Essays about: "Rooftop Agriculture"

Found 3 essays containing the words Rooftop Agriculture.

  1. 1. Opportunities in rooftop greenhouses in Stockholm : a study of the potential of commercial rooftop greenhouse urban agriculture in Stockholm

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

    Author : Felicia Sen; [2018]
    Keywords : alternative food networks; business model; business strategy; commercial urban rooftop agriculture; rooftop greenhouses; short food supply chain; sustainability;

    Abstract : Due to climate change, our resource depleation, population growth and further, our reliance on the world’s food production creates vulnerabilities and we need to find alternative agriculture methods. Commercial rooftop greenhouses are developing all around the world and to Stockholm this create an opportunity to produce food all year. READ MORE

  2. 2. Erfarenheter av grönsaksodling på tak : en studie i samarbete med Augustenborgs Botaniska Takträdgård

    University essay from SLU/Horticulture (until 121231)

    Author : Hulda Götmark; [2012]
    Keywords : Augustenborgs botaniska takträdgård; gröna tak; grönsaksodling; lättviktssubstrat; stadsodling; takodling; Augustenborg Botanical Roof Garden; green roofs; vegetable cultivation; lightweight substrates; urban gardening; roof gardening;

    Abstract : Denna uppsats syftar till att presentera erfarenheter av grönsaksodling på tak samt utreda klimatförhållanden och odlingsförutsättningar på Augustenborgs Botaniska Takträdgård i Malmö. Uppsatsen avslutas med förslag på förbättringar och åtgärder för grönsaksodlingen på taket i Augustenborg. READ MORE

  3. 3. Solutions From Above : Using Rooftop Agriculture to Move Cities Towards Sustainability

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Sektionen för ingenjörsvetenskap; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Sektionen för ingenjörsvetenskap; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Sektionen för ingenjörsvetenskap

    Author : Nina Danielsson; Joshua Foss; Aaron Quesnel; [2011]
    Keywords : Rooftop Agriculture; Urban Agriculture; Sustainability; Green Roofs; Framework for Strategic Sustainable Development; City Food Nexus;

    Abstract : Cities present many opportunities to improve socio-ecological sustainability through efficiencies of scale and access to resources and services. These benefits are often compromised by rapidly increasing urban populations demanding energy, water, resources and food that are sourced, produced and transported from rural areas in unsustainable ways. READ MORE