Essays about: "Sustainable city"

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  1. 1. Integration of allotment garden in public green space for the social wellbeing of urban residents : a study of Ekebydalen allotment garden, Uppsala, Sweden

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

    Author : Semhal Mehari Hadgu; [2021]
    Keywords : integration; urban agriculture; gardening; allotment garden; urban park; cultivation park; social wellbeing;

    Abstract : Background: Agriculture is among the relevant factors for the formation of cities and it has been an integral part of city life throughout history. Despite the increase in population growth, urban agriculture can offer a unique opportunity for improving the livelihood of individuals through the practice of growing food in urban green spaces. READ MORE

  2. 2. Coliving in the Sustainable City - A study of coliving as a sustainable urban housing strategy in Stockholm

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Ulrika Hafström; [2021]
    Keywords : Coliving; Environmental sustainability; Shared forms of housing; Sharing economy; Social capital; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The challenge to limit global warming to 1.5°C requires substantial transitions in cities. Shifting consumer behaviours, property use and development are necessary to meet urban housing shortages and ensure a liveable future. READ MORE

  3. 3. LCA of Low-temperature District Heating Network Components

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för Energivetenskaper

    Author : Nils Olsson; [2021]
    Keywords : District Heating; LCA; Life Cycle Assessment; Pipes; Environment; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Following the development of new materials and the continuous technical progress made in the construction and energy industries, district heating as a concept finds itself on the brink of a generational shift. One of the pioneering projects leading the way is the creation of Brunnshög, an modern and sustainable district under construction in the north-eastern end of the city of Lund, Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. GIS modeling of green roof ecosystem services to optimize green infrastructure placement and to map multifunctionality : a case study in Sydöstra staden, Uppsala, Sweden

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

    Author : Olivier Rostang; [2021]
    Keywords : ecosystem services; GIS; green roofs; urban green infrastructure; sustainable development; multifunctionality; urban planning;

    Abstract : Green roofing has emerged as a viable option for developers and planners seeking to integrate ecosystem services into the built environment, while, at the same time, responding to the constraints posed by urban densification. Urban green infrastructure (UGI) has been placed at the core of sustainable urban planning enabling the integration of ecosystem services in urban development. READ MORE

  5. 5. An Act of Translation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Marie Leithoff Christensen; [2021]
    Keywords : Actor-Network Theory; belonging; territorialization; Malmö; urban environment; migration; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Malmö is an expanding, globalised and multicultural city with the aim to be sustainable and green. Throughout this aim, there is the actuality of negotiating space: space for housing, space for activity and green space for nature. Many different preferences of when, how and why to use public space meet and friction is inevitable. READ MORE