Essays about: "urban ecological infrastructure"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 essays containing the words urban ecological 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. Upprustning av ett funktionalistiskt centrum : omgestaltning av ett torg och en affärsgata i Finntorp i Nacka kommun för ett första steg i utvecklingen mot hållbarhet

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

    Author : Rasmus Klingstedt; [2020]
    Keywords : landskapsarkitektur; gestaltning; hållbarhet; centrum; torg; affärsgata; funktionalism;

    Abstract : Finntorps centrum är ett lokalt centrum från 50- och 60-talet beläget mitt på Västra Sicklaön i Nacka kommun. I Nackas översiktsplan står att Sicklaön ska utvecklas till en tät stad fram till år 2030. Dock finns inga byggplaner för det något eftersatta Finntorps centrum. READ MORE

  3. 3. Planering för ekologisk restaurering : en analys av Naturvårdverkets riktlinjer om regionala handlingsplaner för grön infrastruktur

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

    Author : Lisa Mayr; [2020]
    Keywords : ekologisk restaurering; grön infrastruktur; regional planering;

    Abstract : I mars 2019 förklarade FN:s generalförsamling det kommande decenniet som The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration med ambitionen att skala upp restaureringen av skadade ekosystem på en global nivå. Detta understryker vikten av fungerande ekosystem och tydliggör behovet av att åtgärder vidtas för att återställa skadade ekosystem världen över. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Pollinators in Urban Landscapes : Local and landscape factors impact on pollinator species richness and abundance

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Miljövetenskap

    Author : Felicia Rehn; [2019]
    Keywords : Green infrastructure; insect conservation; urban biodiversity; ecosystem services; supporting services; urbanization;

    Abstract : Increasing human populations results in fast-growing urbanization. Natural and semi-natural landscapes are replaced with urban landscape features like roads, sidewalks, industrial and residential buildings. The remnants of the natural landscapes are left fragmented and are often managed by frequent mowing and trimming of the vegetation. READ MORE