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Feldman ArchitectureFeldman Architecture, Inc.
love this roof. Who is the architect? How much per sq ft would it cost? what is the maintenance?
I've always been interesting in "green" roofing! I'm wondering how you would repair it if it got a leak or something. Would you have to rip up the plants
the roof. But as for the actual garden installation, Coulson believes it can be a relatively easy DIY project.
other natives makes this intensive green roof right at home in this California garden.
Add-On Number 2: Green Roof Pros: Adding insulation, cooling
r runoff are just a few of the benefits of adding a green roof to your home. Planting green roofs in urban areas can also help mitigate the heat-island
on (which can be pricey depending on the size of your roof and the type of garden), a green roof may also require some structural reinforcement to support
green roof with possible sitting area
Mill Valley CabinsFeldman Architecture, Inc.
10. Install a green roof. Green roofs add insulation to a home, which can help
10. Install a green roof. Green roofs add insulation to a home, which can help cut down energy costs,
the roof of the lower cabin (the yoga studio), is the initial site experience. The green roof is really the curb appeal of the property — the first facade
the design. Hook took this opportunity to treat the roof as a canvas, more so than a typical green roof, and designed it as a living piece of art, full of
Oh, and of course, they look amazing.Full story: See how to install a green roof
green roof flat roof just like my house
North Bay ResidencePrentiss Architects
pitch on this roof and how deep is the growing medium?
What plants did you use on the roof top?
did not find the roof drainage on the roof, how does it work?
The roof was planted with mats of sedum - established off-side and simply rolled out over the roof assembly
What is the pitch on this roof and how deep is the growing medium? sorry for the repeat
I like the idea of green spaces. Looks great
Many "semi-intensive" green roofs are home to an array of plant species, including native grasses and flowers.
An “extensive” green roof, on the other hand, is a thinner, lighter, version that looks more similar to a standard roof. It can be sloped or flat. Often
A Green Roof is a fantastic insulator....Love the roof and the stone...Green roof - rainfall noise reduction...Green roofs. Alpine plants are also
Home on Pemaquid PondBRIBURN – architecture for life
The vegetated roof is planted with alpine seedums and helps with storm-water management. It not only absorbs rainfall to reduce runoff but it also respires
material is under the plants on the roof?
I really like the way that you planted so many plants on top of your roof. I'm sure that there has to be something
as a foundation for this garden. What kind of material did you use for the roof? This is such a great idea. ...
water retainage mat and root barrier, and since this is a steep roof (as green roofs go) there is an expansion stabilization grid tied to the peak that
durable roof membrane (EPDM in this case) over a rafter roof system designed to take the extra load (not as much as you'd think for an extensive roof system
Mill Valley CabinsFeldman Architecture, Inc.
I love the idea of growing plants, vegetation on the roof. are there big chances to have leaks into
I live in Canada and we have to be concerned anout the weight of the snow on our roofs. Many people shovel their roofs. This garden
garden is an awesome idea but how can roofs cope with the weight?
I agree! Just curious if these roofs could handle northern country winters Any suggestions?
allows for access to the roofs. Sedum roofs don't need gardening help like this, but it's important to consider that green roofs slow rainwater runoff while
and parallel lines of the roof that echo the patterning of the bark. Add to that the natural lines of the greens on the roof, and this home is a perfect
Is ths garden on the roof?
Walnut Woods ResidenceJohn Senhauser Architects
space (known lovingly as the “bird feeder”), providing access to the grass roof via an exterior stair. The walnut trees, cleared from the site during c
living roof-still can have a pitch and just use drought tolerant grass-very
long slope of the green roof hides the garage
the ones on this roof), sedums or succulents can all be good options, depending on climate and sun exposure.Tip: Once your living roof is installed — whether
The grass roof of this distinctive house certainly attracts the most attention, but the horizontal articulation of the small windows is quite interesting
what is the life of a live roof?
Lake House Two - ExteriorMcClellan Architects
The green ground cover is woolly thyme. Thanks
We used a green roof contractor. I believe the system we used was
Flat Roofing, Flat Roof Home Ideas | General Roofing Systems
Integration of patio area and green roof
Extensive and intensive roofs on the same project. The extensive green roof in the middle ground of this photo has shallow soil
may be needed when considering rooftop vegetation.Adding Interest: The green roof of this lakefront house has become part of the view from the patio. Varying
comprised of pavers laid over a suspended infrastructure with intensive green roof borders.
Environmental friendly roofs. Recycled materials, living plants, or solar paneling can be installed on existing roofs. Additional structural support
tower with door out onto green roof
Vail Guest HouseCoburn Development
of the room floating over the valley below. The house also features a green roof to help minimize the impacts on the house above.
All roofs must have a proper waterproofing membrane, green roofs included.
modern. Paintbrush in green roof matrix is nice touch.
to suggest that green roofs are more susceptible to leaking. In fact, some studies suggest that the longer life cycle of a green roof is due to the protection
Wyncote home - exteriorColleen Brett
What are the barriers between the soil on the roof and the sheathing? (And the doors are hung upside down, with one of the braces replaced. If it was necessary
Green roof - The advantage of modular roof trays like the ones used on
of the wood. The small roof is covered with a low-maintenance, lush garden from Live Roof. The live roof adds texture to the roof, absorbs heat and helps
Shed roofs get their names from the structures they originally housed: sheds. This shed has a rooftop garden.
trays like the ones used on this shed roof is that they come preplanted, so you don’t have to worry about whether your plantings will take. They can also offer
interest she installed reclaimed-wood doors inside out and planted a living roof.
The advantage of modular roof trays
Hill Section HomeBirdseye Design
What are the pros and cons of metal roofing?
What is the color of this metal roof? I assume they come in multiple colors.
How long did it take to have this roof installed?
Hi, do you know the manufacturer and color of this beautiful roof? Thanks!
I have really been wanting to get a new roof. It seems like so much work though and like it would take a long time. I have been looking into vancouver
that a metal roof produces has more to do with the type of metal roof and the specifics of the installation. While it’s true that a metal roof with an airspace
metal roof is installed that way. A lot of metal roofs are either flush to a solid deck, or coated with finish that deadens any vibration. Most roofs make
Green RoofsNatural Balance Home Builders
Note the perimeter walkway: green roofs are typically
of a straightforward extensive green roof with flowering sedum and other plants. Note the perimeter walkway: green roofs are typically not accessible, meaning
are important for maintenance and accessing the roof to enjoy it. Let's take another look at this roof ...
Green roofs, nice stairs, clean lines...green roof with sedum buffalo grass
California Sustainable HomeMaienza - Wilson Interior Design + Architecture
the green living roof, who designed and installed it?
What material was used for the slanted roof top?
Thanks no problem. Its called Live Roof. Go to, ... . Because I also am in So Cal. I actually went to the nursery
Low-water grasses and succulents live on the roofs of the garage and the pool house. The roof installations provide passive cooling inside both spaces
On the main house, a rainwater harvesting system takes rainwater from the roof and deck to a 5,000-gallon underground cistern for irrigation.
can we add grass to flat roof?...green roof on box - garden shed...I do really like the grass roof idea