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5.1 MOSAIC MOWING ROTTERDAM

An experiment was set up in Rotterdam to find the optimal mowing method for the municipality to enhance biodiversity. Urban ecologists have called this ‘mosaic mowing’. This type of mowing is used for broader roadside verges with nutrient-rich soil. With … Lees verder

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4.8 WANDER GARDEN, Philip Healthcare

Philips Healthcare in Best has reserved a building site for future company expansions. For the meantime, a butterfly garden was realized at this location. This temporary nature will sooner or later make way for future developments. That this phenomenon is … Lees verder

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4.2 BROWN ROOF LABAN DANCE CENTRE

Located in the Thames corridor in London, the Deptford Creek area now has several brown roofs. The first and most famous of these is the roof of the Laban Dance Centre by Herzog & de Meuron. Before the redevelopment of … Lees verder

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4.5 FOREST GARDEN

An edible forest garden is a forest ecosystem related to permaculture gardening, in which a wealth of edible or otherwise usefull species is laid out. Although the principle is ancient and can be found in many cultures, it was reintroduced … Lees verder

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3.2 bat-friendly lighting / hop-over for bats

Principle of a hop-over for bats: taller vegetation provides the right shelter for a safe crossing. The amber-coloured light is less disruptive to bats than standard lighting.  

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4.7 CRINKLE CRANKLE WALL DISTRIPARK EEMHAVEN

A crinkle crankle wall is a winding masonry wall that used to be placed in orchards to protect the trees. The wall provides sheltered spots in the bends where wind-sensitive species and those that require a slightly higher temperature can … Lees verder

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4.2 NIOO-KNAW/POLDER ROOF

Vegetated roofs can play an important role as oases where plants and animals (especially birds and insects) feel at home. By now, many versions have been developed, each with its own specific merits. In Wageningen, there is an experiment with … Lees verder

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