Essays about: "urbanisation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 178 essays containing the word urbanisation.

  1. 1. Urban foodprint - Exploring a design that merges urban landscape and local food production

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

    Author : David Einarsson; [2021]
    Keywords : urban design; urban farming; urban agriculture; self-sufficiency; local food production; sustainable development; urbanisation; soil quality; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Globally, there is an intensification of agriculture that puts high pressure on local eco-systems. Soil degradation and deforestation are some effects that in the long-term perspectives cause agricultural degradation. Still, UN projects that we would need to increase our food production by 70 per cent to supply our growing population with food. READ MORE

  2. 2. Urbanisation as a Mechanism for Efficient and Sustainable Use of Land

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Cecilia Lindholm; [2021]
    Keywords : land use; sustainable urbanisation; environmental sustainability; spatial planning;

    Abstract : Urbanisation in developing countries can contribute to various benefits and challenges. The growing areas of informal settlements on the peripheries of greater cities are a product of rapid urbanisation and uncontrolled population growth of the city. READ MORE

  3. 3. Implementing Inland Waterway Transportation as a mode for Construction Logistics in Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Dimitrios Zacharopoulos; Badreddine El Rharbi; [2020-06-22]
    Keywords : inland waterway transportation; sustainable transportation; modal shift; construction logistics; urban transport;

    Abstract : MSc in Logistics and Transport Management.... READ MORE

  4. 4. CONTESTING URBAN PUBLIC SPACE AS COMMONS - A study on the common usage of public parks in Barcelona-Sants

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Julia Neidig; [2020-02-18]
    Keywords : Urban Commons; public space; spaces of in-betweenness; observation; socio-spatial analysis;

    Abstract : Urbanisation is one of the major trends in globalisation. An influx of heterogenous urban dwellers to a densely built urban environment contains potential for conflicts. With increasing heterogeneity, public space in cities becomes the site of multicultural confrontation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Urban development consequences of the riverine floods in the Western Balkans: Analysing Belgrade

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Santiago Lema Burgos; [2020]
    Keywords : Urban resilience; flooding risk reduction; land use plan; flood preparedness; flood adaptation.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Rapid urbanisation coupled with unplanned development create the perfect recipe for a disaster, the risk of which has increased with climate change-related uncertainties. Belgrade’s high population growth rate and exposure to riverine flooding presents such a case. READ MORE