Essays about: "urban environments"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 539 essays containing the words urban environments.

  1. 1. Accessibility to social utilities within urban green space. A method-developing thesis.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Johan Wedberg; [2019-10-08]
    Keywords : accessibility; urban green space; sociotope; social utility; cultural ecosystem services; outdoor recreation; GIS; noise pollution; mobility; proximity; public health;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to develop a methodological framework for analyzing the accessibility to potential social utility environments within urban green spaces from a broad population spectrum within a weekday context. The thesis departs with a scientific literature review, which investigates what types of social utilities urban green spaces potentially can provide to an urban population and what kind of attributes that are important for each utility. READ MORE

  2. 2. Kom ut till vattnet! : ett gestaltningsförslag av en strandpromenad längs Skeppsholmsviken på Södra Djurgården i Stockholm

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

    Author : Sofia Svedmyr; [2019]
    Keywords : strandpromenad; Skeppsholmsviken; Södra Djurgården; vattenkontakt; rekreation;

    Abstract : Stockholm är en stad uppbyggd av ett skärgårdslandskap där hav och land möts. Mängden vatten och närheten till den är något som värdesätts högt. Människor mår bättre, både psykiskt och fysiskt, i gröna miljöer samt i miljöer med inslag av vatten. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exotiska trädarter i urbana miljöer : fördelar, nackdelar och risker kopplat till användningen av exotiskt växtmaterial i urbana miljöer

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

    Author : Johan Nilsson; Filip Andersson; [2019]
    Keywords : stadsträd; exotiska; risker; fördelar; urban; hållbar; artdiversitet; invasivitet;

    Abstract : The design of our outdoor environments is today an important part of a functioning city. The cities are growing more densely and the green areas are getting smaller. This means that the presence of vegetation and especially trees in urban environments is of great importance. READ MORE

  4. 4. Being close to a cow : experiences of learning and farming among students at an agricultural program

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

    Author : Ida Säfström; [2019]
    Keywords : learning; bodily experience; closeness; farming; students; non-humans;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to explore learning in farming environments from a perspective of bodily experience. The aim is to create understanding about the role of bodily experience in learning the craft of farming. READ MORE

  5. 5. Urban sandy habitats : designing through nature conservation methods

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

    Author : Boglárka Szilassy; [2019]
    Keywords : sand; cultural landscape; sandy habitat; management; restoration; design; Tempelhofer Feld; prototype; native; grazing;

    Abstract : Sandy habitats carry an extreme diversity. They occur in many various types and forms from coast to inland. Also, there are landscape types that occur in sandy environments but are not exclusively sandy habitats. But what we can say about all for sure, is that they need disturbance to survive. READ MORE