Essays about: "Sustainable architecture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 542 essays containing the words Sustainable architecture.

  1. 1. Farming for future - Combining sustainable farming with sustainable housing in Skedala

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Maria Mikaela Ledin; [2021]
    Keywords : Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : The ecological footprint of mankind has made a large impact on the world and is one of the main reasons for climate change, which is now the greatest threat faced by humanity. The world’s population is getting larger and food production is running high to meet our needs. READ MORE

  2. 2. Matlandskap : om kommuners fysiska planering för hållbara livsmedelssystem

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

    Author : Karolina Wingård; [2021]
    Keywords : livsmedelssystem; jordbruk; matproduktion; foodscape; biologisk mångfald; biotoper; ekosystem; ekosystemtjänster; miljömål; Tanum;

    Abstract : Food production and land use could be blamed for a lot of the global environmental issues present in todays society. With an ever increasing global population and steadily increasing effects of climate change, which threaten our crops, there is likely potential for issues to increase in scope and severity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Winter is coming - Investigating urban design in a Winter city

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Erica Välimaa; [2021]
    Keywords : Winter city; Urban design; Sustainable urban design; Kiruna; Arctic; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : All around the world is the form of the built environment playing a significant role in either enabling or inhibiting outdoor activities. When it comes to winter and Winter cities, it is a challenge how to enable and encourage outdoor activities and soft mobility as the harsh conditions often make it uncomfortable to spend longer periods of time outdoors. READ MORE

  4. 4. Harboring Density: Exploring Density and Public Spaces as a Tool for Designing Mellersta Hamnen in Malmö

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Tommy Lumitaival Janram; [2021]
    Keywords : density; public spaces; spacemate; physical density; perceived density; urban design; urban planning; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Density is often used as a strategy to achieve a sustainable development in contemporary urban planning. A higher concentration in the urban environment of functions and people are argued to be essential to handle the climate change as well as achieving social equity. READ MORE

  5. 5. COOL IT DOWN - Tackling urban heat island effect in Singapore

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Marcin Zebrowski; [2021]
    Keywords : urban heat; urban heat island effect; tropical; climate; microclimate; sustainable urban design; marina bay; singapore; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : This master thesis aims to propose sustainable solutions to influence the microclimate, tackle the urban heat island effect and provide a climate-sensitive design for Marina Bay in Singapore. During the site visit and research, the main challenges for Downtown Singapore were identified. READ MORE