To cover cities with Green!

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.

WHO WE ARE

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.

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.

OBJECTIVES

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.

STRATEGY

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.

Recent Publications

 - Published: Liberalesso, T., Júnior, R. M., Cruz, C.O., Silva, C.M., Manso, M. Users´parception of green roofs and green walls: an analysis of youth hostels in Lisbon, Portugal. Sustainability, 2020,12(23), 10136. https://doi.org/10.3390/su122310136

 

- Published: Manso, M., Teotónio, I., Silva, C.M., Cruz, C.O.  Green roof and green wall benefits and costs: A review of the quantitative evidence. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 135, 110111. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2020.110111

Next / Recent Events

Workshop

Integração de coberturas e paredes verdes no espaço urbano

January 20, 2021

Project GENESIS online conference with the presence of researchers, councils, green roofs and green walls portuguese companies/installers and the ANCV.

Next / Recent Events

Team Meeting

October 13, 2020

Project GENESIS meeting. Update of on-going work.