Governance

What drives people’s decision-making regarding climate change? What personal values in the landscape are at risk from the effects of climate change?

Global Urban Sustainability , Governance , Social Inclusiveness and Health

A recently published article entitled "DeveLoP - a rationale and toolbox for Democratic Landscape Planning" presents a rationale and a toolbox for analyzing individuals' decision-making and elicit their values in the landscape.


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Urban open space governance and management

Governance , Urban Ecosystem Services , Urban Landscapes and Forests

An anthology about the development and management of the urban landscape, suitable as course literature as well as for anyone interested in urban open space and sustainable development.


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Nudging or participation for the sustainable every day — whose knowledge counts?

Governance , Method Development , Social Inclusiveness and Health

While technological fixes dominate the sustainability agenda, the radical change that is needed also requires a fundamental remake of our society, including everyday practices.


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Sustainable Leisure Mobilities in Compact Towns: Changing patterns of outdoor recreation in transit-oriented development (TOD)

Governance , Social Inclusiveness and Health , Urban Landscapes and Forests , Urban Mobility

An SLU research project that contributes to an understanding of the potentials for wellbeing and sustainable leisure mobilities in compact cities, and to green structure development.


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Barnen och den urbana normen

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Governance , Social Inclusiveness and Health , Urban Childhoods

(Videos in Swedish) Den täta staden är idag ett mycket starkt stadsplaneideal som man kan kalla den urbana normen. Vad får detta för konsekvenser för våra barn och de miljöer de vistas i?

Urban Take-Away: The Strategic Synthesis Project

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Global Urban Sustainability , Governance , Method Development

In our second Urban Take-Aways, we meet Jonas Bylund, research and innovations officer for JPI Urban Europe and programme coordinator for IQS. We make a deep dive into synthesis and explore what it means and how it can contribute…

Garden owners should gain more knowledge about invasive species

Governance , Urban Biodiversity , Urban Landscapes and Forests

In a changing climate, the threat from invasive alien species is expected to increase. Researchers are now finding out how garden owners view garden plants and the problem of invasive species. (Article in Swedish.)


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Urban ecosystem services in strategic planning in Swedish municipalities

Governance , Urban Ecosystem Services , Urban Landscapes and Forests

Research to date on urban ecosystem services has mainly been conducted in large cities, particularly in China, the USA and some European countries. This study examined the provision of urban ecosystem services in a Swedish municipality context, based…


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Striving for Inclusion—A Systematic Review of Long-Term Participation in Strategic Management of Urban Green Spaces

Governance , Social Inclusiveness and Health , Urban Design

User participation in urban green spaces is encouraged in international conventions. However, a social inclusion perspective is largely absent in the growing body of European scientific literature on urban green spaces.


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Uppsala Municipality Collaboration

Governance , Urban Ecosystem Services , Urban Landscapes and Forests

The goal of this project is to strengthen collaboration between SLU and Uppsala Municipality and to create synergies between the work of Uppsala Municipality and the research conducted at SLU that will have mutual benefits for both organisations…


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Understanding urban foodscapes for planning, design and governance of cities

Governance , Urban Design , Urban Food and Agriculture

Food has always had an influence on the urban landscape, beginning in the early markets that cities developed around to today’s meeting places around and with food. It is not only about the food production process, but more…


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Greening Urban Lifestyles through Nudging and Participation (NAP)

Governance , Method Development , Social Inclusiveness and Health

NAP studies how city planning can advance sustainable urban lifestyles. Focus is on two governance strategies, namely nudging and participatory processes.


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Designing for Energy Transition – Dirk Sijmons (NL)

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Governance , Urban Design , Urban Landscapes and Forests

SLU Urban Talk - 17 January 2019. Dirk Sijmons, founder of the H+N+S office and former State Landscape Architect of the Netherlands examines the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy from a spatial design perspective.

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