Essays about: "urban gardening"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 59 essays containing the words urban gardening.

  1. 1. Desert garden techniques to ameliorate urban microclimates : an example of application in Granada, Spain

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

    Author : Otto Lundberg; [2022]
    Keywords : climate change; Egyptian gardens; Persian gardens; Alhambra; urban heat island; desert gardens;

    Abstract : In this day and age we are faced with urban cores getting hotter, with the main drivers being climate change and the urban heat island effect. This gets even more complicated as the parts of Europe that have the largest need too cool down, i.e. the south, has the least amount of space available for interventions in the form of green space. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Influence of garden structure and surrounding landscape on the presence of wildlife in Umeå

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Amanda Andersson; [2021]
    Keywords : urban; habitat selection; urban wildlife; garden; citizen science; Vulpes vulpes; Pica pica; wildlife gardening; wildlife friendly features; vegetation structure; greenspace;

    Abstract : Around the world cities are growing. Expansion and densification often take place at the expense of urban greenspace, the most common habitat for urban wildlife. Even though gardens take up a significant amount of the city's green space, there are no general guidelines on how to manage garden to support local wildlife. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hur sår community gardens fröet för gemenskap? : en undersökning av community gardens sociala kapital i Sverige

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

    Author : Lovisa Ekvall; [2021]
    Keywords : community garden; socialt kapital; gemenskap; nätverk; tillit; kollektiv odling; intervju;

    Abstract : Följande arbete undersöker hur socialt kapital kan skapas i community gardens. Det finns ett behov av en bredare förståelse hos stadsplanerare kring vikten av community gardens, detta för att kunna skapa mer gemenskap i samhället. Idag utgör ensamhet och isolering ett globalt problem som visat negativ inverkan på människors hälsa. READ MORE

  5. 5. Applying Ecovillage Praxis to Foster Regeneration and Urban Socio-Ecological Transformation: An Exploratory Analysis of 5 Malmö Community Gardens

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Viviane Camilla Straub; [2021]
    Keywords : ecovillage praxis; urban community garden praxis; regeneration; socio-ecological transformation; communities of practice; alternatives; scaling across; Malmö; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This research aims to fill the lacuna in the literature concerning the application of ecovillage praxis in spaces other than intentional communities by focusing on urban community gardens (UCGs) in Malmö, Sweden, as communities of practice where this could be integrated. It introduces both ecovillages and UCGs, as well as their associated praxis. READ MORE