2015 Award Winners

The 2015 Green Roof and Wall Awards of Excellence recognized outstanding Design projects in eight different categories, as well as Individual accomplishments in policy development, research, and finally Corporate excellence through advertising and corporate leadership. The 2015 Awards ceremony took place on October 7th, 2015, at CitiesAlive: 13th Annual Green Roof and Wall Conference in Brooklyn, NY.


Check out the project profiles in the Winter 2015 issue of the Living Architecture Monitor HERE.


Click each project / individual below for more information. 

Design Awards  Winner  Project
Extensive Industrial/Commercial  
AwardWinner FidekOffice Berry Architecture & Associates Berry Architecture Office
Extensive Institutional  
AwardWinner CenterforNanotechnology Credit-PegWoolsey Roofmeadow Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology
Intensive Industrial/Commercial  
AwardWinner AventuraOptimaPlaza Savino & Miller Design Studio Aventura Optima Plaza
Intensive Institutional  
AwardWinner HSNC O2 Planning & Design Inc Helen Schuler Nature Centre
Intensive Residential  
AwardWinner TriBeCaLoftRooftop New York Green Roofs LLC TriBeCa Loft
Exterior Green Wall  
AwardWinner BreatheWall LiveWall, LLC Breathe Wall
Small Scale Residential  
AwardWinner VegetableGarden Johanne Daoust Urban Rooftop Vegetable Garden
Special Recognition  
AwardWinner LeFrakLakesideCenter Credit-AriBuring Roofmeadow LeFrak Lakeside Center Prospect Park
Individual Awards Winner   
Civic Award  
AwardWinner KevinShafer Kevin L Shafer, P.E.  
Research Award  
AwardWinner BillRetzlaff Dr. Bill Retzlaff  
Corporate Awards Winner   
LAM Advertising Award  
AwardWinner Carlisle Carlisle Syntec Systems  
Corporate Leadership Award  
AwardWinner Hydrotech American Hydrotech  




About The Awards

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities established the Green Roof Awards of Excellence in 2003 to recognize green roof projects which exhibit extraordinary leadership in integrated design and implementation. The awards also increase general awareness of green roof and green wall infrastructure and its associated public and private benefits, while recognizing the valuable contributions of green roof and green wall design professionals.

Thank You to Our Judges:

  • Jeffrey Bruce, FASLA, LEED, ASIC, GRP; Jeffery L. Bruce & Company
  • Terry Guen, FASLA; Terry Guen Design Associates, Inc.
  • Michael Krause, Kandiyohi Development Partners
  • Monica Kuhn, B.E.S., B.Arch., O.A.A. GRP; Monica E. Kuhn, Architect Inc.
  • Christopher Lyon, Tournesol Siteworks
  • David Yocca, FASLA, RLA, AICP, LEED AP; Conservation Design Forum
  • Amy Falder, New York Green Roofs
  • Virginia Russell, FASLA, RLA, LEED AP, GRP; University of Cincinnati
  • Ishi Buffam, University of Cincinnati
  • Youbin Zheng, University of Guelph
  • Reid Coffman, Kent State University
  • Peter Lowitt, Devens Enterprise Commission
  • Dr. Hamid Karimi, Department of Energy & Environment

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