Developers in Cupertino have unveiled plans to turn a struggling shopping mall and its sprawling parking lot into the world’s largest green roof.   Vallco Shopping Mall is located in a suburban area of Silicon Valley, and like many malls around the world following the 2008 stock market crash, it’s currently sitting half-abandoned.

Plans recently submitted to the City of Cupertino, call for developing the area into a 30-acre green neighborhood that contains running trails, vineyards, orchards, farmers markets, an amphitheater, apartments and office space.

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