green roof. Roof of a building with plants growing on it, designed to be environmentally and aesthetically pleasing. The Anglo-Hispanic roof-garden (1937–8) of the former Derry & Toms store, Kensington High Street, London (1929–31), by Bernard George (1894–1964), is one of the earliest of its kind in England.
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