Policy Paper

Did you know that over 30% of urban impervious areas are made of rooftops? An underused resource that cities can activate for increased environmental, social and economic sustainability.

European cities are getting busier and fuller. There’s a need to address this issue and the challenges and needs of this urban population growth that we are facing. Why not use the roofscape for that purpose?

Let’s take a look at some examples of European cities that are increasingly transforming underused areas (rooftops) into productive spaces, with associated multiple benefits. You can read more about this in the policy paper we have created called Rainbow Rooftops.