A landscape framework for informal settlements to facilitate urban metabolism in Tete, Mozambique

Afbeelding 7: visualisation of design for open public space in Muthemba

_GRADUATION WORK_ by Josje Hoefsloot
The percentage of the African population living in informal settlements is increasing. The quality of the public spaces in these informal settlements is decreasing because of uncontrolled open defecation, waste dumping and lack of a sewage system. This thesis is a research in how existing public spaces can be protected, improved and used to improve the urban metabolism in Tete, Mozambique.

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The Pulse of the City: Exploring Urban Metabolism in Amsterdam

Figure 1; Research approach AMS_Featured Image

_ARTICLE_ by Ilse Voskamp and Sven Stremke.
Considering ongoing, rapid urbanisation and the vast resource consumption of metropolitan areas around the world, it is important to integrate urban resource management with the design of our future cities. But how can resource management become an integral part of planning and designing urban landscapes?

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