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Quantitative Storytelling: Science, Narratives, and Uncertainty in Nexus Innovations

Di Felice, Louisa Jane; Cabello, Violeta; Ripa, Maddalena; Madrid-Lopez, Cristina

ACCESS at Science, Technology & Human Values, November 2021 Innovations are central instruments of sustainability policies. They project future visions onto technological solutions and enable […]

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Environmental and social life cycle assessment of growing media for urban rooftop farming

Toboso-Chavero, Susana; Madrid-López, Cristina; Villalba, Gara; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier; Hückstädt, Arne B; Finkbeiner, Matthias; Lehmann, Annekatrin

OPEN ACCESS at The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, Volume 26, 2085–2102 (2021) Purpose New environmental strategies are emerging for cities to become more self-sufficient, […]

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Comparison of organic substrates in urban rooftop agriculture, towards improving crop production resilience to temporary drought in Mediterranean cities

Parada, Felipe; Ercilla‐Montserrat, Mireia; Arcas‐Pilz, Verónica; Lopez‐Capel, Elisa; Carazo, Núria; Montero, Juan I; Gabarrell, Xavier; Villalba, Gara; Rieradevall, Joan; Muñoz, Pere

Access at the Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, Volume 101, Issue 14, November 2021, Pages 5888-5897 BACKGROUND Urban agriculture contributes to meeting the growing food production demand […]

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Tecnologia i economia circular: tendències cap a nous models de negoci i patrons de consum

Talens Peiró, Laura; Verdú Tirado, Jordi

OPEN ACCESS a Anuari en emprendoria, economía i innovació social. Num 49, p86-103. Octubre 2021 Document en català  

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Incorporating user preferences in rooftop food-energy-water production through integrated sustainability assessment

Toboso-Chaver, Susana; Madrid-López, Cristina; Gabarrell Durany, Xavier; Villalba, Gara

https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/2515-7620/abffa5/meta https://ddd.uab.cat/record/247677 With the overall aim to design successful implementation strategies of food-energy-water production systems on urban roofs, we propose an integrated process that includes […]

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Optimizing irrigation in urban agriculture for tomato crops in rooftop greenhouses

Parada, Felipe; Gabarrell, Xavier; Rufí-Salís, Martí; Arcas-Pilz, Verónica; Muñoz, Pere; Villalba, Gara

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.148689 The rise of population in urban areas makes it ever more important to promote urban agriculture (UA) that is efficient in terms of water […]

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Assessment of the food-water-energy nexus suitability of rooftops. A methodological remote sensing approach in an urban Mediterranean area

Zambrano, Perla; Muñoz-Liesa, Joan; Josa, Alejandro; Rieradevall, Joan; Alamús, Ramon; Gassó-Domingo, Santiago; Gabarrell, Xavier

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2021.103287 This work established a framework to identify and analyze the technical feasibility of roofs for integrating urban agriculture, rainwater harvesting, and photovoltaic systems using […]

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Recovered phosphorus for a more resilient urban agriculture: Assessment of the fertilizer potential of struvite in hydroponics

Arcas-Pilz, Verónica; Rufí-Salís, Martí; Parada, Felipe; Petit-Boix, Anna; Gabarrell, Xavier; Villalba, Gara

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.149424 Urban agriculture (UA) is a means for cities to become more resilient in terms of food sovereignty while shortening the distance between production and […]

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