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Green roofs are and economical and effect building solution to reduce air pollution, control storm water runoff, and improve the aesthetics of any area. They are used throughout the world to achieve these goals. I look forward to greater adoption, particularly in China, India, and other... Full Bio
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Green Roof Video Friday - The Solaire by gormanwvzb Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living What does Micky Mouse have in common with a chic West Hollywood hotel?  A green roof!  Yes, its true.  Whether you are eating a $4.00 churro or drinking a $15 martini, you ... Read on »
Guest Blogger Post: Benefits of Green Roofing by Taylor Dardan by gormanwvzb Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I would  like to welcome Taylor Dardan as a guest blogger and present his post, "Benefits of Green Roofing."  Please enjoy his writing and encourage others to write abo ... Read on »
Green Roofs Enhance the Natural Beauty in Georgia by gormanwvzb Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living www.worldarchitecturenews.com Recent unfortunate events in the can't take away from the natural beauty found in the Meskheti Mountain Range.  Full of lus ... Read on »
New Mexico Highlands University's Green Roof by gormanwvzb Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Diamond and Schmitt Architects New Mexico Highland University, in Las Vegas, NM, was in need a of new student center built with technology. ... Read on »
Sweden's Largest Green Roof by gormanwvzb Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The city of , Sweden is building a Fair and Exhibition Centre that will have the country's largest green roof.  Erik Giudice Architects created the winning design.  T ... Read on »
Some Green Roof Reading by gormanwvzb Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living I have written over 100 posts about green roofs from around the world.  However, I have only referenced one book .  I would like to recommend a few more to add to you ... Read on »
Transbay Transit Center Green Roof by gormanwvzb Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living San Francisco is already known for its green roofs on bus shelters and the California Academy of Science , now the newly designed Transbay Transit Center will have an e ... Read on »
Oikostegi - Green Roof in Greece by gormanwvzb Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Greece is known for its ancient culture and well-preserved historic architecture. Did you know they also have green roofs (Oikostegi in Greek)? The most recent gree ... Read on »
A Missed Opportunity in Bangalore's NeoTown by gormanwvzb Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living With a booming economy and population, Bangalore suffers from high air pollution and a lack of clean drinking water. So, why did Andy Fisher Workshop (AFW) design NeoT ... Read on »
Crossrail Canary Wharf Station Green Roof by gormanwvzb Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living To increase its public transportation network, London is in the process of building the Canary Wharf Station, complete with a green roof! According to World Architec ... Read on »
An Enormous Green Roof for Seoul by gormanwvzb Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Seoul, South Korea plans to improve the Garak Wholesale Market with a 131 acre green roof. To put things in perspective, Vatican City is only 110 acres. According to ... Read on »
Vonage Gives Free Call to Haiti from US by gormanwvzb Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living In the wake of the disaster in Haiti, Vonage is doing its part. From their site: Vonage is committed to helping during difficult times. In the wake of the recent deva ... Read on »
Even Iceland has Green Roofs! by gormanwvzb Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Even in one of the coldest, inhabited climates on Earth, Iceland, green roofs are part of the landscape. Inhabitat.com reports as one of its top 10 green stories of 20 ... Read on »
Düsseldorf’s Kö-Bogen Green Roofs by gormanwvzb Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Germany continues its green roof leadership with the Kö-Bogen development in Düsseldorf. According to Inhabitat.com, the structure, Designed for multi-use the struct ... Read on »
Green Roofs for Virginia Tech by gormanwvzb Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Recognized as a top engineering university, Virginia Tech also has green roofs! The most recent issue of , has an article about VT alumni who are leaders in susta ... Read on »
Another Green Roof for London by gormanwvzb Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living London is getting another green roof on top of a sustainable building! The 21,370 square meter new office building was designed by UK-based Fletcher Priest for Monteverd ... Read on »
Greening Guangzhou by gormanwvzb Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Guangzhou, the third largest city in China, suffers from the worst air pollution in the country. Owing to coal-fired electricity plants, as well as the use of coal and h ... Read on »
Grow Cities with Green Roofs by gormanwvzb Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Growing cities bring more air pollution. Cities such as Houston, Texas are using green roofs to combat air pollution and manage storm water runoff. A recent NPR pie ... Read on »
Venlo, NL Green Roof by gormanwvzb Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Venlo, the Netherlands, is joining the sustainability movement with its new municipal building. World Architecture News reports the building, designed by Hans Goverde ... Read on »
Germany's ECO CITY by gormanwvzb Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Germany, already a leader in green roofs, is now working on its own ECO CITY. Full of green roofs, wind turbines, and other sustainable technologies, ECO CITY hopes to r ... Read on »