Oregon

Green Roof Aesthetic Benefits

Green Roof Aesthetic Benefits

As Portland’s green roof requirement matures and more green roofs are constructed, the city’s close-up views will begin to rival those in the far distance.

When Green Infrastructure Is An Anti-Poverty Strategy

When Green Infrastructure Is An Anti-Poverty Strategy

In Portland, inspiring stories of how resident leaders — mostly lower-income, non-English-speaking, stay-at-home mothers — push for change in their community.

Portland's Eco-Roof Requirement for Central District Adopted

Portland's Eco-Roof Requirement for Central District Adopted

Behind the success of recent green roof policies, a common theme is the role of strong public advocacy groups.

Portland Adopts a Green Roof Requirement in the Central City 2035 Plan

Portland Adopts a Green Roof Requirement in the Central City 2035 Plan

Portland is changing the Nature of its rooftops! Green roof advocates everywhere are celebrating the recently adopted Portland Central City 2035 Plan, which includes a mandate for vegetated roofing.

LiveWall Indoor Living Wall Livens Up Coava Coffee’s New Café Location

LiveWall Indoor Living Wall Livens Up Coava Coffee’s New Café Location

The Coava Coffee on Jefferson street in Portland, Oregon features a 95-square-foot green wall in the café’s upstairs seating area