With the increase in population in big cities and the creation of tall buildings, as well as the lack of green space in cities, creating a beautiful and accessible green space can be a suitable option for beautifying buildings.
In this regard, in this article, we are trying to familiarize you with the concept of green roof and its uses and benefits as much as possible.
What is a green roof?
In general, the green roof or roof garden is said to be a place where the green space is on the roof (either the roof or the yard that is placed on the roof of the parking lot) is said to be the bed for growing flowers and plants, at a height above the surface It covers the earth.
Over time and with the increase in population in big cities and the construction of high-rise buildings, as well as the issue of the environment and air pollution and the role of plants in this field, it caused construction companies to use green spaces in a completely separate and professional manner. Pay under the roof.
For this reason, a new section called green roof design was added to construction projects.
A brief history of Roof Garden
Although it is not completely known who had the original idea of the roof garden design, it is possible that this idea originated from the description of the hanging gardens of Babylon.
This means that these gardens may not have been suspended in the air, but were actually located on the roofs, porches, and moonlights of several buildings.
The roof garden was produced and shown for the first time in Germany, where the vast majority of buildings have a roof garden. It is interesting to know that from the past to the present, these green roofs have been very popular in Germany and about ten percent of the buildings in Germany have roof gardens.
In addition to Germany, green roofs have also become popular in the United States, the most famous example of which is the roof of the Chicago City Hall. In fact, the Chicago City Hall has a very green and beautiful green roof, and due to its green vegetation, the temperature of this building is 25 degrees Celsius lower than old buildings that do not have this type of garden on the roof, or in other words, it is cooler. It is a special and enjoyable feature for this place.
The root of the roof garden or the modern green roof is in Northern Europe.
As mentioned throughout the article, today the need to use green spaces and vegetation is felt more than yesterday; Therefore, in this regard, designing and implementing types of green roofs or roof gardens can be a desirable solution. In the end, we hope that this article has been able to provide useful information to you dear friends. You can contact our consultants for any consultation, design and implementation of green roof.