Publications

Publications

Take part of the UNaLab project's publications and deliverables

  • By Heidi Johansson

Co-creating Nature-based Solutions in EU Project Demonstration City Tampere

Authored by Maarit Särkilahti. Published in Rakennustekniikka in April 2019.

  • By Ryan Titley

D2.1 UNaLab ULL Framework

This report presents a scientific UNaLab Living Lab framework to be used by UNaLab front-runner cities.

  • By Ryan Titley

D2.2 Co-Creation Workshops Report

Report on the UNaLab co-creation workshops on NBS, organised in Spring 2018 in the UNaLab front-runner cities Tampere, Eindhoven and Genova.

  • By Ryan Titley

D3.1 NBS Performance and Impact Monitoring Report

Report which summarises the classification and mode of action of NBS, the selection of key indicators of NBS performance and impact, design of an NBS monitoring scheme, and baseline establishment along with a suite of measurement/monitoring methods for key indicators and metrics.

  • By Heidi Johansson

D4.2 NBS Impact Simulator and Monitor

This report provides a description of the technical aspects and the functionalities of the tool, which will support the Urban Living Lab co-creation activities and the evaluation of the implementation of NBS in the city. 

  • By Ryan Titley

D6.1 Value Chain Analysis Report

Report which analyses the value chain, the replicability and the upscaling potential of one selected NBS for each front-runner city (Eindhoven, Genova and Tampere).

Presentations

Presentations

Check out some of the presentations given by UNaLab partners at events and conferences

  • By Heidi Johansson

Performance Monitoring of Nature-based Solutions

Presented by Salla Leppänen, City of Tampere, at the Baltic Sea Cooperation for Climate Resilience and Urban Floods Seminar on 16 October 2019.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Requalification Plan for the Gavoglio Barracks to Realise an Urban Park

Presented by Francesca Verardo, IRE, at the workshop on “Climate Change and Green Solutions” organised by the CMCC Foundation on 4 October 2019.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Nature-based Solutions in Practice

Presented by Laura Wendling, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, to the Finnish Association of Civil Engineers (RIL) in October 2018.

  • By Heidi Johansson

NBS and Urban Ecosystem Services

Presented by Laura Wendling, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, at the BY&FOR CITIZENS Conference in September 2018.

  • By Heidi Johansson

NBS and Water

Presented by Laura Wendling, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, at the Transforming Cities, Enhancing Well-being: Innovating with Nature-based Solutions event on 16 May 2018.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Take a look at the peer-reviewed publications produced by the UNaLab project partners

  • By Heidi Johansson

A Taxonomy of Factors Influencing Drop-Out Behaviour in Living Lab Field Tests

Authored by Abdolrasoul Habibipour, Annabel Georges, Anna Ståhlbröst, Dimitri Schuurman & Birgitta Bergvall-Kåreborn. Published in the Technology Innovation Management Review in May 2018.

  • By Heidi Johansson

An ICT Framework to Support Nature-based Solutions Implementations in Smart Cities

This paper presents the ICT framework developed within the UNaLab project to support the implementation of nature-based solutions in Smart Cities.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Assessing Economic Instruments to Steer Urban Residential Sprawl, Using a Hedonic Pricing Simulation Modelling Approach

Authored by Rita Mendonça, Peter Roebeling, Filomena Martins, Teresa Fidélis, CarlaTeotónio, Henrique Alves & João Rocha. Published in Land Use Policy in March 2020.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Benchmarking Nature-Based Solution and Smart City Assessment Schemes Against the Sustainable Development Goal Indicator Framework

Authored by Laura Wendling, Aapo Huovila, Malin zu Castell-Rüdenhausen, Mari Hukkalainen & Miimu Airaksinen. Published in Frontiers in Environmental Science in July 2018.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Biosuodattimia, hevoshakoja ja viherkattoja – yhdessä oppiminen luontopohjaisten ratkaisujen luomisessa

Authored by Maarit Särkilahti, Kaisa Mustajärvi & Salla Leppänen. Published in Alue ja ympäristö on 19 December 2019. 

  • By Heidi Johansson

Key Enablers of and Barriers to the Uptake and Implementation of Nature-Based Solutions in Urban Settings: A Review

Authored by Shahryar Ershad Sarabi, Qi Han, A. Georges L. Romme, Bauke de Vries & Laura Wendling. Published in Resources in June 2019.

Theses

Theses

Read theses produced as part of the UNaLab project work

  • By Heidi Johansson

Assessment of Factors Influencing the Adoption and Diffusion of Nature-based Solutions in Urban Areas

Authored by Max Alberto Lopez Maciel. The Department of Environment and Planning, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal, 2019.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Co-Creating Nature-Based Solutions and Green Spaces in a Nordic Municipality

Authored by Anine Drageset. The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, 2018.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Direct and Indirect Impacts of Nature-based Solutions on Urban Heating

Authored by Bruno Miguel Rocha Augusto. The Department of Environment and Planning, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal, 2018.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Floodplain Restoration to Enhance Urban Climate Change Resilience

Authored by Maria Dubovik. Aalto University School of Engineering, Espoo, Finland, 2019.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Hulevesimittauspaikkojen Rakentaminen

Authored by Kari-Pekka Kortetjärvi. Insinööri (AMK), Rakennustekniikka ja yhdyskuntatekniikka, Tampereen ammattikorkeakoulu, Tampere, Finland, 2019.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Integration and Visualisation of Urban Sprawl and Urban Heating Indicators from Complex Data in a Context of Nature-based Solutions

Authored by Carole Simone Juliette Bodilis. The Department of Environment and Planning, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal, 2018.

Replication Material

Replication Material

Take part of the UNaLab project's publications and deliverables

  • By Heidi Johansson

Inspiration Cards - English Version

The UNaLab project has created five sets of inspiration cards, which aim to spark new ideas and enrich discussions within cities looking to adopt nature-based solutions, by presenting insights from the work and findings in the project.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Inspiration Cards - Spanish Version

The UNaLab project has created five sets of inspiration cards, which aim to spark new ideas and enrich discussions within cities looking to adopt nature-based solutions, by presenting insights from the work and findings in the project.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Living Lab Handbook

With this Living Lab Handbook, you can learn how to develop an Urban Living Lab, based on the experiences, research and practical experience from the UNaLab project. The tips included in the handbook are given by the Living Lab experts who have successfully set up a Living Lab in their own community.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Municipal Governance for Nature-based Solutions

This executive summary of the UNaLab municipal governance guidelines provides an overview of the guidelines touching on the key findings and takeaways from the report.

  • By Heidi Johansson

NBS Demonstration Infographics

The NBS demonstration infographics present the key information on three of the nature-based solution pilots which have been implemented in the UNaLab front-runner cities.

  • By Heidi Johansson

NBS Infographic

The UNaLab NBS infographic presents how your city can achieve the European Green Deal with nature-based solutions. You can also learn about the impacts that NBS will have on your city and your citizens.