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8 Rooftop Gardens From Around The World (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post     First Posted: 10/16/09 06:12 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 02:55 PM ET

Roof gardens and green roofs are becoming increasingly popular in the United States, but the rest of the world definitely seems to be planting a fair share of awesome gardens. Gardens on roofs are not just eye candy - they can save energy by significantly lowering the cost of heating and cooling in a building.

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Here are 8 great picks for green roofs from across the world. Vote for your favorite.

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
 
This is the roof of the five-story School of Art, Design & Media at Nanyang Technological University campus, in Singapore: it was designed by CPG Consultants Pte. Ltd. The roof insulates the building, cools the surrounding air and harvests rainwater for landscape irrigation.
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