This solution was sourced in response to UKGBC’s Innovation Challenge: “How can communities and local authorities implement, maintain, and assess the impact of nature-based solutions to enhance climate resilience?”
Urban Heat Islands, air pollution and pluvial flooding are major threats for urban development and the health and safety of cities populations. Action needs to be taken to solve urban growth and climate change impacts.
Verification & Case Study
The worldwide applicable GREENPASS Software & Technology has been developed in the last 10 years with international universities and experts within more than 16 international R&D projects and 4m€ in funding – based on 5 international case study cities: Vienna, London, Hong Kong, Cairo & Santiago de Chile.
They used expert simulation system ENVImet, which is the world’s most famous software for microclimatic simulations with more than 3.000+ scientific papers.
IKEA opened in Vienna in summer 2021 and is the most innovative furniture store currently in the IKEA world. With its 160 trees, the building cools the neighbourhood of Vienna’s Westbahnhof train station by up to -1.5 °C on a heat day.
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