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Green Infrastructure and Nature Based Solutions Seminar

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RMIT Europe

Media-TIC building

Roc Boronat 117, level 5

08018 Barcelona

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Half-day seminar and networking event addressing nature based solutions for sustainable cities.

The seminar will bring together leading academics, designers, policy makers, industry leaders and practitioners to explore and discuss nature inspired solutions to address urban societal and environmental challenges. Speakers will cover diverse case studies on green and edible infrastructures.

Questions explored include: Why choose nature based solutions (NBS) over other approaches? What forms of nature are being recognised in NBS approaches? How can NBS projects be financed and sustained? Whose voices are being heard in NBS projects?

This seminar is part of the international symposium (Re) Connecting Urban Natures: An interdisciplinary symposium on transforming human-nature relations in cities.

Keynote speakers:

  • Dr Cecily Maller, Vice-Chancellor Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Urban Research, RMIT University

  • Susana Saiz, Environmental and Sustainability Advisory - Associate Director, ARUP

  • Martí Franch, Founder Manager, Landscape Architect and Engineer in Agricultural Sciences, EMF Landscape Architects

  • Nuria Noguer, Urban Planning Director, OUA Group

  • Margarida Parés, Head of Biodiversity, Barcelona City Council

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