San Francisco

Living Walls Growing in Prominence in Urban Areas

Living Walls Growing in Prominence in Urban Areas

There used to be a time when plants growing on walls used to be a sign of neglect and aging buildings. But there’s a growing trend that is making use of green in architecture.

Green Infrastructure Plans Aids City Vision of Sustainability

Green Infrastructure Plans Aids City Vision of Sustainability

Although the Berkeley City Council only recently approved its green infrastructure plan Sept. 10, independent construction has been underway since Sept. 16 to detoxify water that flows into Codornices Creek.

Green Roofs and the Rainwater Crisis

Green Roofs and the Rainwater Crisis

Green roofs are an effective approach to managing rainwater runoff from rooftops. As a result, they are growing in use in urban areas where space constraints limit the use of other water management practices.

Atop the Salesforce Tower, a garden grows… vertically

Atop the Salesforce Tower, a garden grows… vertically

Inside, the glass-walled circular space is punctuated by 24 floor-to-ceiling columns of living plants, like half-hour increments around a clock.

City of San Francisco Launches New Green Infrastructure Grant Program

City of San Francisco Launches New Green Infrastructure Grant Program

The SFPUC has launched a new Green Infrastructure Grant Program to fund green infrastructure retrofit projects on public and private parcels across San Francisco