Enhancing the Built Environment by Green Roofs
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.
Jinglong Bu, Zhengyi Jiang and Sihai Jiao
J. S. Du et al., "Enhancing the Built Environment by Green Roofs", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 150-151, pp. 267-273, 2011