July 25 – The Netherlands is facing some of the hottest days ever! The Amsterdam University of Applies Sciences-team monitors the climate comfort (PET) of a square in a shopping centre in Amsterdam. In the next few weeks a green (temporarily) intervention with benches will be installed. The AUAS-team follows the Cool Towns-protocol with monitoring the impact and hopefully this will enrich the Cool Towns-intervention typology.
A journalist from a Dutch national newspaper interviewed the team about this cool spot and Cool Towns where Breda and Middelburg are also mentioned. Read the article (in Dutch).