Essays about: "sustainable cities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 794 essays containing the words sustainable cities.

  1. 1. Reducing the environmental impact of new neighbourhoods during early planning stages using life cycle analysis (LCA) : Towards effective decision support tools for settlements projects

    University essay from KTH/Byggvetenskap

    Author : Pierrick Francois Gervasi; [2022]
    Keywords : district LCA; residential neighbourhood; EPD; Urban Print; urban; modelling; normalization; weighing; planet boundaries.;

    Abstract : Since the first warnings on the limits of planet Earth, 50 years ago, policies havenot been sufficient and fast enough to create a more sustainable world, which is todayillustrated by climate change, an increase in resource scarcity, and tremendousbiodiversity loss. Cities have been playing an important role in those environmentalconsequences, today accounting for 60% of greenhouse gases. READ MORE

  2. 2. Grönytefaktorns roll i Malmö 2022 : verktygets utveckling i förhållande till stadsplaneringen i Malmö med särskilt fokus på täthet

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

    Author : Erica Karlsson; Ida Hultman; [2022]
    Keywords : grönytefaktor; förtätning; urbanisering; grönstruktur; ekosystemtjänster; hållbarhet; stadsplanering;

    Abstract : Urbaniseringen i Sverige har pågått i över 200 år och idag bor ca 85% av befolkningen i landets tätorter. Som en följd av denna befolkningstillväxt har det under 2000-talet byggts allt tätare urbana miljöer. READ MORE

  3. 3. Nature Nexus - Small town sustainability in an island context

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

    Author : Emily Axtell Himber; [2022]
    Keywords : Urban Design; Rural Design; Denmark; Nexø; Bornholm; Small Town Sustainability; Residential; Yderområde i Danmark; Yderkommuner; Sunshine Island; Solskinsøen; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Despite its sandy beaches, lush forest, and many sunshine hours, Bornholm was placed on a list along with 23 other municipalities as a peripheral area by Erhvervsstyrelsen in 2014. This designation means that the municipality’s income per capita is less than 90 percent of the national average and over an hour away from a large city. READ MORE

  4. 4. Urban Forests and Environmental Justice. Insights from Padua and Turin

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Nicolò Zagato; [2022]
    Keywords : Urban Forests; Environmental Justice; Governance; Italy; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Cities around the world are employing strategies to become greener and more sustainable, and urban forests can play a major role in providing environmental benefits. However, it has been found that in many cities those benefits are not equally experienced by citizens, highlighting the importance of examining environmental justice. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Habitable Sea Barrier

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

    Author : Marius Weber; [2022]
    Keywords : Rising sea levels; urban development; protection; coastal cities; coats; 2100; sustainable development; hydropower; wavepower; solarpower; future; theoretical; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Sea levels are expected to rise by four meters by 2100, which would displace up to 630 million people, while millions of square kilometres of land would be lost, costing the global economy trillions of dollars. While this forecast is alarming, no long-term solution exists to handle permanently increased sea levels. READ MORE