Added by on 2017-01-21

It’s been a year since Greenroofs.com concluded our third Greenroofs & Walls of the World Virtual Summit: Connecting the Planet + Living Architecture, and as promised, we are now releasing the 23 videos from our 30+ international speakers to the general public. Basel, Switzerland. Dr. Stephan Brenneisen is a green roof and biodiversity expert and head of the Green Roof Competence Center at Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) in Wädenswil where he conducts research and advises on green roof policies and designs. A member of the collective UG LAB, he is a true leader and pioneer in the green roof field for over 15 years, Stephan has opened many doors in the green roof world and challenged how we think of green roof biodiversity. Continuously without fail, he has demonstrated his ingenuity and critical thinking about ecosystems, urban greening, substrates and how we interact in our world. A well known international speaker and a true educator he is dedicated to sharing his knowledge through teaching, writing and cutting edge research. He also has created a successful model for policy and green roof implementation in Basel and Zurich and is constantly creating new green solutions for improving our urban habitats. Stephan did his PhD Geograph studies on how different green roof substrate depths influence biodiversity and continues to actively promote the design of green roofs for biodiversity. Related PostsGreen Revolution Series: Green RoofsDevelopment of Different Types of Green Roofs & Green Walls for Improved Urban Biodiversity…Wild Urban Gardening mit Dr. Markus StrauWild Wednesday: The education of trees part 5 – the circle of lifeExploring biodiversity on Canada’s largest green roofLife Sciences Building: Green Roof & Teaching Terrace

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