Microbiome-inspired green infrastructure: a toolkit for multidisciplinary landscape design

Harry Watkins, Jake M. Robinson, Martin F. Breed, Brenda Parker, Philip Weinstein

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27 Citations (Scopus)


Incorporating recent advances in environmental microbiome research and policy is a major challenge for urban design. We set out a framework for managing construction projects so that multidisciplinary teams of researchers and practitioners can explicitly consider environmental microbiota in design and construction contexts, thereby increasing ecosystem functionality and public health.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1305-1308
Number of pages4
JournalTrends in Biotechnology
Issue number12
Early online date10 May 2020
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2020


  • biodiversity
  • green infrastructure
  • microbiome rewilding
  • microbiome-inspired green infrastructure
  • urban design
  • urban microbiome


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