27 Apr '16, 3pm

#Developers, keep these in mind during your next build! Rapidly growing trends in #Architecture

We can easily call this the green era of architecture, but for many, the descriptor owes itself more to a philosophy and less to the color. Living architecture and associations such as Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC) are changing that by painting our cities with increasingly complex plant ecologies. Although vegetated roofs and walls vary from project to project and city to city, and though they are not one but many things, serving different objectives, meeting dissimilar expectations, and answering varied practical realities—including, simply, what can grow where—as experts and advocates explain, five new trends make the case for a strong and vibrant future.

Full article: http://gbdmagazine.com/2013/23-green-roofs-for-healthy-ci...

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