"A New Landscape: Greening the City's Rooftops" in DAILY News
"The urban rooftop environment has remained largely unchanged for the last 70 years, according to a report by Columbia University. The report noted that New York City has more than 30 square miles (more than 22 times the area of Central Park) of roof space that qualifies for the most part as "tar beaches".
David Seiter, the founder of Future Green Studio, a design-build firm in Brooklyn, which specializes in 'landscape urbanism' and green roof design, wants to change all that. He looks at that empty canvas of cement and tar as an opportunity that is just waiting to be painted."
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