Green Roofs

16 garden fence ideas your neighbors will want to copy

Fences for the garden may not be absolute essentials in your property, but it’s always a good idea. Not only does it tuck your home away from prying …

Landscaping

John Lewis Has A New Rooftop Garden Bar

Christmas and John Lewis are pretty much synonymous anyway, but now there's yet another reason to pay the flagship store on Oxford Street a visit. …

London

A Lush Green Roof Covers This Home In Missouri

Architecture firm el dorado Inc., have designed a modern house that’s built into a sloped, urban site in the Westside neighborhood of Kansas City, …

Houses

Researchers find that green roofs can help moderate the effects of climate change

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Liberal View

Denver Becomes Latest City to Require Green Roofs

Denver is the latest city to mandate rooftop gardens or solar installations on new, large buildings, joining San Francisco, New York, Paris, London …

Sustainability

Denver votes to require environment-friendly 'green' roofs

Denver became the latest city to require rooftop gardens or solar panels on big new buildings, which backers say will keep the outdoor air cooler, …

Clean Energy

Morocco on a Sydney rooftop

The view may be of the Sydney skyline but this rooftop garden is all about a holiday passion. The owners had fallen in love with the unique …

Morocco

Bright Lights: Burnaby businesses shine at awards gala

Burnaby won't be bullied, mayor says<p>October 27, 2017<p>Former Burnaby resident admits to being accessory in sugar-daddy home invasion<p>October 30, …

Lower Mainland

New city works yard will feature ‘green roof’

The Laurel Street works yard has moved closer to getting a face lift.<p>At Monday night’s meeting, city council approved $15.2 million in gaming funds …

Lower Mainland

A naturalist's letter to Dhaka parents

A narrow 50-meter creek running along a muddy road next to our house was a passage for fish and other aquatic animals. It ran between a lake and a …

Fish

A guide to creating a glorious green roof

Why build a green roof?<p>Green roofs provide a variety of benefits to you and your home, from reducing energy costs through to effective insulation, …

Home Decorating

4 Easy Steps to Creating Your Own DIY Green Roof

If you've been dreaming of topping your home off with a living roof but want to get the job done on your own, we have you covered.<p><b>2) Extensive green roof</b><p>With an extensive green roof, vegetation is thinner (1.6 to five inches thick) and lighter—with appropriate plants that will make them …

Gardening

Denver green-roof initiative would improve environment and city’s buildings

Initiative 300 on the Denver ballot is an opportunity to improve the environment and quality of design citywide — with a proven measure paid for by …

Denver

Denver might require green roofs on new large buildings

In November, voters in Denver, Colorado will go to the polls to approve or disapprove a new ballot initiative that would require most new buildings …

Construction

Food Roof is a Downtown STL Farm Transforming Urban Farming

Food Roof is Bringing More than Just Fruits and Veggies to the STL Community<p>The downtown STL farm that is making a difference.<p>Roof top gardens are …

Farming

Checking Out Austin's New Central Library

Yes, the city’s “Library of the Future” still has books, but this 21st century facility is about so much more

Libraries

Solar Panels And A Green Roof Were Included On Top Of This New House In Seattle

Home builder Dwell Development, have recently completed this new house in Seattle’s historic Capitol Hill neighborhood, and as part of the design, …

Clean Energy

5 Ways to Shine with Social Responsibility and Attract Consumer Admiration

Making socially responsible business decisions can sound like too much work. Gain more customers by using these five tips.<p>Consumers today are interested in buying from companies who share their values and invest in social causes. In addition to giving back and treating employees fairly, retailers …

Green Living

Even opponents of a Denver initiative say green roofs are laudable, but is a mandate the right approach?

A Denver initiative on the November ballot seeks to sprout more trees, shrubs and even vegetable gardens atop larger buildings across the city, a …

Denver

Draft Pollinator Protection Strategy - Environment Energy

<b>Protecting Toronto's pollinators: Vision, priorities and proposed actions</b><br>The vision is for Toronto to be home to healthy pollinator populations that …

Bees

A mansion with glass floor and rooftop garden which a legendary singer once used as a fishing lodge

This glorious home in Lancashire lies on the edge of the Forest of Bowland and is within easy reach of Liverpool, Manchester and the Lake District.<p>In …

Green Living

Bees in the city: Designing green roofs for pollinators

Declining bee populations have been widely covered in the news. It is a pressing issue worldwide as one in three bites of food that we eat relies on …

Bees

Surgical team at Dublin Methodist Hospital bonds through rooftop garden

At a staff-appreciation cookout during the summer, members of OhioHealth Dublin Methodist Hospital's surgery team ran out of tomatoes.<p>Fortunately, …

Gardening

Pool House with a Curved Living Roof Makes a Bold Green Statement

One architectural feature that we believe should definitely catch on quickly with homeowners across the globe is the gorgeous green roof! Living …

Houses

Yorkshire spa hotel named best in the UK

The Sunday Times has released its annual list of the best places to stay in the UK.<p>Rudding Park, near Harrogate, topped the list in the spa hotel …

Hotels

The latest buzz about the Javits Center

The center bought 12,000 California bees in an attempt to improve the building's record on sustainability<p>The Javits Center's chief engineer, Rick …

A Curved Green Roof Covers a Lavish Poolhouse in Texas

Texas-based firm Murray Legge Architecture have designed additions to a home situated in Westlake Hills, Texas, that now features a new pool house, …

Green Living

Dr. Schär Offices / monovolume architecture+design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The company of the Dr. Schär AG is located in the southern part of the commercial area of Burgstall. …

Design

This Poolhouse In Texas Is Covered With A Lush Green Roof

Murray Legge Architecture have designed a new pool house, swimming pool, spa, and terraced landscape for a home in Westlake Hills, Texas.<p>The infinity …

Landscaping