About GreenBuilder: urban planning (urban, city, and town), (re)design and building sustainable cities: green-, blue-, white- and energy roofs, walls & buildings. A green roof is a roof of a building that is partially or completely covered with vegetation and a growing medium, planted over a waterproofing membrane. It may also include additional layers such as a root barrier and drainage and irrigation systems. The use of “green” refers to the growing trend of environmentalism.
Also known as “living roofs”, green roofs serve several purposes for a building, such as absorbing rainwater, providing insulation, creating a habitat for wildlife, and helping to lower urban air temperatures and c