Enhancing the Built Environment by Green Roofs

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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 et al., "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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