Green roofs are not - always - literally green...

sometimes they are red and yellow. Just because it isn't green does not mean it's not thriving. City Hall of Cambel River B.C. installed a $489,000 green roof; funded 100% by the Federal Gas Tax Dollars. Some visitors are surprised about the roof's appearance...read more ...

Extensive Vegetative Roofs

By Charlie Miller, P.E., Roofscapes, Inc.

Revised by the Chairs of the Building Enclosure Councils with assistance from Richard Keleher, AIA, CSI, LEED AP and Rob Kistler, David Altenhofen, and Ken Roko, of The Facade Group, LLC.

Assisting were Charlie Miller of Roofscapes, Inc., Brian Taylor of AMEC Environment & Infrastructure, Daniel Holahan of The Thompson & Lichtner Company, Mark Swansburg of Paradigm Partners, Rob Berghage of theCenter for Green Roof Research, Penn State University, Charlie Sinkler of Apex Green Roofs Inc., Ed Tierney of American Hydrotech, Raoul Meekcoms and Todd Skopic of Henry Company, Tracy Byrd of Cetco

Last updated: 11-27-2012

The Granoff Center for the Creative Arts opens at Brown

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Brown University will officially open the Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts Feb. 10, 2011. The interdisciplinary arts center will foster innovation, research, collaboration, creativity, and education among the arts, humanities, and sciences and will be a focal point of the University’s College Hill campus. The 38,815-square-foot, three-story building is designed by the New York-based architecture firm, Diller Scofidio + Renfro.

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