The winners of theÂ Green Roofs for Healthy CitiesÂ (GRHC) 2012 Green Roof and Wall Awards of Excellence represent some of the finest design teams in North America. Â The Awards will be presented at the 10thÂ Annual CitiesAlive Green Roof & Wall ConferenceÂ - don’t miss this wonderful recognition event of innovators and leaders in our field!
“Green Roofs for Healthy Cities established the Green Roof Awards of Excellence in 2003 to recognize green roof projects which exhibit extraordinary leadership in integrated design and implementation. The awards also increase general awareness of green roof and green wall infrastructure and its associated public and private benefits, while recognizing the valuable contributions of green roof and green wall design professionals.” Â ~Â Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
Here are the 2012 winners:
Green Wall Award
Project: Corus Quay, Toronto, ON
Award Recipients: Diamond Schmitt Architects (Architect) & Nedlaw Living Walls (Green Wall Specialist)
Green Roof â€“ Extensive Institutional
Project: Center for Urban Waters, Tacoma, WA
Award Recipient: Swift Company, LLC (Landscape Architect)
Green Roof â€“ Extensive Industrial/Commercial
Project: Halifax Seaport Farmersâ€™ Market, Halifax, NS
Award Recipient: Lydon Lynch Architects (Architect)
Green Roof â€“ Extensive Residential
Project: The Royal York Condominium, New York, NY
Award Recipient: Town and Gardens Ltd. (Design, Install, and Maintenance)
Green Roof â€“ Intensive Industrial/Commercial
Project: The Ledge Kitchen & Drinks, Dorchester, MA
Award Recipient: Recover Green Roofs, LLC (Design and Install)
Green Roof â€“ Intensive Institutional
Project: Chicago Botanic Garden â€“ Rice Plant Conservation Science Center, Chicago, IL
Award Recipient: Chicago Botanic Garden (Client)
Green Roof â€“ Intensive Residential Award
Project: One Cole, Toronto, ON
Award Recipient: Diamond Schmitt Architects (Architect)
Click here to read all about each GRHC award winner, with photos and background materials.
Congratulations to the winners, andÂ hopefullyÂ I’ll see you in Chicago!
~ Linda V.