Greening the West:

Urban Greening Case studies

  • Urban heat islands Trees and vegetation can assist in reducing the ‘urban heat island effect'.

  • Monash University Hot Spots Project Monash University study.

  • Green roofs research Green roofs and green walls can deliver thermal and environmental benefits.

  • Responding to the urban heat island: optimising the implementation of green infrastructure Optimising the implementation of green infrastructure.

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Urban heat island effect
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Urban heat islands

Trees and vegetation can assist in reducing the ‘urban heat island effect’.