Expert interview on the topic of the sponge city


In an expert interview, the research associate Benjamin Kraff was questioned about the Sponge City concept, focusing on implemented measures and further potential in Mainz.

Adapting to climate change is one of the challenges that cities must address in the coming decades. A promising concept for this is the Sponge City concept, which aims to transform urban areas into efficient water reservoirs. This innovative approach offers several advantages, including improved flood protection during heavy rainfall events, a more sustainable water supply, and an enhanced quality of life for residents. In the context of an expert interview, research associate Benjamin Kraff discussed the measures already implemented and the remaining potential for improvement in the city of Mainz. Click here to see the full article.