Illinois

Chicago City Hall Green Roof - A 20 Year Retrospective

Chicago City Hall Green Roof - A 20 Year Retrospective

Since its design and implementation nearly 20 years ago, Chicago City Hall continues to offer a dramatic, relevant image of the opportunities and challenges associated with the use of living architecture technologies.

New Study Shows Ways to Maximize Temperature-Lowering Benefits of Chicago's Green Roofs

New Study Shows Ways to Maximize Temperature-Lowering Benefits of Chicago's Green Roofs

Researchers have created a framework to identify which neighborhoods would benefit most from green roofs and provide city officials with the best return on their investment to beat the heat.

South Bend Church Models Smart Rainwater Handling

South Bend Church Models Smart Rainwater Handling

Under mandate from the federal government, the city is spending millions of dollars to separate storm and sanitary sewers with an ultimate goal of sending cleaner water into the St. Joseph River when it rains.