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Food Footsteps from a Rooftop Greenhouse

Written by , on April 17, 2013

Green walls and roof gardens have become extremely fashionable. One New York supermarket is taking the idea two steps further. Rather than just plant any greenery on the roof, Whole Foods is partnering with Gotham Greens to construct an 1,860 square metre greenhouse on its roof. As well as the usual benefits of a green […]  Read more »

Copenhagen Mandates Green Roofs

Written by , on June 10, 2010

Green roofs are now required by law on all new buildings with roof slopes of less than 30 degrees in Copenhagen. It is hoped that as much as 5,000 square metres will be covered with new vegetation each year. The initiative is part of the city’s plan to become the world’s first totally carbon neutral […]  Read more »