Green Roofs - Living Architecture Monitor - Fall 2013 - (Page A)

VOLUME 15 ISSUE 3 FALL 2013 INSIDE FROM THE FOUNDER / 1 DESIGNING FOR RESILIENCY IN AN AGE OF UNCERTAINTY 2 2 2 2 BOOKSHELF – EAT UP: THE INSIDE SCOOP ON ROOFTOP AGRICULTURE GREEN ROOFS BOOST EFFICIENCY OF SOLAR PANELS GREY TO GREEN A GREAT SUCCESS NEW & UPCOMING GRHC COURSES 4 ON THE ROOF WITH… INDUSTRY LEADERS: How can living architecture play more of a role in creating resilient communities? 8 WEST COAST GREEN INNOVATION: San Francisco boasts advanced stormwater management and biodiversity programs 10 INDUSTRY RESEARCH COLLECTION: What green roof and wall research was published May to July 2013? 11 THE GREEN FAÇADE INQUIRY: Summarizing UMD and BCIT green façade research 13 CREATIVE STORMWATER LANDSCAPING: Managing stormwater where conventional green infrastructure opportunities are limited 16 LEADERSHIP – GREEN ROOF LEADERSHIP: Kees Govers and Sara Loveland 19 PLANT – SELECTING PLANTS FOR LIVING WALLS: How to design and select plants for living walls—and a few general recommendations 21 CONFERENCE AGENDA — CITIESALIVE IN SAN FRANCISCO 26 PROJECT – GREEN WALLS FOR GREENER CITIES: A selection of innovative green wall policies and projects across North America 30 PROJECT – LIVING ARCHITECTURE THAT FEEDS: The Clients Speak!—How are your edible roofs and walls performing? 33 PROJECT – REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE: How one nursery is taking integrated water management into their own hands 34 34 NEW CORPORATE MEMBERS GRHC BUYERS GUIDE 35 HEY EPA: Don’t wait to reform national clean water requirements for stormwater sources STRATA / ON THE ROOF WITH… / POLICY AND STANDARDS / RESEARCH / PROFILES / GRHC UPDATE / ON SPEC / ON THE COVER: The sky is the limit with this living architecture vertical forest rendering (currently under construction in Milan, Italy). The potential of living architecture is endless— food, water, energy and beyond. Image provided by: Boeri Studio (Stefano Boeri, Gianandrea Barreca, Giovanni La Varra) LIVING ARCHITECTURE MONITOR / FALL 2013 / C

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Green Roofs - Living Architecture Monitor - Fall 2013

Green Roofs - Living Architecture Monitor - Fall 2013
From the Founder
Bookshelf – Eat Up: The Inside Scoop on Rooftop Agriculture
Green Roofs Boost Efficiency of Solar Panels
Grey to Green a Great Success
New & Upcoming GRHC Courses
On the Roof With… Industry Leaders
West Coast Green Innovation
Industry Research Collection
The Green Façade Inquiry
Creative Stormwater Landscaping
Leadership – Green Roof Leadership
Plant – Selecting Plants for Living Walls
Conference Agenda — CitiesAlive in San Francisco
Project – Green Walls for Greener Cities
Project – Living Architecture That Feeds
Project – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
New Corporate Members
GRHC Buyers Guide

Green Roofs - Living Architecture Monitor - Fall 2013