Workers remove vegetation on a rooftop at City University, following the collapse of a green roof at its sports centre. Photo: Sam Tsang

Do green roofs really have any environmental benefits in Hong Kong’s urban jungle?

Oren Tatcher says after the collapse at City University, now is a good time to question the value of green roofs. Instead of decorating roofs and walls with plants, the city should focus on providing real green spaces for people

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Workers remove vegetation on a rooftop at City University, following the collapse of a green roof at its sports centre. Photo: Sam Tsang
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