608 – Retail Buildings Reimagined for Community Health, Wellness, and Recreation

As the business model for retail continues to evolve away from brick-and-mortar stores, many communities face large vacant big-box stores and mall properties. Astute community leaders understand that vacant retail properties affect the surrounding land values and take a proactive approach to

610 – The Benefits of Green Roofs in Sustainable Developments

Vegetated roofs, also called green roofs, can provide numerous environmental and economic benefits. These benefits include reducing the amount of stormwater runoff, improving the quality of stormwater runoff, improving energy conservation, increasing the life span of roofing membranes, improving aesthetics, providing biodiversity