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

News

Urban Farming Is Revolutionizing Our Cities

August29 Thumb EcowatchUrban agriculture won't resolve all food production and distribution problems, but it could help take pressure off rural land while providing other advantages.

  

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Wildflower Roof to Bring Birds and Butterflies to Industrial Greenpoint

August29 Thumb DNAInfoA sprawling native wildflower and grass roof overlooking Newtown Creek will soon become a sanctuary for migratory birds and butterflies, its builders hope.

  

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How To Install A Green Roof

August15 Thumb AlisonRosaCut energy bills and reduce the strain on the environment with a roof covered in sedums.

  

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The Roof is Always Greener

August18 Thumb ColumbiaGreenHow Amazon Is Capturing Water Atop Its New Buildings.

  

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Learning from the Planet’s Largest Multi-System Green Roof

August11 Thumb 100ResilientCitiesThe Five Borough Technical Services Division of the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation covers 35,000 square feet.

  

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