University of Applied Sciences Neubrandenburg
National Green roof Site in Germany:
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European Association for greening buildings:
World Green Roof Infrastructure Network

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Theme “Rething sustainability”


29th-30th November, Budapest, EUGIC

9th-10th November, Singapor

-Participation: Konferenz: „Globale Ziele, lokale Praxis. Kommunale Nachhaltigkeit im Licht der UN-Nachhaltigkeitsziele (SDGs)“, Berlin, January 31th, Feb. 1st.

-February 2nd: Presentation at the Technical University, Braunschweig

-February 21th; Essen, FLL-Seminar zur Innenraumbegrünung

-March 7th-8th Statusseminar, workshop, BBSR- Zukunft Bau, Bonn

-April 4-7th Orvieto, Italy, Green infrastructure, Nature based solution for resilient Cities.

-Main Event of the Year: The WGIC2017 Berlin. World Green Infrastructure Congress in Berlin, hosted by FBB as national Partner of WGIN. All updated information:
Dates: 19th of May: Annual Meetings: WGIN and FBB; Congress days: 20th, 21th, Field trips 22, May 23th: EFB Annual Meeting and parallel IGA visit.

Links for further Literatur:

2015: Duck rescue from the Green roof in Neubrandenburg. This breeding duck returned now in the fourth year!

WGIN Book number 1: Green roofs around the world, presented in Madrid on April 3rd 2014, 2nd ed. 2015:

This book presents the description of the development from a small tropical harbor City into a “City in a garden”. Vegetation makes it possible – Singapore becomes a role model for the increasing tropical Cities around the globe! The author Phua Yok Tan has many years own experiences in developing the guidelines, programs and researches.

Detail from current green roof research in Neubrandenburg:

Infrared measurements in tropical nights: Example: 3rd of August 2013, 4 am morning: In the front a detail of the green roof. Back ground: heat island of campus buildings.

Release October 2012: Rudolf Müller Verlag: Details

20 years after “Dach- und Fassadenbegrünung” now this publication presents the " state of the art in Greening building technologies", edited by Manfred Köhler (available October – 2012), (co-authors are: Wolfgang Ansel, Roland Appl, Florian Betzler, Gunter Mann, Marc Ottele, Sven Wünschmann – and with several case studies, delivered by Arthur Andrade, Thorwald Brandwein, Barbara Koenig, Lutz Peter Kremkau, Rolf Maas, Nils van Steenis, Dorthe Rømø); several technical details included.

- 2012. DIN A4. Gebunden. 250 Seiten mit 355 Abbildungen und 49 Tabellen.
- ISBN Buch: 978-3-481-02968-5.
- ISBN E-Book-PDF: 978-3-481-02969-2.


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