NewsGreen Roof international congressPosted on Wednesday May 27th, 20152 min read 1 71 In 20-21 of April 2015, the 4th International Congress of green roof was organized in Turkey.Building experts ask very often the question: where can we find areas of nature in the city? The urban densification is getting a very serious problem, so experts around the world are facing it.Using the motto “Explore nature on the roofs”, there were presented and debated successful solutions for a healthy and sustainable urban development, practical technologies for green roof systems, and the latest achievements in science and technology. The style of the congress was interactive, with lots of seminars and workshops.These workshops were very practical thanks to the great knowledge of experts authorized in green roofs, designers, landscape architects and contractors, horticulture experts and local authorities, who shared their experiences and answered the questions.The congress was held in Istanbul, the Raffles Hotel (Zorlu Center), in English and Turkish languages (with simultaneous translation) and it was supported by the International Green Roof Association (IGRA).Those who joined us, could attend a high-level program in a beautiful environment. The Zorlu Center has 72.000 m² of green spaces on different levels.The target of this congress is everybody whose profession is related with green roofs and those who want to learn about the most recent technologies of this field. So between participants we could find architects, plumbers, landscape architects, representatives of local authorities and environmental agencies, investors and manufacturers.The 4th International Congress of Green Roof had a remarkable success: 500 participants from 35 countries, unparalleled green roof projects, high qualified presenters and a friendly atmosphere.