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Water-Smart Green Roofs and Plazas Make a Splash in Rotterdam

Water-Smart Green Roofs and Plazas Make a Splash in Rotterdam

The spaces have attracted more than 80 groups of foreign officials curious to find out about the Dutch city's resilience to climate change impacts

Beyond Waterproofing: How to Ensure Long-Term Roof Life

Beyond Waterproofing: How to Ensure Long-Term Roof Life

From vegetation to cell phone towers to solar panels, roofs are now being asked to perform many tasks beyond just keeping the elements out. Here's how to ensure a successful roof life with a non-traditional roof.

How Much Nature Is Enough? 120 Minutes a Week, Doctors Say

How Much Nature Is Enough? 120 Minutes a Week, Doctors Say

Researchers have now quantified the ideal amount of time needed to reap the health benefits of the great outdoors.

From a Convention Center’s Roof, ‘Walk-Off Vegetables’

From a Convention Center’s Roof, ‘Walk-Off Vegetables’

The story of rooftop farms is one that says something meaningful can be done with the last batch of unused real estate in an increasingly crowded city. Something useful.

Austin Parking Garage In The Running To Become The 'Coolest' In America

Austin Parking Garage In The Running To Become The 'Coolest' In America

Recognizable by its leafy exterior, this Austin parking garage is in the running to be named one of the best in the nation.