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Rooftop Gardens & Green Roofs

Sustainability isn’t just trending anymore. In fact, it’s becoming an essential part of life, especially if we’re to continue living the way we live presently. And considering that we would need more than four Earths...

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In 1920, the reputed architect developed  the as the pillars of modern architecture style. One important concept within it has been gaining more attention in recent years: rooftop gardens. According to Le Corbusier, roof gardens are an...

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In a nutshell, a green roof is simply vegetation on a rooftop. Certainly it’s more complex than that however, the premise of a green roof is rather simple. The green space that was previously taken...

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Green roofs can provide a building with a number of benefits. This type of integrated vegetation is becoming popular due to the clear sustainability and advantages that green roofs offer to the building in question....

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Sustainable green roofs are one of the most economically feasible and environmentally friendly ways to integrate urban agriculture and vegetation into design and development. 1. Decrease storm water runoff which is typically a source of pollution...

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A green roof has a surface-level beauty that any admirer can appreciate. However, the remarkable measure of designing, planning, execution, and maintenance that must be performed make green roofs a veritable art-form. Given the amount...

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A green roof is one form of Building Integrated Vegetation/Agriculture that is becoming increasingly popular thanks to the many benefits they provide to the building in question. Office and residential buildings, schools and universities, commercial buildings and...

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Rooftop Gardens have been popular and even legislated through city by-laws in the European Union for a number of years. North Americans are just now catching onto the practical idea of rooftop gardens and their...

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