OUR HISTORY – OUR AIMS

Where do we come from and where are we going? Find out more about what we have already developed and what our plans for the future are..

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2019

We standardised all aspects of green and living walls with the standard ÖNORM L11XX.

2019

More than 20 research and development projects are now captured within the GRÜNSTATTGRAU network and its implementation strategy.

2019

More than 20 research and development projects are now captured within the GRÜNSTATTGRAU network and its implementation strategy.

2018

The web-portal gruenstattgrau.at with an extensive service offer for network partners goes live online.

2017

Internal greening of buildings is the second technology group within the greening of buildings sector, that is standardised: Standard ÖNORM L1133 Internal greening of buildings (ASI).

 

2017

First available data on the business sector greening buildings is published in the report “Opportunities for green areas in Austria”

2016

The Greening Buildings Association celebrates its 25th anniversary with 70 business members.

2016

The European Federation of Green Roof Associations (EFB) is already represented in 14 EU countries with national bases.

2015

The European Federation of Green Roof Associations (EFB) publishes its first market assessment report and a white paper on greening buildings in Europe.

2014

The European Commission enacts its first Green Infrastructure strategy, greening buildings is covered under the headline of climate change adaptation.

2010

Based on the guidelines developed by the Greening Buildings Association (VfB), Austria is the first European country that develops a standard for green roofs: standard  ÖNORM L1131 green roofs (ASI).

2005

Die European Federation of Green Roof and Living Wall Associations (EFB) is initiated as a charity by Austrian, Swiss and German partners.

1991

The Greening Buildings Association (VfB) is launched as a charity with the aims of raising awareness, assuring quality and promoting technology.

GrünstattGrau is supported by

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City of Tomorrow (Stadt der Zukunft) is a research and technology programme of the Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology, Republic of Austria (BMVIT). It has commissioned the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) together with Austria Wirtschaftsservice and the Austrian Society for Environment and Technology (ÖGUT) to deliver this programme.

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