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Modifier 27 October 2021
by Birgit Georgi UIA Expert

GreenQuays Journal 2: Progress on tackling the major implementation challenges

plants growing in wall
Herbaceous plants gowing in the wall of GreenQuays. Image: Birgit Georgi
The second Journal of GreenQuays explores how the project continues to deal with the seven major implementation challenges of innovative projects.

The GreenQuays project delivers inspiring nature-based solutions in a dense urban setting. Thereby, it faces all the seven typical implementation challenges that have been identified by Urban Innovative Action. The project is managing these well with most of them at low or medium level. A stress test for proving the concepts to effective leadership will be the change of the alderman soon. The participative approach has improved by the intensive design process of the Real-Life pilot in which all partners participated, by learning from experience and recently also due to less restrictions to the COVID 19 pandemic. Specific emphasis still needs to be put on up-scaling activities. A more systematic process is in development and should ensure a broad upscaling of GreenQuays’ multiple results. 

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