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Posted by on Mar 19, 2017 in Environment Posts, Fresh Trends, Green Roof, Landscape architecture Posts

Green Roof Design Inspiration | 4 Awesome Projects

Green Roof Design Inspiration | 4 Awesome Projects

Article by Joanna Laska – We take a look at four terrific landscape architecture projects for green roof design inspiration.  Green roof design is probably one of the best inventions of horticulture and landscaping, that’s a fact. Not only do they have hundreds of environmental advantages but also, they can look awesome too! Green roofs – though they weren’t called that back then –existed thousands of years ago. Even...

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Posted by on Dec 13, 2016 in Environment Posts, Fresh Trends, Green Roof, Landscape architecture Posts, ZinCo

7 of The Best Books for Understanding Green Roofs

7 of The Best Books for Understanding Green Roofs

Article by Moreira Filho – We take a look at 10 of the best books for understanding green roofs, one of the hottest topics in the world of landscape architecture.  Designing a Green Roof System may be a big challenge for many professionals. For some it can work like a difficult level montage in their minds. For these reasons, landscape architects, researchers and writers have developed and written about methods...

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Posted by on Mar 30, 2015 in 2001, Atelier Dreiseitl, Chicago, Conservation Design Forum, Green Roof, Landscape architecture Posts, United States

How The Chicago City Hall Green Roof is Greening the Concrete Jungle

How The Chicago City Hall Green Roof is Greening the Concrete Jungle

Chicago City Hall Green Roof by Atelier Dreiseitl and Conservation Design Forum. The typical image we all have of a city is of towering high-rise blocks, densely packed tarred streets and a generally hard urban environment. Nature is isolated in manicured green parks or in linear rows of gray-looking trees. The city is perhaps the furthest thing from a natural environment and the closest thing to an urban desert. But what if...

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