2016 Award Winners

The 2016 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 Awards ceremony took place on November 3rd, 2016, at CitiesAlive: 14th Annual Green Roof and Wall Conference in Washington, DC.


Read the project profiles in the Winter 2016 issue of the Living Architecture Monitor.


Click each project / individual below for more information. 

Design Awards  Winner  Project
Extensive Industrial/Commercial
AwardWinner AlbertaEcoroofInitiative Green T Design Alberta Ecoroof Initiative
Extensive Institutional  
AwardWinner BridgepointActiveHealthcare

Stantec Architecture

KPMB Architects

HDR Architecture

Diamond Schmitt Architects

PFS Studio

MBTW Group

Bridgepoint Active Healthcare
Extensive Residential  
AwardWinner WilliamsburgCondominium New York Green Roofs Williamsburg Condominium
Intensive Industrial/Commercial  
AwardWinner TechDeck Bionic Landscape Tech Deck
Intensive Institutional  
AwardWinner TrentUniversityFarm ZinCo Canada Urban Farming at the Trent
Interior Green Wall  
AwardWinner EdmontonFederalBuilding Nedlaw Living Walls Edmonton Federal Building
Small Scale Residential  
AwardWinner Edgeland

Ecosystem Design Group/Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Edgeland Residence
Special Recognition  
AwardWinner JavitsCenter FXFOWLE Epstein The Javits Center Green Roof
Individual Awards Winner   
Civic Award  
AwardWinner HamidKarimi Hamid Karimi, PhD, DC Department of Energy & Environment  
Research Award  
AwardWinner RichardSutton Richard K. Sutton, PhD  
Corporate Awards  Winner  
Advertising Design  
AwardWinner Architek Architek Sustainable Building Products, Inc  
Corporate Leadership  
AwardWinner OscarWarmerdam Oscar Warmerdam, Sempergreen/Purple-Roof  




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

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