Press

 

PRESS RELEASE – NOVEMBER 10TH, 2011

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Urban Foliage at the Eastside Culture Crawl (Nov 18, 19 & 20)

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T V :

\r\n- Shaw TV – The Express (August 2011)\r\n\r\nhttp://www.youtube.com/user/TheExpressVan#p/u/5/HKvYOHt-VCs\r\n\r\n- TV5 – Destination Réussite (October 2009 – French only)\r\n\r\nhttp://www.tv5.org/TV5Site/emission/emission-6-Destination_Reussite.htm?epi_id=589&x=12&y=3\r\n

Radio :

\r\n- Radio Canada – L’horticulteur des temps modernes (July 2011 – French only)\r\n\r\nhttp://www.radio-canada.ca/audio-video/pop.shtml#urlMedia=http://www.radio-canada.ca/Medianet/2011/CBUF/Letedanslesvoiles201106291544.asx\r\n

Magazines/Newspapers:

\r\n- LXRY Magazine. Canada’s Premier On-Line Luxury Magazine. http://lxry.ca/2011/11/living-frames-by-urban-foliage/ (November 2011)\r\n\r\n- Express du Pacifique – De la verdure jusque sur vos murs! (September 2011 – French only)\r\n\r\nhttp://www.lexpress.org/non-classe/de-la-verdure-jusque-sur-vos-murs/\r\n\r\n- British Columbia Institute of Technology – BCIT researcher supports community projects with green roof knowledge (September 2011)\r\n\r\nhttp://www.bcit.ca/update/node/1895\r\n\r\n- Notable.ca – Profile (September 2011)\r\n\r\nhttp://www.notable.ca/entrepreneurs/YEDaily-Nicolas-Rousseau/\r\n\r\n- La Source – La verdure a la reconquête de la ville (July 2011 – French only)\r\n\r\nhttp://thelasource.com/fr/2011/07/12/la-verdure-a-la-reconquete-de-la-ville/\r\n\r\n- British Columbia Institute of Technology – BCIT green roof researcher creates Living Frame for plants (March 2011)\r\n\r\nhttp://www.bcit.ca/update/node/1596\r\n\r\n- Business in Vancouver – Green Walls are a growing business (November 2010)\r\n\r\n- Express du Pacifique (2009 – French only)\r\n

Contest:

\r\n- Successful You Award by Small Business BC – Finalist Best Concept (April 2011)\r\n\r\nhttp://www.urbanfoliage.com/2011/04/best-concept-competition/\r\n\r\nwww.successfulyou.ca\r\n\r\n- BCIC New Ventures Competition – One of the 10 finalists for the Agritech Competition (June 2011)\r\n\r\nwww.newventuresbc.com\r\n

Blogs :

\r\n- EiEiHome (November 2011)\r\n\r\nhttp://www.eieihome.com/article/urban-foliage.html?t=1320678850\r\n\r\n- Living Wall Art (July 2011)\r\n\r\nwww.livingwallart.com\r\n\r\n- Olla Flowers – Bienvenue Urban Foliage- Vertical living frames (July 2011)\r\n\r\nhttp://www.ollaflowers.ca/blog\r\n\r\n- Clare Day Flowers (April 2011)\r\n\r\nwww.claredayflowers.ca\r\n\r\n- Veo Verde – El marco de vida (April 2011)\r\n\r\nhttp://www.veoverde.com/2011/04/el-marco-de-vida/\r\n

Links :

\r\n- Wall of Flowers (Eastern Europe – July 2011)\r\n\r\nhttp://wallofflowers.com/blog/page/2/\r\n\r\n- Studio Di Fisioarchitettura (Italy – July 2011)\r\n\r\nhttp://www.fisioarchitettura.it/pareti-vegetalizzate.html\r\n\r\n- Educacentre Collège (June 2011)\r\n\r\nhttp://www.educacentre.com/index.asp?idSection=6&idPage=40&idTable=476\r\n\r\n- Small Business BC (January 2011)\r\n\r\nhttp://www.smallbusinessbc.ca/around-bc/urban-foliage-inc\r\n\r\n- Lighthouse Sustainable Building Centre (January 2011)\r\n\r\nhttp://www.sustainablebuildingcentre.com/resources/RSP-search?filter0[]=119\r\n\r\n- British Columbia Institute of Technology\r\n\r\nhttp://commons.bcit.ca/greenroof/industry.html\r\n\r\n- Home Harvest Farm\r\n\r\nhttp://www.homeharvestfarms.com/links/\r\n\r\n- Green Chair Events\r\n\r\nhttp://www.greenchairevents.com/education/seat\r\n

Non-Profit Organization

\r\n- Vancouver French Chamber of Commerce (Board Member)\r\n\r\nwww.ccfvancouver.com\r\n\r\n- Project in Place Society (Board Member)\r\n\r\nwww.projectsinplace.org/who-we-are/\r\n

Books and Magazines:

\r\n- Green Roof for Healthy Cities, Advance Green Roof Maintenance (Author – 2011)\r\n\r\n- Small Business BC – Around BC Entrepreneurial Success Stories (2011)\r\n

Research Papers

\r\n- Rousseau, N. 2008, ‘Study of the plant evolution of the extensive green roofs of Vancouver and surrounding areas – British Columbia – Canada’, Burnaby, BCIT and the French National Institute of Horticulture Library.\r\n\r\n- Rousseau, N. 2010, ‘The viability of seven Sedum species and their associated volunteer plant community on an extensive green roof with two substrate depths, in the Pacific Northwest climate of Vancouver, BC’, Burnaby, British Columbia Institute of Technology. Proceedings of the Eight North American Green Roofs Conference (Vancouver, November 2010), Toronto: The Cardinal Group.\r\n\r\n- Rousseau, N. 2011, ‘Green roof spontaneous plant succession study in Vancouver, BC’, Burnaby, British Columbia Institute of Technology. Proceedings of the Ninth North American Green Roofs Conference (Philadelphia, November 2011), Toronto: The Cardinal Group.\r\n\r\n