Journal of Steel Structures & Construction

ISSN: 2472-0437

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The Role and Function of Thermal Insulation in Landscape Architecture


Nazanin Nafisi and Sara Nafisi

With the movement of cities toward a more industrial urban structure, they need of green environment is increasing. One of the solutions is creating the green roofs which the interest on them is increasing. However, having a green roof requires some technical guidelines to provide the desired environment. The technical guidelines for the instruction of green roof aim to provide an adapted, environmentally friendly and suitable material for offering the optimal operation. This focus of this document is mainly on the technical aspects of the material in need for insulation, roofing membranes and protection material, moisture-retention material and water proofing.


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