Day: April 18, 2013

Green Roof

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When we enter the lobby of this green pavilion at Botany Centre (Singapore Botanic Gardens), you see a stretch of timber walkway covered by ripple of greens on the top of the roof.  This special feature not only rejuvenate the gardens but also provides the objective of the green pitch roof.

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You don’t find any special elements underside of the pitch roof.  But, by enjoying the reflection of the pond on the ceiling might be a bonus to understand how nature interacts among them.

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Either gets a faraway distant angle from the Green Pavilion, or another option is to reach the 2nd floor of the pavilion to get a closer look of the green roof.

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With the help of lushly covered plants decrease the temperature of the room beneath, obviously also decrease the energy generated.  It is no doubt, green roof are widely adopted eco concept and globally well received in the world.  Then again, did we take this eco steps for granted?  When you enter this blissful green land, the cooling and refreshing ambience don’t come along without the effort of green hands behind.  Without them, we won’t have a chance to enjoy a green and blue combination of this horizon of landscapes.  Should we thankful for that?

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