How sponge cities are keeping China's feet dry

Greenery makes cities more attractive, improving quality of life. But not many people know that urban green spaces can also make cities more climate resilient.

Niek Roozen Landscape

In Shanghai, Niek Roozen Landscape has found a way that perfectly balances decorative green with functional advantages. This protects the Chinese metropolis from floods and drought, while simultaneously making it a better place to live. 

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This article was first published on on 29 June 2022.


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