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Here you can find the theses’ topics of Graduates, and access the digital version of the complete documents if available.

Class of 2020 worked on:

URBAN HEAT ISLAND (UHI)

  • Exploring the triadic relation of urban form, wind and air quality at street level: A case study of City of London, UK. – Kiran Ashok Apsunde (Link to PDF)
  • Assessment of wind characteristics and urban heat island dynamics for urban planning: A case study of Toulouse, France – Henry Ibitolu (Link to PDF)
  • Assessment of intra-city urban heat island effect in relation to vulnerable stakeholders via LCZ classification, LST Analysis and Transverse Surveys: A case study of Karachi, Pakistan – Marina Khan (Link to PDF)
  • Between buildings: An evaluation of London’s microclimate policy – Paula Presser (Link to PDF)

URBAN GREENING

  • Developing protocol on Jakarta green area target setting for urban overheating mitigation – Hanna Stepani (Link to PDF)
  • The Green Area Ratio as a planning tool for sustainable green infrastructure in densely built arid environments: A case study of Lima, Peru – Carol Torres Limache (Link to PDF)
  • Vulnerability and Glasgow Greendex:A framework to optimise the impact of green infrastructure in improving social and environmental vulnerability – Megi Zala (Link to PDF)

CIRCULAR SYSTEMS

  • Developing a conceptual framework for a bio-based circular economy: Approach to waste management in Bahar Colony, Lahore Pakistan – Samira Nazir (Link to PDF)
  • Circularity in cities: The socio-spatial dimension of the circular economy as a step towards climate-sensitive urban planning: A case study of Glasgow, UK – Carlos Soto Nieto (Link to PDF)

ECOSYSTEM SERVICES

  • Re-valuing Canals: Valuation of ecosystem services provided by the Smart Canal project, Glasgow, UKAla’ Al Dwairi (Link to PDF)
  • Biomimicry approaches to mitigate the urban heat island A case study of Toulouse, France – Mahmudul Chowdhury (Link to PDF)

BEHAVIOURAL CHANGE

  • Roadmaps:A platform for stakeholder connectivity towards decarbonisation of the buildings sector – Thais Glowacki (Link to PDF)
  • Touchpoints and behavioural mechanisms: Strengthening energy conservation in the residential sector – Oliver Carlo (Link to PDF)