the city has been waiting for at least since the last heat of the summer: The Münsterhof, the furnace in Zurich's old town, is planted, and therefore more shaded. Not in the Form of an art project or other temporary Installation, as Heinrich Gartentor with the mobile meadow island realized had. But fix, with real trees.
What a Statement from the city. Innovative, visionary, and the spirit of the age climate measures. In addition, the demands for more Green are just since the redesign of the cobbled square in 2016 especially loud. As the civil engineering chief Richard Wolff (AL) may legitimately speak of a "historical novelty".
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Truly, the courage, the city has proved especially in the case of the calculated amount of the trees. You planted a group of trees. That sounds like a lot of, after 20 or 30 maybe. At least enough to the place with a canopy of leaves to upgrade, and the temperature can rise on hot days up to 36 degrees Celsius, in order to reduce a few degrees.
the location of the plant, surrounded with a circular Bank is Sophisticated. It is located in the Space between the Zunfthaus zur Meisen and the leather hole Punch on the heart of the square, i.e., when radiation of the duration of the sunlight. And this one wants to act, finally, against it. To reduce the especially at night between 3 and 4 PM, when many people are on the court, the assets, the trees in the corner of the temperature up to a large fountain a few degrees. The calculated researchers from Empa and ETH. Later in the afternoon, the effect is significantly lower.
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Central is that it is the trees on the square is going well, you feel good, thrive, and in 20 years their entire canopy of leaves can unfold. Tree is technically the intermediate piece in front of the two historic houses, a Wellness oasis. The trees also get 36 cubic feet of root space, are affected neither by plant lines, from the rescue vehicles of festivities bothered. You are allowed to watch from a distance the hustle and Bustle on the square and feel beautiful.
Aptly, the choice of tree species will appear. Winter Linden promise, at least the name after a little more cooling than the summer Linde counterpart of the same genus, even if their leaves are smaller than those of the summer.
And a huge advantage for the new planting concept has also: Should each keep a Person on the course for a visionary speech as Winston Churchill in the autumn of 1946, can cheer for the thousands that freely. Even if the big event should take place at a Hitzetag.
Created: 07.03.2020, 08:36 PMUpdated Date: 07 March 2020, 10:04