The Green Infrastructure People

Dusty Gedge

Dusty has worked in green roofs for over 15 years. He is currently the President of the European Federation of Green Roof Associations. He founded Livingroofs.org in 2004 to provide the first independent green roof organization in the UK. Livingroofs.org provides advice, information and advocacy for the green roof industry in the UK.

With John Little of www.grassroofcompany.co.uk he has authored an online guide to small scale green roof construction.


Gary Grant

He was formerly a Director with AECOM where he was responsible for advising the design and planning team on the ecological aspects of large-scale projects including the London Olympic Park and Whitehill Bordon Eco-town. Gary has been working on urban green infrastructure for more than 25 years. One of his first green roofs projects was working with the green architects Architype on the Horniman Museum Extension green roof.

In 2003 he co-authored English Nature Research Report No 498 on Green Roofs and is author of Green Roofs and Facades published by BREPress in 2006 and Ecosystem Services Come To Town published by Wiley 2012.


Other Green Infrastructure Personnel

GIC can call on an enthusiastic team of ecologists, horticulturalists, architects, landscape architects and engineers in The Ecology Consultancy and the Temple Group as well as colleagues in Switzerland, Austria, France and Hungary.

 

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Cambridge green roof policy workshop and seminar May 2018

Cambridge green roof policy workshop and seminar May 2018

GIC recently provided a seminar/workshop for Cambridge City Council on green roofs.  The council sees green roofs as an important element within the new the local plan. Therefore, with GIC’s skill and knowledge of green roofs the purpose of the day was to help frame how to take this policy forward. GIC has been instrumental… Read More

Green roof inspections and sign offs are becoming increasing important

Green roof inspections and sign offs are becoming increasing important

Green roof inspections are becoming increasingly important. Inspections are now being required by planning authorities, especially in London, to ensure that a green roof fulfils planning conditions. So where does GIC come in? Firstly,  GIC specialises in detailed green roof specifications. This gets it right from the start. And secondly we have a track record… Read More

Green infrastructure factor – a tool for landscape planning

The Green infrastructure factor is a tool to ensure landscape is properly considered in planning urban development. The Greater London Authority (GLA) is considering incorporating the factor into the new London Plan. Last year GIC worked on a report for the GLA with TEC and Temple Group. Although the green space factor (GSF) maybe a more familiar term,  the green… Read More