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Gewählte Master / Diploma Thesis:

Nicole Trummer (2021): Urbane Landwirtschaft als Bestandteil einer nachhaltigen Stadtentwicklung am Fallbeispiel Rothneusiedl im 10. Wiener Gemeindebezirk.
Master / Diploma Thesis - Institut für Landschaftsplanung (ILAP), BOKU-Universität für Bodenkultur, pp 93. UB BOKU obvsg

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The actual population growth increases the demand for housing. The ongoing urbanisation has resulted in a lack of space, which means that open spaces within the city are increasingly threatened by development. Urban agricultural areas as multifunctional landscapes are important for sustainable developments as they provide primary productive benefits, services and space for recreation, physical activities and social interactions for urban dwellers. The thesis explores the question which forms of urban agriculture can support sustainable urban development in Rothneusiedl, in Vienna's 10th district. Therefore, the role of urban agriculture in the administration of the City of Vienna will be analysed and furthermore examined, how it can be integrated into the developments of the urban development area Rothneusiedl now and in the future. The findings of the thesis is that urban agriculture within the city must be perceived and should be part of urban development strategies. For an implementation at local level, various forms of urban agriculture, such as community gardens, subsistence-oriented gardens, as well as production-oriented farms contribute to sustainable, climate-adapted space development in new urban development areas. The fundamental concept of sustainable development, the ecological, economic and social aspects of sustainability, is also reflected in the functions of urban agriculture. With its ecosystem services, urban agriculture can qualitatively enhance green infrastructure in the city through targeted planning.To achieve this, an awareness of the potentials and benefits of urban agriculture for sustainable and climate-adapted urban developments has to be achieved among the population as well as in politics and among planning experts in city administration. Open space planning aspects has to be considered, to ensure efficiency of urban agriculture as multiple functions and to counteract potential conflicts among different users. The result of this thesis leads to planning principles for the implementation of urban agriculture in the urban development area of Rothneusiedl.

Beurteilende*r: Damyanovic Doris

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