Garfield Green will meet Passive House standards, an environmentally friendly building standard that drastically reduces energy use. All of its energy will be supplied by solar panels, and most of its green roof will grow food and mitigate stormwater, according to the city statement. Planned commercial tenants will have a climate change tie-in, such as a clinic to address an increase in asthma rates, the statement said.
Hassalo on Eigth_Portland USA
Portland, Oregon is one of the USA’s most ecologically-minded cities, and Hassalo on Eighth is one of those unique projects which elegantly combines beauty, sustainability, and practicality into one stunning showpiece of green infrastructure.
New York City Council passed The Climate Mobilization Act, a suite of measures to reduce greenhouse gases released from buildings in New York City, including a requirement for green roofs and/or solar panels on newly constructed buildings.
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.
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.
PROVIDING SOCIAL SERVICES FOR RESIDENTS
Across the Bow River in Calgary’s southwest inner-city community of Bankview, inner-city developer Rndsqr has hit the sweet spot with Grow, a distinctive 20-unit condominium project that revolves around green roofs and gardening.
Largest Green Roof Solar Installation in New York City Advances Governor's Nation-Leading Clean Energy and Jobs Agenda
YES NYC has a PLAN to be carbon neutral.
In the US, the demand for green roofing solutions is growing as major cities adopt specific ordinances requiring green roofing on new buildings to assist in the battle against climate change and stormwater issues.