International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Urban Planning | India | Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023

Biophilic Urbanism as an Approach towards Mitigating Urban Heat Island in Thiruvananthapuram City

Anjana J Nair

Abstract: A rising number of people are realizing how important everyday exposure to nature is for leading fulfilling lives. The study outlines major pathways through which biophilic urbanism improves climatic conditions. The urban heat island (UHI), which is defined by temperature differences between urban and rural regions, is a prime example of micro-climate changes brought on by urbanisation. The destruction of vegetation as a result of recent expansion has resulted in the loss of vegetation land cover. This study aims to create strategies and action plans by interrelating the parameters of biophilic urbanism and urban heat island for Thiruvananthapuram city.

Keywords: Biophilic urbanism, Climate Change, Urban heat island, green cover, Built Density, Land surface temperature

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023,

Pages: 1277 - 1281

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