Green roof detention and retention research in the green roof laboratory of Green Roof Diagnostics in Culpeper, Virginia. Interview with Dr. Anna Zakrisson, biologist and green roof expert. Full version.
Dr. Anna Zakrisson, biologist and researcher talks with Purple-Roof and Folkert Tempelman from Studio Piso7 about the latest advancements in green infrastructure stormwater management.
Zakrisson is part of a team of green roof researchers and engineers working on making green roofs more climate-adapted and resilient. However, their main task so far has been to test and develop vegetated roofs that also act as stormwater tools with detention. Detention green roofs can reduce or replace grey infrastructure stormwater management solutions such as tanks and cisterns.
Read more about green infrastructure stormwater management here:
Manage Stormwater with Green Infrastructure
Green & Grey Stormwater Management Options – what stormwater management options are there?
Green Roofs as Nature-Based Solutions – Interview with Dr. Helen Toxopeus:
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