Courtesy CII-Godrej GBC The CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre in Hyderabad was one of the first commercial buildings in India to have a green roof. Courtesy CII-Godrej GBC A green roof atop British Gas House, an Indian Green Building Council platinum-rated project in Mumbai. Related Links: The 10 Largest Green Roofs India's Green Business Center Call them what you like—green roofs, sky gardens, green terraces—these vegetated patches atop buildings are gaining ground in India. Technology and climate is playing an important role in their environmental payback.Adopted primarily for their ability to mitigate the heat island effect in an urban environment,
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.