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POLICY AND STANDARDS

UPDATE ON THE LIVING
ARCHITECTURE PERFORMANCE
TOOL PROGRAM

WRITTEN BY ROHAN LILAUWALA

If you are reading this magazine,
you are most likely aware of the many social,
economic, and environmental benefits offered
by living architecture. However, the variation
in living architecture products, design,
installation, maintenance and context make
these benefits complex to measure, especially
for those outside the industry. This complexity
threatens to undermine the long-term future
of living architecture, and often means that
green roofs and walls are not considered when
devising solutions for problems that occur in
our built environment.

T

he Green Infrastructure Foundation has
been developing the Living Architecture
Performance Tool (LAPT) program
to develop science-based performance
criteria and metrics for all major types of living architecture, beginning with green roofs.
The program objective is to ensure that living
architecture projects will achieve certain performance benefits, so that they can be funded and
implemented with confidence. By aligning with
the needs of policy makers like municipalities
and water utilities, as well as with rating systems
like LEED and SITES, the LAPT aims to
strengthen the long-term outlook for living
architecture.
The LAPT has been under development
since 2010, but much of the background work
surrounding it has been conducted in the
last two years. White papers on the subjects
of Energy Conservation and Generation,
Biodiversity, Biophilic Design, Stormwater
Quality, and Maintenance and Operations are
in the first draft stage. A white paper on the
subject of Stormwater Quantity Management

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