green roofs

green roofs

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For his book, Up on the Roof: New York’s Hidden Skyline Spaces (Princeton Architectural Press), photographer Alex MacLean went up so that he could look down
Experimentation and fun transform the aesthetics of green roofs.
An early look at the new 10,000 square-foot-living roof on top of the new Brooklyn Botanic Garden visitor center, due to open on May 16, 2012. Plus: Photos of magnolias—in yellow and pinks—in bloom at the garden!
A slide show of four different green roofs around the world.