Design firm Roel de Boer has created a lightweight roofing tile that can be retrofitted on existing sloping shingles, making green roofs possible in difficult urban locations.
Istanbul, Turkey, is set to begin construction of the Kagithane Gardens office project, featuring overlapping green roofs and other sustainable features.
Adding a twist to the adaptive reuse trend of turning old railroad tracks into parks, architects in Bari, Italy, want to do the same for a rail line that’s still in operation.
The Clock Shadow Building, constructed on a vacant brownfield site, now uses sustainable methods to reduce its carbon footprint and promote wellness of both mind and body.
Green roofs have been touted as a means of saving energy, improving water management and expanding natural space within urban environments, but can they also help save native plants?
Part spaceship, part Bond villain’s lair, the winning design for France’s EuropaCity is a green-roofed underground city of sustainable fantasy. Can it come true?
Rather than let its unused helipad sit idle, Coca-Cola’s Mexico City subsidiary converted it into a green roof and a reconditioned co-working office space.