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  • UPSURGE Project Consortium Meeting in Passau

    UPSURGE Project Consortium Meeting in Passau

    The UPSURGE project Consortium has just finished the meeting in Passau, Germany. During two days (21-22 Feb) the project partners presented the results of the completed tasks. Everyone also emphasized how much there is still to do. All work packages were thoroughly discussed, and summarized with constructive discussions and clarification of any doubts. Among other…

  • Final designs of the NBS interventions in Katowice

    Final designs of the NBS interventions in Katowice

    After intensive consultations with the local community, the Urban Greenery Enterprise in Katowice has taken delivery of designs for NBS interventions at four bus stops and a new green space in Katowice’s Market Square. This is a part of our ambitious UPSURGE project, which aims to improve the quality of life of residents through sustainable…

  • Agroecology Community Garden in Belfast

    Agroecology Community Garden in Belfast

    The lease for the UPSURGE NBS ‘agroecology community garden’ on the Belfast demonstration site has been approved. The key Stakeholders ‘Friends of the Field’ will implement the NBS together with Belfast City Council and Queen’s University Belfast. The community garden space has already been fenced off. It is located beside research plots for use by…

  • NBS intervention in the Budapest parking lot

    NBS intervention in the Budapest parking lot

    Before the end of 2023 the construction of the gravel lawn parking lot in Budapest 18th district in front of the Tomory Lajos Museum has come to an end. This is the second pilot project in the district, financed by the EU UPSURGE project. The design aimed at creating parking spaces in front of Tomory…

  • The first NBS in 18th district of Budapest

    The first NBS in 18th district of Budapest

    The first raingarden of Budapest 18th district has been completed in the garden of the Tomory Lajos Museum. The purpose of raingardens is to collect, retain and infiltrate precipitation from the roofs of surrounding buildings and pavings. They reduce the negative effects of climate change, increase water retention, improve air quality and reduce the heat…