Unit 1

Green roofs and urban planning: The benefits of green roofs 

  1. For the building:
    1. Increase sound insulation
    2. Increase the longevity of the roof membrane
    3. Reduce the energy required for the maintenance of interior climates
  1. For life quality:
    1. green-space amenity,
    2. create habitat for wildlife,
    3. air-quality improvement,
    4. reduction of the urban heat-island effect

Green roofs in cities. Best practices across Europe

  • PARIS – «Agripolis»
  • Emilo Ambasz
  • The Interreg «PERFECT» project
  • Urban beekeeping – PARIS
  • Vertical Forest – MILAN
  • Vertical garden –  MADRID
  • Palacio de Congresos Europa: VITORIA-GASTEIZ
  • Urban Jungle – PRATO
  • Orchard of Gallaratese QT8 : MILAN
  • Shared garden – CAMPOBASSO