Texas A&M Professor Calls For Green Roof Research Standards, Earns Award

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To facilitate the proliferation of green roofs and walls throughout North America, Texas A&M University Professor of Landscape Architecture Bruce Dvorak called for the development of standards and guidelines to improve research, policy development and management within the industry in an award-winning review.

Green roofs and green walls are vegetated building surfaces that promise numerous benefits to urban areas, such as reducing a building’s energy use, cleansing stormwater, improving air quality, providing aesthetic benefits and increasing property values.

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