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

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on urban green spaces.

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Johannes Langemeyer; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : 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

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Ulf G. Sandström; Örebro universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; 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; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology; NATURVETENSKAP 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. Organoleptic Interfaces: Exploring Embodied Methods in Foodscapes

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Anna Maria Orru; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; urban-making; embodiment; artistic-based research; foodscapes; relational assemblages; deeper commitment to environment; performativity; imagineering; critical cartography; choreography;

    Abstract : In the move to re-acquaint urban green and in-between spaces as solely parks and open spaces, this research looks to the concept of emerging foodscapes to form a transformative behaviour with food in the city. Urban population growth, unstable food security, environmental consequences of industrial food production are all motives for concern, alongside individual awareness of food provisioning, seasonal availability and behaviour. READ MORE

  4. 4. In Rhizomia Actors, Networks and Resilience in Urban Landscapes

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Systemekologiska institutionen

    Author : Henrik Ernstson; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Human ecology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Humanekologi; naturresurshushållning; Natural Resources Management; urban ecosystem services; green space; social network analysis; social movements; actor-networks; transformation; ecosystem management; scale mismatch; co-management; governance; broker; conservation; Stockholm; 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

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Moohammed Wasim Yahia; [2014]
    Keywords : 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 : Popular Abstract in English This study concerns the city of Damascus in the Syrian Arab Republic. Damascus is a city where the current urban form is characterized by wide streets and lack of shade as well as limited amount of green areas, which negatively affect the microclimate and thermal comfort. READ MORE