Essays about: "Sustainable urban development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 933 essays containing the words Sustainable urban development.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. The role of gender equality on rural women development in agriculture : case study: koperative duhinge ikigori kanjongo “KODIKA”, Nyamasheke district, Rwanda

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

    Author : Christella Mukakalisa; [2021]
    Keywords : gender equality; rural women development; agriculture;

    Abstract : Gender is as a contract in society regulating the relations between men and women. But Gender equality is referred to as equal rights, roles and responsibilities for men and women. It is a crucial element in sustainable development, and it is considered as human rights. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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