Paper Title:
Enhancing the Built Environment by Green Roofs
  Abstract

Green roof systems are living vegetation integrated on top of roofs. They could enhance the built environment in a number of ways. Herein, different types of green roof and their structural arrangement and materials design are introduced. Various benefits offered by green roof to the urban habitat are discussed. Finally, examples of applications of green roofs are presented.

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Periodical
Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 150-151)
Edited by
Jinglong Bu, Zhengyi Jiang and Sihai Jiao
Pages
267-273
DOI
10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.150-151.267
Citation
J. S. Du, P. L. Ng, J. J. Chen, W. W. S. Fung, "Enhancing the Built Environment by Green Roofs", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 150-151, pp. 267-273, 2011
Online since
October 2010
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