Delft 2009 © Andre Vaxelaire

Urban ventilation


Green and half-open linear structures in an urban area enhance urban ventilation and contribute to the exchange of air between city and surrounding and between green and residential areas. Half-open areas with stands of trees are most effective for an optimal airflow.

Impression of connecting biotopes to outlying areas and green-blue networks.


Bo02 Hammarby Sjöstad, Stockholm, Sweden © Lennart Johansson