For the past ten years, Austria’s capital has enjoyed top positions in the rankings of most liveable cities. According to the current “The World’s 10 Greenest Cities 2020” listing, this city in the heart of Europe can now also delight in being named the “greenest” city in the world, leaving over 100 metropolitan areas behind in a global comparison. In this ranking, Vienna takes first place – ahead of Munich, Berlin and Madrid.
Vienna is a model for other metropolitan areas
This ranking by the Canadian-American consulting agency Resonance, conducted on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, highlights cities that serve as models for a greener, more sustainable future.
The following criteria are taken into account in the “Greenest Cities” ranking:
- Proportion of parks and public green spaces in the city
- Use of renewable energies
- Air quality
- Public transport services
- Pedestrian-friendly access ways
- Markets supplying local products
In comparison with other cities, Vienna scores particularly well with regard to the following:
- Innovative ideas regarding mobility
- Numerous public parks and green spaces
- A national park within the city limits, a rarity among metropolises
Vienna is considered a benchmark in Europe when it comes to public transport.
The PARKAPARTMENTS AM BELVEDERE offer all the advantages of the “Greenest City”
The PARKAPARTMENTS AM BELVEDERE are just a ten-minute walk from Vienna’s city centre and can be reached quickly and easily from all directions thanks to their close proximity to Vienna’s central train station, the central hub of the city’s transport network.
The PARKAPARTMENTS AM BELVEDERE mobility concept features car sharing with its own e-vehicles and a large number of charging stations directly in the parking garage. And that’s not all – cyclists are included as well: each lower level compartment features a power connection to allow convenient charging of e-bikes. Generously dimensioned elevators make it easy to conveniently transport bikes to the lower levels. Bike paths and a public Citybike location just about on the apartment complex’s doorstep make for a near-ideal situation for cycling enthusiasts.
The apartments are located in the direct vicinity of Vienna’s popular green oases:
- Schlossgarten Belvedere
- Botanical Gardens
- the green areas surrounding the Army History Museum and the Arsenal
- Helmut-Zilk-Park in the neighbouring Sonnwendviertel
For anyone looking for a more private setting, there is always the opulently landscaped in-house garden, available exclusively to tower residents.
Additional information about “The World’s 10 Greenest Cities 2020” can be found here (German only):