Topics » Science & Technology   Oct. 8, 2012

Coping with Climate Change: Green Roofs of Chicago

GARY COMER YOUTH CENTER

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GARY COMER YOUTH CENTER

The Gary Comer Youth Center in south Chicago has a vegetable green roof garden designed as an outdoor classroom. The garden uses both ambient heat from the building and solar energy, which allows for gardening nearly year round.

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