Some highlights in the company’s history, along with major developments in the industry.
Co-Founder and architect Richard Orne creates “Inhabited Bush” concept for CityWalk, Universal City, CA. The execution of the concept evolves into greenscreen®.
First greenscreen® green facade wall installation in North America at CityWalk, Universal City, CA. View PDF
greenscreen® exhibits at its first trade show, the ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo in Los Angeles, CA
greenscreen® formalizes relationship with Kotobuki Corporation in Japan as first international distributor.
The Oviedo Mall was the first greenscreen® installation in Florida and featured 74,580 s.f. of custom colored, wall mounted trellis panels.
greenscreen® launches website www.greenscreen.com
greenscreen® implements a company-wide paper and cardboard recycling program.
In its first horizontal application, greenscreen® trellis panels are installed on a pergola at Fountain Park in Playa Vista, CA. View PDF
Project #100 – Target, Desert Ridge Marketplace – Phoenix, AZ
The Cascadia Green Building Council is formed and would later issue the Living Building Challenge.
greenscreen® is included on the Chevron Roof Garden in San Francisco, CA, it’s first green roof project. View PDF
The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) green building certification system is unveiled.
greenscreen® exhibits at its first AIA Expo in Philadelphia, PA
Premier Auto Group North American Headquarters, located in Irvine, CA is the first completed LEED NC certified project in the US. Designed by LPA, Inc., the PAG Headquarters features 16,241 s.f. of greenscreen® trellis panels in three different applications. View PDF
National Wildlife Federation Headquarters announced as AIA/COTE Top Ten Award Winner. Completed in 2000 and designed by HOK, the NWF Headquarters features a southern exposure installation of greenscreen® that was proven by energy modeling to be more effective at improving energy performance than fixed architectural sunscreens. View PDF
First Greenbuild held in Austin, TX
Introduced the iconic “Stanford Trees” for the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University in collaboration of The SWA Group in Sausalito, CA. View PDF
Entering into Therapeutic Garden design, greenscreen® is installed on the Terrence Cardinal Cook Health Center project.
greenscreen® 10 year anniversary
Crimp to Curve panels are introduced.
Project #1,000 – Ball Gardens, Chicago, IL
greenscreen® exhibits at its first Greenbuild Expo in Atlanta, GA.
The U.S. Census Bureau Headquarters in Suitland, MD is the first greenscreen® GSA installation featuring 75,000 s.f. of trellis panels. View PDF
Custom shape panels with circle cut outs highlight an Anthropologie storefront on an installation in Corona, CA. View PDF
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC) announces the course offering of Green Wall 101: Introduction to Systems and Design, featuring the green facade technology of greenscreen®.
greenscreen® is installed on 28 stations of the Phoenix Light Rail. View PDF
The Seattle Green Factor is implemented.
greenscreen® trellis panels are installed on the parking structure designed by Walker Parking that will serve the Perkins+Will designed Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL completed in 2012. View PDF
Working in collaboration with McCall Design Group and Rana Creek Living Architecture, greenscreen® trellis panels are installed on the West Elm flagship store in Emeryville, CA. View PDF
Designed by Voorsanger Architects PC in collaboration with landscape architects, Olin Partnership, greenscreen® is installed at the WWII Museum in New Orleans, LA. View PDF
Strategies for More Sustainable Exterior Solutions is the first greenscreen® online CEU course.
greenscreen® completes its first Seattle Green Factor project at the First United Methodist Church, designed by Bassetti Architects and JGM Landscape Architects.
The first Post Occupancy Evaluation (POE) was conducted on the U.S. Census Bureau Headquarters in Suitland, MD. The evaluation was conceived and led by greenscreen® with stakeholders from GSA and Mayhan Rykiel Associates.
Project #5,000 – Cosmopolitan Hotel, Las Vegas – NV Installed by Valley Crest, greenscreen® trellis panels are featured on the 7th floor pool deck at the new Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas, NV.
greenscreen® provides its first Recommended Plant List by Hardiness Zones.
greenscreen® completes the MindClick SGM 360° Sustainability Scorecard™, a corporate sustainability audit that evaluates the sustainable performance of an organization’s operations, logistics, products, facilities, employees, and brand.
greenscreen® adds to its online CEU offerings with Building Products in BIM.
greenscreen® releases a Recycled Content Declaration and a corporate Environmental Statement.
Designed as a prominent facade feature by Busby & Associates Architects, greenscreen® trellis panels are installed on the Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS), dubbed “the greenest building in North America”. View PDF
Capitalizing on an interest in urban renewal and redevelopment, greenscreen® becomes a significant design component installed on the award winning Yards Park designed by M. Paul Friedberg and Partners in Washington, DC. View PDF
greenscreen® sponsored the completion of a three year research study titled, “Vertical Vegetation for Urban Structures: Thermal and Growth Properties of Green Wall Designs”, by Dr. David Tilley at the University of Maryland.
greenscreen® sponsored the completion of a three year research study titled, “Rainfall Interception Capacity of Green Facades”, by Dr. Maureen Connelly at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT).
greenscreen® completes the first green facade product ISO Compliant, third party verified Life Cycle Assessment (LCA).
greenscreen® unveils its Building Information Modeling (BIM) Revit models.
Ennead Architects wins a Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Design Award for the New York Botanical Garden parking structure featuring custom greenscreen® trellis panels. View PDF
greenscreen® publishes its first White Paper, Considerations for Advanced Green Facade Design.
greenscreen® presents at the first Facades+Innovation conference in Chicago, IL
greenscreen® unveils its new product line, Hedge-A-Matic® planters.
Architectural Products magazine awards greenscreen® a Product Innovation Award in the Product Application category.
A greenscreen® green facade wall is included on the Gensler designed PNC Net Zero branch in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
greenscreen® panels are completed on the parking structure at the HOK/Perkins+Will designed United States Coast Guard Headquarters located on the historic St. Elizabeth’s Hospital West Campus.
LEED v4 is unveiled at Greenbuild in Philadelphia, PA.
The greenscreen® Considerations for Advanced Green Facade Design CEU launches on AEC Daily.
Sharp and Diamond Landscape Architecture Inc. wins a SAB Magazine Green Building Award for the Mountain Equipment Co-op Store in North Vancouver, BC that included a greenscreen® trellis system.
greenscreen® publishes its first Guidelines for Plant Installation and Maintenance.
Whole Foods flagship store at the Shoppes at Kingsbury Square, designed by Gensler and Wolff Landscape Architects, is awarded an Exterior Green Wall Award by Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC) for its 15,519 s.f. greenscreen® green wall in Chicago, IL.
greenscreen® publishes its first Guidelines for Green Facade Plant Selection.
greenscreen® publishes an updated 3 part Specification.
greenscreen® is the first green facade product manufacturer to complete a third party verified, publicly available Health Product Declaration (HPD).