Urban Greening Factor x High Density

MICA Architects and London Legacy Development Corporation

Entrant's Summary: The 2021 London Plan, takes a co-ordinated approach to tackle the climate crisis and identifies the importance of urban greening as a component of sustainable urban development. The “Urban Greening Factor (UGF) x High Density” Study provides guidance on the best way to deliver high quality urban greening in emerging high density residentially led developments. It includes desktop research about UGF examples from across the world. Further research and engagement with three developers explores different Client priorities relating to Green Infrastructure. The executive summary sets out best practice and recommendations for each stage of the design and delivery process.