February 28, 2012

This Issue Features:

4 Questions with Ryan Miller
FBB Green Roof Symposium 2013
Celebrity Cruise Lawn Clubs
First Bird Airport


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 Solar Power World: 4 Questions with Ryan Miller

By: Jörg Breuning & Samantha Yurek

FBB Green Roof Symposium 2013

On February 21st, Jörg had the pleasure to join the German FBB at its eleventh annual Green Roof Symposium. The FBB is the world's oldest green roof association, and also the smallest with only 120 members. But don't let the size fool you, these people are some of the most experienced green roof professionals in the world!

Cruise Ship Lawns Designed by GRT Featured in Wall Street Journal

Thanks to Green Roof Technology, five of the Celebrity Cruise ships are now equipped with luscious green lawns on the upper decks, creating a common space for everyone to enjoy! The task of placing a lawn on a cruise ship wasn't such a breeze. The weight of the roof and the high salinity in the air proved to be a challenge.

First International Bird Airport on Intensive Green Roof

Airports are plentiful in our world, but a unique concept involves creating airports especially for birds. In 2012, an exhibition on the roof of the Art and Exhibition Hall in Germany, highlights this common area as a destination point for birds.