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Dr. Christine Thuring, Daniel Roehr, Dr. Maureen Connelly, Randy Sharp & Roland Coteau: Green Roofs Contribute to well-being of cities

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

OPINION:
The Province - June 3, 2020
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With so many benefits to health and well-being, to climate resilience and environmental protection, encouraging and promoting multi-functional green roofs is an investment with guaranteed returns.....

....In Vancouver, the social distance rules designed to keep us safe reveal layers of consideration. Given the limitations at ground-level, we call on developers, urban planners, landscape architects and architects to act on the opportunity offered by the roofscape of future and current buildings.

Written on behalf of the Vancouver GRIT (Green Roof Info Think-Tank) by Dr. Christine Thuring, Daniel Roehr, Dr. Maureen Connelly, Randy Sharp and Roland Coteau.

Click to view background photo & credits
Project: Hanley Residence
Landscape Architect / Firm: LeFrank & Associates Ltd.
Location: Brentwood Bay, British Columbia
Photo Credit: David Hollebone