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Welcome to the Living Architecture Monitor (LAM) websiteNorth America's green roof and wall magazine. Not only is this the place to read the latest issue of the LAM every quarter, but where you can find past issues, view exclusive content not available in the magazine, and see the latest news in the world of living architectureand more!

Read our current issue (Spring 2016Stormwater Issue) above and watch out for our next issue (Summer 2016Policy ). Also, check out the Green Pages: 2015 Green Roof & Wall Directory. 

News

What Biophilic Design Does For Workspaces

Apr29 ThumbFurther studies show why designing for human wellbeing should get more green lights.

  

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Green Roof Tax Incentives - Where The Grass Really Is Greener

Apr28 2 ThumbOrganic infrastructure is a valuable resource in mitigating climate change, and it does more than help the environment—it comes with tax savings.

  

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More Than 1,100 Bird Sightings And 17 Species Observed On The Javits Center's Green Roof In 2015

Apr27 ThumbNYC Audubon study recorded 1,124 bird sightings utilizing the nearly 7-Acre green roof as a habitat in 2015.

  

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Do Community Garden Green Roofs Work?

Apr28 ThumbUsing the rooftop to host a garden which the building community cultivates in some kind of common space is an enticing notion.

  

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Tomorrow's Cities Need Trees

Apr25 Thumb SasakiThe benefits of greenery in cities goes way beyond the psychological – in terms of energy efficiency and air quality, trees and plants have a huge role to play.

  

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