Floriade Dialogue #2: Urban Vertical Green
4 Apr

Floriade Dialogue #2: Urban Vertical Green

Floriade Dialogue will continue discussing Urban Vertical Green Infrastructure in Amsterdam, 4th of April 2019. 
The outcome of this 2nd edition of the Floriade Dialogue will be new visions and developments of vertical greening systems as a means of restoring the environmental integrity in urban areas through enhancing biodiversity and sustainability. The discussions cover visions and strategies to provide ecosystem services in urban areas; with impact on the thermal performance of buildings both in summer and winter to improve the urban environment. The Dialogue fully addresses the intersection of urban growth objectives, urban planning, green buildings, climate change, cooling cities with living (infra)structures, and Green Facades.

Dialogue and Discussion topics a.o.:

  • Vision architects vs gardeners
  • Urban Growth objectives, City Planning and Green Buildings
  • Climate Change and Cooling the City
  • Living Structures (Buildings), Integrated Systems, Materials (Organic Bricks) and Green Facades

Case presentations from Stefano Boeri Architetti (SBA – Milano), initiator of the Vertical Forest Manifesto.

Floriade Dialogue is an international platform and network, bringing together professionals within the fields of science, business and government to discuss the Floriade central theme: ‘Growing Green Cities’. The objective of Floriade Dialogue is to spur positive impact on sustainable green urban development, adequate and safe food production, and the balanced use of nature within the limits of natural resources. The host of this event is Amvest, our partner in de development of the city district at Floriade Expo 2022.

Date:            Thursday April 4th 2019; 10:00 – 18:00
Location:    Amvest, Zeeburgerkade 1184, 1019 VK Amsterdam, Netherlands

You are more than welcome to contribute and participate in this upcoming event. Please sign up so we can invite you.