Green Roofs for Healthy Cities publishes the proceedings of CitiesAlive Virtual 2021

Proceedings feature innovative projects and research from around the world

February 17, 2022Green roofs for healthy cities, Green Infrastructure Foundationand the Global Green Infrastructure Network hosted CitiesAlive Virtual 2021 from November 8-11, 2021 and has now published the proceedings of this exceptional conference. To purchase recordings of four-day conference, click here and you can earn 4 CEUs per day (16 in total) from AIA CES, LACES, APLD CEU, BOMI CEU, CNLA CEC and GRP. First day, Emerging professionals are freedays 2-4 can be purchased for $99 eachor you can purchase the full conference for $199.

These sessions offer viewers excellent value for money. Expert sessions delve into the details of the design, installation and maintenance of green roofs and walls. Expert panel sessions delve into topics such as blue-green infrastructure and best practices in policymaking. International leaders share information on market trends in Europe and Asia, as well as award-winning projects. Speakers, panels and topics featured include:

  • An International Showcare, presenting projects from all over the world

    • Stefan Zellershowcase of the German green building market

    • Eugenia (Yi-Jiung) Lin, introducing Taiwan’s green industry

    • More projects from Brazil, France, Portugal, India

  • Evan Benway on the acoustic aspect of biophilic design, including case studies from different projects around the world

  • Dr Anna Zakrisson on green roof water management, research for future sustainable cities, and science communication and outreach

  • Katie Patrick about designing apps that help social impact entrepreneurs and sustainability professionals implement powerful data, game design, and behavior change techniques that create real, measurable change

  • Nadina Galle on the Internet of Nature and how we can bridge ecology and technology at a time when sustainable urban development needs effective ways to strengthen their green spaces

  • Cynthia Pohl on building ecosystems over a decade on an integrated biodiverse green roof, considerations for installation techniques, and what has been done to keep this green roof rich in biodiversity and low maintenance.

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Green roofs for healthy cities (GRHC) is a 501(c)(6) non-profit professional industry association that has worked to grow the green roof and wall industry throughout North America since 1999. Our mission is to develop and to protect the market by increasing awareness of the economic, social and environmental benefits of green roofs, green walls and other forms of living architecture through education, advocacy, professional development and celebrations of excellence.

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