Essays about: "informal urban green spaces"

Found 4 essays containing the words informal urban green spaces.

  1. 1. Greening Potosí : making use of green infrastructure in a dense, informal settlement of Bogotá

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

    Author : Amanda Hultman; Johanna Svahn; [2016]
    Keywords : green infrastructure; informal settlement; Potosí; public green space;

    Abstract : Today more people are living in urban areas than in rural and the global trend of urbanization is rapidly increasing. In Colombia, around 76 per cent of the population is living in urban areas, most of them in the capital city Bogotá. READ MORE

  2. 2. Msimbazi Wetland Park : restoration of an urban flood plain in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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

    Author : Karin Axi; Elin Lindström; [2016]
    Keywords : floods; flood water management; pollution reduction; urban river restoration; urban wetland;

    Abstract : Degradation of urban river systems is a global problem that poses challenges in Tanzania and other low-income countries, as well as in the rest of the world. To a large extent this is a result of fast urbanization, pollution and floods, that changes and deteriorate natural riverine systems and their ecosystems. READ MORE

  3. 3. Placemaking in the RhineMain Regionalpark

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för fysisk planering

    Author : Renate Krause; [2014]
    Keywords : regional park; placemaking; governance;

    Abstract : This thesis presents a case study on the RhineMain Regionalpark in the context of placemaking and governance. As the second-oldest regional park in Germany, the RhineMain Regionalpark offers vast green open spaces all throughout the region for leisure and recreation to citizens and visitors. READ MORE

  4. 4. Zone 19 : revitalization of public space in La Florida, Guatemala City

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för fysisk planering och byggteknik

    Author : Lina Olsson; [2002]
    Keywords : Guatemala City; Guatemala; Public space; Revitalization; Spatial Planning; Third World; MFS;

    Abstract : This diploma work concerns revitalization of public space in zone 19, La Florida, in Guatemala City. The main objective of the study was to develop planning and design proposals as well as implementation strategies that aim at gaining more public open space and revitalizing existing public open space, in a way that will define and emphasize La Florida?s identity. READ MORE