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It’s interesting to me how misconceived green infrastructure and stormwater management are by both the general public and educated community planners. Implementation of Low Impact Development has lagged in communities because of a lack of...

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As cities become increasingly developed to make way for our growing population, there’s one thing that we are sacrificing: green space. Roads, parking lots, buildings, homes and other urban developments are taking the place of...

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At PowerHouse Growers, we believe that one of the premier tools, if not the premier tool, for researching green roofs and green walls is the International Greenroof & Greenwall Projects Database hosted by Greenroofs.com. Containing...

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Building Integrated Vegetation is a sustainable design practice that’s becoming more prolific as green construction and development grow in demand. Common styles of Building Integrated Vegetation include green roofs – both intensive and extensive – living...

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Vegetation is the growth of various plants in any given area. It’s not a complicated process, but the idea is newly established as a way to be ecologically-conscious in cities; especially for structures created before...

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For humans beings, food has a direct impact on our social and economic spheres. Therefore, it’s important for us to understand and care about the issues related to food sustainability and its security. Food also...

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Green infrastructure is the method of integrating vegetation into the built environment to enhance the building envelope for social, economic, and environmental benefits. This market is growing rapidly as new research and experience show us the tremendous value this...

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Health, economic, social, and environmental benefits of incorporating more plants and greenery into urban spaces, and commercial and residential buildings. Pasona HQ, Tokyo, Japan Vancouver Convention Centre’s West Building, Vancouver, BC Semiahmoo Library, South Surrey,...

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A green roof is one form of Building Integrated Vegetation/Agriculture that is becoming increasingly popular thanks to the many benefits they provide to the building in question. Office and residential buildings, schools and universities, commercial buildings and...

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There has been much valid research performed over the last couple decades about the health, economic, social, and environmental benefits of buildings incorporating plants and greenery into urban spaces – especially into commercial and residential buildings....

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