According to global design firm SOM, "there are an estimated 37 square miles of roof atop New York City...with only a tiny fraction designed for active use." But combining common practices with emerging technologies, we now have the tools to change this & help solve key challenges concerning food, water, energy, & biodiversity that negatively impact our cities today.
In our 3rd rendition of this class, we will examine a range of topics as they pertain to Green Roofs, including:
Overview & History
Elements & Technology
About the instructor:Alan Burchell is the founder ofUrbanstrong, a full-service green building technology firm that designs, builds, & maintains a range of green infrastructure solutions.
*This presentation is also eligible for a 1-hour continuing education credit with AIA CES, LA CES, & GBCI CES.