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Meanwhile, in Germany...

A wonderful outbreak of common sense in urban architecture - learning from nature to combat climate change and help the environment.

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There seems to be a sudden upsurge in interest in green roofs (click the image for some great examples).

For instance, this story from March 2015 has been widely reported:

Green roofs are apparently popular in Germany and Australia. It is not hard to see why if you take a look here.

The city of Toronto mandated the use of green roofs in industrial and residential buildings in 2009. It's good to see an entire country following its example, even if it's in a modified and flexible form... hopefully other countries will realise the benefits and do the same soon.