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WHO WE ARE
GENESIS is a research project promoted by Instituto Superior Técnico, Instituto Superior de Agronomia and University of Aveiro.
The project is funded by FCT - Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, project PTDC/GESURB/29444/2017.
- Published: Manso, M., Sousa, V., Silva, C. M., Cruz, C. O. The role of green roofs in post COVID-19 confinement: An analysis of willingness to pay. Journal of Building Engineering. 2021, 44, 103388. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2021.103388
- Published: Rafael, S., Correia, L.P., Ascenso, A., Augusto, B., Lopes, D., Miranda, A. I. Are green roofs the path to clean air and the low carbon cities?. Science of the Total Environment. 2021, 798,149313. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.149313
- Published: A. P. Almeida, T. Liberalesso, C. M. Silva, V. Sousa, “Dynamic modelling of rainwater harvesting with green roofs in university buildings”, Journal of Cleaner production. 2021, 312, 127655.
- Published: I. Teotónio, C. M. Silva, C. O. Cruz, “Economics of Green Infrastructures: A Literature Review”, Sustainable Cities and Society, 69, 102781, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2021.102781
To support decision makers to make robust and informed decisions regarding the real economic value of green roofs/walls solutions.
Additionally, to help design effective incentive mechanisms able to significantly leverage the large-scale develpment of such systems.
To enhance cost-benefit analysis of green roofs and green walls and develop a comprehensive and systematic model for balancing environmental, economic and social benefits of green roofs and walls with the underlying extra costs, in a life cycle perspective.
Next / Recent Events
13th European Conference on Ecological Restoration - SER Europe 2022
University of Alicante, Spain
Genesis' researcher, Tiago Liberalesso, attended SERE 2022. At this conference, Tiago did a presentation on "The Role of Green Roofs in Urban Ecological Restoration" and a poster about "Quantifying the biodiversity economic value of green roofs: A case study applied to Lisbon, Portugal".
Nature Base Solutions Conference 2022 - NBS 2022
University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Genesis researcher Maria Manso presented a poster at the Nature Base Solutions Conference 2022. The poster, titled "The value of green roofs and green walls: GENESIS project", aimed to showcase the different Project GENESIS case studies and their outcomes.
27th International Association People-Environment Studies Conference - IAPS 2022
Genesis researcher Isabel Loupa Ramos made a presentation at the 27th International Association People-Environment Conference. The presentation theme was "Green spaces on the roof or on the ground. Does it matter?".