Essays about: "resilient cities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 61 essays containing the words resilient cities.

  1. 1. Bring the Nature, Transit the City

    University essay from KTH/Stadsbyggnad

    Author : JING HUANG; [2021]
    Keywords : Urban design; Stockholm; urban forest; green areas; public spaces; streets;

    Abstract : Stockholm is a unique city intertwined by water and green spaces,  which is also surrounded by rich open nature resources. However, from the lately researches, it shows that coronavirus highlights the need for open green spaces in cities. Also our access to important functions in society is reduced. READ MORE

  2. 2. Perennparken på Österplan : naturlika perennplanteringar i Uppsala

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

    Author : Elias Stålnacke; [2021]
    Keywords : gestaltning; växtgestaltning; naturlik; plantering; perenner; park; Österplan; Uppsala;

    Abstract : Landskapet i städer idag ser väldigt annorlunda ut jämfört med naturen utanför. Ökad täthet i det urbana landskapet innebär nya utmaningar för plantering inne i städer. Under åren har den miljön förändrats drastiskt och en allt större markyta har hårdgjorts. READ MORE

  3. 3. The urban planning of Istanbul and the provision of green resilient zones in an earthquake-hit metropolitan area -A case study of Istanbul & Avcılar

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Melissa Högberg Yilmaz; [2020]
    Keywords : Earthquake; Turkey; Istanbul; Avcilar; disaster risk reduction; urban disaster resilience; green areas; green infrastructure; regional planning; governance; planning hierarchy;

    Abstract : This paper examines how green areas may be used as strategic recovery zones in the event of an earthquake and how these zones may strengthen the resilience for future quakes in Istanbul. The paper also refers to investigating why the planning system in Turkey can pose a threat for the provision of green areas. READ MORE

  4. 4. Colombia’s Socio-Economic Stratification System : An urbanisation policy that causes intergroup conflict?

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Emil Pålsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Urbanisation; Segregation; Inequality; Social Identity; Intergroup Conflict; Peaceful Coexistence; Bogotá; Colombia; SDG 10;

    Abstract : Rapid urbanisation is a global phenomenon on the rise. If managed poorly by the cities affected, it may lead to, e.g. segregation, air pollution and civil unrest. READ MORE

  5. 5. Can blue-green infrastructure aid climate change adaptation by preventing flooding?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Isabell Plars; [2020]
    Keywords : Pluvial flooding; Climate change adaptation; Green solutions; Blue-green infrastructure; BGI; Green Infrastructure; Hydrological modelling; TFM-DYN; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The risk of pluvial flooding is going to increase as climate change causes an increase in intense precipitation along with urbanisation leading to an increase in impermeable surfaces. In the last decade, cities such as Malmö and Copenhagen have already experienced severe pluvial flooding that has caused extensive damage. READ MORE