Essays about: "Buenos Aires"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 essays containing the words Buenos Aires.

  1. 1. Community Garden Streetscapes : promoting social cohesion between the formal city and the informal settlements in Hurlingham, Buenos Aires

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

    Author : Amanda Backlund; Evelina Bengtsson; [2020]
    Keywords : community garden; social cohesion; informal settlements; urban agriculture; streetscapes; streetscape design; Buenos Aires;

    Abstract : Urbanisation causes challenges related to environmental issues and social conflicts (Sijmons 2010; Elmqvist et al. 2018). On a local level, in the informal settlements of Hurlingham in Greater Buenos Aires, it is expressed through unequal distribution of urban land, severe floodings and segregation (Janches 2020a; van de Berg 2018). READ MORE

  2. 2. Street Trees Across Culture and Climate : A Comparative Analysis of Density and Distribution

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Nicholas Smart; [2020]
    Keywords : street trees; legacy effects; urban greening; comparative analysis; globalization; urban history;

    Abstract : The positive relationship between humans and nature is manifest in the urban greening movement, which has taken root in cities around the world. Street trees are an essential component of urban design and have emerged from a variety of historic legacies, both human and environmental. READ MORE

  3. 3. What about women’s representation? : a case study of Bolivian horticulture markets in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and the political representation of Bolivian women

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

    Author : Anna Ioannou; [2019]
    Keywords : migration; women’s leadership; horticulture markets; Bolivia; Argentina;

    Abstract : This master thesis explores the organization and representation of Bolivian communities in Argentina, as well as the social and political role of Bolivian women. Empirical evidence from a case study of Bolivian communities in two Bolivian horticulture markets outside Buenos Aires, Argentina, reveal how Bolivian women, even though responsible for the main tasks within the markets, are underrepresented in the markets’ political sphere. READ MORE

  4. 4. Climate Change Adaptation in Vulnerable Cities : A Case Study of Adaptive Capacity and Adaptation in the City of Buenos Aires

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Rebecca Eriksson; [2019]
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    Abstract : The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the understanding of climate change adaptation policies in vulnerable cities, where the susceptibility to climate change related hazards is of immediate concern. By applying a qualitative text analysis method on the Buenos Aires Climate Change Action Plan, the focus of which is on the formulation of the specific courses of action, goals and targets of the policy programme, the paper aims to investigate how the city of Buenos Aires is addressing present vulnerabilities, as well as strategising for the future impacts of climate change. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reconquer Reconquista & the space of opportunities

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

    Author : Caroline Axelblom; Sophie Wiström; [2019]
    Keywords : narrative; reconquista; new urban agenda; landscape;

    Abstract : This study explores the narratives of the Reconquista’s river basin in the greater Buenos Aires Metropolitan Area, in particular the Morón River - the main polluter. The aim is to explore how to design counteractive narratives in regards to the current development. READ MORE