New Book: Sustainable Rural and Urban Ecosystems

Design, Implementation and Operation The vision of a truly holistic ecological university was the aim of a joint German-Ghanaian program carried out at Valley View University (biggest private university in Ghana). Gunther Geller (IOeV, Germany) and Detlev Glücklich (Bauhaus University, Germany), both directly involved in this project, now summarize their experiences in a “Manual for … Read more

Constructed Wetland on a Roof

Frank van Dien of the Dutch company ECOFYT took part in the Dutch Green Building Award 2012 with his remarkable project “Constructed Green Roof at Berkel-Enschott” – treating domestic wastewater on the roof of the building. http://www.greenbuildingaward.nl/award1.asp?id=231 He writes about the project: “This project is really unique, it’s about purifying waste water on your own … Read more