Green Roofs: Ecological Design and Construction
Examine possibilities for city-wide green roof development using 335 color photographs, 40 in-depth building case studies, and 7 municipal case studies of Berlin, Tokyo, London, Portland, Chicago, Toronto, and New York. This book includes an opening essay by William McDonough, an architect and leader of the sustainable development movement, and details the ecological benef...more
Hardcover, 158 pages
Published July 1st 2007 by Schiffer Publishing
(first published February 5th 2004)
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This is a beautiful book that illustrates the scope and range (geographically, functionally, and by scale ) of green roofs that have been built. It is not, however, an instruction book. For technical information about green roof structure look elsewhere.