Green roofs and walls will rise 70% over the next five years.
If one wants to know the latest trend in exterior building design, one only needs to look up. Once dark, hot places lacking color, interest or attention, building roofs and walls have become fresh canvases on which landscape architects and designers can create living masterpieces.
Even popular companies like Facebook and Google have jumped on the bandwagon, shedding their blacktops in favor of verdant, vibrant green.
Not only does landscaping up enhance a building's aesthetics, but these spaces are proving to play significant roles in naturally cooling ...