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Northwest EcoBuilding Guild: Living and Growing Structures – Apr 22

SEATTLE EDUCATION SESSION: LIVING WALLS

April 22, 6:30 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.
PNA – lower brick building
Contact: Jon Alexander

Living and Growing Structures

Bringing green to a new plane

On Earth day the NW Ecobuilding Guild will host an introduction to Green Walls.  We will cover the design, construction, details and maintenance of these beautiful and environmentally beneficial structures. Come and meet some of the people who design and build Green Walls in the Northwest. The event will take place at the Phinney neighborhood Center (lower brick building) from 7 pm – 9 pm.  More information can be found on the Guild’s webpage:

Speaker: Nicolas Rousseau

nicolas rousseauNicolas Rousseau is an engineer in horticulture.  His experience in the living wall industry started many years ago in France. He now teaches the well regarded Living Wall course at the British Columbia Institute of Technology ( http://commons.bcit.ca/greenroof/about-us/our-team/). Nicolas is also President at ByNature ( www.bynaturedesign.ca), which is a company that specializes in vertical technologies in order to integrate nature indoors (as well as outdoors).

Details:

Location: Phinney Neighborhood Center – lower brick building, 6532 Phinney Ave N  Seattle, WA 98103. From the lower parking lot, go down the stairs into the building, and we’re in the left room on the lower level.

Free for members. $10 suggested donation for non-members.

Space is limited so please RSVP – Register on EventBrite