Essays about: "green wedges"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the words green wedges.

  1. 1. The green wedges of Stockholm - past, present and future : Development over time, changes in distribution and inclusion in urban planning

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi

    Author : Frida Orveland; [2019]
    Keywords : green wedges; urban planning; sustainable development; nature protection; resilient cities; gröna kilar; hållbara städer;

    Abstract : With an increasing urban population, urban areas around the world face great challenges in sustaining its inhabitants without losing its natural values. Fragmentation of the urban green areas is inevitable, causing the biodiversity to decline and the ecosystem services to weaken. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gatan är död, länge leve staden : en kritisk granskning av bilstaden och en vision för en framtida bilfri innerstad för Malmö

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

    Author : Georg Krüger; [2018]
    Keywords : bilfri stad; bilfri stadsplanering; hållbar stadsplanering; landskapsarkitektur; Malmö; bilism; people space; cyklism; yta;

    Abstract : Den fria platsmarken, “ytan mellan husen” eller helt enkelt - gatan utgör i grova drag hälften av många västerländska städers totala yta, Sverige inkluderat. Ungefär 65% av denna yta upptas i sin tur idag av biltrafiken genom sk. blandtrafik och parkering. READ MORE

  3. 3. A systems approach toecosystem services planning in Stockholm County

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi

    Author : Fryderyk Płuciennik; [2016]
    Keywords : Ecosystem;

    Abstract : The concept of Ecosystem services was developed mainly in the 1980’s, but one of the most important milestones in that process was publication of Millennium Ecosystem Assessment in 2005 which divided ecosystem services into four different types: provisioning, regulating, cultural and supporting. Ecosystem services are being degraded in many cases all over the world. READ MORE

  4. 4. Urban green in Vientiane, Lao PDR : a minor field study

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

    Author : Linnea Widing; [2015]
    Keywords : MFS; Laos; urban green; Vientiane; landscape architecture;

    Abstract : This is a Minor field study addressing the current situation in Vientiane, Laos where focus lies on the green structures past, present and future. The city of Vientiane is growing rapidly and as a result of this there is a increasing development. READ MORE

  5. 5. The development of landscape structures affecting biodiversity in the Hanveden and Tyresta green wedges

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi

    Author : Sigrid Andréen; [2015]
    Keywords : Ecology; Surrogate species; GIS; Stockholm; Green wedges; Greenways; Biodiversity;

    Abstract : The green wedges of Stockholm are meant to support a high level of biodiversity as well as cultural and recreational services but evaluating the spatial development of the wedges is difficult because their delineation has changed since they were first used in a regional development plan. This study examines a part of the Hanveden and Tyresta wedges in southern Stockholm, with the goal to use robust ecological theory to evaluate the development of the wedges from 1992 until today with focus on conserving a high level of biodiversity. READ MORE