Bioswale in the municipality Renkum, The Netherlands © Eugène Heeremans

Designing temporary rainwater buffers

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In the design of temporary rainwater buffers attention to the aesthetic appearance and usability in dry periods are needed. These facilities can be used as a playground. Existing urban water spaces can be transformed so that they can dry up. This way water quality problems can be prevented.

Temporary rainwater buffers © atelier GROENBLAUW

Temporary rainwater buffers © atelier GROENBLAUW