Greening Our City: Building with nature – examples from Utrecht
Join Gitty Korsuize who works as an urban ecologist at the city of Utrecht, the Netherlands. As an urban green and nature advisor, Gitty shows residents of Utrecht what nature can offer to city areas.
Gitty connects people with nature, nature with people and people with an interest in nature with each other. As a strategist she seizes opportunities to preserve and strengthen nature. The Utrecht approach to the animal-friendly building, for example, converting the flora and fauna research funds into more effective measures for animals that depend on buildings in the city. By smart procurement Utrecht is now famous for its green roofs on bus stops and the worlds largest bee-hotel.
Don't miss this important discussion on the many ways nature can change a city environment!