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Ecological planning, sustainable development and green infrastructure

LD
105
Obligatory
Semester 3
Credits: 
4
Hours/week: 
2

Part one:
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.

Part two:
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

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