This is an interesting article..

About sustainable features and the future of homes in France –

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/mar/20/france-decrees-new-rooftops-must-be-covered-in-plants-or-solar-panels?CMP=soc_567

Maybe its something we can look at here? Even if its not made a council requirement, what if we did this off our own backs, for our own future?

The question is… does NZ need to be considering these options too given our current low population and vastly sprawling cities with opportunities for greenspace ? The cost of strengthening buildings for greenroof weight is high, adding to capital and rental costs etc.

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