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News from 2014

December 2014

- All member organization from WGIN are invited to sent us information about their related national congress - activities. We will add this to the WGIN- web page; contact for the information;


- We are preparing the first WGIN - Quarterly information pfd. Thanks to Aslan Janoubi. He is responsible to prepare it. The first issue will be sent out mid December 2014.


October 2014

-Information about our next WGIN congress in Nagoya 14.-16. Nov. 2015 are now available; see the banner right hand - including the pdf.

direct contact: Hajime Koshimizu.



Exiting Congress held Qingdao, organized by IRLA in Qingdao 19th – 20th October; more than 1000 Participants were interested in Green roofs and related themes. More; see on our facebook page.


In a nutshell: Success in Sydney: WGIC 2014 – The WGIN – Event! Thanks to Matt Dillon and the GRA-TEAM for these perfect days full of exiting projects and professional talks.

  • - Great Site tours (e.g. One Central);

  • - 350 participants see some impressions (Fotos).

  • - Announcement of the the next two WGIN-Congresses:

    •  2015: Japan (Nagoya); 2016: Colombia (Bogota)

  • - Growth of the WGIN: Welcome to the new board members:

    • Colombia, Recive (Andres Ibanez),

    • India, IGIN (Hemakumar),

    • Scandinavia, represented by Dorthe Romoe (our former WGIN Ambassador),

    • - Announcing Tanya Mueller (Amena) to our new ambassador.

    • - Thanks to Tanya Muellers (Amena-Mexico) work as founding member and longtime board member.

    • - Thanks to Joao from ATV- Brasil founding member and longtime board member of WGIN. (Minutes and more in the member area).

  • - New vice president: Matt Dillon, GRA, Australia.

  • - Announcement of our first WGIN honorable member: Patrick Blanc, inventor of the vertical garden in felt technology, more



Future work of WGIN: New membership categories are under review:

  • - Single individual members. WGIN is happy to set up such category for individual supporter of our non-governmental – not for profit work - to make our World a little bit healthier.


August 2014

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April 2014

WGIC: New date: Our World Congress WGIC: 7th-10th October! “World Green infrastructure Congress Sydney” - Organized by GRA! All national groups are invited to make this to our outstanding event in 2014. Latest academic presentation, State of the Art projects will be presented. A new award – will be launched.



Office Manager : Angelique:


As side events - our annual WGIN Board member meeting will be organized!
detailed information, post-card, more:

Call for paper



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


Webblog Presentation:


Information sheet free to download

in spain



March 2014:

  • - New president of Adivet, France: Mr. Raphaël Lamé; gratulation and much success!

  • - Mr. Seung-Ho, Han was inaugurated as KOGRIA's new president in Korea (28, Feb. 2014) , Executive secretary :Mr. Han-Min Kang 

February 2014:

See the updates of our member organizations in Korea and Taiwan.

See the new contact information of our WGIN Ambassador Dorthe Rømø.

-The first WGIN – publication is nearly completed. The great launch take place Madrid; April 3, information. Thanks to Julian Briz and his team from Pronatur.
-Congratulation: The Iranian Green Roof & Infrastructure Association IGRA is doing well. President is the architect: Aslan Janoubi, more information.
-Have also a look to the new re-launched homepage of Columbia:

January 2014
WGIN representatives are invited to a EU commission in Brussel. Aim is to talk about a future European “Green infrastructure program”.

In 2014 in nearly all WGIN member countries will be Green roof / Green infrastructure - events. This is great to see our ideas spread out to the local decision maker – everywhere.

Further board member representation – activities: in 2014 early confirmed:
In Ditzingen, Germany (February)

In Sao Paulo, Brazil (May 2014)
In Posnan, Poland (May 2014)
In Quingdao, China (19th-22th October 2014)

In Nashville, USA (November 12-15)

....see the call for paper is open, deadline March3

… more will be announced next time.

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