biodiversity

Green Roofs Can Make Cities Healthier and Happier. Why Aren’t They Everywhere?

Green Roofs Can Make Cities Healthier and Happier. Why Aren’t They Everywhere?

The green roof market is growing, but there are hurdles facing this promising form of architectural sustainability.

Gov. Mifflin Elementary School's Green Roof Includes Plants, Beehives, Birdhouses and a Butterfly Hatchery

Gov. Mifflin Elementary School's Green Roof Includes Plants, Beehives, Birdhouses and a Butterfly Hatchery

The space on Mifflin Park Elementary School's roof provides a natural education for students.

Growing Interest in Urban Agriculture in Arlington Means More Crops, Bees

Growing Interest in Urban Agriculture in Arlington Means More Crops, Bees

An urban farming movement growing across the country already is “booming” here in Arlington, supporters say.

World's Largest Urban Farm To Open – On A Paris Rooftop

World's Largest Urban Farm To Open – On A Paris Rooftop

The 14,000m² farm is set to open in the south-west of Paris early next year

Javits Center Cracks the Code for Green Living in the City

Javits Center Cracks the Code for Green Living in the City

In its latest sustainability report, the 2.1M s/f Javits Center says efforts to improve sustainability are helping breed wildlife, power properties, slash fuel bills and make people happy.