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New Green Wall in Chicago's Lakeview Neighborhood

New Green Wall in Chicago's Lakeview Neighborhood

The 10-foot high green wall totals 4,740 square feet, and is divided into three sections.  The north section is 251 feet long, the south section is 179 feet long, and the west section is 44 feet in length. 

Making Stormwater Markets: How Cities Can Spur Voluntary Green Stormwater Management on Private Land

Making Stormwater Markets: How Cities Can Spur Voluntary Green Stormwater Management on Private Land

The twin challenges of modern-day stormwater management and climate resilience require cities to depart from traditional approaches to a new view on water infrastructure. 

The Transformative Power of Large Scale Green Roof Projects

The Transformative Power of Large Scale Green Roof Projects

Now more than ever, government, planners, and architects recognize the need to have multifunctional spaces integrated into the urban fabric.

EPA's Denver Modular Green Roof Manages Stormwater and Makes Space for Parking Rentals

EPA's Denver Modular Green Roof Manages Stormwater and Makes Space for Parking Rentals

Back in 1969, Denver State Legislators created a quasi-governmental organization called the Urban Drainage and Flood Control District following some significant flooding events.

Washington DC Develops Multiple Initatives in Support of Living Architecture

Washington DC Develops Multiple Initatives in Support of Living Architecture

As of 2017, there are currently more than 3 million square feet of green roof in Washington DC. The rise in green roofs in DC can be attributed to the city's rigorous stormwater regulations and grant programs.