Green Roof Construction – The Essential Guide | eBook review

Review by Samia Rahman

An eBook review of Green Roof Construction – the Essential Guide, produced by LAN and ZinCo.

In a sustainable city, the expression of architecture itself is expected to be an eco-friendly response to the environment that provides comfort to people. With the pace of rapid urbanization in a modern era, every day we are losing our natural green spaces by constructing new structures for fulfilling our needs. This affects our climate and environment and makes the city gray rather than green. As every cloud has a silver lining, the awareness of the need for green is rising. We, the designers, are trying to return back that lost nature with amazing ideas including green roofs, green walls, street trees, and parks.

“Green roof” concepts are not new but have flourished during the last decade as one of the approaches to sustainability. Green roofs offer many environmental benefits such as energy savings, rainwater harvesting, air quality improvements, and reduction of the urban heat island effect. The green roof has achieved an attraction for the city dwellers and now it is a common practice in every city.

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Green Roof Construction – The Essential Guide

The Green Roof Construction guide is available FREE for all of our VIP subscribers. You can sign up HERE!

The green roof is one of the most tangible elements of sustainable strategy. The eBook “Green Roof Construction – the Essential Guide” fills the gap by providing an overview of techniques that have been effective in the green roof installation process. It gives us an overall knowledge of how to effectively adapt green roof technology. We have seen many amazing ideas in green roof practices but we laypeople know little about how exactly a green roof works properly and how to adopt the techniques, and overall how difficult is it to maintain a green roof properly. This guide helps us to learn about the various typologies of the roofs where various techniques could be applied, introduces innovative green roof design, and explains the numerous landscape elements possible on a green roof.

Benefits of Green Roofs:

  • Sustainable drainage
  • Improvement of microclimate
  • Biodiversity
  • Increasing building performance
  • Aesthetics
Inside image from Green Roof Construction: The Essential Guide. Image credit: ZinCo

Inside image from Green Roof Construction: The Essential Guide. Image credit: ZinCo

Would you like to read more benefits?

You might grow vegetables so that you can feed your family. You can create a space as safe and comfortable as being indoors. You can plant a garden where you can sit peacefully and spend time with your family, neighbors, and friends.

What is the Key Feature of the eBook Green Roof Construction?

The eBook focuses on the importance of having a green roof. It extensively covers two main aspects of the green roof. They are roof technology and vegetation technology. It also focuses on detailed technical solutions for a green roof. It includes some landscape elements and ideas such as farming, walkways on the rooftop, and driveways on rooftop, etc.

Vegetation Technology inside the guide. Print screen from the ebook Green Roof Construction: The Essential Guide

Vegetation Technology inside the guide. Print screen from the ebook Green Roof Construction: The Essential Guide

The roof technology chapter elaborates the structural aspects and shapes of roofs. Protection from winds, proper drainage systems, and fire-suppression systems of the roofs are also included here. The vegetation technology is the most focused part of the book where one can understand easily from the description of various types of green roofs and their detailed construction techniques. It helps the reader to choose the proper solution for his or her roof garden and provides an understanding of the importance and aesthetic quality of green roofs.

Why Should you Read the eBook – Green Roof Construction?

This eBook on green roof construction is the type of book where you can go through the whole book enjoying the eye-pleasing images and well-written, easily understood text. It is a complete guide for beginners; designs that encourage the reader and increase their interest in green roof technology. Each topic is neatly formatted and neither too long nor too short to read and understand clearly. It contains a huge amount of technical and aesthetic information about the green roof. The book is worth reading because of its clear images and specific detail drawings of solutions for green roofs.

Inside image from Green Roof Construction: The Essential Guide. Image credit: ZinCo

Inside image from Green Roof Construction: The Essential Guide. Image credit: ZinCo

These images help us to see the essence of the aesthetic quality of these spaces and inspire the dream to build a new one. The content is rich enough to identify different perspectives of the future solutions of roof gardening regarding green roofs. Anyone who is seeking solutions for their green roof, who wants to know more about green roofs and who wants to make a connection with nature, the eBook “Green Roof Construction” is the perfect guide and solution for them.

Inside image from Green Roof Construction: The Essential Guide. Image credit: ZinCo

Inside image from Green Roof Construction: The Essential Guide. Image credit: ZinCo

This book inspires us to continue our future development of the sustainable environment. The book is a glimpse of our vast technologies of green roofs that ensure that possibility. Without technical and aesthetic understanding, we cannot make our efforts fruitful towards a sustainable city. So, How much do you know about green roof construction?

The Green Roof Construction guide is available FREE for all of our VIP subscribers. You can sign up HERE!

Review by Samia Rahman

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