Urban Ecology


Flora+Fauna in der Stadt

Wie kann man Städte als gemeinsamen Lebensraum für Menschen, Tiere und Pflanzen entwickeln? Welche Rolle spielt die Artenvielfalt für eine attraktive, nachhaltige Stadt?

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Ökologische Gesamtkonzepte

Ein ökologisches Gesamtkonzept für Gebäude zu erarbeiten und in einem entsprechenden Stufenkonzept umzusetzen, sollte Grundlage aller zukünftigen Planungen sein. Für Berlin werden die Strategien der Stadt vorgestellt.

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Amsterdam City Hall roof planted

Amsterdam City Hall roof planted Leora Rosner Due to the tenacity of one person a seed was planted and nurtured until it grew and began to blossom. The story of planting the roof of the City Hall of Amsterdam (the Stopera) began in April of 2007 when a letter was sent...

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Wild or not: which do you prefer?

Wild or not: which do you prefer?  Leora Rosner Wild gardens in our steel, glass and brick jungles offer a softer view. Placed along facades where one would generally never see a garden, because of lack of interest, wild gardens would help create a greener...

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Walking with Weeds

Walking with Weeds Leora Rosner Now that summer has reached this shore, albeit for a mere few days, come and walk with me. Let’s see what’s growing along the sidewalks, streets, fences and empty lots. Let’s look at the wild potential in greening and cooling cities....

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In Vienna, a ‘Biotope City’ district is currently under construction. A neighborhood based on the principles of Biotope City: the realization of a dense urban neighborhood as nature in a close juxtaposition with human, their homes, nearby shops, school, kindergarten, and species of flora and fauna, each with their own, closely interlinked sphere of life.

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