The Greenroofs & Walls of the World™ Virtual Summit 2015 is Open – only $49 or $25!

April 7, 2015 at 6:14 pm

Our Greenroofs & Walls of the World Virtual Summit 2015 ~ Connecting the Planet with Living Architecture is open!  I’m sharing my short Opening Address from yesterday with everyone:

Watch videos from 30+ international speakers including keynotes from landscape designer Diana Balmori, PhD, FASLA, IFLA in New York; environmentalist and researcher Stephan Brenneisen, PhD in Basel; and bioclimatic architect & eco-master planner Ken Yeang, PhD in London.  See them now during the week so that you can engage with the authors during the Live Social Weekend Hangout.

Held this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday April 10, 11 & 12, our Live Social Weekend Hangout is when you’ll connect at the:

  • Rare Earth Auditorium for live Q & A Sessions with our speakers
  • Expo Pavilion and visit with industry professionals and see their projects and products on Saturday & Sunday
  • “It’s 5 O’clock Somewhere!” Networking Lounge where you can join different chat groups including the informal JobLinks Fair on Saturday & Sunday to learn about job opportunities
  • Tremco Meeting Room and learn much more about our wonderful Rare Earth Sponsor for the 3rd time running!

Earn various CEUs at The Classroom, and up to 10 GRP CEUs for watching the awesome speaker videos. As an attendee you can also further your own work by sending us a 3-minute “Inspiration Nook” video which can be uploaded at any time.

Thank you to our Sponsors:


Where: Online… on the Internet!

Pre-Register (pay) here:

When: Monday April 6, 2015 at 8:00 AM EDT to Sunday April 12, 2015 at 11:00 PM EDT and Archived On-Demand through the end of May, 2015.  Social Networking Spaces are All Live.

Registration Cost: Fee is only $49 and $25 for students/faculty & government


Greenroofs & Walls of the World™ Virtual Summit 2015
Connecting the Planet + Living Architecture: People, Projects & Design

Please join us now to make new connections from across the globe and connect with our online community of living architecture enthusiasts!

Warm regards, 

Linda S. Velazquez, ASLA, LEED AP, GRP Publisher & Design Consultant
(770) 772-7334 office
(888) 477-1326 toll free & fax

Get a Taste of the 2015 Virtual Summit! Watch the Short “Speakers Teaser” Video

March 25, 2015 at 5:22 pm

We all know how important it is in today’s digital media-centric landscape to stay connected – but did you know we are experiencing a massive shift towards visual social media for both business and personal networking?


What are some of the most exciting, noteworthy living architecture trends in 2015?  Watch, meet, and mingle online with some of the best and brightest top enthusiasts of sustainability and the built environment at one of the living architecture world’s most unique industry events!

With less than two weeks to go until our Greenroofs & Walls of the World™ Virtual Summit 2015 ~ Connecting the Planet with Living Architecture, we thought you would enjoy watching snippets of just some of our insightful thought leaders from industry and academia to discuss the latest and the greatest:

Watch all of the video presentations starting on April 6 through May 31, 2015.

Join us during The Live Social Weekend Hangout on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday April 10, 11 & 12 at the “It’s 5 O’clock Somewhere!” Networking Lounge and speak with your favorite speakers via video and text during their Q & A Sessions in the Rare Earth Auditorium.

And connect with expertise – meet with industry professionals in their Trade Show booths at the Expo Pavilion on Saturday and Sunday.

Thank you to our Sponsors:


Interested in Sponsorship or Exhibiting at the Expo Pavilion?  Contact Aramis.

Interested in submitting an under 3-minute video for the Inspiration Nook?  Contact me.


Greenroofs & Walls of the World™ Virtual Summit 2015
Connecting the Planet + Living Architecture: People, Projects & Design

See you soon!

~ Linda V.

Registration is Open for the Greenroofs & Walls of the World Virtual Summit 2015 – Get CEUs!

March 12, 2015 at 3:18 pm

Join online for our spectacular Greenroofs & Walls of the World™ Virtual Summit 2015 – Registration is open!


Greenroofs & Walls of the World™ Virtual Summit 2015
Connecting the Planet + Living Architecture: People, Projects & Design

When: Monday, April 6, 2015 at 8:00 AM EDT – Sunday April 12, 2015 at 9:00 PM EDT.  All video presentations on demand.

Included: Live Social Weekend Hangout with live Speaker Q & As, chat hangouts at the Sponsor Lounges, the Inspiration Nook, the “It’s 5 O’clock Somewhere” Lounge, and the spectacular Expo Pavilions on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday April 10, 11 & 12!

On-Demand: April 6 until the end of May, 2015


Registration Fee:

$49 – special discounted pricing;

$25 – for students/faculty and government professionals*

* Email address must have .edu, or .gov or other governmental domain name extensions.

Continuing Education Credits:

GRP-logoGreen Roofs for Healthy Cities, the North American green roof industry association, is offering credits for the GRP, Green Roof Professional, up to a total of:

GRP CEU (10)


Through AEC Daily, a developer of online education courses for the construction sector, these organizations have certified specific courses and will give their members credit upon completion up to one credit each for a total of:

AIA/CES (3), USGBC/GBCI CE (3), HSW (3), AIBD CE (2), AIC (2), BOMI CPD Hours (3), CCIDC CE (3), FBPE (3), InterNACHI (3), LA CES™ (2), NARI CEU (3), NAHB CE (3), RCEP PDH (2), RCI CEH (3), AAA (3), AANB (3), AIBC (3), CSC PDE (3), NLAA (3), NWTAA (3), OAA (3), OAQ (3), SAA (3).

Industry Luminaries:

Keynote Speakers


Engage with our awesome Keynotes, the brilliant:

Diana Balmori, PhD, FASLA, IFLA – “Green Roofs to New Cities”;

Stephan Brenneisen, PhD – “Biodiversity in the Sky – How Green Roofs Can Be Designed as Wild Life Refuges”;

and Ken Yeang, PhD – “A Green Building Should Look Green, Which Means Hairy!” Keynote Interview by Linda Velazquez.

And don’t miss over 30 more of some of the brightest and best professionals and practitioners in our world of living architecture gathered here from five continents.

Plus, see what’s new at our Expo Pavilions!  Thinking of exhibiting?  Showcase your products and services from the U.S. to across the globe to the greenroof & greenwall community.

Thank you to the continued patronage of Tremco Incorporated, our Rare Earth Sponsor, who has supported us from the beginning in 2011, 2013, and now for the VS2015:


Thanks also to Green Roof Outfitters, our Diamond Sponsor!

Visit our AboutSpeakers, and Agenda pages and contact us for Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunity Information.

At your convenience, participate and connect with industry experts and your peers at our Virtual Summit from the comfort of your own computer, laptop, or any mobile device.


Register now for our Greenroofs & Walls of the World™ Virtual Summit 2015!



Happy virtual fun & learning,

~ Linda Velazquez

Greenroof & Greenwall Directory Company of the Week for December 19, 2014: Green Roof Outfitters

December 22, 2014 at 10:00 am

New feature on!

Our Greenroof & Greenwall Directory Company of the Week is an exclusive benefit for companies listed in our Directory, highlighting their business to our audience of stakeholders, professionals, and decision makers:


GRO modules from Green Roof Outfitters® are a versatile modular green roofing system combining design flexibility with cost effective installation.

GreenRoofOutfittersGreen Roof Outfitters® modules are designed for simple installation, and unlike built-in-place and hybrid-only systems, allow for ease of access for roof maintenance and repair using the standard planting method. Modules can be planted on site with pre-vegetated mats or pre-planted and grown out to 95% plant coverage for a mature green roof at installation.

Clients are provided with the option to purchase modules empty or filled with growth media only.

Whether it is a healing garden, an urban oasis, or a vegetable/herb bed, their system has the flexibility to accomplish a variety of designs from extensive to intensive plantings utilizing a combination of the standard and hybrid planting methods.


For more detailed information about Green Roof Outfitters, please visit their company profile in The Greenroof & Greenwall Directory.

In addition to the eNews blast to our 10,000+ opt-in subscribers, we have created a prominent position on the Homepage for this weekly spotlight as well as posted on all our social media sites…  And, the centerpiece of this premier feature is the original video!  This exclusive video (about 1:00 -2:00 min., depending on listing level) of each firm is also included inside their company profiles – see below.  For additional exposure, these videos will also be playing on various playlists in our GreenroofsTV channel on YouTube.


Would you like to have your company featured as Company of the Week?  First, you have to be listed in The Greenroof & Greenwall Directory at either the Sponsor, Elite, or Premium advertiser level.

Get Listed! Join The International Greenroof & Greenwall Directory.

Please check out our Advertise with Us page or contact us at email: or phone: 888-477-1326.

If you want to get found, you have to be listed!

~ Linda V.