Linda S. Velazquez, ASLA, GRP, LEED AP, is founder and publisher/editor of Greenroofs.com (1999) and writes and reports extensively about greenroofs and living architecture. She holds a Bachelor’s of Landscape Architecture from the University of Georgia (2000, cum laude) and an Associate of Arts in Business Administration from Miami Dade College (1982). She is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects (2000), is a LEED AP (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional) with the U.S. Green Building Council (2004), and a GRP (Green Roof Professional) with Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (2010). Greenroofs.com is an internet news media organization: the international greenroof industry’s resource portal. Our Goal is to inform, promote and inspire the earth friendly technology of organic greenroof architecture through the free interchange of ideas, projects, news, video, travel, research, organization/government updates, and marketing opportunities. Exclusive features include guest articles, contributing editor columns, the Sky Gardens Blog, and the “Project” and “Company of the Week” features with exclusive video. Greenroofs.com publishes The Greenroof & Greenwall Projects Database, a free international community resource with about 1,600 profiles; The Greenroof & Greenwall Directory of Manufacturers, Suppliers, Professional Services, Organizations & Green Resources, with free and paid listings; and greenroofs.tv, a video channel devoted to greenroofs and greenwalls. Greenroofs.com produces the biennial Greenroofs & Walls of the World™ Virtual Summit: Connecting the Planet + Living Architecture (2011), expanding the growing community of living architecture professionals and creating a global social media experience for learning and networking via the power of the Internet. Our fourth Virtual Summit will be held in 2015. Linda’s role as Greenroofs.com publisher affords many opportunities to promote the industry; she has been published in numerous books, journals, magazines and online media. She also writes papers for various conferences, and develops and conducts custom-tailored presentations. Linda created the Sky Gardens ~ where cool green meets lofty blue Blog (2008); developed, wrote and hosted the original greenroofs.tv web series “Sky Gardens – Greenroofs of the World™ (2008),” and is the designer of The Greenroof & Greenwall Projects Database (2004). Linda is also principal of Sky Gardens Design (2004), a greenroof design and consulting firm that facilitates the design of exciting, aesthetically pleasing, and economically viable greenroofs and greenwalls, offering both high level general consulting services and site specific design and research.