Green Roofs – National Geographic Magazine

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2009/05/green-roofs/klinkenborg-text/2

Article in National Geographic about green roofs. “Living roofs aren’t new. They were common among sod houses on the American prairie, and roofs of turf can still be found on log houses and sheds in northern Europe. But in recent decades, architects, builders, and city planners all across the planet have begun turning to green roofs not for their beauty – almost an afterthought – but for their practicality, their ability to mitigate the environmental extremes common on conventional roofs. “

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2009/05/green-roofs/klinkenborg-text/2

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