Last edited 13 Sep 2016

Green building envelope

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[edit] Introduction

In September 2016, Arup published ‘Cities Alive: Green Building Envelope’, a report examining the possibilities of cleaner, greener and healthier human ecosystems.

The report, written by a global collaborative team of Arup specialists, explores the application of green infrastructure to the surfaces of both new and existing inner-city buildings in five major cities; Berlin, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne and Hong Kong.

The wide-ranging conclusions of the report include:

[edit] Air pollution

[edit] Acoustics

[edit] Urban heat island (UHI) effect

To download the full report for free, see Arup.

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