University of Applied Sciences, Prof. Dr. Manfred Koehler and his team

Research and case studies about Green infrastructure:

Since 2021, also visiting professor at Warsaw University of Life Sciences. Topic Green infrastructure, funded by the EU Social Fund.

– Green facades/Living walls /vertical green systems (Biodiversity, urban heat island effects),
– Indoor greening,
– PV-technologies, rain water management.

What can we do for you?
-Information about green building technology? Benefits of green infrastructure? Have a look: list of publications.
-Individual presentation/consultation? Please contact me:  Koehler at,
-International cooperation – great! Let us speak about the details.

Current activities in 2022 (selection)


A CALL for paper for the open-access MDPI journal
LAND is open, see details „Blue-Green-Infrastructure in the view of global warming“
Guest editors: Daniel Kaiser, Manfred Köhler;
You are invited to contribute with
research articles.
Extented deadline: to 20th of July 2022.

-The world wide student competition
„Home Base Earth“ ended successfully with a huge number
of amazing solutions.

Gratulation to all participants – we are going to distribute these results to social associations world wide.

Thanks to all sponsors and team members, namely: Florian Betzler, Shilfa Jerome for lot of energy to bring this to such a success.


-Join the World Green Infrastructure Congress Berlin will held after a further postponing in 27.-29. June 2023 in Berlin.

Team information:
-PDH Fellow Ms. Ensiyeh Farrokhirad from Iran, finished her dissertation successfully.

Buka fellow (Alexander v. Humboldt Foundation) Ms. Jerome Shilfa  joined the team until End March of 2022. Working topics: LCA of Living walls.

-Currently Elaise Gabriel from Brazil joined the team for working about enery performance of living walls.

Manfred Koehler’s membership: visit for more details:
BUGG, (working groups and contact person to EFB and WGIN).
EFB (European Federation of Green Roof Association)
FLL (several guideline working groups)
WGIN (President, since 2007 re-elected in June 2020)