Essays about: "Stormwater management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 90 essays containing the words Stormwater management.

  1. 1. Planering av förebyggande åtgärder i hårdgjord miljö för att undvika kostsamma översvämningar

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

    Author : Karin Israelsson Mace; [2019]
    Keywords : green infrastructure; divert; storm water; impermeable surface; flood; skyfall; skyfallskartering; dagvattenhantering; hårdgjorda ytor; översvämning; växtbädd; vattenmagasin; fördröjning;

    Abstract : Regn och översvämningar vid regn är ett problem som adresseras i allt fler kommuner. Detta arbete handlar om några av de utmaningar vi står inför när åtgärder ska planeras för att undvika översvämningar i tätorter. READ MORE

  2. 2. Green Roof Performance in Cold Climates : A study on how different plants suited for the subarctic climate in northernSweden affects the performances of green roofs

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Jonathan Hjelm; [2019]
    Keywords : Stormwater; Green roofs; Cold climate; Stormwater management;

    Abstract : Increased urbanization leads to an increasing amount of impervious surfaces and a decrease ofthe natural hydrological function. Urban stormwater does thus risk to create high surface flows which could damage the receiving water bodies (e.g. erosion) or the urban area itself (flooding). READ MORE

  3. 3. Water plazas as innovative approaches for managing urban stormwater : a design proposal for Södervärnsplan, Malmö

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

    Author : Julia Johansson; [2019]
    Keywords : bioretention systems; green-blue infrastructure; landscape architecture; SUDS; sustainable stormwater management; urban drainage; water plazas;

    Abstract : Urbanisation in combination with a changing climate put high pressure on future cities to deliver sustainable, liveable and attractive urban places. Traditionally, many green and blue spaces in cities have been removed and replaced with impervious pavements or buildings in order to manage the need for densification. READ MORE

  4. 4. Approaching sustainable stormwater management : investigating the hydrologic cycle for sustainable landscape design

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

    Author : Angelica Gyllenbäck; [2019]
    Keywords : hydrologic cycle; sustainability; stormwater management; urban; Augustenborg; Tåsinge Plads; Benthemplein Square;

    Abstract : The global population is known to be increasing, by which urbanisation is expanding and demanding more space. Many issues occur through the spreading of impermeable surface in which some of the more pressuring compartments lie within hydrology, such as access to freshwater, spread of pollution and flooding. READ MORE

  5. 5. In search of sustainable urban green infrastructure through an ecological approach : an investigation of the urban green landscape of Danderyd

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

    Author : Ida Olsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Green infrastructure; Ecological design; Landscape architecture; Sustainable urban green infrastructure;

    Abstract : One of the greatest challenges of today’s urban development is the formation of sustainable environments. Over the past several decades, there has been a shift in the global population from a more rural allocation to an urban one, resulting in the densification of cities and subsequent fragmentation of green areas. READ MORE