News tagged with urban landscape

Bright is the new black: New York roofs go cool

On the hottest day of the New York City summer in 2011, a white roof covering was measured at 42 degrees Fahrenheit cooler than the traditional black roof it was being compared to, according to a study including NASA scientists ...

dateMar 07, 2012 in Environment
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Urban areas offer hidden biodiversity

( -- Urban areas around the world are places of hidden biodiversity that need to be protected and encouraged through smart urban design, said an authority in green city design.

dateMar 23, 2009 in Ecology
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