AIVP Recommendation

Port and industrial activity is one of the main sources of air pollution in port cities. Architects can use innovative designs to reduce this pollution and transform environmental restrictions into sources of inspiration. Another effective solution involves combining the use of groundbreaking technologies with cooperation with stakeholders.

Riga (Latvia)

Riga - Air quality

In Riga, a new coal terminal has been built on the island of Krievu. Various measures were taken to prevent coal dust from being dispersed into the air and minimise the environmental impact for the neighbouring districts of Krievu. Coal

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Tallinn (Estonia)

In 2016, the port of Tallinn installed a network of 20 sensors known as « eNoses » in the Port of Muuga and the Maardu sector. The sensors continuously analyse the chemical make-up of the ambient air…

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Koper (Slovenia)

The economic growth of the port of Koper has made environmental issues a key focus of debate in recent years. A variety of initiatives have been adopted, aimed at managing and reducing the port’s environmental impact. Technical measures specifically concerning air pollution were found to be insufficient.

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Rotterdam (Netherlands)

The « We-nose » network currently was initially relying on close to 100 electronic sensors, used to identify the nature and location of odours so that action can be taken more quickly.

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A Coruna (Spain)

The coal terminal at the port of A. Coruna was designed and built by Cymimasa SA for the company Union Fenosa.

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