Functional Rooftop

Rooftop gardens and green oases are the next focus of urban planning

Implications - Rooftop gardens that produce harvests, offer education, and/or spaces to relax are becoming increasingly common in urban areas. These environments are being centered around urban planning initiatives as consumers seek forms of escapism in the face of rising urban populations, and governing bodies seek long-term solutions to minimize ecological footprints.
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Skyscraper Rooftop Parks - Hong Kong's 'SKYPARK' is an Urban Park for its Residents
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This Year and Warm 2,212 Clicks Pub: May 10, 17
Skyscraper Rooftop Parks
Hong Kong's 'SKYPARK' is an Urban Park for its Residents
SKYPARK urban park is the concept for a private park on top of a condo complex in Hong Kong’s Kowloon District. The SKYPARK urban park is designed by cultural entrepreneur Adrian Cheng from &#... [More]
Ecological Library Rooftops - Vancouver Central Library's Top Floor Will be a Green Space Community
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Average 815 Clicks Pub: May 13, 16
Ecological Library Rooftops
Vancouver Central Library's Top Floor Will be a Green Space Community
Vancouver’s Central Library is undergoing a massive environmentally friendly remodelling to transform the library rooftop into a large community green space that can be used for a variety of... [More]
Partly Transparent Urban Shopping Centers - Lyon Part-dieu is Getting a Shiny Look by MVRDV
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This Month and Warm 295 Clicks Pub: Mar 20, 18
Partly Transparent Urban Shopping Centers
Lyon Part-dieu is Getting a Shiny Look by MVRDV
An urban shopping center in the French city of Lyon is undergoing a makeover by Rotterdam-based architectural firm MVRDV. The revamp seeks to create a more accessible layout for the “... [More]
Child-Centric Rooftop Gardens - Brooklyn's Children Museum Has Unveiled a New Green Roof
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This Year and Warm 753 Clicks Pub: Aug 8, 17
Child-Centric Rooftop Gardens
Brooklyn's Children Museum Has Unveiled a New Green Roof
The Brooklyn’s Children Museum is unveiling its newest project which hopes to provide an immersive learning experience for kids of all ages. Future Green Studio designed a rooftop oasis atop... [More]
Rooftop Grocer Gardens - The Grocery Store IGA Has Introduced a Rooftop Garden
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This Year and Warm 1,267 Clicks Pub: Oct 5, 17
Rooftop Grocer Gardens
The Grocery Store IGA Has Introduced a Rooftop Garden
IGA, a U.S. grocery store chain that operates around the world, recently announced that its St. Laurent Montreal location will feature an urban garden on its rooftop. The rooftop garden will grow... [More]
Rooftop Produce Brands - IGA's 'Frais Du Toit' Brand Sells Organic Greens from Its Rooftop Garden
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This Year and Average 262 Clicks Pub: Jul 31, 17
Rooftop Produce Brands
IGA's 'Frais Du Toit' Brand Sells Organic Greens from Its Rooftop Garden
‘Frais Du Toit’ is an ambitious new project from IGA that introduces consumers to Canada’s largest organic vegetable garden and greens that are grown on top of the roof of an IGA... [More]
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