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World Congress 2024

Posted on Tue, 2023-10-31 13:04 by matt

The World Green Infrastructure Congress has been an international event since 2008 in Toronto. The congress disseminates and advocates for green infrastructure inclusion for the urban environment as an adaptation to climate variability.

   

Phan Thiet Vietnam

Posted on Mon, 2022-11-14 17:52 by matt

A house in central Phan Thiet Town, Vietnam with a sloping roof covered with grass, trees and flowers resembles a hill stretching out to the river in front.

The house built on a plot of land measuring 15 x 20 meters in the coastal town stands out from the surrounding townhouses with its lush green roof.

Wimbledon Tennis Centre

Posted on Mon, 2022-11-14 17:34 by matt

The Wimbledon Tennis Centre in London will expand the facility with an underground stormwater treatment capture system under a green roof.

“This means delivering world-class facilities as well as setting the highest possible standards for the environmental, social, economic, and community benefits we will unlock.

Community Housing

Posted on Mon, 2022-11-14 17:24 by matt

 

Green roofs—idyllic retreats located at the top of buildings—have become a popular way to beautify urban spaces and provide environmental benefits to structures and the spaces around them. Not to be left out, the University of Denver incorporated a green roof into the design of its new Community Commons building. The expansive green space on the fourth-floor exterior deck nods to the beauty of Colorado’s native plants and the University’s sustainability goals.

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Posted on Mon, 2022-04-04 14:13 by matt

The aim for House Mesh’s design, in Austria, was to be integrated into the environment and built from future-oriented materials, and for the vegetation, layer removed by the excavation to be returned to the landscape on the roof.

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