Gallery: Boston Students Lead Effort to Install a Massive Sustainable R...

 
Students at the Boston Latin School, the oldest public school in the nation, are leading the charge to install a 50,000 square foot sustainable roof on the top of their campus. More than just a green roof, the sustainable roof will act as a living laboratory that allows the students to experience and study renewable energy, green design, and sustainability first hand. The student group BLS Youth CAN (Climate Action Network) came up with the idea back in 2007, and with the pro bono help of Gail Sullivan of Studio G Architects they are making the dream into a reality.

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