air quality

Could Green Roofs Offer a Solution to Urban Environmental Challenges?

Could Green Roofs Offer a Solution to Urban Environmental Challenges?

Could green roofs offer a solution to the challenges urban environments face, asks Peter Dowdal

Study Shows Green Roofs Could Reduce Indoor Air Pollution

Study Shows Green Roofs Could Reduce Indoor Air Pollution

Green roofs may improve the indoor air quality of commercial buildings by cutting the amount of ozone coming into the buildings from the outside, according to new research from Portland State University.

HK Can Use Green Tech to Beat Air Pollution

HK Can Use Green Tech to Beat Air Pollution

Expert notes that HK can use green rooftops and energy-generating pavements to begin remedying the issue.

Green Roofs are a Growing Trend

Green Roofs are a Growing Trend

In Ben Franklin’s time, a green roof would have been the sod roof that a random Brandywine Valley Swedish settler might have installed; common in Scandinavia, and not widely adopted by colonists here.

How China is Radically Reinventing Urban Architecture to go Green

How China is Radically Reinventing Urban Architecture to go Green

Large Chinese cities like Beijing consistently land in the “very unhealthy” range for air quality. This reputation for pollution — and the health consequences associated with it — is causing China to take quick action.