Green Roofs - Living Architecture Monitor - Winter 2012 - (Page 3)

THERE’S A NEW KID ON THE GREEN ROOF elcome to our very first issue for 2012! We’re incredibly excited about this first issue because it’s chock full of amazing interviews, super interesting articles and cutting edge research! My name is Melissa Kois! As the new editor of the Living Architecture Monitor I’m excited to roll up my sleeves and start digging through all the amazing stuff we’ve got lined up for this next year. W Expect to see tonnes of new features both in the print and digital versions including more interviews, an array of in-depth profiles, new GRHC programs, amazing conference highlights and up to the minute information on new green roof and wall policies throughout North America. Did I mention we’ve got a LAM website coming late summer!? Keep visiting for more info on the new site! I couldn’t be more excited to jump on board at this revolutionary time. As green roof policies and programs continue to emerge I’m eager to keep up with what’s hot and bring it to you each quarter! Make sure to keep your LAM’s handy and check out our website, you won’t want to miss a beat! Email me at Can’t wait to hear your feedback! NEW INCENTIVES MILWAUKEE The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District announced in January that it would re-activate its Regional Green Roof Initiative. The initiative will provide up to $5 per square foot of an approved green roof project. The roof, which must have a minimum three-inch media depth, must be completed within two years. The application deadline is March 30, 2012. For more information, go to and click on the “Learn” tab. SYRACUSE Syracuse, NY's Green Infrastructure Fund, part of its Save the Rain program, is granting funding to select green roof projects.The fund will provide up to $20 per square foot towards green roof projects. For more information go to: AUSTIN Austin, Texas Green Roof Density Bonus was passed in December 2011. The installation of a green roof on a new construction project can yield a density bonus of up to eight square feet for every square foot of green roof installed. For more information go to:

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Green Roofs - Living Architecture Monitor - Winter 2012

Green Roofs - Living Architecture Monitor - Winter 2012
From the Founder
New Kid on the Green Roof
New Incentives for Green Roofs
On the Roof with Ben Flanner
Award Winning Green Roof and Wall Projects Represent!
Awards of Excellence Profiles
CitiesAlive 2012 – Building a Legacy of Outstanding Performance in Chicago!
Recognizing the Pioneer that was Malcolm Wells
Green roof and wall performance standards volunteers required!
Plant Profile: Thymus
Project Profile: Green Wall Maintenance Madness
GRP in Focus: Mary Ann Uhlmann
Project Profile: Healthy Haven for Community Members
A Positive Outlook for Urban Greening of Vacant Lots
A Green Space is a Clean Space
The Ambassador Program
Professional Calendar
New Corporate Members
GRHC Buyers Guide
Back to Planning’s Roots

Green Roofs - Living Architecture Monitor - Winter 2012