Welcome to the Fertilecity project!

Integrated rooftop greenhouses: symbiosis of energy, water and CO2 emissions with the building – Towards urban food security in a circular economy. CTM2016-75772-C3-1-R, AI/UE-Feder


Fertilecity in few words

  • What do we do? Analyze, from a technological, economic and environmental approach the integration of greenhouses on the roof of buildings.
  • How? Using multidisciplinary assessment tools and methods.
  • Who? Sostenipra research group (www.sostenipra.cat) in the Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona (UAB), and Universitat Politècnica de  Catalunya (UPC). Our team integrates environmentalist, agronomist, architects, engineers and industrial designers.
  • Why? To improve cities’ sustainability.
  • Where? At the new Z ICTA-ICP building (LEED-Gold certified) located in the Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona campus, Bellaterra.
  • When? Since December 2016 until December 2019.
  • Who funds? Funded by AI/UE-Feder and the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (MINECO).


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