Tag Archives: Green Roofs

The Greening of Minnesota’s Urban Rooftops

​ Vegetative roofs have become more common as developers and building owners go green to save money and reduce their environmental footprints. For communities, green roofs can reduce stormwater runoff into sewer systems. For building owners, they can cut energy consumption by acting as a buffer against the sun, slicing air conditioning costs and roof maintenance. Read more... Read more

NYC and NRDC Partner to Expand Green Infrastructure Program and Improve the Health of Local Waterways

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced a new partnership with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) that will seek to expand New York City’s Green Infrastructure Program, already the most aggressive and ambitious in the nation. Read more... Read more

CitiesAlive: 14th Annual Green Roof & Wall Conference, Nov. 1-4

Join green roof and wall industry leaders in North America’s foremost city for green roof policy and implementation – Washington, D.C. – for the 14th Annual CitiesAlive Conference. This year’s conference will highlight advancements in living architecture design, research and policy, with a focus on stormwater management. November 1 – 4 in Washington, DC. Learn more and register... Read more

CitiesAlive: 14th Annual Green Roof and Wall Conference Call for Proposals

​CitiesAlilve: 14th Annual Green Roof and Wall Conference will focus on stormwater management – policies, technologies, design and best management practices. The conference will take place in Washington DC November 1-4. Proposals for Research, Policy or Design are now being accepted. Proposals are due February 26. Learn more and apply... Read more

Landscape Architects Share Sustainable Design Concepts

​ The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has made sustainable landscape design even more accessible with its new mobile-friendly version of Designing Our Future: Sustainable Landscapes. The site includes 40 case studies of sustainable landscape design, highlighting their environmental, social and economic benefits. Read more... Read more
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