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Roehr, D., 2017. "Keep the Arbutus Corridor for Cyclist and Walkers." (Link)

Luo, C., Roehr, D., 2017, “People’s Use of Urban Small Parks: A case Study of Haidian, Beijing, China.” Bridging. CELA. China, Beijing, (Digital proceedings).


Roehr, D., Fassman-Beck, E., 2016. “Regenwasserrueckhaltung – warum Dachbegruenung weiterhin ein Thema der Zukunft ist”.Neue Landschaft (11): 41 – 48

Roehr, D., Sjoquist, M., 2016. “Social Structures”. TOPOS (94): 70 - 77.




Roehr, D., Lokman, K., 2015. “Step into the Abyss”. TOPOS (93): 46 - 53.

Roehr, D., Odegard I.M., 2015. “Shared Stormwater on Private and Public Land”. CitiesAlive Conference, New York, NY. (Online Oral Publication).

Roehr, D., Fryett, L., 2015. “Animating L.I.D... Without Ever Using The Term“ Landscapes/Paysages. Summer, Issue (17/3): 54.

Roehr, D., 2015. “Digital Hand.”Sitelines. February Issue: 2015: 16.

Roehr, D., Fassman-Beck, E., 2015. Green Roofs in Integrated Urban Water Systems. London, England, Routledge.

Roehr, D., Fryett, L., Gibbs, M., 2015. “Drainscape” Low Impact Development Movie (click here for youtube link)

Roehr, D., 2015. “Daniel Roehr Sketches”. Landscape and Garden Design Sketchbook. Ed. Tim Richardson. London, England: Thames & Hudson: 248 - 257.




Roehr, D., 2014. “Some Thoughts on the Internationalisation of Landscape Architecture.” Rainer Schmidt, City by Landscape. Ed. Thies Schroeder. Basel, Switzerland: Birkaeuser Verlag 137 -151.




Roehr, D. 2013. “Drawing Inspiration“ Landscapes/Paysages, Winter Issue: 42.





Bobbio, E., Robiglio, M., Roehr, D., 2012. “Farming In Cities: Planning Strategies to Implement Agriculture in the Urban Pattern.” Urban Hybridization. Ed. Fabrizio Zanni. Santarcangelo, Italy: Magioli Editore 117 - 133.

Roehr, D., Kunigk, I., 2012. “Green Roofs in Vancouver: Building on Success”, Landscapes/Paysages, Summer Issue: 50-52.

Dahmen, J., Roehr,D., 2012. “Sustainability at a Distance: Design for the Open University of West Africa.", Sustainable Futures: Architecture and Urbanism in the Global South. Kampala, Uganda: 255 - 261.

Roehr, D., Kunigk, I., “Why Not Vancouver?”, Landscapes/Paysages, Summer Issue: 2012, Vol. 14_No.3.

Roehr, D., 2012. “VanDusen’s Botanical Garden Visitors Centre, Vancouver, B.C. Canada Challenges Cascadia Green Building Council’s Living Building Challenge (LBC).” Topos (78): 16



Roehr, Daniel and Isabel Kunigk. 2011. "Farming in Parks: Loutet Farm Pilot Project City of North Vancouver, BC, Canada," IFLA Conference 2011, Zuerich, Switzerland,

Roehr, Daniel and Yuewei Kong. 2011. "Climatic Factors and Stormwater Runoff Reduction of Green Roofs", Low Impact Development Symposium, Philadelphia, PA. (Abstract Published)

Roehr, Daniel. 2011.“Privatisierung Öffentlichen Grüns – Die Idee von Urban Agriculture in Vancouver”, DGGL Jahrbuch 2010, München, Germany: Callwey Verlag.

Roehr, Daniel and Yuewei Kong. 2011. "Potential of Green Roofs as Stormwater Management Tools in Quebec City", International Forum on Integrated Water Management: Stormwater Management in Urban Area. (Abstract Published)

Roehr, D., 2011.  “Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award fuer Cornelia Hahn Oberlander.”  Garten + Landschaft (6): 61.

Schutzbank, M., Roehr, D., Kunigk, I., 2011. “Revival of Urban Agriculture.”  Environment & Landscape Architecture of Korea (279): 190 - 199.


Roehr, Daniel and Yuewei Kong. 2010. "Retro-greening” Suburban Calgary: Application of the Green Factor to a Typical Calgary Residential Site ." Landscape Journal 29(2): 124-143

Roehr, Daniel and Sarah Primeau. 2010. "Are Green Roofs Always “Green?” A Decision-Support Tool for Designing Green Roofs." CitiesAlive! The 8th Annual Green Roofs & Walls Conference, Vancouver, BC. Nov 30- Dec 03.

Roehr, Daniel and Yuewei Kong. 2010. “Runoff Reduction Effects of Green Roofs in Vancouver, BC, Kelowna, BC, and Shanghai, P.R. China”. Canadian Water Resources Journal 35(1): 53-68

Proksch, Gundula and Daniel Roehr. 2010. "Hybridizing the American 'Parkway'". Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture 2010. May12-14, Maastricht, Netherlands.

Hoefer, Wolfram and Daniel Roehr. 2010. "Perception and Re-Use of Landfills Coast to Coast in North America". Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture 2010. May12-14, Maastricht, Netherlands.

Proksch, Gundula and Daniel Roehr. 2010. "Urban Cultural Greenways: The Potential of Urban Agriculture as Sustainable Urban Infrastructure". 98th Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) Annual Meeting. March 4-7, 2010, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA.

Roehr, Daniel and Yuewei Kong. 2010. "Stormwater Runoff Reduction Achieved by Green Roofs: Comparing SWMM Method to TR-55 Method." In proceedings of the 2010 International Low Impact Development Conference: 1012-1021. ed. Scott Struck and Keith H. Lichten Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers.



Roehr, Daniel, Yuewei Kong and Isabel Kunigk. 2009. "Stormwater Management for 'EcoDensity'", In proceeding of Sustainability Issues Shape Planning of The 47th International Making Cities Livable Conference,May10-14, Documentation Set#57. IMCL Council 2009, California

Roehr, Daniel, Yuewei Kong and Isabel Kunigk. 2009 "Green Streets Potential for Downtown Vancouver", In proceeding of Landscape-Great Idea! X-LArch III 2009: 70 - 72. ed. Lička, L. and Schwab, E. Vienna: University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences

Roehr, Daniel and Isabel Kunigk. 2009. “Metro Vancouver: Designing for Food Production,” Berkeley Planning Journal. Vol 22: 61-70. The City as a Problem Space, Department of City and Regional Planning (DCRP), the University of California, Berkeley


Roehr, Daniel and Yuewei Kong. 2008. Living Skins for Metropolises: A Comparison of Environmental Benefits by Green Roofs, Green Streets and Green Façades between Vancouver, B.C. and Shanghai, P.R. China”. In proceeding of Great Asian Street Symposium 2008: FUTURE -ASIAN- SPACE 2008: 130. Singapore, National University of Singapore

Roehr, Daniel and Jon Laurenz, 2008. "Green Living Envelopes for Food and Energy Production in Cities". In proceeding of Sustainable City 2008: 663 - 671. WIT Press, Southampton, England

Laurenz, Jon and Daniel Roehr. 2008. "Living Skins, Opportunities, Critique and Appropriateness of Green Facades". In proceeding of Sustainable Building 08 (2). Melbourne, Australia. ed. Greg Foliente, Thomas Luetzkendorf, Peter Newton and Phillip Paevere, 2047-2054.

Roehr, Daniel and Jon Laurenz. 2008. "Greening the Urban Fabric: Contribution of green surfaces in reducing CO2 emissions". In proceeding of 1st WSEAS International Conference on Landscape Architecture (LA08): 140 - 146. Algarve, Portugal, WESA Press, Southampton, England

Roehr, Daniel and Jon Laurenz. 2008. "Living surfaces, Contribution of green roofs, green facades and green streets to reduce storm water run off, CO2 emissions and energy demand". In proceeding of Urban Design and Ecology 2008: 29 - 30, 157 - 160. St. Petersburg, Russia

Roehr, Daniel and Jon Laurenz. 2008. "Living Skins: Environmental Benefits of green envelopes in the city context". In proceeding of Eco Architecture II: 149 - 158. WIT Press, Southampton, England

Roehr, Daniel, Jon Laurenz and Yuewei Kong. 2008. "Green Envelopes, Contribution of Green Facades and Green Streets to Reduce Stormwater Runoff, C02 Emmision and Energy Demand in Cities". In Proceeding of International Low Impact Development Conference 2008. Seattle, USA. ed. She, N. and Clar, M. Reston: American Society of Civil Engineers.

Roehr, Daniel, Yuewei Kong and Jon Laurenz. 2008. "A Comparison of Stormwater Runoff Reduction by Green Roofs between Kelowna and Vancouver”. In Proceedings of One Watershed- One Water Conference, Kelowna, 21-23 October 2008. ed. Bauer, B. Ottawa: Canadian Water Resources Association, 178–186.

Roehr, Daniel and Jon Laurenz. 2008. “Living Envelopes, Environmental Benefits Achieved by Living Envelope Interventions in Cities”. In proceeding of World Green Roof Congress, London, UK

Roehr, Daniel and Jon Laurenz. 2008. "Green Surfaces in the City Context, Environmental benefits achieved by a green surfaces intervention applying and questioning the Seattle Green Factor". In proceeding of Eco City World Summit 2008, San Francisco, USA, CD publication, Academic Sessions

2007   Roehr, Daniel 2007. "Influence of Western Landscape Architecture on Current Design in China". In proceeding of Globalisation of Landscape Architecture: Issues for Education and Practice: 35, 166 - 170. St. Petersburg, Russia