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    • Agricultura en edificios urbanos: metodología para la implementación de invernaderos en azoteas de areas no residenciales urbanas 

      Nadal, Ana; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Cerón, Ileana; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Rieradevall Pons, Joan (2016)
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      La agricultura urbana forma parte de las estrategias de sostenibilidad urbana y ambiental que promueve el urbanismo verde, debido a que posee la capacidad de satisfacer las múltiples demandas de alimentos, mediante ...
    • Agricultura urbana en el marc d'un urbanisme sostenible 

      Nadal, Ana; Cerón, Ileana; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Pons Valladares, Oriol; Rieradevall Pons, Joan; Sanyé-Mengual, E. (2015-05)
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    • Agrourban sustainability through rooftop greenhouses. Ecoinnovation on residual flows of energy, water and CO2 for food production 

      Rieradevall Pons, Joan; Llorach Massana, Pere; Sanjuan-Delmás, David; Sanyé Mengual, Esther; Nadal, Ana; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Planas Rodríguez, Carla; Pons Valladares, Oriol; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Montero Camacho, Juan Ignacio; Muñoz, Pere; Oliver Solà, Jordi; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier; Villalba Mendez, Gara; Rovira, Maria Rosa (2014)
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    • Building-integrated rooftop greenhouses: an energy and environmental assessment in the mediterranean context 

      Nadal, Ana; Llorach Massana, Pere; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; López-Capel, Elisa; Montero, Juan Ignacio; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Rieradevall Pons, Joan; Royapoor, Mohammad (2017-02)
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      A sustainable and secure food supply within a low-carbon and resilient infrastructure is encapsulated in several of The United Nations’ 17 sustainable development goals. The integration of urban agriculture in buildings ...
    • Comportamiento térmico de un invernadero integrado en azotea en una ciudad mediterránea : resultados preliminares 

      Nadal, Ana; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Cerón, Ileana; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Rieradevall Pons, Joan (2016)
      Conference report
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      La agricultura urbana (AU) es considerada una actividad esencial para el desarrollo de las ciudades debido a que promueve la producción local, ayuda a reducir los impactos ambientales del transporte y del embalaje ...
    • Environmental assessment of an integrated rooftop greenhouse for food production in cities 

      Sanjuan-Delmás, David; Llorach Massana, Pere; Nadal, Ana; Ercilla-Montserrat, Mireia; Muñoz, Pere; Montero Camacho, Juan Ignacio; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier; Rieradevall Pons, Joan (2018-03)
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      Vertical farming is emerging as an effective measure to grow food in buildings and can increase food production in urban areas in a more sustainable manner. This study presents a comprehensive environmental assessment of ...
    • Feasibility assessment of rooftop greenhouses in Latin America. The case study of a social neighborhood in Quito, Ecuador 

      Nadal, Ana; Rodríguez Cadena, Daniel; Pons Valladares, Oriol; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Rieradevall Pons, Joan (2019-08)
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      Today, food security has a critical place in the government agendas of developing countries. In Latin American case, urban contexts have been subject to radical transformations in the last decades, most apparently through ...
    • Improving the metabolism and sustainability of buildings and cities through integrated rooftop greenhouses (i-RTG)" 

      Sanjuan-Delmás, David; Llorach Massana, Pere; Nadal, Ana; Sanyé Mengual, Esther; Petit Boix, Anna; Ercilla-Montserrat, Mireia; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Rovira, Maria Rosa; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Muñoz, Pere; Montero, Juan Ignacio; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier; Rieradevall Pons, Joan; Pons Valladares, Oriol (Springer, 2018)
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      Food security in cities is an increasing concern due to the impact of climate change and the concentration of world population in cities. Urban agriculture (UA) aims at enhancing food production in urban areas, providing ...
    • Roofs of the future: rooftop greenhouses to improve buildings metabolism 

      Pons Valladares, Oriol; Nadal, Ana; Sanyé-Mengual, E.; Llorach Massana, Pere; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Sanjuan Demás, David; Muñoz, Pere; Oliver Solà, Jordi; Planas Rodríguez, Carla; Rovira, Maria Rosa (2015)
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      Ancient civilizations had agriculture production in their metropolis but modern urban planning separated agriculture from cities, such as Chandigarh by Le Corbusier. At present, FAO estimates that urban agriculture produces ...
    • Roofs of the future: rooftop greenhouses to improve buildings metabolism 

      Pons Valladares, Oriol; Nadal, Ana; Sanyé-Mengual, E.; Llorach Massana, Pere; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Sanjuan Demás, David; Pere, Muñoz; Olivé-Solà, Jordi; Planas Rodríguez, Carla; Rovira, Maria Rosa (2015-10-27)
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      Ancient civilizations had agriculture production in their metropolis but modern urban planning separated agriculture from cities, such as Chandigarh by Le Corbusier. At present, FAO estimates that urban agriculture produces ...
    • Rooftop greenhouses in educational centers: a sustainability assessment of urban agriculture in compact cities 

      Nadal, Ana; Pons Valladares, Oriol; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Rieradevall Pons, Joan; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro (Elsevier, 2018)
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      Today, urban agriculture is one of the most widely used sustainability strategies to improve the metabolism of a city. Schools can play an important role in the implementation of sustainability master plans, due their ...
    • Towards productive cities: environmental assessment of the Food-Energy-Water nexus of the urban roof mosaic 

      Toboso, Susana; Nadal, Ana; Petit, Ana; Pons Valladares, Oriol; Villalba, Gara; Gabarrell, Xavier; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Rieradevall, Joan (2018-11-26)
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      Cities are rapidly growing and need to look for ways to optimize resource consumption. Metropolises are especially vulnerable in three main systems, often referred to as the FEW (i.e., food, energy, and water) nexus. In ...
    • Urban agriculture in the framework of sustainable urbanism 

      Nadal, Ana; Cerón Palma, Ileana; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Rieradevall Pons, Joan; Pons Valladares, Oriol; Sanyé-Mengual, Esther (2015)
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      Agriculture represents a crucial phase in the development of mankind. Although cities initially had close ties withagriculture, which was a key element in ancient civilisations, in modern twentieth-century urban plans, ...
    • Urban planning and agriculture. Methodology for assessing rooftop greenhouse potential of non-residential areas using airborne sensors 

      Nadal, Ana; Alamús, Ramón; Pipia, Luca; Ruiz García, Antonio; Corbera, Jordi; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Rieradevall Pons, Joan; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro (Elsevier, 2017-12-01)
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      The integration of rooftop greenhouses (RTGs) in urban buildings is a practice that is becoming increasingly important in the world for their contribution to food security and sustainable development. However, the supply ...