249,632 Green roofs Home Design Photos

Flavin Architects
18 Reviews
Glass House in the Garden
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greenhouse with a gravel floor. The frame is painted steel with aluminum sliding glass door. The front features a green roof with native grasses and the rear is covered with a glass roof.
great idea for a "green house"
fan pumps hot air out of the house. Deciduous trees shade the glass skylight in summer, allowing light to enter but reflecting excess solar heat. A green roof planted with native grasses mitigates solar heating in the living portion. Sliding glass doors open on both sides of the house, creating a comfortable
“Garden room ceiling lawn” — newlash09
Shepherd Resources Inc / AIA
Water Song
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overall look and flowers on roof
Green roof! Really built into hill...
So pretty and natural looking. Love the way it nestles into its environment, and the green roofs are fabulous.
Very cool green roof!!!
our roof, right?...Green roof...21. Green roof
“love” — fivewellmans
site lines architecture inc.
1 Review
Stealth
Ideabooks237
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green roof and rain water collection
Green roof = Deer proof garden, insulation, longer lasting roof and recycling of rain water. It is just overwhelmingly an opportunity to make something
A properly designed green roof will also have a root barrier to stop plants from trying to root too deep. This homeowner elected to have his vegetable garden on the roof (perhaps to keep it safe from hungry animals).
There is no evidence to suggest that green roofs are more
A properly designed green roof will also have a root barrier to stop plants from trying to root too deep.This homeowner elected to have his vegetable garden on the roof (perhaps to keep it safe from hungry animals).
“Urban vegetable garden” — Daniel Bowman
Feldman Architecture, Inc.
7 Reviews
Mill Valley Cabins
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The roofs really make these unique
architectural and structural components, the natural landscape and terrain of the site played a remarkably significant role. The prominence of the green roofs and the insertion of the buildings into the landscape emphasize that in this design, the landscape remains the focus. The thoughtful and seemingly
“Built into slope” — robertenapoli
DANIEL HUNTER AIA Hunter architecture ltd.
4 Reviews
Mill Valley Contemporary VIEW FROM GARAGE ROOF
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Mill Valley Contemporary VIEW FROM GARAGE ROOF
Does synthetic turf count as a "Green Roof"?
Yes - artificial turf does count as "green." http://www.easyturf.com/commercial-artificial-turf-applications/artificial-grass-for-green-roof-rooftops/ Check us out ... let me know what other synthetic turf questions you have :) Cheers! George http://www.houzz.com/projects/335776/Rooftop-Installations
this house too but this provides costs of green roof
The Environmental Protection Agency estimates the cost of a green roof at $10 to $25 per square foot. Obviously
sedum roof or an accessible roof garden.
The need for irrigation is cut down considerably with these features. In fact, many green roofs
consider closed-loop cycles for our water, I assure you we would be further away from the increasing desertification of our landscapes," Boyter says. "Green roofs, living architectural systems, are a tool to increase the quality of our lives as well."
“Plus” — h2bernache
Casey Boyter Gardens
Boyter Bunkhouse Green Roof
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I like the varied plantings on this green roof.
expertise on green roofs in extreme hot conditions: Texas!
Coyote on a roof!!! AMAZING! :)
Casey Boyter Gardens, Austin Texas green roof specialist
The irrigation needs of a green roof are specific not only to plant selection, but also to the local climate. I recently talked with Casey Boyter of Casey Boyter Gardens
The irrigation needs of a green roof are specific not only to plant selection, but also to the local climate. I recently talked with Casey Boyter of Casey Boyter Gardens in Austin, Texas, about how to design green roofs for the long, hot, Texas summers, where
Gardens in Austin, Texas, about how to design green roofs for the long, hot, Texas summers, where sometimes temperatures stay over 100 degrees Fahrenheit all summer long. She pointed out that when it finally does rain, it rains a lot. Therefore it is not only important to select drought-tolerant plants that
“Coyote on a roof!!! AMAZING! :)” — hanazair
Bromley Caldari Architects PC
The Captain's House
Ideabooks121
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Think green some day when remodeling the garage.
The green roof acts as insulation for the home and an extra outdoor space for entertaining and relaxing. One of the daughters recently grew vegetables up here.
Green roof 12 in. Of soil
like the idea of a green roof for insulation and outdoor space
The green roof acts as insulation for the home and an extra outdoor space for entertaining and relaxing. One of the daughters recently grew vegetables up here. Maybe keep away the wildlife too - and get more sun!
The green roof acts as insulation for the home and an extra outdoor space for entertaining and relaxing. One of the daughters recently grew vegetables up here.
“ON TOP OF HOUSE” — qaxz44
Darwin Webb Landscape Architects, P.S.
Lake Washington Residence
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What material do you use to create the Flat Roof garden surface?
I have a similar roofing style and I'll like to use the space for gardening and out door space. I am about to redo my roofing and I was advised to use the "DRX-ISO Polyurethane
The garage roof is a waterproofed structural slab with pedestal set pavers. The planting you see is a built in planter that forms a parapet wall. Good luck with your project!
color. Metal roof. Grass on flat roof
Flat roof garage for food garden?
Steel roof with good colors to match
love it - repeat the sloping roof for the garage to tie together/
A change in height and roof shape mark the "hinge" connection at the inside corner.
Various roofs and overhangs give this L-shaped house some character. The garage and entry face a generous forecourt, but the presence of the former is softened by a trellis, a green roof and other vegetation.
“입구문” — briankimbaejoong
Green Roof - Retrofit?
Is there a consumer product that allows for green roofs over top of already existing decking? Basically a really short planter that could house some sedum....
Need help with exterior color scheme for house with green roof
My house is currently butter yellow with a green roof and green front door and green shutters. It looks nice but we are sick of it--looking for help for...
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