Essays about: "urban planning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1497 essays containing the words urban planning.

  1. 1. Heat stress at preschool yards. A mixed-method geographical study in Gothenburg, Sweden.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Oskar Bäcklin; [2019-10-30]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : As climate change is predicted to generate higher temperature and more frequentheat waves and extreme temperature events in Sweden, issues related to heat willbe more accentuated in the future. Children are both vulnerable to heat and spendmuch of their time outdoors at preschool yards. READ MORE

  2. 2. Investigating flood risk cost in Kungsbacka using the ICPR FloRiAn GIS-tool

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Erika Lindqvist; [2019-10-25]
    Keywords : Flood risk cost; flood risk analysis; risk management; flood; natural hazard; ICOR FloRiAn; GIS;

    Abstract : Losses from floods have increased in recent years, worldwide and in Sweden. Understanding the economic and non-monetary cost of being exposed to flood hazard is important from a spatial planning perspective, particularly in urban areas. READ MORE

  3. 3. Spatial Heterogeneity of Weather impacts on Cycling Flows within Gothenburg, Sweden - A Geographic Framework for Local Pattern Analysis

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Filip Olsson; [2019-10-25]
    Keywords : spatial heterogeneity; cycling; weather; local climate zones; explorative GIS;

    Abstract : Background: In the past decade, the phenomenon of spatial heterogeneity has started to gaintraction in studies of cycling and weather. Cycling is usually the mode of transportation that ismost affected by inclement weather and the scientific consensus about how weather impactscycling behaviour on a general scale is for the most part well-established. READ MORE

  4. 4. Multiple Knowledges and Participation in Planning: A Case Study of the Amiralsstaden Process

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Matilda Smedberg; [2019]
    Keywords : participation; situated knowledges; Amiralsstaden; knowledge alliances; feminist framework; Malmö; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Urban inequalities are one of the most important questions in contemporary times. One urban area that is struggling with inequalities is Malmö, the third largest city in Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Densification by Design

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

    Author : Tony Nielsen; [2019]
    Keywords : urban design; urban planning; density; identity; urban character; spacemate; Utrecht; The Netherlands; sustainability; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : In order to achieve sustainable development, there is perhaps not one strategy more often used in contemporary urban planning than density. Many cities have a dedicated densification strategy of their inner city, such as HafenCity in Hamburg or Älvstaden in Gothenburg. READ MORE