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Dealing with different nature-society constellations in the co-design of urban green infrastructure

Hack, Jochen ; Chapa, Fernando ; Neumann, Veronica ; Peréz, María ; Schiffmann, Conrad (2021):
Dealing with different nature-society constellations in the co-design of urban green infrastructure. (Publisher's Version)
Darmstadt, Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP), ESP 10th world conference, Hannover, Germany, 21.-25.10.2019, DOI: 10.26083/tuprints-00019879,
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Status: Publisher's Version
Title: Dealing with different nature-society constellations in the co-design of urban green infrastructure
Language: English

The transformation of river landscapes due to urbanization can have detrimental impact on river ecosystems and social well-being. These impacts are often the result of a principal focus on housing and transportation services at the cost of social-ecological well-being. Nature-based solutions (NBS) in urban areas, such as green infrastructures, are intended to reconcile ecological and social well-being needs. This contribution presents an inter- and transdisciplinary approach to planning and design of multi-functional green infrastructures at the neighborhood level in Costa Rica. Based on a participatory co-design with local residents in the municipality of Flores three axis of green infrastructures – (1) at the street level, (2) at decentralized places in the neighborhood, and (3) along an urban stream – are developed and implemented in order to achieve a high degree of multi-functionality in improving ecology and social well-being. These three axis of green infrastructures represent different degrees and forms of interactions along a continuum of nature-society relations. The participatory design and implementation process reveals important insights regarding how multi-functionality of NBS can successfully be identified and spatially designed at the local level.

Place of Publication: Darmstadt
Publisher: Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP)
Collation: 18 Folien
Classification DDC: 500 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik > 550 Geowissenschaften
600 Technik, Medizin, angewandte Wissenschaften > 620 Ingenieurwissenschaften und Maschinenbau
Divisions: 11 Department of Materials and Earth Sciences > Earth Science > Ecological Engineering
Event Title: ESP 10th world conference
Event Location: Hannover, Germany
Event Dates: 21.-25.10.2019
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2021 13:24
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2022 10:33
DOI: 10.26083/tuprints-00019879
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URN: urn:nbn:de:tuda-tuprints-198799
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Keywords: Green infrastructure, nature-based solutions, urban ecology, Co-Design, Costa Rica

URI: https://tuprints.ulb.tu-darmstadt.de/id/eprint/19879
PPN: 488738237
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