Essays about: "urban economic development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 557 essays containing the words urban economic development.

  1. 1. Skolgårdsgestaltningen påverkar användningen : gröna kvaliteter stärker ungdomars rätt till lek och vila

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

    Author : Rut Lindeberg; [2021]
    Keywords : landskapsarkitektur; ungdomar; skolgårdsgestaltning; barnkonventionen; gröna kvaliteter;

    Abstract : Kring ungdomars skolgårdar finns en osäkerhet, målgruppen räknas som barn samtidigt som de närmar sig vuxen ålder. FNs Barnkonvention blev 2020 svensk lag vilket ger ungdomar rätt till lek och vila, under pauser från skolarbetet. Skollagen ger dock inget uttalat stöd för en skolgård utan fokuserar på målstyrda kunskapskrav. READ MORE

  2. 2. COOL IT DOWN - Tackling urban heat island effect in Singapore

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

    Author : Marcin Zebrowski; [2021]
    Keywords : urban heat; urban heat island effect; tropical; climate; microclimate; sustainable urban design; marina bay; singapore; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : This master thesis aims to propose sustainable solutions to influence the microclimate, tackle the urban heat island effect and provide a climate-sensitive design for Marina Bay in Singapore. During the site visit and research, the main challenges for Downtown Singapore were identified. READ MORE

  3. 3. Opportunities and Challenges for Developing High- tech Urban Agriculture in Sweden: A case study in Stockholm

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Yujing Shan; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Sustainable Food System; High-tech Urban Agriculture; Local Food System; Multi-level Perspective theory; Swedish Food System; Sustainable Agriculture;

    Abstract : Food system is complex and encompasses stakeholders from local, regional, and global level. The activities and outcomes of the food system are associated with environmental, economic, and social impacts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Integration of allotment garden in public green space for the social wellbeing of urban residents : a study of Ekebydalen allotment garden, Uppsala, Sweden

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

    Author : Semhal Mehari Hadgu; [2021]
    Keywords : integration; urban agriculture; gardening; allotment garden; urban park; cultivation park; social wellbeing;

    Abstract : Background: Agriculture is among the relevant factors for the formation of cities and it has been an integral part of city life throughout history. Despite the increase in population growth, urban agriculture can offer a unique opportunity for improving the livelihood of individuals through the practice of growing food in urban green spaces. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring metropolitan governance in the Öresund Region

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Malmö högskola/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Roger Barres; [2021]
    Keywords : metropolitan area; city-region; metropolitan governance; urban politics; cross-border metropolitan region; democratic governance; Öresund region;

    Abstract : For the first time in history, more people in the world live in urban areas than in rural areas. Almost half of this world urban population now live in metropolitan areas, which are becoming central spaces of world economic and social activity, and where major global challenges happen and should be tackled. READ MORE