Added by on 2018-07-15

Five years ago, Ford called in acclaimed ‘eco’ architect Bill McDonough to help with the redesign of their Rouge plant in Dearborn – which now makes the F150 pick-up truck. The result is a factory with one of the biggest green roofs in the world and many other eco-innovations. Watch the video to see Roger Gaudette of Ford Land talk us through the ideas behind the factory, and for unprecedented footage up on the roof. If you’ve ever wanted to see what it’s like to walk on top of a car factory… look no further Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsGreen Revolution Series: Green RoofsFord Living Roof at Rouge Center’s Dearborn Truck PlantFord Motor Company’s River Rouge Plant – Project of the Week 3/7/16Exploring The World Of Green Roofs And Underground HomesGreen Roofs for Healthy Cities, Spectacular Sustainable HomesGreen Roofs

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  • Octavion Labond 8 months ago

    Decoupling economic growth from environmental pressures is now a necessity. The innovation in how this is being achieved right now, it overwhelming! <3

  • TIMOTHY.BURKE LINES 8 months ago

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  • Chuck Kottke 8 months ago

    Way Cool! 8~) Beyond all the visible improvements is something less tangible, but no less important – staying in touch with nature. To integrate the many facets of human existence with nature itself is a stunning achievement for any factory! Go Ford!!