This book provides an introduction to Green Roof and Living Wall technologies employed in modern sustainable building projects around the world. It offers an understanding of green roof and wall types, landscape design considerations, architectural design considerations, and water management and maintenance considerations.
Created for Landscape Architects, this book discusses the benefits and drivers for green roof and living wall systems. It will also help you identify and describe the types of green roofs and understand and describe the key design considerations for a green roof or living wall system including waterproofing, drainage, filtering, root management, growing medium, planting, and maintenance. The case studies presented demonstrates the practical application of green roofs and living walls.