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On 16 December 2014, the Municipal Council of Recife, Brazil, approved the Green Roof Law. This law requires buildings with more than four floors to have their roofs covered with native vegetation. The law also applies to any commercial building with more than 400 square meters.

Underground supermarket with lush park on top

Posted on Thu, 2013-11-28 10:43 by Rosie M.

Housing Corporation VANKE recently commissioned Dutch firm NL Architects to create a proposal for a supermarket as part of a big resort in Sanya, China, which is renowned for its tropical climate and being a popular tourist destination. The proposed site consists of three buildings, each working together as corners of a triangular plot which envelopes lush semi-enclosed gardens.

Full article at ODS.