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ON THE COVER Sky Island at the Visionaire. Image by Roger Swingle, Inter Vision New Media. Image courtesy of Mark K. Morrison. CONTENTS SUMMER 2 011 VOLUME 13, NO. 3 1 FROM THE FOUNDER WATER WORRIES Water sustains life and is a critical component of urban infrastructure – the focus of CitiesAlive 2011 in Philadelphia. By Steven W. Peck 2 STRATA CITIES RE-IMAGINED Living City Design Competiton winners. By Vicky Fellowes 4 RESEARCH & DESIGN DESIGN STRATEGIES FOR WILD BEES Bee-keeping requires expertise and time – but with a little knowledge, green roof professionals can support local pollinators by making it easier for them to forage and nest. By Scott MacIvor 7–21 22 PROJECT THIN FLATS SPECIAL SECTION CITIESALIVE 2011 CONFERENCE GUIDE Residents of this Philadelphia’s Northern Liberties neighborhood enjoy an outdoor living room while knowing their home is also a model of modern, integrated sustainable design. By Howard B. Steinberg 26 SKY ISLAND AT THE VISIONAIRE Frederic C. Rich’s spectacular 35th floor Battery Rooftop Garden is a living demonstration of productive gardening in the City. By Mark K. Morrison & Anne Vaterlaus 34 GRHC UPDATE NEW CORPORATE MEMBERS Please join us in welcoming the following organizations to the GRHC community. By Paul Erlichman 34 34 WELCOME NEW MEMBERS Congratulations to these new accredited Green Roof Professionals PROFESSIONAL CALENDAR Train to become a GRP today. By Luna Ghose 35 ON SPEC SEVEN-YEAR PITCH Lessons learned from my green-roof garage By Lois Vitt Sale

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Green Roofs - Living Architecture Monitor - Summer 2011

Green Roofs - Living Architecture Monitor - Summer 2011
Water Worries
Cities Re-Imagined
Design Strategies for Wild Bees
Special Section: Cities Alive 2011 Conference Guide
Thin Flats
Sky Island at the Visionaire
Welcome New Members
New Corporate Members
Professional Calendar
Seven-Year Pitch

Green Roofs - Living Architecture Monitor - Summer 2011