Ecoroofs in Portland, Oregon, USA

Authors: Noelwah R. Netusil and Ben Thomas, Reed College (Portland, Oregon). Portland, Oregon, USA was identified as an international leader in the Blue-Green Futures questionnaire that explored the perceived benefits, beneficiaries, multifunctionality and challenges of planning and delivering Blue-Green infrastructure (see our earlier blog). Portland has relied heavily on green infrastructure (GI) projects, such as …

Developing new Blue-Green futures: multifunctional infrastructure to address water challenges

An exciting new international research project led by the University of Nottingham will focus on developing new Blue-Green futures for cities, where multifunctional infrastructure is used to address water challenges. This research is funded by the British Academy’s Tackling the UK’s International Challenges programme (January 2019 to July 2020). Emily O’Donnell gives a short introduction …