CitiesAlive 2017 is offering eight exceptional guided tours that reflect this year's theme, Building Resilience, and Equity Across Cascadia: People Community and Place. Explore projects that embody the symbiotic relationship between the built and natural environment while simultaneously improving social equity.
We are excited to announce that Linda Velazquez, ASLA, GRP, LEED AP will be speaking at CitiesAlive 2017. Linda is the founder and publisher at Greenroofs.com and the organizer of the Greenroofs and Walls of the World Virtual Summit.
This year, Linda will be presenting on the Top 10 List of Hot Trends in Greenroof and Greenwall design. Explore new designs that seamlessly integrate vegetation and sustainable technologies into the building envelope.
Toronto, ON / Seattle, WA - May 18, 2017 - This year, Seattle, Washington will host CitiesAlive: 15th Annual Green Roof and Wall Conference with the theme Building Resilience and Equity Across Cascadia: People, Community, and Places. Join green roof and wall leaders as we celebrate the region's design leadership with featured Pacific Northwest content; presentations from over 60 world-renowned and local designers, researchers, and policy makers, and opportunities to connect with industry experts. Discover new products and services at the CitiesAlive trade show, tour Seattle's best green infrastructure projects, and enhance your practice with professional development courses.
"Cascadia is growing rapidly and there is a fantastic opportunity to grow the green roof and wall industry in this market, and address many important issues from preserving salmon habitat to moving towards healthy and more equitable communities." said Steven W. Peck, Founder & President of Green Roofs for Healthy Cities.
Why attend CitiesAlive: 15th Annual Green Roof and Wall Conference:
Every year the green roof and wall industry recognizes exceptional integrated design and installation through the CitiesAlive® Green Roof & Wall Awards of Excellence. This is the only awards program dedicated to innovative green roof and wall projects and is designed to celebrate the creative and technical advancements the industry continues to make. CitiesAlive Awards of Excellence also recognizes outstanding individual contributions to the industry in research, policy, and corporate leadership.
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities is delighted to announce that CitiesAlive: 15th Annual Green Roof and Wall Conference Call for Proposals is now open! CitiesAlive (citiesalive.org) makes its way back to the west coast, taking place in Seattle on September 18-21, 2017. The conference is seeking regional content from the Cascadia region as well as innovative research, design, and policy proposals from across North America.