On two of the Eight House's sloping roofs are more than 2,000 square feet of green roofs. The goal was to reduce the urban heat island effect and increase the efficiency of the building as well as reference the farmlands and protected space to the south.  Photo 11 of 12 in 5 Reasons Why Landscaping and Bringing Plants Into Your Home Is So Valuable from House by Bjarke Ingels Group

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On two of the Eight House's sloping roofs are more than 2,000 square feet of green roofs. The goal was to reduce the urban heat island effect and increase the efficiency of the building as well as reference the farmlands and protected space to the south.

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