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News from 2015



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.
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- 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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