Gwen Schantz

Pointers Before Installing a Green Roof

Pointers Before Installing a Green Roof

It’s hard to miss the soaring 3-acre meadow that graces the top of Barclays Center in Downtown Brooklyn. But green roofs are also branching into residential neighborhoods.

Everything You Need to Know Before Installing a Green Roof

Everything You Need to Know Before Installing a Green Roof

It’s hard to miss the soaring three-acre meadow that graces the top of Barclays Center. But green roofs – or living roofs — are also branching into brownstone Brooklyn, where homeowners with sturdy enough roofs can enjoy their environmental and financial benefits.

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.