Essays about: "community gardens"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 essays containing the words community gardens.

  1. 1. Assessing the potential for vertical urban agriculture for multi-storey buildings : a case study of the proposed Culture Casbah development in Rosengård, Malmö

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

    Author : Francisco Javier Valerio Trujillo; [2020]
    Keywords : urban agriculture; well-being; sustainable development; urban ecological infrastructure; food security; densification; urban ecology infrastructure; community gardens;

    Abstract : This thesis proposes the use of urban agriculture as a tool to address three global challenges related to population growth in cities; densification, climate change and health risk by studying the history and benefits of urban agriculture, it is possible to understand the benefits in better integrating urban agriculture into new urban infrastructure, particularly in high-density housing areas. These benefits include; better living conditions, reduced food transportation, stormwater management and strong links between communities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Plats för odling : om stadsodlares relationer till stad och bostadsområden i en hållbar stadsutveckling

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

    Author : Malin Sjöstrand; [2019]
    Keywords : stadsodling; social hållbarhet; platsanknytning; socialt kapital;

    Abstract : I den här uppsatsen undersöks stadsodling som social företeelse med ett fokus på odlingar som engagerar barn, unga och familjer. Stadsodlingen har varit ett alltmer vanligt inslag i städerna och ett alltmer undersökt ämne inom forskningen under senare år. READ MORE

  3. 3. Growing change : an analysis of learning processes in community gardens in Budapest

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Dóra Ádám; [2018]
    Keywords : community gardens; learning for sustainability; Budapest; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Cities have a crucial importance from the sustainability point of view. More than 50% of the global population lives in cities, therefore urban dwellers’ environmental knowledge can be of critical importance. READ MORE

  4. 4. Architectural Footnotes

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Mathew Newton; [2018]
    Keywords : Architectural Footnotes; Bandhagen; Högdalen; Drinking fountain; Planting; Fences; Enclosure; Privatisation; Outsourcing; Participatory Planning; Deregulation;

    Abstract : In this work I have been looking at three small everyday sites that can tell big and unexpected stories of how we live together. These sites appear unremarkable at first glance, but on a second look are filled with contradictions and conflicts of interest. READ MORE

  5. 5. Biodiversity in assisted migration trials : a study comparing the arthropod diversity between different populations of cottonwood (Populus Fremontii) translocated to new areas

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Maria Noro Larsson; [2018]
    Keywords : assisted migration; biodiversity conservation; arthropods; climate change;

    Abstract : This study aims at investigating how diversity and community structure of arthropods are affected by assisted migration of foundation species. This is proposed to counter biodiversity loss in the tracks of climate change. By focusing on foundation species, a larger quantity of biodiversity could be protected. READ MORE