Category Archives: Europe

Paris | What is the impact of green roofs in the city and the Île de France

Paris | What is the impact of green roofs in the city and the Île de France

What is the real impact of green roofing in Paris? To answer this question, the Regional Agency for Biodiversity (ARB), with the Ile-de-France Institute of Planning and Development, launched a study in 2017. Over a period three months, about 30 green roofs were monitored. Importantly, all the roofs, in question, were in the dense urban core…

Rooftop Revolution wins Dutch green prize for its green roof revolution

Rooftop Revolution wins Dutch green prize for its green roof revolution

Rooftop Revolution originally published in Dutch by Greater Venues and translated here into English. In the Netherlands there are 400 square kilometres of flat roof: some 60,000 football pitches of untapped territory. But if it is up to Rooftop Revolution , this territory will be the nature reserves of the future. There vision is where all roofs will be…