Urban / Nature
Facets and meanings
With: Bund Deutscher Landschaftsarchitekten (BDLA), Landesgruppe Berlin-Brandenburg
Green infrastructure has become a much-discussed topic in landscape architecture in recent years. But what exactly does this mean? What is new in this discussion? Green infrastructure includes many aspects that traditionally belong to the field of landscape architecture. What is unique is the emphasis on the resilience of green systems and the resulting need to adapt “grey” infrastructure. We will discuss the importance of green spaces within the city as a fundamental necessity of urban life; green space as social space; and its role as a tool to mitigate climate change.