Incentivizing Green Infrastructure - The Floor Area Ratio Bonus

Publish Date: December 7, 2020
Publisher Credit: Living Architecture Monitor

There are a lot of incentives for green roofs in the world today which improve the business case for implementation. Many of those incentives rely on making one-time payments based on the size of the green roof. While these incentives are good, there is an incentive that is much longer lasting and creates broader benefits for more people. This is the floor-area-ratio bonus.

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