Search for dissertations about: "ecosystem architecture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words ecosystem architecture.

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

    University dissertation from KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Hanna Erixon Aalto; KTH.; [2017]
    Keywords : 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

  2. 2. Brazilian land use policies and the development of ecosystem services

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Flavio L. M. Freitas; KTH.; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Brazil; Land use policy; Forest protection; Ecosystem services; Biodiversity; Offsetting of legal reserves; Mark- och vattenteknik; Land and Water Resources Engineering;

    Abstract : Concerns related to global environmental changes due to land use changes have been driving international communities towards more sustainable land use systems. Brazil is a country of global strategic importance in this matter considering that it is the nation with the largest extension of preserved tropical native vegetation, recognised for its ecosystem services and high and unique biodiversity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Towards an integrated ecology through mechanistic modelling of ecosystem structure and functioning

    University dissertation from Geobiblioteket, Lunds Universitet, Sölvegatan 12, SE-22362 Lund, Sweden

    Author : Thomas Hickler; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2004]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; pedology; cartography; climatology; Fysisk geografi; geomorfologi; marklära; kartografi; klimatologi; geomorphology; Physical geography; integrated ecology; plant hydraulic architecture; climate change; CO2 fertilisation effect; biogeography; biogeochemistry; vegetation dynamics; ecosystem modelling;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Traditionellt har olika aspekter av ett ekosystem studerats var för sig inom olika ekologiska discipliner såsom växtfysiologi, forskning om hur organismer interagerar med varandra och forskning om hur ekosystem som helhet beter sig. Denna avhandling innehåller exempel på att simulationsmodeller gör det möjligt att undersöka hur de olika processerna samverkar för att forma ekosystemet. READ MORE

  4. 4. Environmental Assessment Tools for Neighbourhoods and Buildings in relation to Environment, Architecture, and Architects

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Marita Wallhagen; KTH.; Högskolan i Gävle.; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis; architects; architecture; buildings; environment; environmental assessment tools; environmental sustainability; neighbourhoods;

    Abstract : This thesis explores Neighbourhood and Building Environmental Assessment Tools’ (NBEATs’) function as assessment tools and decision support, and their relation to environment, architecture and architects. This is done by analysing, testing, and discussing a number of NBEATs (LEED-NC, Code for Sustainable Homes, EcoEffect, LEED-ND, BREEAM-C, and ENSLIC-tool), their manuals and use. READ MORE

  5. 5. Biotope and biodiversity mapping in forest and urban green space

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Tian Gao; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Forests play an important role in providing ecosystem services that support the ecological integrity of an area and also supply social benefits for humans. Many of the essential ecological and social benefits derived from forest are underpinned by its biodiversity. READ MORE