Greening From the Rooftops
Description: A user interface for mapping the green roof potential of NYC.
Goal: Green roofs are a proven solution to the urban consequences of climate change. Where are the current green roofs located, and how does the potential for green roofs look like in NYC? What ecological impacts would green roofs have?Data:
- The Nature Conservancy and Azavea Suitability Analysis
- The Nature Conservancy Current Green Roofs
- Open Data NYC Building Footprint
- NYC Planning Pluto Tax Lot
Audience: Policy makers, urban planners, NGOs, and homeowners.