Come take a look behind-the-scenes (or above them) at what one of the biggest movie studios east of Hollywood has done to its roof. SIlvercup Studios has built a no-frills green roof atop its Long Island City, NY, studio to keep things cool.
Did you know planting greenery on a roof can lower rooftop temperatures from the usual 185 degrees in summertime to as low as 85 to 90 degrees.
DIscover the anatomy of an urban green roof. And find out about valuable research being done about it. If New York City can add much needed green space to otherwise uninviting city landscapes, so can your city.