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Project Profile: Vertical Green 2.0

Vertical greening for liveable cities – innovation to facilitate the breakthrough of an old concept

Who?

Principal Investigators: Dr. Thomas Nehls, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
Partners: Dr. Ulrike Pitha, Universität für Bodenkultur Wien - Ingenieurbiologie und Landschaftsbau, Austria
Dr. Chung-Kee Yeh, National Taiwan University - Department of Bio-Industrial Mechatronics Engineering, Chinese Taipei
Dr. Eva Paton, Technische Universitaet Berlin - Fachgebiet Ökohydrologie und Landschaftsbewertung
Damjana Gantar, Urban planning institute of the Republic of Slovenia / Urbanisticni inštitut Republike Slovenije, Slovenia
DI. Doris Schnepf, Green4Cities GmbH, Austria
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What?

Full Project Title: Vertical greening for liveable cities – innovation to facilitate the breakthrough of an old concept
Full Call Title: Nexus2016
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Why?

Project Objective: The objectives of this project are as follows:

• What are the needs, preferences and prejudices towards vertical green? What are the unsolved problems?
• How can we design sustainable vertical green? (Water & nutrients, acceptance & participation, profitability)
• What is the city-wide impact of vertical green under realistic distribution scenarios? How much vertical green do we want?
Call Objective: The Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative (SUGI)/Food-Water-Energy Nexus is a joint call established in order to bring together actors to find innovative new solutions to the Food-Water-Energy Nexus challenge. The ultimate goal is to increase the access and the quality of life.

Where?

Regions: Asia, Europe
Countries: Chinese Taipei

When?

Duration: 36 months
Call Date: December 9, 2016
Project Award Date: February 15, 2018