Heart Project

Advanced modelling for assessment of BGS’s impacts on PH and WB in urban areas

28th September

Advanced modelling for assessment of BGS’s (Blue Green Solutions’) impacts on public health and wellbeing in urban areas

In this event will be presented the results from the MSc projects recently completed at Imperial College London as a part of 2 EU H2020 projects: euPOLIS and HEART. The topics include methodology on understanding and presenting how natural processes in an urban environment can be presented by physically-based modeling (CFD) in combination with other simpler models dealing with specific types and species of urban vegetation affect selected groups of NCDs (Non-communicable diseases) such as cardiovascular, respiratory, and metabolic ones. Initial modeling tests have been implemented in 4 FR Front Runner cities of the euPOLIS project in Europe: Belgrade-Serbia, Gladsaxe-Denmark, Lodz-Poland, and Piraeus-Greece and 3 cities in China: Fengxi New City, Shanghai and Wuxin.

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The list of projects to be presented:

Development and testing of tools for possible implementation of BG Solutions in improving urban health and well-being

Environmental Reconstruction of Traditional Settlements in China Based on BGS

Quantification of Impacts of “Blue-Green Solutions” on improvement of air quality in urban areas

Gaps in existing NBSs and quantification of benefits form BGS based urban interventions

Quantification of impact and benefits of vegetation species used in BGS based landscape

Development of Indicators to measure urban sustainability at different scales

Interactions of BGS concept in the urban part and Green Harbour in the underwater part of harbour (project from the Summer 2020)

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