Resources & Links

A selection of links to websites and resources giving a bit of background knowledge of the fields we work in.

What is Green Infrastructure?
Advice, research, promotion of green roofs
European Federation of Green Roof Associations
The Ecology Consultancy
The Temple Group
Green roofs and PVs combined
Ecosystems Knowledge Network
Green Infrastructure Partnership
The Community for Sustainable Drainage
Small Scale Green Roofs DIY Guide
The Water Sensitive City by Gary Grant
Ecosystem Services Come to Town by G Grant
Urban greening Goiania, Brazil
Green4Cities, Vienna
EC Business and Biodiversity Platform

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The Greening Permit In Paris

The Greening Permit In Paris

Gardening in the streets of Paris? That’s allowed! Since June 30, 2015, the Paris Greening Permit has provided 2500 people with an opportunity to get involved in greening the city. Thanks to this new programme, every Parisian can become a gardener for a local, otherwise barren, site of their choice. There are almost no limits… Read More

Retrofitting green infrastructure around housing estates

Retrofitting green infrastructure around housing estates

Retrofitting green infrastructure into the existing fabric of the city, is all too often overlooked.  It is also assumed to be impossible to achieve.  The focus, by and large, is on  new developments.  Retrofitting, however, is possible and has the potential to deliver excellent results across the sustainability agenda.   Housing is a major part of… Read More

Pollinators and Solar Energy on a green roof – a win-win

Pollinators and Solar Energy on a green roof – a win-win

Pollinators and energy on green roofs are a potential win-win. A simple sedum solar green roof is not the answer. The reall win-win is a biosolar roof. The roof in question was installed because of a planning condition ten years ago. The simple sedum roof was not performing very well. The City planners did not want… Read More