15th Annual Design Awards of Excellence Winners Announced

15th Annual Design Awards of Excellence Winners Announced

Celebrating Outstanding Contributions to the Green Roof and Wall Industry Across North America

How Green Roofs Can Help Cities Sponge Away Excess Stormwater

How Green Roofs Can Help Cities Sponge Away Excess Stormwater

Green roofs are a green infrastructure (GI) option that can be applied to virtually any rooftop given weight load capacity. The benefits of green roofs extend far beyond their obvious aesthetic appeal.

Project Finds Multiple Benefits of Green Roofs

Project Finds Multiple Benefits of Green Roofs

Green roofs can be effective in reducing the use of energy for air conditioning, especially in the hotter months, a four-year re­search project at the University of Malta has concluded.

Urban Agriculture Takes Root - Connecting Culture, Enhancing Livelihoods

Urban Agriculture Takes Root - Connecting Culture, Enhancing Livelihoods

Urban agriculture is a way to reconnect Indigenous and non-Indigenous people with their culture and in supporting their city life — encouraging backyard growing, procuring, and preserving of food.

Green Roofs Are Getting a Big Trial in Hoboken

Green Roofs Are Getting a Big Trial in Hoboken

This fall, researchers at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey, are launching a “living laboratory” on the roof of a new campus building, with hopes of learning what types of green roofing materials work best.