University of Applied Sciences, Senior-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.

Current fundet research Projects:

— Green4BIM, (a ZIM project together with Laubwerk, Berlin),

— Swamp Cities, (together with IÖW, Berlin financed by UBA).

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.

Selected activities 2024

Handbuch „Bauwerksbegrünung“ 2. erheblich erweiterte Auflage, R. Müller Verlag, ist erhältlich ab November 2022. Details



Manfred Köhler received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his academic researches in Green infrastructure by Green Roofs for Healthy City, North America, October 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.


Manfred Koehler’s main memberships: 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)