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Green roof technology has many benefits and can survive through periods of drought

Vancouver area has set several examples

March 26, 2024  By Turf & Rec

Green roofs have been popular in Europe for several years and are becoming more prominent in Canada in recent times. Also known as “living architecture,” living roofs create cooling spaces, reduce stormwater runoff, improve air quality and provide habitat for birds and pollinators. Often planted with drought-tolerant plants, they also stand out in urban landscapes.

Vancouver is Awesome has published an account of green roofs in the city and coastal communities in British Columbia. To read the full story or listen to an audio report, click here.

This article is part of the Technology Week.

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