As you surely know by now, our Greenroofs & Walls of the Worldâ„¢ Virtual Summit 2013, presented in association with WGIN, has been extended through April 13 – weâ€™ve prepared a Highlight Reel so you can see some of what youâ€™re missing:
- State-of-the Market & Potential: According to Lux Research, the global market size for greenroofs and walls has burgeoned into a projected $7.7 billion market in 2017. Â What are the drivers leading our industry?Â What are our challenges?Â Hear from the author of this report and other influencers.
- Sustainability Strategies: Business leaders, ecology in our cities, and the new urban agriculture paradigm shifts must all optimize resources including people, places, and design.Â Examine the successes and challenges from folks across the U.S., Toronto, Vancouver, B.C., Singapore, Hamburg, Mexico City, London, MalmÃ¶, Copenhagen, Spain, Australia, and China as we learn together about our potential on a global scale.
- Integrating Nature into Our Built Environment: Are mankindâ€™s feelings about nature innate?Â Organic architecture is on the rise and high-performance, building integrated greenery technologies relate to our inner sense of biophilia. Â How can greenroofs and walls be used as phytoremediation? Â What native plants can we use on coastal systems? Â What are some of the different living wall systems and maintenance issues?Â How has vegetation evolved over a 20-year time period?
- Case Studies of Successful Projects: Learn from designers of the Marina Bay SkyPark in Singapore, the Royal York Condominium in NYC, The Ledge in Boston, the Chicago Botanic Garden, Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market, Lufa Farms in Montreal, One Central Park and the sophisticated urban playground â€œivyâ€ in Sydney, Uncommon Ground in Chicago, Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm, the Food Factory in Rochester, Castle Medical Center in Oahu, the NYC Parks & Rec Department’s 5-Boro greenroof on Randall Island with 30 types of systems including solar, plus more about what cities are doing from around the world.
The VS 2013 has brought together some of the best and brightest in our international community of design professionals and thought leaders.Â For less than the standard price of a 1-hour webinar, you can watch 20 hours of video presentations!
Check out all the Discount Codes on the Registration page.
Donâ€™t miss out on this great opportunity to see some of your peers and learn whatâ€™s new and exciting in our industry today!
See you online!
~ Linda V.