Essays about: "sustainable building developing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 78 essays containing the words sustainable building developing.

  1. 1. Resilience in urban hydrology : A study of storm water management in the municipality of Stockholm

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Boel Lindberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Storm water management; Storm water; Stormwater; Blue structures; Resilience in infrastructure; Urban runoff;

    Abstract : The environmental issues of storm water in the urban environment is addressed in political policies on many different governance levels. The concept of “sustainable storm water” in Europe uses the natural water cycle as a template for urban drainage, and the EU has a water framework directive (WFD) with a systems approach, using drainage basins as the starting point of all actions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hållbara produktionssystem i bostadsnära natur : ett gestaltningsförslag där odling integreras i rekreativ naturpark

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

    Author : Rebecca Eriksson; [2019]
    Keywords : permakultur; skogsjordbruk; skogsträdgård; odlingssystem; produktionssystem; urban odling; bostadsnära natur; rekreation;

    Abstract : Det här examensarbetet syftar till att undersöka hur odlingssystem kan integreras i bostadsnära naturområden. Naturområden utgör viktiga stadsbyggnadselement i växande städer. READ MORE

  3. 3. A survey of recycled plastic waste as an alternative building material

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

    Author : Olof Wadsö; Eric Svenmyr; [2019]
    Keywords : adequate housing; indoor climate; plastic waste; seismic behaviour; material properties; developing countries; Colombia; Arts and Architecture; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : This study charts the possibilities of recycled plastic and its use as an alternative building material for low-income housing in Colombia. The building materials in the study have been compared with respect to their physical properties, the cost and how they affect the indoor climate in each building. READ MORE

  4. 4. Visualizing the third dimension : map guidelines for a 3D detailed development plan

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Stephanie Elizabeth Judge; [2019]
    Keywords : physical geography and ecosystem analysis; 3D Visualization; public participation; map guidelines; detailed development plan; sustainable development; geomatics; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Public participation during urban development is key for setting a project up for success and for supporting sustainable growth, but current detailed development plans available in paper-based 2D format are difficult for the public to understand. The literature has shown that the introduction of 3D visualizations can improve citizens’ understanding of a plan proposal; however, moving from static 2D to digital 3D space requires effective visualization tailored to this specific application. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sowing hope, harvesting justice: How Vila Nova Esperança transformed the environment into an ally to claim rights

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Luciana Capuano Mascarenhas; [2019]
    Keywords : environmental justice; sustainable favelas; urban poverty; degradation narrative; informal settlements; sustainability science; Brazil; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The presence of informal settlements in large cities of the developing world is a concrete expression of urban poverty. The residents of Brazilian favelas are more likely to be exposed to environmental risks, lower life quality and risks of eviction. READ MORE