Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

AUAS researchers shine at Amsterdam International Water Week

Presentation of research findings on blue-green roofs

9 Nov 2021 14:17 | Centre for Economic Transformation

Willem van Winden, Daniel van den Buuse and Marie Morel took the stage at the Amsterdam International Waterweek at the RAI in Amsterdam. They presented and discussed findings of the EU-funded RESILIO project on developing of blue-green roofs in Amsterdam.

Smart ways of storing, retaining and managing water on urban rooftops is a robust strategy to address the impact of climate change – heavy rains - in Amsterdam. Social housing corporations teamed up with a broad consortium to battle heat, drought and waterlogging stress. Together with other RESILIO project partners, Willem, Daniel and Marie will share their action research findings on citizens participation, cost-benefit analysis and the value of multifunctional roofs for the city.

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