Essays about: "urban symbiosis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the words urban symbiosis.

  1. 1. An empirical study on measuring the degree of life in cities

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Samhällsbyggnad

    Author : Chris de Rijke; [2020]
    Keywords : Head tail breaks; scaling; living structure; wholeness; natural streets; urban morphology;

    Abstract : Our direct environment affects our lives directly. Christopher Alexander saw that we are able to feel or see if an object or structure is natural through the characteristics of them. He also saw that we generally feel better near these living, natural structures as it more closely resembles ourselves. READ MORE

  2. 2. Life Cycle Assessment of Lettuce Production Systems : A Case Study Performed at Hollbium

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik; KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Selma Mujkic; Kaushik Narasimhan Andakudi Kesavan; [2020]
    Keywords : Life cycle assessment LCA ; soilless culture system; hydroponics; urban agriculture; circular economy; food; urban symbiosis;

    Abstract : Agriculture is one of the most carbon-intensive sectors in today’s world. With demand for food soaring to feed an ever-increasing population, many methods are employed to produce food, ranging from open-field to greenhouse systems. READ MORE

  3. 3. Waste[d] Love[s]_Restor[y]ing Fyli Landfill

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för arkitektur och samhällsbyggnad (ABE)

    Author : Vasiliki Zotou; [2020]
    Keywords : landfill; waste; restoration; ecologies; fiction;

    Abstract : Current practices of landfill restoration can be characterised as anthropocentric, violent and unsuccessful gestures of purification and control, while they erase traces of planetary history and habitats generated by waste and dirt. The dominant notion of landfill restoration insists on a concept of humans as directors of geo-bio flow who are capable of controlling and reversing the dirty chaos they created. READ MORE

  4. 4. Analyzing the environmental sustainability of an urban vertical hydroponic system

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Unni Barge; [2020]
    Keywords : urban farming; vertical farming; hydroponics; urban symbiosis; life cycle assessment LCA ; urban odling; vertikal odling; hydroponik; urban symbiosis; livscykelanalys LCA ;

    Abstract : Food systems are considered one of the most important anthropogenic activities contributing to climate change. On the other hand, climate change influences the conditions for growth with more frequent droughts and heatwaves. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Ties That Bind - Symbiotic initiatives and collaborative factors

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Anthony Kerbage; [2020]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Transnational actors such as the European Union, encourages and promotes the development of circular economics. The rationale is financially based, but it also comes from a perspective of sustainability. Funding is provided to programmes and projects with this intent in mind. READ MORE