Green Roofs are Changing Architecture and Planning, Not Always For the Better. (Slideshow)


This used to be the vision of the future of green roofs: Conventional architecture with a green lid. It is turning out very differently, as green roof technology changes the role of the architect, the way they design buildings, the way they present them, and the places they put them. Like every other tool, there is the potential for abuse. Are green roofs being used as a form of "greenwrapping" to put buildings where they shouldn't be? Or are they actually creating opportunities for better planning?


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