Essays about: "building Sustainability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 538 essays containing the words building Sustainability.

  1. 1. Development of a Product Circularity Indicator Suitable for the EPD-scheme of Construction Products : A Review of Product Circularity Indicators and their Potential Applicability in EPDs for the Construction Sector

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Anna Hallberg; [2023]
    Keywords : Circular Economy; Product Circularity; Indicator; EPD; Construction Products; Green Buildings; Cirkulär Ekonomi; Produktcirkuläritet; Indikator; EPD; Byggprodukter; Hållbara Byggnader;

    Abstract : A change in resource consumption patterns is crucial to avoid climate change, reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and to increase climate resilience and consequently, the idea of a circular economy (CE) has gained widespread attention. The resource intense building and construction sector has become subject to both internal and external pressure to become more circular. READ MORE

  2. 2. The threat of embodied carbon in the building sector. What is guiding the solution?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Andrea Stevens; [2023]
    Keywords : Embodied Carbon; Building Sector; Ecomodernism; Decarbonisation; Climate Change; Building Materials; Sustainability Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Embodied carbon in the building sector is an emerging area for decarbonisation efforts due to its large contribution to carbon emissions and ability to support carbon neutrality targets. This thesis aims to understand the roots of current embodied decarbonisation strategy recommendations, by exploring how embodied carbon reduction strategies are in line with the philosophy of ecomodernism. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dreaming in Colour : Desirable future scenarios for Mombera Kingdom

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Liam Carpenter-Urquhart; [2023]
    Keywords : Scenario planning; decolonial; participatory; system mapping; Nature Futures Framework;

    Abstract : Stories about the future are a powerful tool for navigating uncertainty, building agency, and detecting opportunities for transformation. For communities that have weathered colonialism, future visions grounded in local values and knowledge are especially powerful. READ MORE

  4. 4. Neighbourhood Mosaic: Regeneration Project for the large-scale housing area in Malmö, Sweden

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

    Author : Mariia Khalimon; [2023]
    Keywords : Regeneration; Reuse; Transformation; Adaptive transformation; Social Sustainability; Sustainability; Sustainable Urban Design; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : The problem of outdated large-scale housing estates has been prevalent in many cities, resulting in unbalanced social issues, uncomfortable living conditions, and a lack of response to climate change. The research focuses on the Almgården area in Malmo, Sweden, and aims to address these challenges by proposing a sustainable design solution that can improve the quality of life for residents while reducing environmental impact. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hållbarhetscertifiering : effekter på värdekedjan av byggmaterial

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Economics

    Author : Sofia Andersson; [2023]
    Keywords : effekter på värdekedjan; fallstudie; frivilliga hållbarhetscertifieringar för byggnader i Sverige; hållbar utveckling; ; standarder;

    Abstract : En av vår tids stora utmaningar handlar om att möta klimatkrisen och ökade krav på levnadsstandard hos en växande global befolkning. Allt fler flyttar från rurala till urbana områden, vilket pressar bostadsmarknader världen över. READ MORE