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    Chicago City Hall Green Roof. photo by TonyTheTiger, wikipedia #Green_Roof #Chicago_City_Hall_Green_Roof #TonyTheTiger

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    • Yaozhu Wang

      The green web was buzzing in 2001 when a rooftop garden appeared atop Chicago City Hall to curb what is termed the 'urban heat island effect', cooling the building while using less energy.

    • RE position

      Chicago City Hall Green Roof. Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA, Established: 2001, Size: 20,300 sq.ft. Accessible to the public: yes, by appointment.

    • Joe Wesley

      Chicago City Hall Green Roof. photo by TonyTheTiger, wikipedia #Green_Roof #Chicago_City_Hall_Green_Roof #TonyTheTiger

    • Lisa Rosati

      Urban+Exploration+Chicago | Rooftop Garden atop Chicago City Hall Helps Reduce the Urban ‘Heat ...

    • Laura Winter

      Extensive Green Roofs - Chicago City Hall Green Roof. Credit: CC BY-SA 3.0 by TonyTheTiger

    • Merle Kares

      Chicago City Hall / An intensive rooftop is another kind of green roof. This is more of an elevated park that has been cultivated as any regular park might. According to Discovery, intensive green rooftops “can sustain shrubs, trees, walkways and benches with their complex structural support, irrigation, drainage and root protection layers. Read more:

    • Gayle Mohlman

      In 2001, the rooftop of Chicago City Hall was transformed into a garden allowing temperature control and maintenance, improved water resistance and reduced energy costs. Its 6,187 m2 of plants and vegetation are designed to simply improve the building and visits to the garden are not permitted. It is calculated that the garden helps save US$5,000 a year in energy costs, in addition to improving air quality and rainwater catchment. Many other buildings in the city have followed the city hall’s ex

    • WorldBuild365

      Greenroof at Chicago City Hall. Image credit: Tony the Tiger via Wiki Commons

    • Natalia Wolko-Stempniewicz

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