An Engineering Approach to Roof Top Gardening

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Abhinav Dubey
A. R. Radhakrishna
R. Narendra
N. Madhu
R. Rajesh

Abstract

With the growing demand for vegetables and fruits in this world of urbanisation roof top gardening finds an insignificant place. The study focuses on identifying and suggesting remedies for effective management of the engineering components involved in roof top gardening.  They majorly include design of roof, irrigation management, arrangement of pots, waste management, moisture proofing etc. These factors contribute significantly in designing an effective roof top garden. Various problems faced in the engineering intervention were identified and suitable remedies were suggested in the research using a case study approach of roof top gardens in Bangalore. A well maintained roof top garden is a positive sign of a healthy household.

Keywords:
Roof top gardening, engineering interventions, moisture proofing, irrigation, load

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How to Cite
Dubey, A., Radhakrishna, A. R., Narendra, R., Madhu, N., & Rajesh, R. (2020). An Engineering Approach to Roof Top Gardening. International Journal of Environment and Climate Change, 10(5), 14-23. https://doi.org/10.9734/ijecc/2020/v10i530197
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Original Research Article

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