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Practitioners from firms in the Iowa area are invited to the AIA Iowa office (or another location) one to two times per month to participate in a Lunch and Learn provided by an AIA Iowa Allied Member

When: 2/7/2014
12:00-1:00 PM
Where: Iowa City East Side Recycling Center
2401 Scott Blvd. SE
Iowa City, Iowa  52240
United States
Contact: AIA Iowa

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Title: Design Checklist for Vegetative Roofs and Walls


Summary of Course: 


Designing green roofs and green walls can be a new and challenging task for many design professionals.   There is a multitude of factors that help create a successful, functional, and enduring vegetated space that will surpass client expectations.  This course will dig into the overall process, from concept to post-installation considerations.   It will highlight the step-by-step process with an easy to use designer’s checklist. 


Course objectives:

  • Understand the biological factors of successful green roofs and green walls.
  • Identify the key components of successful green roofs and green walls that aid in functionality, longevity, and beautification.
  • Recognize the installation, establishment, and maintenance considerations for green roofs and green walls.

Review specification, bidding, and warranty options for green roofs and green walls.


Company:    Roof Top Sedums LLC, LiveRoof Licensed Grower and LiveWall Distributor, Davenport, IA


Presenter:    Teresa Nelson, ASLA, LEED AP BD+C, GRP

AIA Iowa Firm Members