Resources

Below are sources of information we have found useful. If you have any suggested additions to this list, please pass them along.

Healthybuilding.com Indoor air quality inspections in Western Washington.

Office of Sustainability Part of the City of Seattle’s initiative to encourage sustainable building.

Arcade Architecture and Design in the Northwest

BuildingGreen.com Publisher of the GreenSpecĀ® Directory

Greenroofs.com A green roof industry resource portal.

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Advancing green roofing awareness and infrastructure.

Forschungsgesellschaft Landschaftsentwicklug Landschaftsbau German comprehension required

Northwest EcoBuilding Guild Sustainable construction association

Ecoroofs Everywhere Clearinghouse of greenroof information in Portland, OR, and Vancouver, WA

Ecoroof Q & A Part of Portland’s Ecoroof Program

We also recommend the following books:

  • Planting Green Roofs and Living Walls by Nigel Dunnett and Noel Kingsbury, Timber Press
  • Guidelines for the Planning, Execution and Upkeep of Green-Roof Sitesby FLL, 1995 edition
  • Roof Gardens: History, Design and Construction by Theodore Osmundson, Norton Press
  • The Green Roof Infrastructure Monitor: Green Roofs for Healthy Cities

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