Buildings external materials

What can you find on this page?

On this page, you can find a lot of interesting materials. These were not included in our pilot courses but those are relevant in the low-carbon context. Check these from underneath.

IPCC report about buildings

Underneath you can find building chapter from IPCC climate change mitigation report from the year 2014. This chapter will give you information on new development innovations but also about behavioural aspect.  Check the chapter underneath.

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Green roofs in Waterloo

Behind this link, you can find a project example of the green roofs. This project is made by the city of Waterloo from Canada. In this file, you can what they have done and what they find advantages of the green roofs.

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Summary for the policymakers

Here you can find a summary for policymakers about buildings and climate change it is made by UNEP. In this summary, there are suggestions how different level policymakers can promote low carbon buildings.

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Green actions of the city of Freiburg

This PDF is made by the city Freiburg, and it is all about their great actions to make the city more low carbon. Check this from underneath!

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Green and blue infrastructure in the city of Oslo