What is Living Architecture?

Living architecture is a powerful model to achieve restorative environmental design objectives. It can enhance quality of life, productivity and well being. One of the greatest challenges of our age, is how to develop a compatible and harmonious relationship with the natural world. Living architecture is an important step to reconcile people and nature in the modern built environment.

 

 

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC) is the North American Green Roof & Wall Association working to develop and protect the market by increasing the awareness of the economic, social and environmental benefits of green roofs, green walls, and other forms of living architecture through education, advocacy, professional development and celebrations of excellence. greenroofs.org

 

 

Green Infrastructure Foundation

Green Infrastructure Foundation (GIF) responds to the need for greater awareness and resources to promote the design, installation, and maintenance of green infrastructure in local communities. GIF is a tax-exempt, charitable 501(c)(3). greeninfrastructurefoundation.org

GIF's mission is to provide resources, training, public education, and evaluation of public and private infrastructure investments to help communities, local governments and private developers make the built environment more economically, ecologically and socially sustainable. 

 

 

The Living Architecture Monitor

The Living Architecture Monitor (LAM) magazine is a quarterly publication written by green roof and wall industry professionals, scholars and passionate advocates throughout North America. The magazine supports Green Roofs for Healthy Cities’ mission to increase awareness of the economic, social and environmental benefits of green roofs, walls, and other forms of living architecture through education, advocacy, professional development and celebration of excellence.

First published in 1986, this magazine features in-depth interviews with leaders in the green building movement, opinions, research, and green roof and wall project profiles.