy; waste-to-energy; dark side of planning;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the making of a power plant. It sheds light on how neoliberal ideas shape large public investments in sustainable energy infrastructure. It tells the story of how the City of Copenhagen decided to build what was claimed to be the greenest waste-fired power plant in the world: Copenhill. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Comparative Study of Machine Learning Algorithms for Short-Term Building Cooling Load Predictions

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : David Thinsz; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Buildings account for a large part of the total energy demand in the world. The building energy demand increases every year and space cooling is the main contributor for this increase. In order to create a sustainable global energy system it is therefore of great importance to improve the energy efficiency in buildings. READ MORE

  4. 4. Vegetationens dynamiska utveckling på nybyggda bostadsgårdar

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Emma Axelsson; [2018]
    Keywords : bostadsgård; förtätning; dynamisk; vegetationsutveckling; växtkvalitet; etablering; förvaltning;

    Abstract : Dagens stadsbyggnadsideal och förtätning gör att bostadsgårdar och den halvoffentliga ytan i staden minskar. Åkermark, industriområden och industrihamnar bebyggs med bostäder, i åtskilliga fall platser som inte har några uppvuxna träd och buskar. Detta ger speciella förutsättningar för dessa bostadsområdens framtida gröna miljöer. READ MORE

  5. 5. Stockholm's Holy Water Revisited : Creating possibilities in, on and around the body of water between Ekerö and Skärholmen.

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Morgane SCHWAB; [2017]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Water is one of the fifth element that is the most attractive to humans. We drink, we swim, we admire, we touch, we play... READ MORE