Green Roofs - Living Architecture Monitor - Winter 2011 - (Page 33)

® LEARN ONLINE NEW GRHC LIVING ARCHITECTURE ACADEMY IS YOUR ONLINE PORTAL TO EDUCATIONAL CONTENT FROM FIVE CONFERENCES AND COURSES By Hazel Farley The Nation’s #1 Certified Green Roof Media* Green Roofs for Healthy Cities’ learning center, the Living Architecture Academy (LAA), is now live at LAA is your online portal to educational content from the CitiesAlive!, GRHC’s 8th Annual Conference and Trade Show held in Vancouver in December 2010, offering access to hours of audio synchronized to PowerPoint™ presentations. Now you can access the Meeting sessions, captured live and available to you online at You can even download the MP3s onto your iPod for education on the go. With online access to courses, webinars and educational sessions – the LAA is an ideal way for accredited Green Roof Professionals (GRPs) to earn continuing education credits. Here are just a few of the courses available online 24/7: • Integrated Water Management for Buildings and Sites • Green Building Challenges and Opportunities • Collaborative Design Principles and Living Buildings • Green Roofs and Walls and the New CAGBC LEED® System – How to Maximize Credits • Food and Fuel from Urban Forests (sponsored by the Green Infrastructure Foundation) Also, sign-up for GRHC’s free monthly Green Infrastructure Webinar Series, featuring subject matter experts from a variety of disciplines including: • Vancouver Convention Centre Case Study – Bruce Hemstock, PWL Partnership will discuss the technical challenges encountered in the design and building of this spectacular award-winning 6.5 acre green roof. (April 5, 2011) Handy rooflite® ruler included in every shipment of growing media to help you get the depth just right! Users now also have online access to archived webinars ($20 each) including: • New Fire and Wind Uplift Guidelines for Green Roofs • Principles and Practices for Integrated Design • Principles of Integrated Water Management Systems • Minneapolis Target Center Arena Green Roof Project – A Retrofit rooflite® rooflite® semi-intensive rooflite®drain ® Missed one of GRHC’s annual conferences? All annual conference papers prior to 2010 can now be purchased individually as downloadable pdf documents for only $10 (research) and $5 (all other papers). * Hazel Farley is director of training and accreditation at Green Roofs for Healthy Cities based in Toronto, Ontario. visit for nationwide blenders, more information and to request our twelve page booklet. *In the continental United States.

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

Green Roofs - Living Architecture Monitor - Winter 2011
The Living Architecture & Health Connection
Picnic Perfect
Green Roof Sight-Seeing
A Sacred Space
On the Roof With… Judith H. Heerwagen
A Spiritual Oasis
Therapeutic Landscapes
Active Living Walls
Lifetime Achievement Award: A Legend Remembered
Civic Award: Kelly Luckett
Research Award: Jeremy Lundholm
Fieldnotes From Greenbuild 2010
Toward Net-Zero Water Use
Learn Online
New Corporate Members
Welcome New GRPs
Cents and Sustainability

Green Roofs - Living Architecture Monitor - Winter 2011