Essays about: "resilience in cities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 92 essays containing the words resilience in cities.

  1. 1. Diversitet och fördelning av Stockholms gatuträd : arter med potential att bidra med ökad resiliens i den framtida staden

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

    Author : Nathalie Åman; [2023]
    Keywords : artdiversitet; fördelning; resiliens; gatuträd; stadsträd;

    Abstract : Gatuträd är en väsentlig del av stadens gröna infrastruktur och bidrar med flera olika tjänster, funktioner och värden. För att kunna leverera alla dessa värden krävs livskraftiga träd med möjlighet att utvecklas väl. READ MORE

  2. 2. FLOOD RESILIENCE 2.0 - Sustainable Urban Design Adaptation for Flood Resilience in Hamburg, Germany

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

    Author : Shenol Shahin Ahmed; [2023]
    Keywords : Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : This thesis project is aimed to answer the questions: What could be done to design areas for making them flood resilient? How can sustainable urban design be adapted to provide flood resilience while transforming an area into a more livable space? Starting with these questions, the past of Hamburg and existing situation have been analyzed, a research has been done about the floods, climate change and how other cities develop their strategies to minimize effects of these issues. With a holistic way, information about the site in Hamburg has been gathered to find out the current problems like connection issues, lack of public realm, non-attractive river front and outdated flood defenses. READ MORE

  3. 3. Strategies for biodiversity, ecosystem services and climate adaptation in management of trees among actors in the city of Stockholm

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Johan Landenmark; [2022]
    Keywords : Urban social-ecological systems; Urban forest management; Biodiversity; Ecosystem services; Climate change adaptation;

    Abstract : Urban trees provide a wide array of benefits and values for urban dwellers as a foundational part of the biodiversity, the generation of ecosystem services and mitigation of negative impacts of climate change. However, management in cities often fail to acknowledge the diversity of ecosystem services in urban landscapes needed for improving resilience. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reclaiming Eco Assemblages - Emphasis on ecosystem resilience in human-oriented urban design in Varvsstaden, Malmö, Sweden

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

    Author : Ghada Ahmed Mahmoud Shaaban; [2022]
    Keywords : Post Industrial; Ecosystem Resilience; Green-Blue Infrastructure; Malmö; Öresund; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Many cities are facing the problem of old industrial areas whose soil has been contaminated with toxic substances created by different historical activities within the area. The great unsolved environmental problems, such as: water, soil and air pollution prob- lems, and habitat loss in the Öresund region today, are a result of the industrialization era. READ MORE

  5. 5. Wetter, Hotter Weather - Adaptation to climate challenges in Amsterdam, Netherlands

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

    Author : Joel Carlos Lopez Criollo; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate; adaptation; heat; drought; increased rainfall; flooding; climate-smart; Buiksloterham; Amsterdam; Netherlands; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Climate change is happening, right now. Its effects will become more pervasive in our daily lives, and it is part of our task as urban designers to explore how to adapt our cities and communities. READ MORE