2013|06|01

GreenCityClimate – Green architecture for future cityscapes

Project completed:

03/2010 – 06/2013

Content:

In the course of this 3-year research project, more than 30 different green building techniques employed by Austrian producers (e.g. green facades, green roofs, pavements etc.) were evaluated, optimized and tested with regard to their services and effects for the urban microclimate and water management. Evaluation specifically focused on performance in terms of Urban Heat Island (UHI) effects and heavy rainfall events, as well as their effects on building physics. The results of scientific measurement were first processed by simulation against real city cases. Simulations were analyzed with regard to opportunities for implementation and barriers to Green Infrastructure within existing urban planning methods (e.g. urban development plans). This interdisciplinary project produced a guide for public and private decision makers on the implementation of green building techniques.

Future steps:
This guide will be implemented in practice through education and consulting services by the company Green4Cities.

Links:
www.gruenstadtklima.at

Partners (32):

Associations:

Forum Qualitätspflaster (FQP) www.fqp.at , Garten- und Landschafts-bauverband (GALABAU)www.galababauverband.org , Verband für Bauwerksbegrünung (VfB) www.grünstattgrau.at , Verband österreichischer Beton- und Fertigteilwerke (VÖB) www.voeb.com , Wiener Gärtner Innung (WGI)www.diefloristen.at

Companies:

90deGREEN GmbH www.90degreen.com , Basaltwerk Pauliberg GmbH & Co KG www.pauliberg.at , Bauder Ges.m.b.H www.bauder.at , Blazek Garten- und Landschaftsbau GmbH www.blazek.at , Dachgrün GmbH www.dachgruen.at , Gartengestaltung Anton Rath www.gartenrat.com , Haldittbergbau Verwaltungs-GmbH www.halditt.at , HELIX Pflanzensysteme GmbH www.helix-pflanzensysteme.de , Lias Österreich GesmbH www.liapor.at , Optigrün international AGwww.optigruen.com , Sanoway GmbH , Stauss-Perlite GmbH www.europerl.com , Steinbauer Development GmbH www.steinbauer.co.at , Techmetall Erzeugungs- Handel- und Montage- Ges.m.b.H.www.gruenwand.at , Wopfinger Baustoffindustrie GmbH www.wopfingerbaustoffe.at , ZinCo GmbHwww.zinco-greenroof.com

Real Estate Developers:

BUWOG – Bauen und Wohnen Gesellschaft mbH www.buwog.at , Gemeinnützige Bau- u. Wohnungsgenossenschaft “Wien-Süd” eGenmbH www.wiensued.at

Research Institutions: U

niversität für Bodenkultur (Institut für Ingenieurbiologie und Landschaftsbau IBLBhttp://www.baunat.boku.ac.at/iblb/ , Institut für Meteorologie MET http://www.baunat.boku.ac.at/iblb/ , Institut für Raumplanung IRUB http://www.rali.boku.ac.at/irub/ , Institut für Siedlungswasserbau SIG)http://www.boku.ac.at/sig/ , Höhere Bundeslehr- und Forschungsanstalt für Gartenbau Schönbrunn (HBLFA) Schönbrunn www.gartenbau.at , Forschungsgesellschaft Wohnen, Bauen und Planen (FGW)www.fgw.at


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