GROW GREEN: new partnership to demonstrate benefits of nature-based solutions in cities

Innovation will be the focus of GROW GREEN, which stands for "Green Cities for Climate and Water Resilience, Sustainable Economic Growth, Healthy Citizens and Environments." This new five-year demonstration project aims to achieve climate and water resilience in cities. Funded by Horizon 2020, the EU’s Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, it is intended to showcase benefits from nature-based solutions in urban landscapes.



Arup and Grosvenor champion new 'living wall' technology

Arup, together with Grosvenor have unveiled an innovative new ‘living wall’ in Mayfair which has the potential to reduce air pollution by up to 20%.
The structure, which is being trialed in the UK for the first time, has been installed on scaffolding at the St Mark’s building, a Grade I listed property. Grosvenor is transforming the property to create new retail and community space, which is due to complete in 2017.

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Homeowners Guide to Stormwater Management


Going green can be easier than you think. Rain gardens, rain barrels, and even small container gardens represent stormwater management opportunities that can be found around the house. Learn about these technologies and positive lifestyle changes that are being adopted by Philadelphia residents in the PWD  Homeowners Guide Stormwater Management