Analysis of basic concepts relevant to development and to the sustainable management of ecosystems. Presentation of examples from Greece illustrating the restoration of certain landscape elements.
Analysis and evaluation of landscape design as a means for microclimatic modification within and outside buildings, i.e
- The contribution of landscape design on the buildings energy consumption for heating and or cooling
- The impact of vegetation and landscape design around buildings on the thermal and optical indoor and outdoor comfort conditions, and on the air quality as well
- The effects of the urban design and the public green areas on the urban climate