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02

Dec

Does a green roof on a bus really make sense?Greening the urban environment is important. Sticking a roof garden on a moving bus is an odd way to do it.

Does a green roof on a bus really make sense?
Greening the urban environment is important. Sticking a roof garden on a moving bus is an odd way to do it.

30

Jun

New Dutch tiles transform pitched roofs into lush urban habitatsDesigned specifically for vegetation-unfriendly pitched roofs, Roel de Boer’s ‘New Dutch’ roofing tiles are noise-absorbing, rainwater-filtering, energy-saving ‘stepping stones for wildlife in the city.’

New Dutch tiles transform pitched roofs into lush urban habitats
Designed specifically for vegetation-unfriendly pitched roofs, Roel de Boer’s ‘New Dutch’ roofing tiles are noise-absorbing, rainwater-filtering, energy-saving ‘stepping stones for wildlife in the city.’

24

Feb

Are green roofs really good for you?

31

Aug

Portland to get massive green roof atop the least Portland-y location possible: A WalMartIn the traditionally WalMart-weary city of Portland, the big box retailer woos concerned locals with plans to top a new store with the largest vegetated roof in the entire state of Oregon.

Portland to get massive green roof atop the least Portland-y location possible: A WalMart
In the traditionally WalMart-weary city of Portland, the big box retailer woos concerned locals with plans to top a new store with the largest vegetated roof in the entire state of Oregon.

10

Jul

Hobbit House of MontanaWhat began as a quest to build a creative family getaway in Montana morphed into the Hobbit House of Montana, a structure that boasts a green roof with Middle Earth flair.8 lush green rooftops from around the globe

Hobbit House of Montana
What began as a quest to build a creative family getaway in Montana morphed into the Hobbit House of Montana, a structure that boasts a green roof with Middle Earth flair.
8 lush green rooftops from around the globe

02

Jun

How to install a green roofHere’s an eco-friendly project that can be built with readily available materials. As a bonus, it reduces home energy costs and stormwater runoff.

How to install a green roof
Here’s an eco-friendly project that can be built with readily available materials. As a bonus, it reduces home energy costs and stormwater runoff.

19

Apr

How to install a green roofHere’s an eco-friendly project that can be built with readily available materials. As a bonus, it reduces home energy costs and stormwater runoff.

How to install a green roof
Here’s an eco-friendly project that can be built with readily available materials. As a bonus, it reduces home energy costs and stormwater runoff.

19

Feb

There are green roofs … and then there are really green roofs.

There are green roofs … and then there are really green roofs.