RegioStar, an EU-wide innovation competition, named Kalamaria-based GRaBs project one of five winners of their 2012 award.
GRaBs, the Green and Blue Space Adaptation for Urban Areas and Eco Towns, won in the sustainability department. Fourteen partners from 8 countries across the EU to participate in the project that aims at integrating climate change adaptation into regional planning and development. The project focuses on developing “green infrastructure including gardens, parks, productive landscapes, green corridors, green roofs and walls and blue infrastructure such as water bodies, rivers, streams, floodplains and sustainable drainage systems”, according to the GRaBs website.
For more information on the project, check out the official GRaBs website. Congratulations to Greek innovation and sustainability!