Transparent environmental information for green roofs: how and why should it be disclosed
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by Urbanscape Solutions Team
5M ago
At the first glance, it is not easy to understand the complete array of green roof’s environmental impacts. There are many attempts and comprehensive studies of this topic ..read more
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FUTURE CITIES: How Many Green Roofs Does It Take To Make A Difference To Climate?
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by Urbanscape team
8M ago
Of course, there is no single answer to this question. Many factors need to come into play for our environments to begin to heal and improve. However, while we dream of futuristic, utopian green cities, fully built from sustainable materials, rich with plantlife and inviting wildlife, as well as people, we must deal with the reality of our time, and accept that we will need to start by retrofitting the exsisting built infrastructure. Re-use is always greener than demolishing and building something completely new! However, to know how much intervention it takes to make an actual difference to ..read more
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SafetyPro GuardRail – Collective protection systems
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by Urbanscape Solutions Team
11M ago
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Solutions for Sustainable Architecture That Make Us Feel Better and Live Better
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by Ana Belčič, Studio Miao
1y ago
Green infrastructure, such as green roofs and walls, can fulfil several urban and ecological functions, providing natural resource sinks to assist urban climate control, water management and form important green networks. Importantly, it also has positive social and psychological impacts (1 ..read more
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Beat the Four Horsemen: The Urgency of "Green" in Architecture ​
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by Ana Belčič, Studio Miao
1y ago
We live in a time when the impacts of climate change are beginning to be felt more regularly. Intense weather events, such as droughts or floods, as well as wildfires and pollution, have become a part of the everyday news cycle and must be addressed – not with fear and panic, but through harnessing knowledge and applying prevention and mitigation techniques. According to Filazzola et al., research data indicates that we should encourage policymakers and practitioners to improve the design of green infrastructure to benefit urban ecosystems because of the potential benefits for both humans and ..read more
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Beat the Four Horsemen: The Urgency of "Green" in Architecture ​
Urbanscape Green Roofs Blog
by Ana Belčič, Studio Miao
1y ago
We live in a time when the impacts of climate change are beginning to be felt more regularly. Intense weather events, such as droughts or floods, as well as wildfires and pollution, have become a part of the everyday news cycle and must be addressed – not with fear and panic, but through harnessing knowledge and applying prevention and mitigation techniques. According to Filazzola et al., research data indicates that we should encourage policymakers and practitioners to improve the design of green infrastructure to benefit urban ecosystems because of the potential benefits for both humans and ..read more
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Walk the talk! Green roof versus brown roof
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by Ana Belčič, Studio Miao
1y ago
Imagine, that you are taking care of a green space around your house or in a park. Will you put the sole substrate on the ground and watch it regrow on its own, observe which invasive plants will burst the first ones? Probably not. You will either use prevegetated lawn mats or sow the lawn seeds – sometimes even cover the ground afterwards with a gardening membrane to warm up the top layer and prevent suparticles to be blown away, protect the seeds from wind erosion and birds, and protect the soiltop from weeds colonisation. Well, the similar principles apply with the rooftop surface ..read more
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More green walls in the cities - How to set up green on vertical spaces?
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by Ana Belčič, Studio Miao
1y ago
We live in a rapidly heating world and at the same time, urbanisation is causing us to expand paved areas covered in asphalt, concrete and other hard, impermeable materials that contribute to urban overheating. The resulting absence of greenery often found in urban spaces is one of the most influential factors that can contribute to temperatures rising to uncomfortable levels. For example, during summers in Oregon, USA, surfaces in areas without greenery experience a temperature up to 50 degrees Celsius, whereas those surrounded by greenery experience temperatures only up to 25 degrees Celsiu ..read more
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PAINT IT GREEN
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1y ago
If you google the word »Landscape«, you learn that the term comes from the Dutch word landschap, the name given to paintings of the countryside. So, geographers have borrowed the word from artists. If you google images, the majority of photos will show you almost endless shades of green. What is the secret of green ..read more
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The Importance of Fall Arrest Systems in the Construction Industry
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1y ago
The construction industry is one of the most dangerous industries to work in, with falls being one of the leading causes of death and injury on construction sites. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), falls account for about one-third of all construction-related fatalities. That's why it's critical to invest in fall arrest systems to protect workers on the job ..read more
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