Deliverables

Deliverables

Take part of the UNaLab project's deliverables.

  • By Ryan Titley

D6.2 Municipal Governance Guidelines

The Municipal Governance Guidelines aim to support cities in overcoming governance-related challenges in relation to the effective development of nature-based solutions.

  • By Ryan Titley

D6.3 Business Models and Financing Strategies

This report provides city planners with examples of business models for selected NBS, as well as potential financing strategies that could support NBS implementation and operation efforts. 

  • By Heidi Johansson

D6.4 NBS Value Model

The UNaLab Value Model explores the often intangible values of NBS. It thereby aims to establish a link between the identified NBS, associated beneficiaries and their individual benefits, as well as available financing options.

  • By Heidi Johansson

D6.5 Joint Vision Report

This report focuses on the vision development. It presents the system analysis, ambitions, and visions of the follower cities. Further, it contains the Drivers for Change for climate resilient cities that can be used by other cities to develop their own vision. 

  • By Ryan Titley

D7.1 Stakeholders and Target Groups Report

Report on the stakeholders and target groups of the UNaLab project.

  • By Ryan Titley

D7.12 UNaLab NBS Best Practices Kit

In this NBS best practices booklet, recommendations, experiences and best practice examples are collected with the aim of maximising the replication of project results and activities, and ensuring the sustainability and long-term impact of the UNaLab project.    

Publications

Publications

Take a look at the publications produced by the UNaLab project partners.

  • 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

Building climate resilience through nature-based solutions in Europe: A review of enabling knowledge, finance and governance frameworks

Authored by Elisa Calliari, Sergio Castellari, McKenna Davis, Joanne Linnerooth-Bayer, Juliette Martin, Jaroslav Mysiak, Teresa Pastor, Emiliano Ramieri, Anna Scolobig, Marjolein Sterk, Clara Veerkamp, Laura Wendling & Marianne Zandersen. Published in Climate Risk Management in 2022.

  • 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 Heidi Johansson

Development of a methodological framework for evaluating biodiversity of built urban green infrastructures by practitioners

Authored by Yang Chen, Yuhong Wang, Jia Huan Liew & Phoenix L. Wang. Published in Journal of Cleaner Production in June 2021.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Drop-out in Living Lab Field Test: Analysing Consequences and Some Recommendations

Authored by Abdolrasoul Habibipour, Anna Ståhlbröst, Annabel Georges, Birgitta Bergvall-Kåreborn & Dimitri Schuurman. Research paper for the 26th European Conference on Information Systems, June 2018.

Theses

Theses

Read theses produced as part of the UNaLab project work.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Luontoperustaisten hulevesiratkaisujen toteutusprosessi ja sen kehittäminen Tampereen kaupungilla

Authored by Sara Luhtaniemi. Degree Programme in Landscape Design and Construction, Häme University of Applied Sciences, Lepaa, Finland, 2020.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Mapping the Life Cycle Co-creation Process of Nature-based Solutions for Urban Climate Change Adaptation

Authored by Marta Irene de los Rios White. The Department of Environment and Planning, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal, 2018.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Nature-based solutions for urban microclimate regulation: the case of the Gavoglio Park project in Genoa

Authored by Davide Pallotta. Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna, Italy, 2022.

  • By Heidi Johansson

NBS for Climate Change Adaptation: the Roadmap Potential to Enable Cooperative Institutions for Managing Urban Green Commons

Authored by David Lameiras Barrera. The Department of Environment and Planning, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal, 2018.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Nutrient Recovery From Source-Separated Human Urine by Microalgae in Continuously Fed Raceway Pond

Authored by Sonja Saarnio. Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Tampere University, Tampere, Finland, 2019.

Resources for NBS replication and up-scaling

Resources for NBS replication and up-scaling

Take part of resources that support the replication and up-scaling of nature-based solutions. These resources have either been developed by the UNaLab project or have received contributions from the project and its partners.

  • By Heidi Johansson

NBS best practices booklet

The UNaLab NBS best practices booklet gathers experiences, best practices and recommendations from the UNaLab project, with the aim to support present and future NBS planners, designers, implementers as well as end-users in the adoption of nature-based solutions.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Public procurement of nature-based solutions

This report provides an overview of the major challenges facing NBS procurers in the EU, along with case studies of success in addressing those barriers across nine European cities, including the three UNaLab front-runner cities. 

  • By Heidi Johansson

UNaLab NBS booklet

This booklet gathers the experiences, key learnings and best practices from the Horizon 2020 UNaLab project on how to plan, develop and implement nature-based solutions in an urban setting together with local stakeholders and citizens.

  • By Ryan Titley

UNaLab NBS Technical Handbook Factsheets

The UNaLab NBS Technical Handbook Factsheets aim to provide inspiration and easily digestible information on a range of nature-based solutions and is directed towards practitioners.

  • By Heidi Johansson

UNaLab project summaries of key resources for the adoption of NBS

In its five summary documents of key resources for the adoption of nature-based solutions (NBS), the UNaLab project presents its main tools, handbooks, reports, lessons learnt and experiences that can be used by various stakeholders in creating a supportive environment for NBS in cities and in the different phases of the adaptive management cycle.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Urban Living Lab handbook

With this Living Lab Handbook, you can learn how to develop an Urban Living Lab, based on the lessons learned, research and practical experience from the UNaLab project.

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