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Overall, VertiKKA aims to provide a comprehensive model solution for an innovative new building block of sustainable urban development. The integration of water management and land use aspects opens up new synergy potentials - with far-reaching advantages for sustainable material flow management, increased resource efficiency, greater resilience to extreme weather conditions and an upgrading of the urban image.

In detail, VertiKKA develops solutions for the following objectives:

Objectives of VertiKKA


VertiKKA's cross-disciplinary and cross-sector objectives are consistently reflected in the approach and composition of the consortium and supplemented by close cooperation with local partners such as the City of Cologne and the Cologne municipal waste water management organisation.