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Urban Agriculture in the framework of sustainable urbanism

Author
Nadal, A.
Type of activity
Theses
Defense's date
2018-09-28
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/10803/664684 Open in new window
Abstract
Sustainable urbanism promotes strategies for the sustainability of the territory. One of these strategies is urban agriculture (UA). Specifically, rooftop greenhouses (RTGs) are an alternative that in recent years has had a considerable rise in European compact cities, as they enable the cultivation of food in the city without compromising permeable soil surface. However, research that addresses their energy behavior and provides tools for the quantification and analysis of their viability is li...
Keywords
Agricultura urbana, Cities, Ciudades, Ciutats, Sustainable urbanisme, Urban agriculture, Urbanisme sostenible, Urbanismo sustentable
Group of research
GRIC - Group of Construction Research and Innovation
MECMAT - Mechanics of Materials

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