Green infrastructure (GI) is considered to be a planning concept that has potential to improve green space planning in urban areas by offering a holistic, integrated approach (e.g., Pauleit et al., 2011; Davies et al., 2015). In this paper we focus on multifunctionality as an important principle of GI planning. By scrutinizing case studies in Germany (Berlin), the UK (Edinburgh), and Denmark (Aarhus), we examine how multifunctionality is acknowledged by urban green space practitioners and provide recommendations on how to consider multifunctionality more proactively and comprehensively.
Hansen, Rieke; Olafsson, Anton Stahl; van der Jagt, Alexander; Rall, Emily; and Pauleit, Stephan
"Planning Multifunctional Green Infrastructure in Urban Areas - Advanced Approaches Based on Case Studies from Denmark, Germany and the UK,"
Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning: Vol. 5:
1, Article 35.
Available at: https://scholarworks.umass.edu/fabos/vol5/iss1/35
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