Search for dissertations about: "thesis on urban green spaces"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on urban green spaces.

  1. 1. Urban Ecosystem Services : The Value of Green Spaces in Cities

    Author : Johannes Langemeyer; Thomas Elmqvist; Erik Gómez-Baggethun; Kai Chan; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Urban; ecosystem services; valuation; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : In an ever more urban world, the role of green spaces in cities is increasingly highlighted for their capacity to provide ecosystem services for human well-being. Yet, the value of urban green spaces is still widely overlooked in urban policy and planning. READ MORE

  2. 2. Biodiversity and green infrastructure in urban landscapes

    Author : Ulf G. Sandström; Per Angelstam; Abdul Khakee; Kjell Nilsson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Biologi; Birds in cities; Communication between sciences; Conservation planning; Landscape ecology; Swedish green planning; Urban green space; Urban planning; Urban vegetation; Biologi med ekologisk inriktning; Biology; Biologi; Biologi med ekologisk inriktning;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I evaluate the extent to which biodiversity is affected, and taken into consideration by, urban planning. Based on landscape ecology, I apply an interdisciplinary approach. READ MORE

  3. 3. Wastelands of difference? Urban nature and more-than-human difference in Berlin and Gothenburg

    Author : Mathilda Rosengren; Matthew Gandy; Maan Barua; Steve Hinchliffe; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Berlin; Gothenburg; more-than-human ethnography; multispecies ethnography; more-than-human geography; urban green space; urban wastelands; landscape architecture; urban planning; non-human agency; affect; Stadtbrachen; Brachen; Anita-Berber-Park; St. Thomas Friedhof; Natur-Park Südgelände; Park am Gleisdreieck; Göteborg; Trollspisberget; Högåsberget; Frihamnen; Mossen; bostadsnära natur; Urban studies; Urbana studier;

    Abstract : This thesis explores more-than-human entanglements of contemporary urban environments in order to develop a rearticulation of urban landscapes as spaces decidedly beyond the exclusively human. Taking its cue from the question “How do we live with urban difference today?,” such spaces, the thesis argues, emerge through, as well as change with, a variety of socio-ecological entwinements. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Towards Better Urban Spaces in Harmony with Microclimate: Urban design and planning regulations in hot dry Damascus, Syria

    Author : Moohammed Wasim Yahia; Boende och Bostadsutveckling; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Architecture; Arid zones; Built environment; Climate; Climatic design; Damascus; Hot dry regions; Landscape elements; Microclimate; Planning regulations; Thermal comfort; Thermal indices; Urban climate; Urban design; Urban planning;

    Abstract : This research is an attempt to develop further understanding of the relationship between microclimate, thermal comfort, urban design and outdoor space users in the hot dry city of Damascus. This is done by studying the impact of urban regulations on microclimate in different urban design patterns in Damascus. READ MORE