The Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre has a green roof – and at 5 acres and 400,000 indigenous plants, it's the largest one in North America.
The Hundertwasser House is an apartment building in Vienna designed by Friedensreich Hundertwasser who was considered an architectural rebel. His vision was of "free architecture for all," meaning without standards, specifications or straight lines — kind of like Dr. Seuss!
With foliage that covers all walls and the roof, too, this house takes the phrase "green roof" to a whole new level!
Right in the center of midtown Manhattan is the 620 Loft & Garden, an amazing rooftop garden with a stunning panoramic view of the city.
The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum in Agra, India which is surrounded by five major structures and took 22 years to build. The main tomb’s domed roof was constructed from 28 varieties of semi-precious and precious gems and white marble bricks from China, Tibet, Arabia and Afghanistan.