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OPINION

Given the emphasis on environmental performance and the
aspiration to build successful ecological designs, I believe it is time
for landscape architecture education, particularly at the graduate
level, to make a leap toward research-design teaching models. Such
models can manifest as design-build, interdisciplinary collaborative,
and/or applied (practical, industry-based) research. A systemic
change of this nature is certainly challenging, but the necessity to
pursue sustainability in a meaningful way is crucial. The benefits to
students are numerous. A research-driven design education hones
analytical skills and advanced computation abilities, while opening
doors to scholarly publications and to acquiring intellectual property
with commercial potential. It will form the basis for the next
generation of green building technologies.
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Mast and Sensors
MATERIALS ASSEMBLY

DRAWN BY: BENJAMIN MATTHEWS
SOURCE: CAMPBELL SCIENTIFIC AND
MCMASTER-CARR
DATE: 7/12/2012
1

1
Cross-Arm Mounting Kit
B
3
Right-Angle Mount for IR Sensor
2,6
4
C

Bracket for Temperature Sensors' Post

I

5
D

2
Rectangular Mounting Flange
and Sleeve + 4 (1.5"x3/8") Lag Bolts
H

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View Below Bed

E

INSTRUMENTS

F

G
I
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DATA RECORDED

A - Infrared Radiometer
B - Temperature Probe w/Radiation Shield 1
C - Temperature Probe w/Radiation Shield 2
D - Irrometer Soil Moisture Sensor
E - Decagon 5TE
F - Temperature Probe Sub-Soil 1
G - Temperature Probe Sub-Soil 2
H - Temperature Probe Sub-Bed
I - Rain Gauge Tipping Bucket
J - Junction Box

A - Average Surface Temperature
B - Ambient Temperature @ 2'
C - Ambient Temperature @ 6"
D - None. (Irrigation Trigger)
E - Soil Moisture, Temperature and
Electrical Conductivity
F - Temperature just below surface
G - Temperature below planting media
H - Temperature below plywood bottom
I - Runoff volume/time
J - None. (Route to Dataloggers)

Sensor Zoom

6

The GRIT Lab website includes over 100 technical
drawings and renderings, including plant data and sensor
instruments. The Green Roof Image Index application
displays time-stamped photos of its green roof test
modules, and is designed to highlight the development of
the green roof throughout the duration of the study. It also
includes a live feed and video animations of the construction
phase, as well as published articles and conference papers.

liat.margolis@daniels.utoronto.ca
grit.daniels.utoronto.ca
3 GREEN ROOF GRITLAB TEST BEDS AGAINST THE TORONTO SKYLINE 4 SCREEN
SHOT OF THE LIVE SITE, 2014-7-18 @ 8:51:47 PM 5 GRITLAB MEADOW BED AND
INFRARED RADIOMETER 6 INSTRuMENTATION: MAST AND SENSORS | 3 TOITSVERTS D'ESSAI DE GRITLAB DEVANT LA SILHOuETTE uRBAINE DE TORONTO 4
SAISIE D'ÉCRAN Du SITE, 2014-7-18 @ 20:51:47 5 LE PRÉ D'ESSAI ET LE RADIOMÈTRE
INFRAROuGE GRITLAB : MÂT ET CAPTEuR 6 GRIT LAB : MAT ET CAPTEuR

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Landscapes - Spring 2015

To Being With | Pour Commencer
The New Small | Le Microcosme Réinventé
Paula Meijerink, Guest Editor | Rédactrice invitée
EN_LP+ | Small Matters: Backgrounder
FR_LP+ | Prodigieuse Petitesse
Writers | Collaboratuers
Je Vois Montreal
Upfront | Prologue
Forêt urbaine
Urban Braille
Find Your Pebble
Folly Forest
Parklet Experiment
Klynstra Scholarship
Prix 2014 Schwabenbauer
The Common Sense Curb Cut
Essay | Essai
Doggy Style
Projects in Place: The LA Flash Mob
Tiny Taxonomy
Lying Down in Public
Kelowna asks, "What if,,"
A Non-Urban Approach X3
New Directions | Nouvelles Avenues
Opinion
Critique
The Last Word | Le Mot de la Fin
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Landscapes - Spring 2015 - FR_LP+ | Prodigieuse Petitesse
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Landscapes - Spring 2015 - Writers | Collaboratuers
Landscapes - Spring 2015 - Je Vois Montreal
Landscapes - Spring 2015 - The Common Sense Curb Cut
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Landscapes - Spring 2015 - Essay | Essai
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Landscapes - Spring 2015 - Doggy Style
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Landscapes - Spring 2015 - 29
Landscapes - Spring 2015 - Projects in Place: The LA Flash Mob
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Landscapes - Spring 2015 - Tiny Taxonomy
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Landscapes - Spring 2015 - Lying Down in Public
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Landscapes - Spring 2015 - Kelowna asks, "What if,,"
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Landscapes - Spring 2015 - 45
Landscapes - Spring 2015 - A Non-Urban Approach X3
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Landscapes - Spring 2015 - New Directions | Nouvelles Avenues
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Landscapes - Spring 2015 - Opinion
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Landscapes - Spring 2015 - Critique
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Landscapes - Spring 2015 - The Last Word | Le Mot de la Fin
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