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Urban heat island

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Aesthetics and eco-friendliness go hand in hand in this project. EPDM membranes provide ideal support for green roofs, which help mitigate the “urban heat island effect” by returning moisture to the environment and subsequently cooling the air around the building. Want to know more about the amazing Free Waldorf School in Berlin? #epdm #breeam #architecture #berlin

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The Miyawaki method, also called the Potted Seedling Method, is an afforestation technique that uses native species to create dense, multilayered forests.

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Choosing the location of your home often boils down to a few crucial aspects. For some, the most important detail is the proximity to schools or hospitals. Others focus on property value appreciation. Maybe your utmost priority is the accessibility of major transit routes.But have you thought to consider the abundance of trees in the neighborhood? (Yes, the trees!) Urban areas with tree-lined streets surely look beautiful — but that’s not the only reason why they’re appealing.

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Green roofs are sprouting up everywhere, thanks to their aesthetics, sustainability and long-term cost savings. Is a living #roof right for you?

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At Eskenazi Health Commonground, a multi-use park at the hospital, the Ronstan Tensile Architecture greening trellises create a “roof” while still being outdoors. The open space is divided into four distinct zones under a greening trellis covered in plants and vegetation. Elements of structural, architectural and landscape design result in a space which has definition but with a feeling of weightlessness.

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