Miljan Šunjević, Darko Reba, Vladimir Rajs, Bogdana Vujić, Dejana Nedučin, Mirjana Vojinović Miloradov

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The beginning of the new millennium provokes governments and researchers to recognize the importance and the effect that Particulate Matter (PM) has on the whole environment. PM has been marked as one of the key ambient air pollutants, due to its high sorption ability. World Health Organization indicated PM present in ambient air as pollutant with adverse, acute and hazard effect on human health and built environment. The city of Novi Sad, Serbia is rapidly expanding, redefining architectural, urban and environmental matrices. Architectural spatial transformations - construction sites need to be considered as temporal unique pollution hot spots. Trend of active construction sites increasing number in Novi Sad affects the ambient air quality. Goal of the research is to emphasize PM pollution problem on the construction sites in Novi Sad and to illustrate and display the trends in mitigation measures application during 4-year period (2019-2022).


PM, environmental pollution, construction sites, architectural transformations

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