Sponge cities and the concept of green infrastructure : an introduction

Chamoun, Sabine (BG Ingénieurs Conseils, Lausanne, Switzerland ; School of Engineering and Architecture (HEIA-FR), HES-SO // University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland) ; Bullinger, Géraldine (School of Engineering and Architecture (HEIA-FR), HES-SO // University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland) ; Favre Boivin, Fabienne (School of Engineering and Architecture (HEIA-FR), HES-SO // University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland) ; Pfister, Michael (School of Engineering and Architecture (HEIA-FR), HES-SO // University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland)

This article aims to introduce the concept of sponge cities and its multiple benefits, as frequently discussed in professional literature. Green infrastructure (GI) used to create a sponge city with a natural water storage is summarized. Specific concepts, applicability and technical characteristics are documented herein, all also applicable in the Swiss context.


Conference Type:
non-published full paper
Faculty:
Ingénierie et Architecture
School:
HEIA-FR
Institute:
iTEC - Institut des technologies de l'environnement construit
Publisher:
Fribourg, Suisse, 8 septembre 2020
Date:
2020-09
Fribourg, Suisse
8 septembre 2020
Pagination:
pp. 103-142
Published in:
Actes du quatrième séminaire "Hydraulique des canalisations", 8 septembre 2020, Fribourg, Suisse
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