Essays about: "Urban complex"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 371 essays containing the words Urban complex.

  1. 1. Citizens resisting Smart Cities’ initiatives : The case of Concepción (Chile) and the R+D PACYT project.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Natalia Belén Sandoval Quezada; [2021]
    Keywords : Smart cities; urban social conflict; right to the city; flagship projects; corporate storytelling; placebo interventions.;

    Abstract : Parque Científico y Tecnológico (PACYT, Science and Technology Park) is a large-scale R+D project that seems to be framed in a Smart City plan for Concepción, Chile, which the media has presented as “the Chilean Silicon Valley” (Araus, 2015; Tele13, 2019) and promises to bring not only research and development opportunities for the city but also thousands of direct and indirect jobs (Estudio Interdiseño, 2018; la Tercera, 2015) carried out by PACYT Corporation. Nonetheless, voices have raised to question the construction of the 91 hectares initiative, and some of them have even organized in citizen groups targeting the creation of the urban complex, which actively share information contesting the PACYT through social media, and coordinate activities to protest and spread the word. READ MORE

  2. 2. Flood modelling in urban areas : A comparative study of MIKE 21 and SCALGO Live

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Evelina Andersson; [2021]
    Keywords : SCALGO Live; MIKE 21; Stormwater Model; Flood Model; Cloudburst; Inundation; Comparative;

    Abstract : Pluvial flooding originating from extreme rainfall is problematic and an increasing issue in Sweden. Higher requirements on adapting cities in urban areas to these challenges have been placed on both municipalities and the county administration. Thus, an increased need for water modelling, both in existing and planned areas have emerged. READ MORE

  3. 3. Slow Architecture

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Max Wolstencroft; [2021]
    Keywords : Slow Architecture; long lasting architecture; time; concrete; ritualistic architecture; renovation; royal palace; kungliga slott; kungliga slottet; stockholm palace; city architecture; Stockholm;

    Abstract : Research into how one can create architecture that will last beyond the foreseeable future. Part ONE is research based, building up a manifesto based on; structural integrity, aesthetic longevity, programmatic adaptability and cultural relevance. READ MORE

  4. 4. Matsvinn – ett problem eller ett medel för andra samhällsfunktioner? : matsvinnets organisering

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

    Author : Anni Holmström; [2021]
    Keywords : matsvinn; organisering; matnav; food hubs; matsvinnsnav; food waste hubs; samhällsfunktion;

    Abstract : Matsvinn är ett problem på flera nivåer i produktionskedjan och har därför blivit ett komplext problem som är svårt att lösa. Uppsatsens syfte är att studera hur organiseringen för att motverka matsvinn ser ut samt hur den påverkar livsmedelsystemet och kan fungera bidragande till samhället i stort. READ MORE

  5. 5. Opportunities and Challenges for Developing High- tech Urban Agriculture in Sweden: A case study in Stockholm

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Yujing Shan; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Sustainable Food System; High-tech Urban Agriculture; Local Food System; Multi-level Perspective theory; Swedish Food System; Sustainable Agriculture;

    Abstract : Food system is complex and encompasses stakeholders from local, regional, and global level. The activities and outcomes of the food system are associated with environmental, economic, and social impacts. READ MORE