Essays about: "vertical garden"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words vertical garden.

  1. 1. Assessing the potential for vertical urban agriculture for multi-storey buildings : a case study of the proposed Culture Casbah development in Rosengård, Malmö

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

    Author : Francisco Javier Valerio Trujillo; [2020]
    Keywords : urban agriculture; well-being; sustainable development; urban ecological infrastructure; food security; densification; urban ecology infrastructure; community gardens;

    Abstract : This thesis proposes the use of urban agriculture as a tool to address three global challenges related to population growth in cities; densification, climate change and health risk by studying the history and benefits of urban agriculture, it is possible to understand the benefits in better integrating urban agriculture into new urban infrastructure, particularly in high-density housing areas. These benefits include; better living conditions, reduced food transportation, stormwater management and strong links between communities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Charcoal vertical gardens as treatment of drainwater for irrigation reuse : a performance evaluation in Kibera slum, Nairobi

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Uppsala University Sustainability Initiatives (UUSI); Uppsala universitet/Uppsala University Sustainability Initiatives (UUSI)

    Author : Niclas Grünewald; Gabriella Rullander; [2020]
    Keywords : Drain water; wastewater; wastewater reuse; irrigation; vertical garden; charcoal; charcoal filter; Kibera; Nairobi; Dräneringsvatten; avloppsvatten; återanvändning av avloppsvatten; bevattning; vertikal trädgård; kol; kolfilter; Kibera; Nairobi;

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  3. 3. Vertal HEX : Mobility for the future vertical cityscape

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Designhögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Simon Turac; [2020]
    Keywords : vertical mobility; future mobility; magnetic levitation; interior design; exterior design; vehicle design;

    Abstract : The project originated with the question "What is the future of urban mobility?" and the counterquestion "What is the future of urbanity?". To understand the future of mobility, we first need to try to understand more of the future context where it'll reside. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lämpliga växter för växtväggar i Göteborg

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

    Author : Malin Gustafsson; [2019]
    Keywords : växtvägg; grön vägg; levande vägg; vertikal trädgård; växtval; vertical garden; living wall;

    Abstract : Vertical gardens have become a popular subject on the construction market, therefore there has been an increased demand for knowledge in the choice of plants to be used. The purpose of this work is to find out if it is possible to increase the number of vertical gardens in Gothenburg, while taking into consideration the city’s climate. READ MORE

  5. 5. HAVE: An interactive kitchen garden exploring the design of plant-based interfaces

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Victor Permild; [2018]
    Keywords : calm technology; tangible computing; material computing; plant-based interface; design for social innovation;

    Abstract : As the population of the world increases and cities grow in size, we are faced with remarkable societal problems regarding sustainable food security for the generations to come. In this paper, I present and discuss HAVE (Hydroponic Agricultural Vertical Environment), a research-through-design project that explores the design of an interactive open-source vertical kitchen garden. READ MORE