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Green Roofs in Sustainable Landscape Design

Cantor, Steven L. (Book - 2008)
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A popular design trend, green roofs make private and public buildings inviting and environmentally friendly. Roof gardens offer aesthetic as well as environmental benefits. Green Roofs provides an in-depth view of current design and technology, assesses their impact on the built environment, and shows how they can be integrated into contemporary buildings as well as existing structures. Sixty case studies illustrate specific applications and offer inspiring models. 300 color illustrations.
Authors: Cantor, Steven L.
Title: Green roofs in sustainable landscape design
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2008
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 352 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.) ;,29 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Steven L. Cantor ; foreword by Steven Peck
Contents: Overview
The green roof design process
Plant materials, irrigation, and specifications
Green roofs in Europe
Case studies
Apendices : A. Green roof organizations and web sites
B. Names and addresses of organizations and contributors
C. Manufacturers and products
D. Sample specifications and media selection E. FLL
F. Imperial to metric measurements conversion chart
ISBN: 0393731685
Branch Call Number: 635.9671 C232g 2008
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-312) and index
Subject Headings: Green roofs (Gardening) Design and construction Green roofs (Gardening)
Topical Term: Green roofs (Gardening)
Green roofs (Gardening)
LCCN: 2007021298
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Invaluable resource for engineers, planners, designers, architects - emerging discipline shift urgently needed to address climate change. Encouraging to see that public libraries are featured so prominently in this reference.


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