Roof shade gardens are man-made green spaces on the topmost levels of industrial, commercial, and residential structures. They may be designed to grow plants, produce vegetable/fruits, provide play space, give shade and shelter, or simply be there as a living, green area.
Planting the Roof shades of urbanized areas brings many benefits to public, private, economic and social sectors, as well as to the local and global environments. While all green roofs have similar functions, each installation is unique, so technical performance will vary by region, climate, building and green roof type and design. The benefits described below –