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Article on the degree of sealing in Viennese districts

Green space is extremely unevenly distributed in Vienna: The densely built-up Gründerzeit-neighbourhoods thus become summer heat island.

Map showing the percentage of unsealed soil in Viennese districts

© APA/TU-Wien, Institut für Raumplanung

Robert Kalasek and Florian Pühringer from the SRF and Aggelos Soteroupolos from the MOVE have calculated the percentage of sealed areas in 137 Viennese districts. An article by ORF Vienna "Wien will bei Grünraum nachrüsten, opens an external URL in a new window" and an article by the Standard "Stadtforscher errechnen Versiegelungsgrad in Wiener Stadtviertel, opens an external URL in a new window" pick up their findings.