Husqvarna City Inexperienced House Index (HUGSI) has named Lithuanian capital Vilnius the greenest metropolis in Europe. Prague ranks ninth.
By making use of laptop imaginative and prescient and deep studying strategies on satellite tv for pc photographs, HUGSI unveiled that 56% of Prague territory is greenery and by this measure, the town ranks thirteenth on this planet.
HUGSI-index was introduced for the second 12 months operating. In complete, satellite tv for pc photographs of 155 cities throughout 60 completely different nations had been analyzed in an effort to consider their greenness and supply precious insights in regards to the dimension, proportion, distribution, and well being of inexperienced area in city areas.
The analysis revealed that 28% of all Prague territory consists of trees, and 27% of grass areas.
HUGSI is a digital innovation initiative developed by Husqvarna in collaboration with 20tree.ai. The ambition is to assist safeguard and enhance the upkeep of inexperienced areas in city areas.
Husquarna created HUGSI to lift consciousness in regards to the worth of city inexperienced area amongst residents, help metropolis officers and politicians to make data-informed selections, and facilitate the collaboration throughout industries and organizations to collectively make a “sensible and sustainable metropolis” a actuality.
“Since final 12 months now we have obtained a number of curiosity and enquires about HUGSI and this 12 months now we have taken additional steps to make it much more related for metropolis officers, inexperienced area professionals, and for all individuals residing in city areas.“ – says Erik Swan, product proprietor for HUGSI.inexperienced
How inexperienced are cities, actually?
When analyzing the land use of city areas and section it into Vegetation (tree + grass), Water, and Different (laborious made floor, homes, roads), HUGSI exhibits that:
- City areas globally are 39% inexperienced on common
- Europe is greener than common with 45 %
- Latin America and South and West Asia least inexperienced with 29%
KPI’s per metropolis, for all cities, can be found here
HUGSI 2020 Prime 10 cities
1. Charlotte (NC)