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New York Green Roof

Posted on Wed, 2019-04-17 15:20 by matt

SKY VIEW PARK PROJECT PROFILE: (Courtesy of <greenroofs.com>)

Sky View Parc NYC: Image: by Sempergreen.

Located in vibrant downtown Flushing, Sky View Parc is one of New York City’s largest mixed-use developments with 1200 luxury units. Understanding the significant visual impact of roof design to the view from the surrounding six 12-story towers, the owner saw value in aesthetic green.

Green Hope in Palestine

Posted on Mon, 2019-04-15 14:08 by matt

Lajee Center Opens Rooftop Garden in Aida Camp_Palestine

This story is what it's all about. As humans we have an innate need to connect with Nature, however, in some places that pathway is blocked.

This is not a green roof with high design technology or lush verdant gardens. This is a green roof that provides hope in a war torn territory.

Sustainable Prison_Sweden

Posted on Fri, 2019-04-05 15:39 by matt
Tabellen 4, a building in Sollentuna high-security remand prison in Stockholm, won the 2019 BREEAM Public Projects In-Use award for its range of eco-friendly initiatives including a 1,100 square meter green roof made of plants and turf, a ventilation system that recycles heat from the air, and a waste disposal room with storage for eight categories of waste. 

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