The Washington Association of Landscape Architects is offering a workshop for landscape architects and other design professionals seeking to learn more about green roofs and living walls. The instructor will share a range of precedents that illustrate key strategies and pitfalls to green roof and living walls design. This course is appropriate for those with some exposure to the topics through experience or study.
Seattle’s Rooftops are Turning Green
The Emerald City is living up to its name, according to a new study which found that half of all new commercial structures here are designed with planted rooftops. With at least 62 green roofs already built—359,375 square feet, about the size of nine football fields—Seattle is a national leader in the field. The report, […]
Seattle’s rooftops are turning green
The Emerald City is living up to its name, according to a new study which found that half of all new commercial structures here are designed with planted rooftops.
Downtown Green Roof Tours
DPD and Seattle Public Utilities will lead green roof walking tours on Friday, July 30, and Tuesday, August 3, 2010. Tours will run from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., and will visit four or five sites including the Seattle Justice Center and the 5th and Madison rooftop plaza. At each location, guest speakers will cover topics including green roof design and construction, maintenance, and functional benefits.