Happy New Year 2018!
As we enter 2018 we look forward to renewed strategies for promoting green living architecture, which is the embodiment of Greenroofs.com. Our focus has always been People, Projects, and Design, and we’re excited to feature many of your new awesome accomplishments in 2018.
Watch the “Greenroofs.com 2017 Projects of the Week Video in Review” for auld lang syne.
Project of the Week: January 1, 2018
Greenroofs.com 2017 Projects of the Week Video in Review
Greenroofs, Greenwalls, & Green Infrastructure Elements
2017 Projects of the Week
In 2017 we highlighted some inspiring and wonderful greenroofs and greenwalls from across the globe. Many different types were showcased, some with both features included. Additional green infrastructure elements in the projects incorporated were:
Bioretention ponds, underground cisterns and more water harvesting techniques, water recycling systems, daylighting, solar and other alternative, renewable energy technologies, edible and stormwater gardens, and more.
It’s heartening to see developers, governments, and building owners listening to environmentally progressive architects and designers. The collaborative efforts are not only proposing projects that are more holistically designed, but getting them built as well. Kudos to all!
Join us for a quick look at just some of these interesting, important, or just fabulous projects in our Greenroofs.com 2017 Projects of the Week Video in Review!
Projects of the Week Gallery
To learn more about each project, visit our Projects of the Week Gallery page.
Click on each photo to go more in-depth in the post, with links to its Project Profile in The International Greenroof & Greenwall Projects Database. Then you can see ALL of the Photos and Additional Information about each particular project.
The International Greenroof & Greenwall Projects Database
Also visit our Projects page to search for examples of living architecture in your neck of the woods or anywhere on Earth. Find projects from all continents except Antarctica. Send us your own profiles to share with the world!
Would you like to see your own project featured? We must have a Project Profile first! Submit Your Project Profile.
2017 Projects of the Week in Review Video Feature
I’d like to thank Aramis for putting the 2017 video together ~ plus taking over the recording and editing of all of our Projects of the Week videos since our son, Joseph (Joey) Velazquez, left for law school in August.
And, especially, thank you to all of you designers, product manufacturers/suppliers, organizations, etc., who submit your projects to us for our international readership to learn from and enjoy!
Watch the Greenroofs.com Projects of the Week 2017 Video in Review below or see it on our GreenroofsTV channel on YouTube:
For individual video photo credits, please see each video commentary or the Project Profile.
Aramis and I wish you all a wonderful New Year in 2018, and remember to:
Love the Earth, Plant a Roof (or Wall)!
By Linda S. Velazquez, ASLA, LEED AP, GRP
Greenroofs.com Publisher & Greenroofs & Walls of the World™ Virtual Summits Host