Essays about: "Urban Fringe"

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  1. 1. Simulation of road traffic flow in Hangzhou

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för elektro- och informationsteknik

    Author : Louise Brandt; Anders Holmberg; [2022]
    Keywords : simulation; road traffic flow; traffic flow; traffic; sumo; netedit;; zju; hangzhou; zhejiang; china; queue; queuing system; control; automatic control; tls; tli; phase time; cycle time; traffic light signal; traffic light intersection; pedestrian crossing; idling time; optimize traffic flow; traffic jam; un global goal; mfs; minor field study; sida; reduce emissions; emission; vehicle; pcu; matlab; python; xml; json; algorithm; variance; deviation; comparison; ratio; case; evacuation; scenario; green; detector; taz; traffic assignment zone; environment; carbon dioxide; randomtrips; flow; fringe; mingap; speeddev; departspeed; sigma; lanechangemodel; sl2015; commuter; public transport; busstop; osm; openstreetmap; sumocfg; traci; driving pattern; road lane; street lane; lane change; u-turn; intersection; junction; teleportation; teleport; route; depart; arrive; collision; street occupancy; occupancy; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Is it possible to increase traffic flows and decrease stand stills in rush hour traffic by tweaking existing traffic light signals? A vehicle’s engine running on idle is not useful in physical terms and emits unnecessary exhausts. By investigating and observing signal phase times on site in Hangzhou, China, an effort was made to find out if it was possible to get better flow and thus lower emissions by changing the traffic signal programs. READ MORE

  2. 2. Urban Fringe: Exploring the expansion of city, challenges on agricultural lands and food production in context of Northern Lund

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

    Author : Sushanta Saha; [2021]
    Keywords : urban fringe; food production; population growth; densification; Lund; urbanism; sustainable urban design; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : World population is increasing rapidly and cities are growing constantly outwards, in most cases taking over the agricultural lands. Besides Sweden imports 65% of agricultural products and if some situation like pandemic happens and neighbouring countries close the border completely the fresh vegetables will only last for 14 days! Responsible authority for this is the municipalities who have almost no control in food production. READ MORE

  3. 3. Farming as common ground - an agri-cluster to support the development of Vintrie, Malmö

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

    Author : Nada Dhaiba; [2021]
    Keywords : urban design; urban agriculture; sustainable development; food supply systems; productive city; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : On a global scale, the modern food supply systems enabled a consistent supply of goods thanks to the technological advances. However, the continued urban growth led to an increase in demand in terms of food supply, and the displacement of food cultivation away from the cities to rural land. READ MORE

  4. 4. Living In The In Between: Transforming The Urban Fringe in Bettahalsuru, Bangalore

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

    Author : Anusha Muralidhar; [2021]
    Keywords : Urban Fringe; Urban Design; Peri-Urban Agriculture; Peri Urban Interface; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : India is and has always been an agricultural country. The country’s Agri-exports touched Rs 2.52 lakh crores (about USD 35 billion) in the financial year 2019-20 (Sally, 2021), out of a total income from exports of around USD 300 billion (Sally, 2021). This makes rural regions and agricultural lands incredibly important to the country. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Home Among the Gumtrees - Reimagining suburban Sydney for a hotter future

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

    Author : Athena Newman-Andrews; [2021]
    Keywords : heat; Sydney; climate change; suburban; housing; Australia; urban sprawl; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : This thesis started with a desire to delve into the impact that natural disasters have on small communities in an Australian context, how climate change exacerbates their effect, and the role that design can play in mitigating the impact on people and the natural environment. Initial research into bushfires, drought, floods, and heat landed this project in Western Sydney, in an area not far from where I grew up. READ MORE