Enhancing the integration of Nature-Based Solutions in cities through digital technologies
During the last decades a growing awareness about the effects of pollution on our planet and its inhabitants has led to a demand for a new environmental sensitivity in urban planning. Nature-Based Solutions have the potential to enhance the liveability and prosperity of cities, providing ecosystems services (Millennium Ecosystems Assessment, 2005). The paper explores pathways towards a progressive knowledge construction to shape a future in which NBS are largely integrated in our buildings and public space thanks to the use of digital technologies and design, transforming our cities into healthy, productive and collaborative environments.
This paper, authored by Chiara Farinea of the Advanced Architecture Group, Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC), Spain. IAAC is an URBiNAT partner mainly focused on the development of the URBiNAT NBS Catalogue.
Farinea, C. (2021). Enhancing the integration of Nature-Based Solutions in cities through digital technologies. TECHNE – Journal of Technology for Architecture and Environment, (2), 165-169.