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guest editor columns

Our Guest Editors are colleagues and, yes, friends of ours, yet are independent of Greenroofs.com, and are not paid for their submissions.  The opinions expressed by our Contributing Editors may not necessarily reflect the beliefs of Greenroofs.com, and are offered to our readers to simply present individual views and experiences and open a dialogue of further discussion, debate and research across a wide spectrum of subjects within the greenroofing world.  Enjoy, and if you have a particular comment, please contact the author, or send us an email to: comments@greenroofs.com.

Read these lively columns from
our Contributing Editors who are experts in their fields: 

Steven L. Cantor photo

 

 

Landscape Editor Column
Copenhagen Green Tour
STEVEN
CANTOR
Landscape Architect


 

 

Joy Schmidt photo

 

 

 

In Memoriam: Wolfgang Behrens, the Father of Green Roofs
JOYSCHMIDT
The Green Roof Lady
President,
Vitaroofs International Inc.


 

 

Photo of Christing Thuring

 

In Memoriam: Mark Simmons
CHRISTINETHURING
Greenroofs.com Research Editor

Jorg Breuning photo

 

The Green Roof Patroller
USDA Map and Green Roofs
JORGBREUNING
Owner, Principal
Green Roof Service, LLC - Green Roof Technology

 


 

 

George Irwin photo


 

The Green Walls Column
Living Wall Breakdown - Material & Flora Relationship
GEORGEIRWIN
President of Green Living Technologies


 
 

The Symbiotic Report
PARK HERE
The Living Architecture of Parking, Part 1

KEVIN
FALKERSON, GRP
KERRIELEE
COLE, GRP
Owners, Principals of SYMBIOS ecotecture



 

Kevin Songer's photo

 

Tropical Green Roofs
Design Model for Coastal Green Roofs - Part Two
KEVIN
SONGER
J.D., ISA Certified Arborist & Municipal Specialist,
LEED AP BD+C

 

Kelly Luckett photo

 

The Green Roof Guy
The Winter of Our Discontent:
Our Roof Gardens Require Tending

KELLYLUCKETT
LEED AP, GRP
President of
Green Roof Blocks


 

 

Haven Kiers photo

 

Chic Sustainability
Back to Nature ~ An Alternative Approach to Planting Green Roofs
HAVENKIERS,
LEED AP, GRP
Design Editor


 

Patrick Carey photo

 

A View from the Sky Trenches
A Guide to Phytoremediation:
A Symbiotic Relationship with Plants, Water & Living...

PATRICKCAREY
Principal, hadj design
Architecture Editor, GRP

 

 

Chris Wark photo

 

Green Roof Energy Series
Energy and Green Roofs:
Beyond the Building

CHRIS
WARK
Associate
BuroHappold Engineering

 

Ed Snodgrass' photo

 

The "Ask Ed" Plant Column
A Green Roof Day in New York
EDSNODGRASS
Horticultural Consultant,
Co-
owner, Principal Emory Knoll Farms

 

guest editor columns archives...

 

Past Contributing Editors:

 



 

 


guest features

Guest and Student Guest Feature writers present their individual views and experiences within the greenroof industry, and open a dialogue of further discussion, debate and research.

Steven Peck photo

 

 

 

Living Green Infrastructure is at the Heart of Grey to Green 2016
STEVENPECK
Founder and President, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities

 

Clayton Rugh photo

In Memoriam: Wolfgang K. Behrens, Founder of XeroFlor Green Roofs
CLAYTONRUGH
PhD
Manager and Technical Director of Xero Flor America (XFA)




 

 

Children’s Activity Book Communicates Benefits of Green Roofs
KELLY
KSIAZEK
Researcher,
Chicago Botanic Garden

OLYSSA
STARRY

Assistant Professor
Portland State University

 

Karen Liu photo

Designing Green Roofs for Stormwater Management: Technological Advances Offer Low-Weight Options
KARENLIU
Ph.D.
Bonar Xeroflor

 

 

David Aquilina photo

Green Roof Graces West Michigan Symphony’s Gathering Space
DAVID
AQUILINA
Strategic Storyteller

 

 

Dusty Gegde photo

 

 

 

 

 

London Green and Solar Roof Conference 28th September 2015 (and the French Solar Green Roof Law that Is Not Yet a Law)
DUSTY
GEDGE
President, European Federation of Green Roofs and Walls Associations
and Livingroofs.org

 

Sabine Früh photo

 

4th International Green Roof Congress - “Explore the Nature on Rooftops” in Turkey - Brought Together 500 Experts from 35 Countries
SABINE
FRUH International Green Roof Association (IGRA)

 

 

Marc Granen photo

 

Vertical School Gardens - Educational Successes in Barcelona and
Huertos Verticales Escolares - el ejemplo de éxito en Barcelona

MARCGRAÑEN
Landscape Artist and Creator of PhytoKinetic

 

 

Bob Cameron photo

An Integrated Biofilter System to Contribute to Net Zero Architecture While Providing Decentralized Wastewater Treatment
ROBERTCAMERON
Ph.D.
The Pennsylvania State University, Center for Green Roof Research


 

Choosing Sedum Species for a Southeastern U.S. Greenroof
BOBLONG
President
Carolina Stonecrops Inc.


 

 

Wolfgang Ansel photo

Explore the Nature on Rooftops - 4th International Green Roof Congress (20 – 21 April 2015) Istanbul/Turkey
WOLFGANG
ANSEL
International Green Roof Association (IGRA)

 

   

guest features archives...

 


top 10 hot trends in greenroof design

We’re examining our environmental impacts on the Earth from a more integrated, holistic approach and using technologies which encourage energy efficient and environmentally friendly building envelopes, including the ubiquitous “fifth façade” – the rooftop.

 

exclusives

Occasional Special Exclusive articles, editorials, or reports by Greenroofs.com are posted here.

 

students

What is the Students Page? A place where the Student Editor and all students can post Student Guest Feature Articles about projects, research, and other happenings. Make contacts with other students and companies - all free of charge. Christine Thuring is the Student Editor and writes a biannual newsletter entitled "Green roofs on the curve."

 

 

 

 

 

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