The following reports have been produced through other projects, but are of relevance to the VIVA-PLAN project:

Rethinking urban nature to promote human well-being and livelihoods. MOVIUMand SLU Urban Futures Report.  Full Text.

An impact evaluation framework to support planning and evaluation of nature-based solutions projects. Report prepared by the EKLIPSE Expert Working Group on Nature-based Solutions to Support Climate Resilience in Urban Areas. Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Wallingford, UK. Full Text.


The following articles have been produced through other projects, but are of relevance to the VIVA-PLAN project:

Mosaic governance for urban green infrastructure: Upscaling active citizenship from a local government perspective. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. (in press). Article Online

Cultural echoes in Dutch immigrants’ and non-immigrants’ understandings and values of nature. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 61(5-6), 818-840. Article Online

Innovative urban forestry governance in Melbourne?: Investigating “green placemaking” as a nature-based solution. Environmental research (New York, N.Y. Print), 161, 158158-167167. Article Online

Challenges and strategies for urban green-space planning in cities undergoing densification: A review. Urban forestry & urban greening 14 (4), 760-771. Article Online

Cultivating community through gardening in Kenora, Ontario. Canadian Food Studies, 3(2), 70-103. Article Online

A framework for assessing and implementing the co-benefits of nature-based solutions in urban areas. Environmental Science and Policy 77: 15-24. Article Online

The social side of spatial decision support systems: Investigating knowledge integration and learning. Environmental Science & Policy 76, 177-184. Article Online

The social learning discourse: Trends, themes and interdisciplinary influences in current research. Environmental Science & Policy 25, 157-166. Article Online

Green justice in the city: a new agenda for urban green space research in Europe. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, Vol. 19, 2016, p. 123-127. Article Online

Arts-led science

VIVA-PLAN will engage local communities in a range of hands-on arts-led science approaches, including photo elicitation of preferred in-between spaces and the co-creation explorations of in-between spaces using drawings and modeling materials like Lego and plasticine. Pictures to come soon!