Keywords: energy efficiency, green facade, hydroponics, aerodynamics


Today, energy efficiency of the facades is achieved not only by the use of building and finishing materials, but also through landscaping.

In most energy efficiency studies, green facades only consider their building components. However, if the leading green facades designers investigate the thermal insulation properties of green front constructions, the research is mainly commercial in nature, aimed at advertising and increasing demand for services and materials from a particular firm and manufacturer.

The purpose of the work is to determine the increase in the efficiency of green constructions to improve the environmental situation, energy efficiency and safety of human life. Determination of the main directions of scientific research of green constructions in order to increase the efficiency of their use. Get acquainted with different types of landscaping. Perform a systematic analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of using a green facade.

Vertical gardens are another way of seeing gardens and of implanting them in unexpected locations within the cities. The plants grow with or without substrate for root growth, i.e., in hydroponic systems or are cultivated soilless. Unlike horticultural crops such systems consist of many species with different requirements and are subject to complex environmental conditions.

The system approaches of the analysis of innovative technologies for creation of a facade, which include economic, ecological and engineering aspects of construction and operation. The method of setting the green facade is proposed. A systematic analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of using a green facade in the concept of the development of modern cities is carried out.

Author Biographies

A. Bobrakov, Zaporizhzhia Polytechnic National University

Ph.D., Associate Professor

S. Kulish, Zaporizhzhia Polytechnic National University
J. Vakuluk, Zaporizhzhia Polytechnic National University
master of Department


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How to Cite
BobrakovA., KulishS., & VakulukJ. (2019). "GREENING" ADVENTURES FOR DESIGN OF ENERGY EFFICIENT BUILDING SYSTEMS AND STRUCTURES. Municipal Economy of Cities, 6(152), 119-123. Retrieved from https://khg.kname.edu.ua/index.php/khg/article/view/5502