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2015, iss. 41, pp. 40-48
Green walls of urban spaces in the context of climate change: An overview of the actual planning frameworks and experiences
Institute of Architecture and Regional and Urban Planning of Serbia, Belgrade

emailtijana@iaus.ac.rs, bozam@iaus.ac.rs, igor@iaus.ac.rs
Project:
Spatial, environmental, energy and social aspects of developing settlements and climate change – mutual impacts (MESTD - 36035)

Keywords: green walls; climate change; urban areas
Abstract
Within the recent years contemporary planning frameworks, regarding urban development in the context of climate change, are giving special attention to the development of green walls. Therefore, the paper presents an overview of the actual frameworks that promote the use of this type of greenery, with special attention on international experiences and current situation in the Republic of Serbia. The paper specially stresses the importance of green walls in the context of climate change and its positive influence in the process of adaptation and, above all, in terms of energy savings, reducing air temperatures in urban areas, the urban heat island effects etc. One of the conclusions of the paper points out the necessity for establishing an appropriate policy framework aiming to promote green walls in the Republic of Serbia and as priority activities set out the following: establishment of the procedural framework for adoption of the Law on the protection and improvement of green spaces, developing Regulations for green wall construction and researches aiming to quantify the positive impact of green walls in the context of climate change.
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article language: Serbian
document type: Review Paper
DOI: 10.5937/a-u0-9459
published in SCIndeks: 03/02/2016
peer review method: double-blind

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