By Tobias Wolf
Boston’s Prudential Center has been transformed in recent decades with the construction of new buildings, shopping arcades, and landscapes.
The most recent addition, the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, includes a public garden built in 2008 on the roof of a 1964 parking garage. [click to continue…]
by Sarah Holland
When thinking of green roof technology and its advantages, one thinks of reducing storm water runoff, mitigating the heat island effect in the inner city, seeing a small green-growing paradise in the middle of an urban jungle, doing one’s part contributing oxygen and eating up CO2 at the top of a high-rise. Living and landscaping in a mostly rural area, urban being described in terms of villages and small towns, I did not expect to have the opportunity to plan and install a green roof. [click to continue…]