Essays about: "urban ecological infrastructure"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 50 essays containing the words urban ecological infrastructure.

  1. 1. The Guardian Forest : sacred trees and ceremonial forestry in Japan

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Ecology and Management

    Author : Oscar Nilzén; [2021]
    Keywords : sacred forests; shrine; Japan; religion; forest management;

    Abstract : Forests have played a major role in the development of human society across the world. It is therefore no surprise that a natural resource which is such an integral part of human life gave rise to religious beliefs, superstition and notions of the supernatural in connection to trees. READ MORE

  2. 2. Urbana grönytors bidrag till välbefinnande och stadsklimat

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

    Author : Julia Madsen; [2020]
    Keywords : landscape architecture; urban nature; sustainable development; nature-based solutions; green infrastructure; biodiversity ecosystem services;

    Abstract : In this master thesis, I have studied the beneficial effects that nature has on the urban climate and our well-being – and why it has an effect on us, as well as sustainable urban planning and ecosystem services. How can we preserve and contribute to biodiversity, and the urban ecosystem services that is necessary to secure the ecological links in cities? To answer the questions, the regional council of Scania County and Lund’s municipality have been surveyed to find out how the work of green infrastructure looks like in practice at a regional and municipal level. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Trails and roads: from the Paramo to the city : exploring the tensions between environmental conservation and economic growth. A case study in Sumapaz, Colombia.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Juanita Alvarez Jaramillo; [2020]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The need to preserve ecosystems to enable the reproduction of a global market-based economy has led conservationist measures that are in contradiction with a model of Development heavily based on the connectivity to broader markets. The case of protected Colombian Paramo in Sumapaz explores trails’ as a conduit to understand social mechanisms for space-time appropriations and how are they contested. READ MORE