We live in an exciting time. There are constantly new and exciting minds, architects, and designs being laid out on blueprints to fill the globe’s cities. Thankfully, these brilliant minds also tend to be incredibly innovative. With the environment at the front of people’s minds - a hot button issue that isn’t going to disappear - it’s important to integrate green aspects into today’s designs. What’s one cool way of getting some green points with a new building? A green roof!
Not only do green roofs provide a very cool aesthetic to any building they grace the top of, but they offer a slew of environmental benefits - including rainwater absorption, building insulation, creating habitats for local critters, and decreasing the urban heat island effect. No matter the size, green roofs are an ingenious way to make a building more environmentally sound. Here’s a look at some of the most amazing green roofs from around the world.