Green Roofs - Living Architecture Monitor - Winter 2011 - (Page Cover2a)

ON THE COVER: BIOFILTRATION WALL AT HUMBER COLLEGE, NORTH TORONTO, ONTARIO CONTENTS WINTE R 2011 VOLUME 13, NO. 1 1 FROM THE FOUNDER THE LIVING ARCHITECTURE & HEALTH CONNECTION GRHC’S 2010 AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE WINNERS 28 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD A LEGEND REMEMBERED From therapeutic landscapes to healing gardens and ceremonial grounds, green roofs and walls provide numerous opportunities to improve human health and well-being. By Steven W. Peck 3 STRATA PICNIC PERFECT A son remembers his father, landscape architect and roof garden pioneer, Theodore Osmundson. By Gordon Osmundson 29 29 CIVIC AWARD Kelly Luckett, president, Green Roof Blocks, St. Louis, Missouri. RESEARCH AWARD Green roof on Bellevue Youth Theatre in Washington complete by spring 2012. 3 GREEN ROOF SIGHT-SEEING Jeremy Lundholm, associate professor in the Department of Biology, at Saint Mary's University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Insightful pocket guide to the Big Apple’s gardens includes fabulous examples of living architecture. 4 A SACRED SPACE Rooftop sweat lodge, fire pit and sacred medicine garden create holistic ceremonial grounds for urban aboriginals on the path to healing. By Caroline M. Nolan 6 ON THE ROOF WITH… 30 INDUSTRY FIELDNOTES FROM GREENBUILD 2010 Collaborating to strengthen the green roof and health connection. By Whitney Austin Gray & Angela Loder 32 GRHC UPDATE TOWARD NET-ZERO WATER USE Judith H. Heerwagen, program expert (environmental psychologist) & Kevin Kampschroer, director, Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings, U.S. General Services Administration. Interview by Caroline M. Nolan 14 IN THE FIELD A SPIRITUAL OASIS News from GRHC’s Integrated Water Management Committee. By Jeffrey L. Bruce 33 LEARN ONLINE The new GRHC Living Architecture Academy is your online portal to educational content from conferences and courses. By Hazel Farley 34 NEW CORPORATE MEMBERS The designer of three green roofs at Baltimore’s new Mary Catherine Bunting Center at Mercy shares the thinking behind the design. 16 THERAPEUTIC LANDSCAPES Please join us in welcoming the following organizations to the GRHC community. By Jordan Richie 34 WELCOME NEW GRPS Green roofs provide natural medicine when designed for horticultural therapy — just ask those who have benefited from the healing garden at St. Louis Children’s Hospital in Missouri. By Mary Ostafi 22 RESEARCH ACTIVE LIVING WALLS Please join us in welcoming the following newly accredited Green Roof Professionals (GRP) to our industry. By Jordan Richie 35 ON SPEC CENTS AND SUSTAINABILITY New performance-based research on installed indoor air biofilters shows just how good they are at removing VOCs and improving indoor air quality. By Alan Darlington Making the business case for living architecture in an economically driven world. By Ron P. Schwenger

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