Essays about: "Urban Design"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1868 essays containing the words Urban Design.

  1. 1. FLOOD RESILIENCE 2.0 - Sustainable Urban Design Adaptation for Flood Resilience in Hamburg, Germany

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

    Author : Shenol Shahin Ahmed; [2023]
    Keywords : Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : This thesis project is aimed to answer the questions: What could be done to design areas for making them flood resilient? How can sustainable urban design be adapted to provide flood resilience while transforming an area into a more livable space? Starting with these questions, the past of Hamburg and existing situation have been analyzed, a research has been done about the floods, climate change and how other cities develop their strategies to minimize effects of these issues. With a holistic way, information about the site in Hamburg has been gathered to find out the current problems like connection issues, lack of public realm, non-attractive river front and outdated flood defenses. READ MORE

  2. 2. Reconnecting Gävle’s Delta : a post-industrial urban transformation project for Sweden’s coastal landscape

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

    Author : Rachel Murray; [2023]
    Keywords : resilience; blue-green infrastructure; nature-based solutions; flooding; brownfield development; post-industrial urban development; landscape architecture; urban planning; climate adaptation; water-sensitive urban design; urban ecology;

    Abstract : This speculative design-led research project addresses the challenges of transforming dilapidated post-industrial brownfield sites into thriving, sustainable, resilient urban neighbourhoods. Tasked with allocating urban growth, municipality planning departments increasingly look towards underused but centrally located industrial sites for future development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Local Patriotism and the Emergence of UrbanSocial Movements : A case study of referendums from below in a postmaterialist society

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Faris Henry Gergis; [2023]
    Keywords : Local patriotism; sub-national referendums; referendums from below; urban social movements; political participation; trust in local government; Folkinitiativet för Flygplatsens Framtid.;

    Abstract : Referendums are enigmatic in their sense as consolidating— or erosive tools of representative democracy; nonetheless, an upswing in the referenda from below was recently highlighted in the literature. Thus, how local referendums from below are mobilized and whether they affect trust in local government is a significant question to be answered, which mandates bridging social movements to tools of deliberative democracy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Tofta Gnisvärd naturstråk : landskapsanalys och gestaltningsförslag för utveckling av Tofta strand

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

    Author : Jenny Hansen; Klara Kåks; [2022]
    Keywords : naturstråk; Gotland; Tofta strand; Gnisvärd; analys genom syntes; landskap som språk; ekologisk läskunnighet; integrerad landskapskaraktärsanalys ILKA;

    Abstract : Tofta strand mellan Tofta bad och Gnisvärds hamn är en av Gotlands mest välbesökta stränder. Landskapet har höga värden ur både ekologiska och sociala aspekter, då det på samma gång utgör en spektakulär naturmiljö med hög biologisk mångfald samtidigt som det är ett populärt område för turism och rekreation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring Naturmolnet’s qualities that promote well-being in the public place : pocket parks for a better urban life?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of People and Society

    Author : Rebeca Paolini Madrid; [2022]
    Keywords : pocket parks; public place; well-being; restorative environments; perceived sensory dimensions; social connection; culture; community garden; urban green spaces;

    Abstract : Green public places are in constant threat due to city development and densification. For the benefit of the urban dwellers and the environment, it is important to the development, accessibility, and quality design of public places. READ MORE