Resources Seminar Green Infrastructure 2014

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Literature and References

Economic dimensions of green infrastructure, quantification methods

American Rivers, Water Environment Federation, American Society of Landscape Architects and ECONorthwest. Banking on Green: A Look at How Green Infrastructure Can Save Municipalities Money and Provide Economic Benefits Community-wide . Joint report, 2012.

Center for Neighborhood Technology. Green Infrastructure: Data Quantification and Assessment. Report, March 2009.

Center for Neighborhood Technology. Integrating Valuation Methods to Recognize Green Infrastructure’s Multiple Benefits. Report, 2009.

Center for Neighborhood Technology. The Value of Green Infrastructure: A Guide to Recognizing its Economic, Environmental and Social Benefits. Report, 2010.

Merk, O., Saussier, S., et al. Financing Green Infrastructure. OECD Regional Development Working Papers, 2012.

World Wildlife Fund. Accounting for Natural Capital in EU Policy Decisionmaking. Background paper, May 2014.


Green infrastructure and innovative urban planning

Bohn, Katrin and Andre Viljoen. The Edible City: Envisioning the Continuous Productive Urban Landscape (CPUL). Field Journal, Vol. 4 (1) Pp. 149-161.

Economides, Christopher. [Columbia University Water Center, 2014. http://water.columbia.edu/files/2014/04/Green_Infrastructure_FINAL.pdf Green Infrastructure: Sustainable Solutions in 11 Cities Across the United States]. Report.

International Living Building Institute. Living Building Challenge: A Visionary Challenge to a Restorative Future. April 2010.

New York City Green Infrastructure, Annual report, 2012. NYC Department of Environmental Protection.

United States Environmental Protection Agency. Green Infrastructure Case Studies: Municipal Policies for Managing Stormwater With Green Infrastructure. Report, 2010.

Green Wall reduce energy pollution and energy cost, 2012

Smart cities of India

Billboards that produce water

Green infrastructure case studies and policy directives in the European Union

European Commission. Building a Green Infrastructure for Europe. Publication, 2013.

European Commission.The Multifunctionality of Green Infrastructure. Directorate General Environment News Alert Service, March 2012.

European Commission. Towards a Green Infrastructure for Europe: Developing New Concepts for the Integration of Natura 2000 Network Into a Broader Countryside. EC Study ENV.B.2/SER/2007/0076

European Environment Agency and Swiss Confederation Federal Office for the Environment. Landscape Fragmentation in Europe. Joint report, 2011.

Naumann, Sandra, Anzualda, Gerardo, et al. Assessment of the Potential of Ecosystem-based Approach to Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in Europe. Report, Ecologic Institute, Berlin, the Environmental Change Institute and the Oxford University Centre for the Environment for the European Commission, 2011.

Naumann, Sandra, McKenna Davis, Timo Kaphengst, Mav Pieterse and Matt Rayment (2011): Design, implementation and cost elements of Green Infrastructure projects. Final report to the European Commission, DG Environment, Contract no. 070307/2010/577182/ETU/F.1, Ecologic institute and GHK Consulting.


Basic background on green infrastructure, guidelines for communities

Landscape Institute. Green Infrastructure: An Integrated Approach to Land Use. Position statement, 2013.

Landscape Institute. Green Infrastructure: Connected and Multifunctional Landscapes. Position statement, 2013.

Landscape Institute. Local Green Infrastructure: Helping Communities Make the Most of Their Landscape. Position statement, 2011.

Green infrastructure in the global context

Foster, Josh, Lowe, Ashley and Winkelman, Steve. The Value of Green Infrastructure for Urban Climate Adaptation. Report, Center for Clean Air Policy, February 2011.

Kato, Sadahisa. Green Infrastructure for Asian Cities: The Spatial Concepts and Planning Strategies. Journal of the 2011 International Symposium on City Planning, Korea Planners Association, pp. 161-170.

Lemma, Alberto. Green Infrastructure in Fragile States. Desk research report, Overseas Development Institute, October 2012.