Green roofs turn cities upside down

Taylor, Robin
June 2008
Ecos;Jun/Jul2008, Issue 143, p18
Blog Entry
The article elaborates the growing demand of green roofing worldwide. Due to the rising population and the increasing urban density, green roof and wall technology is evolving fast because it is one way of replacing vegetation lost on the ground including energy, water management and other aesthetic benefits. Germany is considered a world leader in green roof technology with experience in design and construction. Other countries which initiated green roofing initiative includes Iceland, Norway, France, North America and Japan. Benefits obtained of green roofs include thermal insulation, energy saving and stormwater management. INSETS: Adelaide bushtops recreate biodiversity;Food from the rooftop.


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