Students will learn about the basics of green roofs, definitions of the different types of green roof systems and materials, appropriate vegetation for intensive, semi-intensive and extensive green roofs. Course content will provide students with the knowledge of a benefit analysis of green roofs through a case study method. The format will be 2 hours lecture and 2 hours workshop, students will tour the dedicated Green Roof Research Facility at the Centre for Architectural Ecology to review products and to mock up a green roof assembly. This interdisciplinary course would be of interest to planners, design professionals and the building industry.
Familiarity with content on commons.bcit.ca/greenroof/
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Effective as of Fall 2006
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