Green Roofs Get Lift as France Makes Them Chic

London's Flowery Solar Home In London, architect Justin Bere planted a wildflower meadow atop his solar-powered home. His dash of color brightens the neighborhood and helps insulate his home, boosting its energy efficiency.

Green Roofs Get Lift as France Makes Them Chic

In Darmstadt, Germany, the Waldspirale Apartment Complex added plants to its sloping, curvy rooftop, adding to the building's already colorful exterior.

Green Roofs Get Lift as France Makes Them Chic

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Green Roofs Get Lift as France Makes Them Chic

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Tokyo's Imperial Hotel added a rooftop garden and 'pond' of solar panels to help combat the urban heat island effect and keep temperatures down in Tokyo.

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Tokyo's Imperial Hotel added a rooftop garden and 'pond' of solar panels to help combat the urban heat island effect and keep temperatures down in Tokyo.

Picture of Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany, Bonn, Germany green roof law

Picture of Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany, Bonn, Germany green roof law

This green roof on the Phytokinetic bus in Barcelona is made possible with 7-centimeter thick #hydroponic foam which is much lighter than soil.  #greenroof #sustainability

This green roof on the Phytokinetic bus in Barcelona is made possible with 7-centimeter thick #hydroponic foam which is much lighter than soil. #greenroof #sustainability

Green roofed house boat - I have very mixed feelings (i.e. wouldn't want to maintain it or clear low bridges with it, but darn does it look oddly cool).

Green roofed house boat - I have very mixed feelings (i.e. wouldn't want to maintain it or clear low bridges with it, but darn does it look oddly cool).

dugout cabins were prevalent in Kansas at first. My fm. went there in the 1880's.

dugout cabins were prevalent in Kansas at first. My fm. went there in the 1880's.

The Cubes, Cove Park. Photograph: Cove Park    Talk about an amazing location for a shipping container home! The Rosneath-based arts center, Cove Park, overlooks the stunning Loch Long in Scotland, and, since 2002, has had a set of container buildings, known as The Cubes. The first three Cubes housed accommodation units, while another two sets of three were built in 2006, as additional residential and studio units.

The Cubes, Cove Park. Photograph: Cove Park Talk about an amazing location for a shipping container home! The Rosneath-based arts center, Cove Park, overlooks the stunning Loch Long in Scotland, and, since 2002, has had a set of container buildings, known as The Cubes. The first three Cubes housed accommodation units, while another two sets of three were built in 2006, as additional residential and studio units.

30 Incredible Green Roof Designs

30 Incredible Green Roof Designs

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