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Sustainability on Display at MiraCosta College

Sustainability on Display at MiraCosta College

MiraCosta College’s latest construction project comes with a green roof and vertical garden adorned with succulents and solar panels producing energy stored in a row of batteries to illuminate the structure at night.

College In Iowa Installs Green Roof On Student Union

College In Iowa Installs Green Roof On Student Union

Coe College in Cedar Rapids says the green roof on Gage Memorial Union will help reduce rainwater runoff.

Operating a Sustainable Skyscraper

Operating a Sustainable Skyscraper

In the early 21st century, The New School once again erected a building, the University Center, that embodies core values of the university, including the use of design to address the pressing issue of sustainability.

Commemorative Case Study: Target Center Green Roof

Commemorative Case Study: Target Center Green Roof

The award of excellence winning Target Center, 2.5 acres of extensive green roof installed in 2009 above a multi-use arena located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis.

Green Roof Advocates Have ‘High Hopes’ For Trend in Saskatchewan

Green Roof Advocates Have ‘High Hopes’ For Trend in Saskatchewan

A couple of times per month, Julie Barnes climbs on top of her detached garage to check on her green roof.