There is a such a foreign elegance to green roofs. Obviously there is nothing more natural than plants and grass, but put it on top of a concrete jungle and there is a head-turning strangeness about it that is so beautiful. Perhaps in the near future it will be the norm, but for now check out these beautiful urban/pastoral hybrids from around the world.
California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco via
Vancouver Public Library, Canada via
Vancouver Convention Center – Built for the 2010 Olympics via
Nanyang University School of Art, Singapore via
“Temporary” Green Technology Showroom, Beijing, China via
New York City via
Faroe Islands, Denmark via