The Journal of Living Architecture (JLIV) is the peer-reviewed journal of the Green Infrastructure Foundation (GIF), a chartiable 501(c)(3) organization affiliated with Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC) founded to respond to the need for greater awareness and resources to promote the design, installation, and maintenance of green infrastructure in local communities.
The JLIV is written, reviewed, and edited by living architecture professionals, sharing with their colleagues successful educational applications, original research findings, scholarly opinions, educational resources, and challenges on issues of critical importance to living architecutre professionals and educators.
The JLIV is published exclusively on the Living Architecture Monitor magazine website. The magazine will publish the abstract of each published JLIV manuscript in the quarterly issue, with a link to the full paper online.
To submit an article to the Journal of Living Architecture, review the submission guidelines and follow the submission instructions. The JLIV Review Board will contact you with information regarding publication.
As a refereed journal, all JLIV submissions are expected to contain scholarly citations. It is the author's responsibility to ensure that manuscripts submitted to the JLIV follow the submission guidelines.
Submitted manuscripts that deviate from the format will be returned to the corresponding authors for correction. Manuscripts submitted to the JLIV must be the sole, original work of the author(s) listed, must not have been previously published, and must have been submitted only to the JLIV.
The JLIV's mission is to expand and update the research and knowledge base for living architecture and allied professionals. In addition, JLIV serves as a forum for emerging and contemporary issues affecting living architecture.
The current JLIV editorial review board includes:
Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Reid Coffman, Kent State University
Associate Editor, Dr. Jennifer Bousselot, Colorado State University
Associate Editor, Dr. Tobias Emilsson, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Dr. Brad Bass, Environment Canada
Dr. Robert Berghage, Penn State University
Dr. Maureen Connelly, British Columbia Institute of Technology
Dr. Nigel Dunnett, University of Sheffield
Bruce Dvorak, MLA, Texas A&M University
Barry Lehrman, MArch/MLA, California State Polytechnic University
Dr. J. Scott MacIvor, University of Toronto
Thomas O'Connor, MSE, US Environmental Protection Agency
Dr. Bill Retzlaff, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Dr. Bradley Rowe, Michigan State University
Virginia Russell, MLA, University of Cincinnati
Dr. Sabina Shaikh, University of Chicago
Dr. Richard Sutton, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Dr. David Tilley, University of Maryland
Dr. Youbin Zheng, University of Guelph