Green factor? Green factor is a score-based code requirement that navigates the green infrastructure implementation during the new building design.
Green factor has been an integral part of the city procedures in Europe and America and continues to develop furthermore.
Why Green Factor? Today, more than 50 percent of the world’s population lives in urban areas. Managing urban areas has become one of the most important development challenges of the 21st century. Due to the excessive building, for instance, the City of Novi Sad today has less than 5 percent of green areas. Comparing to 30 today as it used to be and 20 today defined as the minimum in Europe, the statistics are scary. For the cities of Serbia in order to be revived the Green factor is one of the highly important instruments.
Implementation Green factor document consists of: - Minimum score defined regarding the typology. - The list of elements to be used and their scores. - Model and a calculation sheet.
Having the Green factor as an integral part of city regulations has led towards great results. If strategically defined and used the green areas can be developed and significantly increased.