Thursday, April 30, 2009

Green Roofs

National Geographic also has a really amazing photo essay on green roofs around the world. They are great for creating green space, producing food, and reducing rainwater runoff and flooding--something Midtown is in need of!

Click here to see the rest.


Pictured above: New York's Empire State Building gleams in the windows of architectural firm Cook + Fox. Specialists in green buildings, the designers wanted their own space to reflect the fact that more plants in more places make for more livable cities.

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