Essays about: "Urban Planning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1367 essays containing the words Urban Planning.

  1. 1. Densification by Design

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

    Author : Tony Nielsen; [2019]
    Keywords : urban design; urban planning; density; identity; urban character; spacemate; Utrecht; The Netherlands; sustainability; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : In order to achieve sustainable development, there is perhaps not one strategy more often used in contemporary urban planning than density. Many cities have a dedicated densification strategy of their inner city, such as HafenCity in Hamburg or Älvstaden in Gothenburg. READ MORE

  2. 2. Vegetation som ett värmereducerande verktyg i den urbana miljön : grön infrastruktur och vegetationens värmereducerande effekter

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

    Author : Max Eriksson; Marcus Wikholm; [2019]
    Keywords : värmereducering; lufttemperatur; städer; grön infrastruktur; urban heat island; albedo; evapotranspiration; vindförhållande; skugga; gröna tak; grönområden;

    Abstract : En av de svåraste utmaningarna dagens samhälle står inför idag är den globala uppvärmningen och de globala klimatförändringarna. Den globala uppvärmningen bidrar till stora temperaturförändringar i våra städer och Norden är den del av Europa som kommer att påverkas i störst utsträckning av denna klimatförändring. READ MORE

  3. 3. Putting people back into the economy: Urban restructuring and emerging alternatives in time of crisis

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

    Author : Madeleine Wahlund; [2019]
    Keywords : Social and solidarity economy; social innovation; social entrepreneurship; Barcelona; urban governance; social justice; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In many cities around the world, the financial crisis 2007 served as an opportunity both for grassroots movements and governments to rethink existing models of urban development. Some authors have pointed out that the crisis served to elevate discourses for progressive post-neoliberal urban transformations. READ MORE

  4. 4. A New Planning Approach - preparing for an increased flood risk

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

    Author : Astrid Rosén Steen; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Urban Design; City Planning; Planning Development; Climate Adaptation; Flood Risk; A New Approach; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : How should we deal with city planning in a world that is rapidly turning urban, without destroying valuable nature assets along the way? The last decades are proof that the system we are using today is not up to the challenge. Therefore this thesis is showing a new approach to how comprehensive city planning can grow from nature based values and a deeper understanding of a city’s foundation. READ MORE

  5. 5. “What is the alternative? Not trying to mix? Nah.” A case study on housing and social mix policies within physical planning in Malmö, Sweden

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

    Author : Astrid Bachs; [2019]
    Keywords : Social mix; housing mix; physical planning; neoliberal urbanism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Residential segregation is seen as a growing problem within many urban areas today. Segregation is assumed to hamper social integration and the life-chances of disadvantaged as well as creating instability in society. One policy measure to deal with residential segregation is to increase the variation in the housing structure. READ MORE