Jim Nicolow, AIA, and Meg Needle, AIA, are architects and LEED Accredited Professionals with Lord, Aeck & Sargent Architecture an architectural firm serving clients in scientific, academic, historic preservation, arts and cultural, and housing and mixed-use markets.
growing awareness of the ecological impacts of development and the associated
growth in the green building industry is prompting renewed interest in green
roofs. Due to their lighter weight and reduced costs, extensive green roofs are
poised to become much more common in the U.S. market.