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Science in support of sustainable and resilient communities

Author
Nadal, A.; Llorach, P.; Alabert, A.; Cuerva, E.; López-Capel, E.; Montero, J.; Gabarrell, X.; Josa, A.; Rieradevall, J.; Royapoor, M.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
International Conference on Industrial Ecology 2017
Date of publication
2017
Presentation's date
2017
Abstract
Introduction At present, urban agriculture is an increasingly integrated element into the metabolism of cities promoting sustainability. Rooftop Greenhouses (RTGs) are greenhouses implemented on urban buildings that promote local food production, usually through soil-less culture systems. RTGs are an alternative for creating new agricultural spaces in cities through multifunctionality and giving new uses to spaces currently little valued. In this sense, Fertilecity research project, analyzes a...
Keywords
and nutrient material flows and footprints • Management and technology for sustainable and resilient energy, and waste • Sustainable urban systems, energy, food, manufacturing, materials, water, • Food
Group of research
GRIC - Group of Construction Research and Innovation
MECMAT - Mechanics of Materials

Participants

  • Nadal, Ana  (author and speaker )
  • Llorach Massana, Pere  (author and speaker )
  • Alabert Aldana, Aniol  (author and speaker )
  • Cuerva Contreras, Eva  (author and speaker )
  • López Capel, Elisa  (author and speaker )
  • Montero Camacho, Juan Ignacio  (author and speaker )
  • Gabarrell Durany, Xavier  (author and speaker )
  • Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro  (author and speaker )
  • Rieradevall Pons, Joan  (author and speaker )
  • Royapoor, Mohammad  (author and speaker )