Essays about: "sustainable urban green infrastructure"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 essays containing the words sustainable urban green infrastructure.

  1. 1. Assessing the potential for vertical urban agriculture for multi-storey buildings : a case study of the proposed Culture Casbah development in Rosengård, Malmö

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

    Author : Francisco Javier Valerio Trujillo; [2020]
    Keywords : urban agriculture; well-being; sustainable development; urban ecological infrastructure; food security; densification; urban ecology infrastructure; community gardens;

    Abstract : This thesis proposes the use of urban agriculture as a tool to address three global challenges related to population growth in cities; densification, climate change and health risk by studying the history and benefits of urban agriculture, it is possible to understand the benefits in better integrating urban agriculture into new urban infrastructure, particularly in high-density housing areas. These benefits include; better living conditions, reduced food transportation, stormwater management and strong links between communities. READ MORE

  2. 2. The dependence on staying updated : a social practice approach to consumption of personal electronics

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

    Author : Malin Axelsson; [2020]
    Keywords : practice theory; electronics; consumption;

    Abstract : The Swedes are consuming personal electronics like never before, despite knowledge of environmental and social issues that comes with production, use and waste management of these products. The aim of this study is therefore to develop a deeper understanding of the practice of consuming electronics and its sustainability aspects. READ MORE

  3. 3. THE ISLAND IN BETWEEN Creating a Sustainable District by using its local green qualities as backbone for the development

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

    Author : Teresa Arana Aristi; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Urban Design Landscape Nature Green qualities Mobility Cultural Heritage Densification Integration of functions Aalborg Municipality Denmark; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : From a reputation of an industrial and trading city, Aalborg has changed into a contemporary university city, with a strong development of creative clusters in knowledge-based industries. Nowadays the Vækstaksen, an urban growth axis set by the municipality, has become the driving force in the city’s development to avoid further sprawl. READ MORE

  4. 4. Barcelona gives way to green infrastructure : Les Glòries urban transformation as a case study of citizen participation

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Ariadna Baró Planella; [2019]
    Keywords : Green infrastructure; Barcelona; Les Glòries; Citizen Participation; Sustainability in cities;

    Abstract : Nowadays, there are more population concentrated in urban areas rather than in rural areas. This process of urbanization has altered natural processes in addition to landscape modification. The green in cities has become more and more fragmented, leading to the degradation and loss of many ecosystem services. READ MORE

  5. 5. Demonstrating a phytotechnological design-approach : plant biology in stormwater remediation practice

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

    Author : Oscar Yachnin; [2019]
    Keywords : phytotechnology; phytoremediation; landscape architecture; stormwater management; contamination; pollution;

    Abstract : In this master’s thesis the field of phytotechnology is investigated. Phytotechnology is a collection of largely unexploited methods and processes that aim to employ the abilities of plants to manage contaminants in our environments. READ MORE