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Visualize Vegetated Roofs

July 2, 2009
Landesbank, Karlsruhe, Germany

Landesbank, Karlsruhe, Germany

Future Green Roofs, Navy Yard at Noisette

Future Green Roofs, Navy Yard at Noisette

Green roofs have a waterproof membrane covered with soil and vegetation. Rooftop gardens and green space will be incorporated in the construction at the Navy Yard at Noisette. Green roofs deliver lots of benefits especially in an urban setting, for example:

Grow fruits, vegetables, and flowers

Reduce heating and cooling loads on a building

Increase roof life span

Reduce stormwater runoff

Filter pollutants and carbon dioxide out of the air

Provide sound insulation for the building

Filter pollutants rainwater

Increase wildlife

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