Landscape over Rooftops
Another Angle to See this City

07th May 2018

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When you view scenery from the roof, you may find the most beauty is actually on the roof. According to the Incentives for Social Greening issued by Yuzhong District, citizens are encouraged to participate in the city greening by roof greening, vertical greening and so on. And the green landscaping on rooftops is a part of the spring scenery of Chongqing.

你在屋頂上看風景,卻發現原來風景就在屋頂之上。渝中區出臺的《社會綠化獎勵辦法》,鼓勵市民及社會通過見縫插綠、屋頂綠化、垂直綠化等方式參與城市園林綠化建設。通過樓房上的綠化景觀,來展現重慶春天的美景。

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On the roof of the Metropolitan of Jiefangbei at Yuzhong District, there is a little-known “sky garden”, brimming with green plants. The sunshine casts mottled shadows among the leaves.

在渝中區解放碑大都會的樓頂上,有著一處鮮為人知的“空中花園”。鬱鬱蔥蔥的綠色植物生機盎然,陽光透過樹葉的縫隙灑下一地斑駁的碎影。

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Just men prefer mountain, while wise men prefer river. Encompassing high-rise’s inverted reflections in the limpid water is real but looks like a fantasy. Then a group of fancy carps swim nearby, mixing up various color, and leave with little ripples.

仁者樂山,智者樂水,一池碧水,周邊林立的高樓倒映在水中,真實又虛幻,一群錦鯉偶爾遊過來,交織出一幅五色壯錦,泛起點點漣漪。

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With sun shining through trees, you can go to the roof garden and enjoy being alone on a lazy afternoon.

慵懶的午後,調皮的陽光穿過每一個角落,行走在碎石小道上,靜靜地享受著這難得的獨處時光。

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Under the building, there is heavy traffic on the street, hasty office workers, bustling tourists, peddling vendors, which makes the quiet place more precious. When we are closer to the sky, we are further from the ground.

樓下是車水馬龍的解放碑,來去匆匆的上班族、喧鬧好奇的觀光客、吆喝叫賣的小販,更顯得樓上這一處“淨土”格外珍貴。當我們的頭頂與天的距離越來越近,我們腳底與地的距離就越來越遠。

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All of the years, the greening of Yuzhong District is restricted by small available area. To increase the greening area, improve the urban ecological environment, and enrich urban landscape, it launched the Incentives for Social Greening to encourage people to take part in the urban landscape construction.

一直以來,渝中區在城市綠化方面就存在地域狹小、可綠空間有限等客觀瓶頸,為增加城市綠化面積、改善城市生態環境、豐富城市景觀,渝中區出臺了《社會綠化獎勵辦法》,發動全民參與園林綠化建設。

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Roof greening has been one of the features of Yuzhong District. According to an expert, the roof greening of Yuzhong District is unique. There are grand, well-designed greens on roofs of institutions as well as delicate, ingenious and well-managed individual roof greening. Some residents also introduced the economizing landscape into the greening.

屋頂綠化成為渝中區的一道特色,相關專家認為,渝中區的屋頂綠化很有特色,單位屋頂綠化大氣、有設計感,管理精細化;個人屋頂綠化精緻、巧妙,管理到位,有的住戶還將節約型園林理念融入到屋頂綠化建設養護中,令人讚歎、值得學習。

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The blooming great bougainvillea on the roof of Unit 2, Shangchunyangdong Community attracted pigeons. The roof garden has won the award of “Most Beautiful Roof Greening” of Yuzhong District.

在上純陽洞社區二單元樓頂花園,盛開的三角梅如燃燒的火焰般格外醒目,引來隔壁的信鴿駐足觀賞。該屋頂花園曾獲得渝中區“個人最美屋頂綠化獎”桂冠。

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Seemingly messy, it features the owner’s meticulous design, including well-chosen grey tiles, tall trees, green grass, vines, red and yellow flowers. There is scenery everywhere as long as you observe attentively.

看似淩亂,卻有著花園主人縝密的心思。精心挑選的青瓦,高大的樹木,低吟的綠草,偶爾牽出的兩根綠藤,將紅黃花朵襯得格外嬌豔。只有有心,生活處處是風景!

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