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

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

bySusan Weiler, Katrin Scholz-Barth

Hardcover | May 4, 2009

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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.

About 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 Ex...

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Title:Green Roof Systems: A Guide to the Planning, Design, and Construction of Landscapes over StructureFormat:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 8.9 × 7.9 × 0.9 inPublished:May 4, 2009Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0471674958

ISBN - 13:9780471674955

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Replenishing Our Diminishing Resources: Integrating Landscape and Architecture.

Chapter 2 Beyond the Property Line: Ecological, Economic, Spatial, and Social Benefits of Green Roof Systems.

Chapter 3 Envisioning Green Roof Systems: From City Scale to Project Scale.

Chapter 4 Green Roof Systems at the Project Scale: Site and Architectural Considerations.

Chapter 5 Considerations in Developing Structural Systems for Green Roof Systems.

Chapter 6 Component Parts: Inert and Dynamic.

Chapter 7 Putting the Parts Together: The Design and Documentation Process.

Chapter 8 The Bidding and Construction Process.

Chapter 9 Minimizing, Managing, and Insuring Risk.

Chapter 10 Maintenance Requirements and Performance Evaluation.

Index.