Essays about: "Urban Planning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1315 essays containing the words Urban Planning.

  1. 1. Children's access to nature in the city: A study on preschools in Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Viktoria Janovskis; [2018-09-17]
    Keywords : Human-Nature Relationship; Preschool yards; Urban children; Urban sustainability; Nature’s benefits to people;

    Abstract : There are countless studies showing that nature benefit children's physical and psychological health and many are concerned over the trends indicating that children's health is getting worse. Urban areas do not provide an environment that is safe nor invites for children to play outdoors and nature is mostly pushed aside. READ MORE

  2. 2. Planning from visions: An investigation of the future of Gamlestaden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Cecilia Eriksson; [2018-08-09]
    Keywords : Urban visions; Gamlestaden; development; spatial implications; place;

    Abstract : This study concerns the vision regarding construction in Gamlestaden. During the last century the urban district Gamlestaden in Gothenburg, Sweden, has been regarded as a node for the industry that came to define the city. However, the area is now facing large-scale construction, shifting the focus from industry to metropolitan. READ MORE

  3. 3. Accessible space? Urban youths’ needs and barriers in everyday life

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Diana Ekman; [2018-08-09]
    Keywords : accessibility; mobility; youth; urban; time geography; proximity;

    Abstract : In the light of new sustainability challenges in cities brought forward by increasing urbanpopulations, the realm of urban transportation research has gradually digressed from planningfor accessibility by mobility to instead emphasise the benefits of accessibility by proximity.This shift brings with it a possibility to elucidate and expand knowledge on population groupsthat previously have been neglected in earlier planning processes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Micro terminals - a sustainable solution to urban logistics?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Andreas Ruus; Henrik Andersson; [2018-07-02]
    Keywords : Urban Logistics; Consolidation; Sustainability; Micro terminals;

    Abstract : MSc in Logistics and Transport Management.... READ MORE

  5. 5. Enabling temporary use of public space

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Felicia Liabäck Löwstett; [2018]
    Keywords : Temporary urbanism; Tactical urbanism; Placemaking; Public space; Kista;

    Abstract : Public space, where ordinary situations and everyday life takes place, is a concept that has gone from being ignored to becoming the core of urban development. As the interest of public space is increasing, so does the critique. A critique that in Kista criticizes public space for being neglected, segregated and scary. READ MORE