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AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Awards of Excellence Two thousand and ten From green roofs designed to be picked up and moved, to green walls that make it easier to breathe, this year’s Green Roofs for Healthy Cities 2010 Awards of Excellence design winners showcase innovation as well as the multiple benefits living architecture can create for homes, workspaces, communities and environment. Once again, the judges commented on the exceptional quality of this year’s entries – as well as the challenge of selecting the final winners. Speaking of judges, we would like to thank the following individuals who generously donated their time and expertise and, of course, without whom this awards program would not be possible: Michael Gibbons, Architectural Systems Inc., chair, ASTM Green Roof Task Group Monica Kuhn, GRP, B.E.S., B.Arch., O.A.A., Monica E. Kuhn, Architect Inc. David J. Yocca, RLA, ASLA, AICP, LEED AP, principal landscape architect/planner, Conservation Design Forum and GRHC Board Member Jeffery Bruce, GRP, FASLA, Jeffrey L. Bruce & Company LLC and GRHC Board Member ** Randy Sharp, Sharp & Diamond Landscape Architecture, Inc.** Paul Kephart, president & ceo, Rana Creek** We hope you enjoy learning more about these projects here, and online at And to the winners, congratulations for your hard work and thank you for your inspiring works of living art. **Previous Award Winner STAY TUNED FOR PROFILES OF OTHER WINNERS IN OUR NEXT ISSUE Look out for profiles of our other 2010 Awards of Excellence winners (Civic, Research) in the Winter 2011 issue of the LAM including a tribute to Theodore Osmundson written by his son, Gordon Osmundson, a practicing landscape architect in San Francisco. Theodore Osmundson, the legendary landscape architect, was to be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by Green Roofs for Healthy Cities during the Awards ceremony on December 2nd, 2010 during the CitiesAlive! conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. Also honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award was pioneering landscape architect, Cornelia Oberlander, in recognition of her outstanding contributions to integrative design practices and the development of the green roof industry. She was also to be honored in her home town of Vancouver on Dec. 2nd, 2010. Dr. Jeremy Lundholm, an associate professor in Biology/EnvironmentalStudies at St. Mary's University in Halifax, Nova Scotia won the Research Award of Excellence. Dr. Lundholm has published extensively on green roofs, and continues to work closely with industry leaders and his community. Finally, Kelly Luckett, president, Green Roof Blocks has won the Civic Award of Excellence for his significant leadership in the development of new Wind and Fire Design Standards. 17 LIVING ARCHITECTURE MONITOR FALL 2010

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Green Roofs - Living Architecture Monitor - Fall 2010

Green Roofs - Living Architecture Monitor - Fall 2010
From the Founder - Urban Agriculture
Strata - T.O.’s New Green Roof Construction Standard
On the Roof With…Richard Conlin
Project - Farming for the City
Beekeeping - Diary of an Urban Apiarist
Exemplary Design - GRHC’s 2010 Awards of Excellence Winners
A Green Roof That Moves
Steeped in Ecological Design
Creating Community
A Model of Municipal Leadership
A Green Roof That Works
Like a Grassland Stream
Prairie in the City
Recycling Rainwater
Research - Increasing Urban Food Security With Extensive Green Roofs
Economic Valuation of a Rooftop Food Garden
Grhc Update - Macro-Scale Food Production
New Corporate Members
New GRPs
On Spec - Urban Agriculture — Hero or Hype?

Green Roofs - Living Architecture Monitor - Fall 2010