SESSION 3 – 11am : The Benefits of Urban Green Infrastructure

Hosted by Rita Mayrhofer, Biotope City

Nature-based solutions for sustainable cities – from health and well-being benefits, food growing, and vertical farms to air quality, urban cooling and stormwater management.

  • Holger Robrecht ICLEI Europe – Local Governments for Sustainability | Sustainable cities and the benefits of green infrastructure to reach our goals
  • Bernhard Scharf BOKU University of Natural Resources & Life Sciences Vienna | The urban heat island and how to cope with it through urban green infrastructure?
  • Daniel Podmirseg Vertical Farming Institute | Vertical Farming – towards a new building typology for the 21st century
  • Rita Mayrhofer Biotope City Journal | Planning a Biotope City

Panel discussion and Q&A

12.30 Lunch and Exhibition