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News November 2016

-Great success with the WGIC Bogota 2016; about 380 participants joined the event.
Here to download the final congress declaration. …
-Next WGIC 2017: Berlin: Within the week 19th to 23rd June 2016 days of information and site visits in Berlin; host of this WGIN congress is the FBB, the EFB, and also Senate of Berlin. Information will be on the congress webpage. The Call for paper will be open soon, also the call for award program.
-update of SGRA: we welcome David Vernon Brasfield as our contact partner to SGRA.


News September 2016

CEEWEB Green Roof Photo Beauty Contest, Update and Spreading Ideas competition now closed)
The call ends on the 30th of October.
Everybody is asked to load up a photo and spread the news within his/her community. There
are 2 different categories:
1. Best green roof in town
2. Selfie in urban greenery

An impression from the national Green roof conference in Kunming/China


-WGIC Bogota 2016 – Congress: the team prepare an international AWARD competition: DEADLINE for APPLICATION September 22th.
See details.

Launched: April 22th – an international jury will judge the incoming presentation.


- We welcome the national polish green roof association, Polskie Stowarzyszenie Dachy Zielone, PSDZ

- We welcome our new corporate member urbanscape- KNAUF - Knauf Insulation, d.o.o. Slovenia, Europe
Contact Persons:
Jure Sumi, Barbara Hafner


WGIN News May 2016

IRLA – China is back!
Green roof Conference “Sponge Cities”

Kunming 2016: 1th- 4th July


WGIN News February 2016

-Take a look on the new designed Webpage of the Scandinavian Green roof Organization.
-Poland has an own Green roof guideline – online available (in polish language).
-Urbio offers a a newsletter about Biodiversity activities and the link to a conference held in Panama, October 2016 
-As feed back from our congress in Nagoya two articles available now. One is "Green Age", another is "Garden Center".
-We welcome our new Gold Corporate WGIN member Netafim. More on our page of corporate members.

-Here our our WGIN Quarterly 2016-1. See the links to exiting activities available in this broschure.


Best for all members and friends in 2016!
The strong activities in Green infrastructures continue.

Make your reservation for the upcoming WGIN event in Bogota.
Recive is preparing the details www.wgicBogota2016.com
WGIN Book, second edition 2015, with new chapters, is available now online.





News October/November 2015

News after the annual meeting in Nagoya;
-Successful finished WGIC in Nagoya: see the some pictures on the right hand.
-WGIC – Bogota: is ready for taking over.
-WGIC 2017 –Berlin – is selected – please mark in your agenda: June 2017 (Berlin), details coming next.
-See the EFB – cooperation information on the member pages.
-We are happy to learned more about SGIN (Singaporean Green Infrastructure Network), more information available soon.


News August 2015

„In  Memoriam!
Our Board member Wang Xianmin, founder of the Chinese Green roof organization IRLA, host of our WGIC Congress 2012 in Hangzhou, died on August 19 – 2015.
WGIN members appreciate his great work on Green infrastructure over many years. We will keep him in our best memories as professional and as long year friend. “
Manfred Koehler, President WGIN



Upcomming events in Europe: 1rst Urban Green infrastructure conference Vienna,
November 23 – 24, 2015 in Vienna, Austria

Living Wall symposium, FBB, Germany, Stuttgart (24.09.2015 in Stuttgart) more:




News June 2015

-Good News in International Cooperation:
WGIN and EFB – cooperates as partners. EFB will become "the European wing" of WGIN.
That helps to bring forward the application of the Green infrastructure.
- New member in WGIN: Portuguese Green Roof Association: ANCV ( Associação Nacional de Coberturas Verdes). (Contact person: Paulo Palha)

-Final stage in preparation for the WGIC in Nagoya – become a participant – Registration is open!
-Coming soon: The Singapore green infrastructure network!

News May 2015

- See our frequent updated facebook page  - we will be happy for a like.
- Our second quarterly is available.
click button


- Update: Virtual summit:
On Demand through May 31, 2015 - Networking 24/7!

WGIN - publication 1:

Green Cities in the World, 2014:
now available as pdf - download.




press the buy now paypal button to get your digital copy.




March 2015:

- We wish our long year friend from Finland: Peter Johansson all the best for his retirement!
Our corporate member Kerabit will now be represented by Jari Väisänen (contract and invoicing) and mailand Miina Merisalo; (concept building and development tasks).mailHave also a look on the new broschure 2015.
- As promotion: the next virtual summit take place soon in April. Feel free to register here.


Welcome in the Green infrastructure Year 2015!

Have a look back to the past year: see our last WGIN Quarterly link.
Highlight in the Year 2015 will be: WGIC 2015; Nagoya: Dates:  14.-16. Nov. 2015
More information is now available; see the banner right hand and as follows:  
direct contact: Hajime Koshimizu.




Call for paper is open


Primarily program available



WGIN Book number 1: Green roofs around the world, presented in Madrid on April 3rd, 2014:


Webblog Presentation:


Information sheet free to download

in spain



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