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Daemon
Posted: Friday, September 7, 2012 12:00:00 AM
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Green Roofs

Green roofs are rooftops that are covered with vegetation. Though more expensive than conventional roofs, green roofs can reduce heating and cooling costs, and they can also filter pollution from air and rainwater. A concentration of green roofs in a city can even decrease the overall temperature of the surrounding area in the summer. Notable buildings with green roofs include Chicago City Hall and Rolls-Royce's headquarters in England. In what region have green roofs been in use for centuries? More...
thar
Posted: Friday, September 7, 2012 10:28:28 AM

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these architects love to think they come up with a smart new ideas - that are rarely new! - talk about reinventing the wheel!





thomasanswered
Posted: Friday, September 7, 2012 6:04:25 PM

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I like to remain optimistic about things; I really do, but...



..."Too little, too late" springs to mind when I see this building in this sea of decay, which one otherwise would call New York.
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