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Heat

Heatwaves have been the most prominent hazard causing weather-related human fatalities over the past decades. The 2003 summer European heatwave alone caused up to 70 000 excess deaths over 4 months in central and western Europe. Increased mortality is the most drastic impact of heatwaves. However, exposure to hot days and nights can impact human health and well-being in various other ways, including 'bad moods', feeling discomfort and getting sick, all factors reflected by 'thermal comfort'.

Effects:
- Changing of the seasons -> Mismatch in the food chain
- Decrease in quality of open water
- Heat-stress for animals
- Increase in diseases within the agricultural sector
- Increase of allergy-days

Sources:

- climate-adapt.eea.europa.eu/knowledge/tools/urban-adaptation/climatic-threats/heat-waves

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All Heat projects

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waterwall Syntagma Square, Athens, Greece 23 Oct 2021
Green Alley to Strefi Hill Athens Greece 23 Oct 2021
Green streets in this area Athens Greece 18 Oct 2021
Green Corridor sidewalk Athens Greece 18 Oct 2021
Climaat adaptief groen mfc doelum 16 Oct 2021
Poolsterlaan 1 05 Oct 2021
Poolsterlaan 2 05 Oct 2021
Poolsterlaan 3 05 Oct 2021
Plutolaan 05 Oct 2021
Plutolaan 2 05 Oct 2021
Plutolaan 05 Oct 2021
Mercuriusstraat 05 Oct 2021
Morgenstraat 2street0hoih ty 05 Oct 2021
Morgenstraat 05 Oct 2021
Kometenstraat 2 05 Oct 2021
Kometenstraat 1 05 Oct 2021
Kometenstraat 1 05 Oct 2021
Groene muur in aangroei 26 Sep 2021
Groene muur in aangroei 26 Sep 2021
Green wall Gotenborg 26 Sep 2021
Groene muur 26 Sep 2021
Schaduw straten 26 Sep 2021
Veel groenvoorzieningen 26 Sep 2021
Bank met groenvoorziening 26 Sep 2021
Klimop begroeiing 26 Sep 2021
Bank met groenvoorziening 26 Sep 2021
Café met veel groenvoorzieningen 26 Sep 2021
Begroeiing op gebouw 26 Sep 2021
Begroeiing naast het water, klimop tegen de schutting 26 Sep 2021
Green wall 26 Sep 2021
Groei planten aan brug 26 Sep 2021
Groene plantenbakken op de brug 26 Sep 2021
Groene plantenbakken aan de brug 26 Sep 2021
Urban green bij hotel 26 Sep 2021
Green wall Zagreb 25 Sep 2021
Indoor Green wall Schiphol 24 Sep 2021
Groene canope in groei. 24 Sep 2021
Sedum wegafscheiding 24 Sep 2021
Plantenbakken rond café, meerdere in deze straat 24 Sep 2021
Universiteitsbibliotheek van Lund, Zweden 18 Sep 2021
Green walls Gdynia Poland 30 Aug 2021
Heatstress mitigation Sopot Poland 29 Aug 2021
Heatstress mitigation Gdynia Poland 29 Aug 2021
Green wall near oliwa cathedral gdansk poland 25 Aug 2021
Groene muur langs snelweg 18 Aug 2021
Geveltuinen Oostergrachtwal Leeuwarden The Netherlands 06 Aug 2021
Bedriegertjes station Brugge centraal (2012) 05 Aug 2021
herinrichting Robersstraat en Oogstplein 03 Aug 2021
Watergoot Rechterstraat Boxtel 02 Aug 2021
Bio diversiteit bij Kerk Sint Martini plantsoen Franeker 01 Aug 2021
Groen steeg 01 Aug 2021
Green walls Maastricht 31 Jul 2021
Broodhuys groene muur in cafe 31 Jul 2021
Groendak geveltuin Amsterdam 26 Jul 2021
Noorderplantsoen heatstress Groningen The Netherlands 25 Jul 2021
Green Wall Zernike Groningen The Netherlands 25 Jul 2021
Operatie steenbreek - Joris ivensplein 24 Jul 2021
heatstress planting a tree Groningen The Netherlands 23 Jul 2021
Noorderplantsoen heatstress Groningen The Netherlands 23 Jul 2021
heatstress preventation Groningen 23 Jul 2021
Groene muur bushalte Zernike Groningen 23 Jul 2021
Metropolitan Forest Madrid 19 Jul 2021
Hittestress oplossing bij nieuwe woning Delfzijl 17 Jul 2021
Nieuwstraat 15 Jul 2021
Green walls 10 Jul 2021
Hete versteende pleinen DenHaag centrum e.o. : bij hitte:13gr warmer dan polder 07 Jul 2021
Save wall: circular & climate adaptive urban greening 15 Jun 2021
Save Wall: circular & climate adaptive urban greening 15 Jun 2021
Geveltuin Rustenburgerstraat Amsterdam 12 Jun 2021
Woonrijp maken Klaverweide, wadi met waterberging 09 Jun 2021
Problem area, heat stress 08 Jun 2021
Green Tram Railways - Sofia 04 Jun 2021
Beschaduwing met doek - restaurant Valkhof museum 03 Jun 2021
Steenbreek voormalig zwembad oost - truusmast park en klimaatadaptatie (2018) 03 Jun 2021
Steenbreek plein Esdoornplein en klimaatadaptatie (2018) 03 Jun 2021
Steenbreek plein Danielsplein en klimaatadaptatie (2019) 03 Jun 2021
Schaduwdoek zwembad in samenwerking met het KWF 03 Jun 2021
Groene muur en dak Han, Nijmegen 03 Jun 2021
Gevel tuin in historische binnenstad 03 Jun 2021
Green area Eindhoven green wall 31 May 2021
Daktuin Eindhoven en groene straat 31 May 2021
Green Roof & Courtyard 'Campus Spoor Noord' - Antwerpen 21 May 2021
Green Square Slachthuisplein - Den Haag 21 May 2021
Pocket Park Roerplein - Utrecht pocketpark 21 May 2021
Groene muren Noordwijk 14 May 2021
Rotterdam park 1943 27 Apr 2021
Rotterdam Zuidplein square 24 Apr 2021
Green wall Kasteel Nijenrode 19 Apr 2021
Green TramTrack Rotterdam The Netherlands 19 Apr 2021
Planting trees in unused area 18 Apr 2021
Front yards Sneeuwbalstraat 18 Apr 2021
Front yards Korenbloem straat 18 Apr 2021
Front yards 2e Balsemienstraat 18 Apr 2021
Koolzaadstraat 18 Apr 2021
Corona unrest Beijerlandselaan 2021 18 Apr 2021
heat stress mitigation infrastructure (IMPETUS) 14 Apr 2021
Green-blue infrastructure (IMPETUS) 14 Apr 2021
heat mitigation by color Green-blue infrastructure (IMPETUS) 14 Apr 2021
Green wall Prinsenbeek 14 Apr 2021
Reconstructie Margrietstraat e.o. steenwol Zoeterwoude 12 Apr 2021
Green wall - shopping mall Meijhorst 10 Apr 2021
Groen waterplein Saxion 09 Apr 2021
5 m3 regenwater voor elke boom. Regenwater als bluswater. 06 Apr 2021
Greening a house for shading Amstelveen 05 Apr 2021
Groene muur bushalte Uithoorn 04 Apr 2021
Fazantplein Enschede 18 Mar 2021
Biodiversiteit Wadi Siebengewald 15 Mar 2021
groene tramrails Diemen 15 Mar 2021
Groene gevel flat Amsterdamse bos 14 Mar 2021
Groene gevel Graaf Florislaan, Delft 08 Mar 2021
Groene daken 't Zegelt 05 Mar 2021
Groene daken 't Zeggelt 05 Mar 2021
RainRoad waterstraat Delft 02 Mar 2021
Heatstress NBS measure Amstelpark Amsterdam The Netherlands 01 Mar 2021
Green Walls Rembrandtpark Amsterdam The Netherlands 01 Mar 2021
Groene wand BS Fiep Westendorp Amsterdam 28 Feb 2021
prinsentuin een oase van koelte en rust in de stad Groningen 27 Feb 2021
Geveltuinen Grote Leliestraat 19 Feb 2021
square close tot Dancing House greened by inhabitants 30 Jan 2021
Herinrichting Winkelcentrum 05 Jan 2021
Molenstraat verkeer, groen, water 04 Jan 2021
Molenstraat 04 Jan 2021
Utrecht bosco 'Vertikaalhe' 25 Dec 2020
Groene muur Westeinde Almere 10 Nov 2020
Water Art - pink fountains and operation steenbreek (Balans Middelburg) 02 Nov 2020
Steenbreek plein Voorstenkamp en klimaatadaptatie (2019) 19 Oct 2020
Groene muur bedrijventerrein Stolwijk 14 Oct 2020
Heat Stress at Campus of the University of Coimbra, Polo II 13 Oct 2020
Groene begroeide muur Grote markt Gorcum 12 Oct 2020
Beijerlandselaan Rotterdam 05 Oct 2020
Groene gevel Tilburg 30 Sep 2020
Groene gevel Volkshotel Amsterdam 30 Sep 2020
Heatstress doeken Zaanstad Industrieterrein 20 Sep 2020
Groen schoolplein 18 Sep 2020
Hittebestendig hoofddorp centrum 16 Sep 2020
Green wall Lombardijen 11 Sep 2020
Geveltuinen Groningen 01 Sep 2020
Urban waterfall Dakpark, Rotterdam 29 Aug 2020
Brandweer groene muur: Burgerijpad Tilburg 26 Aug 2020
Green entrance Rotterdam metro 24 Aug 2020
Climate Adaptive Tramways Rotterdam 24 Aug 2020
Helmersstraat rooftop green 24 Aug 2020
Urban playground located at former railway track 24 Aug 2020
Urban square Rotterdam de Kuip area 24 Aug 2020
Milinxpark neighbourhood revitalisation. 23 Aug 2020
Dortselaan heat measures 23 Aug 2020
Crossing Mauritskade en West-Kruiskade 15 Aug 2020
Kerkplein Rotterdam 15 Aug 2020
Green walls in centrum Tilburg 07 Aug 2020
Hittestress maatregelen in centrum Tilburg 07 Aug 2020
Groen dak en waterpleintje, Hittestress tilburg 07 Aug 2020
Groene muur langs N35 02 Aug 2020
Geveltuintjes in centrum Zwolle 02 Aug 2020
hittestressbestendig maken winkelstraat Voorstraat Zwolle 02 Aug 2020
green wall parking Delft, The Netherlands 10 Jul 2020
green infrastructure tramtracks Amsterdam, The Netherlands 23 May 2020
green infrastructure tramtracks Amsterdam, The Netherlands 23 May 2020
Groene muur snelweg A28 bij Amersfoort (weg) 20 May 2020
Heatstress measure Kerklaan Soesterberg The Netherlands 20 May 2020
Heatstress measure amsterdam: doek op dakterras 08 May 2020
Groene overkapping Prinsessentunnel. 06 May 2020
Green wall cafe Tolhuistuin, Amsterdam 01 Mar 2020
ITS presentation on climate adaptation 19 Feb 2020
energy low building Tegal, Indonesie 13 Feb 2020
busbaan Europaweg lichtreflecterend asfalt, Groningen 11 Jan 2020
Urban water fall 05 Dec 2019
Rain garden 02 Dec 2019
Water square Paris 02 Dec 2019
Rooftop garden Paris 02 Dec 2019
Steenbreek en klimaatadaptatie winkelcentrum Leuvensbroek 2019 13 Nov 2019
Field data collection: sensors on bikes, interviews 24 Oct 2019
Umbrellas for shadow in street in Piura 24 Oct 2019
Measure heatstress cebu montebello 20 Oct 2019
heatstress measures Nice Boulevard 12 Oct 2019
Drinking water for dogs 10 Oct 2019
Trees for shade 10 Oct 2019
Heat stress reduction 10 Oct 2019
Green roof and Heat stress reduction 10 Oct 2019
Irritation system in park in Athens 10 Oct 2019
Athens national park 10 Oct 2019
Green shade in Athens 08 Oct 2019
Green wall and shadings on building Athens 08 Oct 2019
Street skade in Athens 08 Oct 2019
Green raillway 01 Oct 2019
Heatstress mitigation white surfaces shadow and plants 25 Sep 2019
Heatstress mitigation carpark, why not more trees? 25 Sep 2019
Greenwall 13 Sep 2019
Groene muur op verhard industrieterrein 11 Sep 2019
Geveltuinen 03 Sep 2019
groen dak Rotterdam 03 Sep 2019
Climate adaptation - adding green, depaving and raingarden- Bryggervangen 29 Aug 2019
Climate adaptation - adding green, depaving and raingarden- Bryggervangen 29 Aug 2019
Climate adaptation - adding green, depaving and raingarden- Bryggervangen 29 Aug 2019
Climate adaptation greening of street - Sanktkledplats 29 Aug 2019
Heatstress mitigation in Odense 26 Aug 2019
Green roof and green wall at wastedepartment building (2010) 22 Aug 2019
infrastructuur (autoweg): groene muur en duurzame energie Uden 21 Aug 2019
Groene muur bij Brandweer Venlo 20 Aug 2019
green at houses Hoi An 04 Aug 2019
Greening shading hue, vietnam 29 Jul 2019
Bosco verticale singapore 28 Jul 2019
'Bosco verticale Berlin', green infrastructure Berlin, Germany 28 Jul 2019
'Bosco vertical Da Nang', Vietnam 28 Jul 2019
Tree grasping for sunlight, Amsterdam 27 Jul 2019
Climate green and problem area heat stress 25 Jul 2019
Greening tramway track - Vigelandsparken 12 Jul 2019
Climate adaptation - greening the street 12 Jul 2019
Green space between tramway track citycentre 11 Jul 2019
Water art - fountain - cooling measure 11 Jul 2019
Heat stress measure drinking spot 11 Jul 2019
Beautifull fountain Karls johanngata 11 Jul 2019
Green wall - Wijchenseweg (450 m, 1991) 03 Jul 2019
Green wall amstelveen 01 Jul 2019
Heat stress measure - green umbrella by trees 27 Jun 2019
Former parking square Weverplaats - green transformation 27 Jun 2019
Vertical green wall parking garage 27 Jun 2019
Heat stress measure - shadow by iron umbrella at stop tourboat Dieze 27 Jun 2019
Road raingarden - Tasinge Plads 15 Jun 2019
Road raingarden - Tasinge Plads 15 Jun 2019
Road raingarden - Tasinge Plads 15 Jun 2019
Cooling measure by fountains and water fall in public paved space 15 Jun 2019
Cooling measure by fountains and water fall in public paved space 15 Jun 2019
Cooling measure by fountains and water fall in public paved space 15 Jun 2019
Cooling measure by fountains and water fall in public paved space 15 Jun 2019
Raingarden in Tasinge plads as a climate park - experimental area 15 Jun 2019
Raingarden in Tasinge plads as a climate park - experimental area 15 Jun 2019
Green combined with stairs to school 15 Jun 2019
Cooling foutains in park 14 Jun 2019
quay is green by trees and other vegetation 13 Jun 2019
Climate adaptation rosengard station 12 Jun 2019
Green is playground plus storage 12 Jun 2019
Cooling effect measure 12 Jun 2019
Sport area and cooling devices 12 Jun 2019
Cooling structure at school yard 12 Jun 2019
trees, green walls, pockets parks to coll the urban area 11 Jun 2019
a diversity of trees to create shadow combined with beautifull plants 11 Jun 2019
a diversity of trees to create shadow combined with beautifull plants 11 Jun 2019
a diversity of trees to create shadow combined with beautifull plants 11 Jun 2019
a diversity of trees to create shadow combined with beautifull plants 11 Jun 2019
a diversity of trees to create shadow combined with beautifull plants 11 Jun 2019
a diversity of trees to create shadow en cooling climate 11 Jun 2019
a diversity of trees to create shadow en cooling climate 11 Jun 2019
a diversity of trees to create shadow en cooling climate 11 Jun 2019
a diversity of trees to create shadow en cooling climate 11 Jun 2019
Water Re-circulation KAN WEG 11 Jun 2019
Street with many plants and shade measures 11 Jun 2019
Water and green heat stress measures Propellorgatan 11 Jun 2019
Road with green appearance 11 Jun 2019
Shade protection and cooling effect green 11 Jun 2019
Heatstress malmo watertap 11 Jun 2019
Urban roof farming and green facade 10 Jun 2019
Heatstress mitigation Malmö 10 Jun 2019
heatstress mitigation Lisbon Belem Area 02 Jun 2019
MAAT Green roof Lisbon 27 May 2019
Heatstress mitigation can picafort 19 May 2019
Erve Brandemaat Enschede 07 May 2019
Heatstress measures Milan 04 Jan 2019
Heatstress trano 03 Jan 2019
water over dak en gevel en helofytenveld waterberging HHNK 24 Dec 2018
Green shades granada 15 Dec 2018
Groene gevel gemeentehuis Heerhugowaard 31 Oct 2018
Green Wall 16 Oct 2018
Amsterdam groene muur tuincentrum 02 Oct 2018
Green wqll Leeuwarden 24 Sep 2018
UNEP Green eco-building 22 Sep 2018
UNEP Green eco-building 22 Sep 2018
Green wall 18 Sep 2018
Tiny Forest Cremertuin 17 Sep 2018
Natte Ecologische Zone (NEZ) De Lier 05 Sep 2018
Green wall dierenpark Amersfoort 31 Aug 2018
Green wall A28 01 Aug 2018
Vergroening Amersfoort 24 May 2018
Boldershof, ruimtelijke klimaatadaptatie/vergroening Amersfoort 24 May 2018
Living wall Amersfoort 24 May 2018
Green wall Leeuwarden 15 Mar 2018
Operatie Steenbreek Zwolle 14 Feb 2018
tijdelijke zuivering grijs water met groene muur, Amsterdam 05 Jan 2018
Groene muur, Apeldoorn 04 Jan 2018
Green wall, Groene muur Delft 13 Nov 2017
Waterstorage Julianastrjitte, Marrum 16 Oct 2017
Verlaagde groenstrook 12 Oct 2017
Green wall 19 Sep 2017
Green wall 19 Sep 2017
Green tramtrack Rotterdam 18 Sep 2017
Eiland tussen Deinum en Marsum 13 Sep 2017
Slaapkamermeetexperiment hittegolf 2016 11 Sep 2017
Green waste basket Nijmegen 10 Aug 2017
Vertical green Nijmegen 10 Aug 2017
Green walls at Funenpark, Amsterdam 01 Aug 2017
Green wall hva 19 Jul 2017
Climateproof World Horti Center Algemeen #sponge2020 05 Jul 2017
Green wall - vertical green 24 Jun 2017
Steenbreek geveltuinen kampen 05 Jun 2017
Cheater fountains Koningsplein, Nijmegen (Bedriegertjes, 1999)) 07 May 2017
Green wall, Lijnden 30 Apr 2017
Green wal 29 Apr 2017
Van versteende tuin naar groene tuin 100% afgekoppeld 22 Apr 2017
Green wall municipality Building of Venlo, The Netherlands 09 Apr 2017
Vergroening Waarderpolder 03 Apr 2017
GWL terrain 29 Mar 2017
Westervoort - Klimaatboom -Climatetree 08 Feb 2017
Arnhem Bloemstraat - Groene gevel 27 Dec 2016
Nijmegen, algemeen heatstress and floodings 10 Aug 2016
Bangkok, heatstress 10 Aug 2016
Milaan, Bosco Verticale BMP 03 Jul 2016
Leeuwarden, Green Wall 27 Jun 2016
P+R Haren reflecterend en waterdoorlatende verharding, Groningen 22 Oct 2015
permeable pavement (heatstress and infiltration capacity measurements), San Francisco 21 Dec 2014
Groene gevel. Gemeente Huis, Haren 22 Nov 2014

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