Search for dissertations about: "Urban conservation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 swedish dissertations containing the words Urban conservation.

  1. 1. Urban shades of green : Current patterns and future prospects of nature conservation in urban landscapes

    Author : Sara Borgström; Regina Lindborg; Sara Cousins; Thomas Elmqvist; Christer Nilsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : urbanisation; nature conservation; urban planning; urban systems; nature reserves; Sweden; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Natural Resources Management; naturresurshushållning;

    Abstract : Urban nature provides local ecosystem services such as absorption of air pollutants, reduction of noise, and provision of places for recreation, and is therefore crucial to urban sustainable development. Nature conservation in cities is also part of the global effort to halt biodiversity decline. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring Typologies, Densities & Spatial Qualities : The Case of Low-Income Housing in South Africa

    Author : Ana Mancheno Gren; Dick Urban Vestbro; Jörgen Andreasen; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Urban Form; House Types; Densities; Spatial Qualities; Low-Income Housing; South Africa; Urban Sprawl; Transect; Architecture and architectural conservation and restoration; Arkitektur och bebyggelsevård;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on problems that have resulted from the increasing pressure facing urban and suburban land use in South Africa, brought on by a number of different factors including the political and historical background of the country, as well as by rapid urbanization. The objective of this thesis is to present the perspectives applied in the analysis of the built environment in selected case studies, in which different theoretical and methodological approaches have been developed to address the research questions. READ MORE

  3. 3. In Rhizomia : Actors, Networks and Resilience in Urban Landscapes

    Author : Henrik Ernstson; Thomas Elmqvist; Sverker Sörlin; Erik Swyngedouw; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; urban ecosystem services; green space; social network analysis; social movements; actor-networks; transformation; ecosystem management; scale mismatch; co-management; governance; broker; conservation; Stockholm; Human ecology; Humanekologi; Natural Resources Management; naturresurshushållning; Social network analysis; urban ecology; urban political ecology;

    Abstract : With accelerating urbanization it is crucial to understand how urban ecosystems play a part in generating ecosystem services for urban dwellers, such as clean water, spaces for recreation, stress relief and improved air quality. An equally important question relate to who gets to enjoy these benefits, i.e. READ MORE

  4. 4. Projecting Urban Natures : Investigating integrative approaches to urban development and nature conservation

    Author : Hanna Erixon Aalto; Katja Tollmar Grillner; Meike Schalk; Gunilla Bandolin; Nina-Marie Lister; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; research through design; interdisciplinary; transdisciplinary; resilience; legibility; landscape urbanism; ecological urbanism; Stockholm; Green Wedges; projective narratives; comprehensive narratives; prototyping; ecosystem services; urban nature conservation; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : Projecting Urban Natures is a compilation thesis in critical studies in architecture. It comprises three journal articles and four design proposals in which I have taken an active part. READ MORE

  5. 5. Nature conservation, landscape change and indigenous rights : The role of Sámi reindeer herding for environmental objectives in the Swedish mountain landscape

    Author : Carl Österlin; Ingrid Stjernquist; Peter Schlyter; Camilla Eriksson; Urban Emanuelsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Land use planning; Cumulative Effects; Reindeer herding; Natural resource extraction; Environmental Management; Physical Geography; naturgeografi;

    Abstract : The 14th Swedish national environmental objective, ‘a Magnificent Mountain Landscape’, requires a mountain landscape characterized by reindeer grazing. The Swedish mountains landscape, part of the Scandes, has been shaped by traditional indigenous Sámi reindeer herding and its grazed environments are dependent on reindeer. READ MORE