Green Roof Systems: A Guide to the Planning, Design, and Construction of Landscapes over Structure

Green Roof Systems: A Guide to the Planning, Design, and Construction of Landscapes over Structure

by Susan Weiler, Katrin Scholz-Barth
     
 

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Green Roof Systems goes beyond the fashionable green roof movement and provides solid information on building accessible space, often as important public space, over structure. It offers brief coverage of the entire process, including planning and collaboration, and focuses on the technical aspects of these roof systems, their components, and their applications

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Green Roof Systems goes beyond the fashionable green roof movement and provides solid information on building accessible space, often as important public space, over structure. It offers brief coverage of the entire process, including planning and collaboration, and focuses on the technical aspects of these roof systems, their components, and their applications.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118174463
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/28/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
320
File size:
23 MB
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Meet the Author

Susan K. Weiler, Fasla, is a partner at OLIN, a landscape architecture and urban design firm based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She lectures widely and teaches landscape architecture at Temple University, where she developed its landscape engineering and construction curriculum. She is the recipient of the 2003 Green Roof Award of Excellence.

Katrin Scholz-Barth is a consultant from Washington, D.C., currently working to help establish green roofs in the Middle East. A national expert in green roof technology, she leads efforts in ecological planning and design both in the United States and the Middle East. She taught at Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania and is former director of sustainable design for the HOK Planning Group, a business unit of The HOK Group, Inc. She is also the recipient of the 2003 Green Roof Award of Excellence.

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