Picture of a green roof on Chicago's City Hall

Chicago's Green City Hall Chicago is one of several U. cities promoting the use of green roofs. It put plants atop its own iconic Chicago City Hall, bringing color to its roof and lowering its summer temperature.

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

Green Roofs, San Francisco, Frances O'connor

Green Roofs Get Lift as France Makes Them Chic

Green Roofs, Frances O'connor


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