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SafetyPro Q&A

If you or your workers are working at height, you know how important it is to take care of security and prevent falls. Our SafetyPro Systems enable maximum freedom of movement and comply with the latest EU standards. To help you to enable secure work at height, we have prepared ...

Green Roofs for Clean Air and Blue Skies

The quality of the air we breathe on a daily basis has a great effect on our overall health and well-being. However, due to our contemporary way of life, air quality is often compromised.   The World Health Organization estimates that up to 10 million deaths per year are caused ...

URBANSCAPE GREEN ROOF INSPIRES A COOLER WAY TO LEARN AT INDIAN SCHOOL

Lessons at Piali Ashar Alo primary school for girls in Kolkata, India, used to be challenging.

How green roof can tackle the devastation of urban flooding

Flash floods are becoming more frequent causing devastation in urban centres with antiquated sewage systems. And how can Urbanscape® help ease the misery of flooded cities?

Humanity’s ‘code red’ and why we need climate action now

Tragic floods, devastating wildfires, catastrophic cyclones, extreme winters and unbearable summers, the world continues to be defined by extreme weather events in every region.

Millions of green roofs are needed to transform the lives of urban europeans

Europe needs to put nature at the heart of its urban centres and introduce millions of green roofs to create attractive sustainable centres of the community that transform lives, the European Commission’s New European Bauhaus Festival was told.

Where do my rooftop plants grow? Green Roll as a light-weight growing media

Imagine the conditions on the roof. Usually tiny plants must cope with unequal rainfall distribution, intense solar radiation, heavy evapotranspiration, limited water supply, strong stormwater events, daily and seasonal strong temperature fluctuations, flash flooding, freeze and ...

Interview with Joost de Gier - our long-term business partner

  Joost de Gier is our long-term and very valuable business partner, who has been involved with Urbanscape® from the beginning. He has been in the industry since he was 14 years, active in sales of green roofs in Europe for the last 12 years. He says that every green roof is ...

Do you know all the main benefits of Urbanscape?

  You’ve most certainly already heard of the main benefits of Urbanscape® Green Roofs. These are low construction height, improved root growth, cleaner air, etc. However, do you really understand what do they mean? What is the “complete solution” or how light actually is “light”?

What’s Your Type? Types of Usage for Green Roofs

There is a green roof for every use, be it a new family house, large hospital, garage, storage facility, a delicate renovation – even a shed or a doghouse! To decide on the appropriate green roof to use for any project, it is of uttermost importance to do your research to ensure ...
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