Nanyang Technological University’s Green Roof

Here at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University, the School of Art, Design and Media stands out amongst the other campus buildings thanks to its unique approach to modern, ecologically-minded architectural practices. Actually, despite being a 5 storey building, it doesn’t stand out at all. From our satellite vantage point it blends in neatly with the surrounding vegetation thanks to the almost total coverage of green roofing. Green roofing is the the practice of using part or all of the roof of a building to grow vegetation, and it has many environmental benefits, as well as providing excellent insulation for…

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