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Briburn
Home on Pemaquid Pond
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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, so heat gain in the summer is zero. Photo by Trent Bell
Why not have moss on the roof.
Great idea for a green toit!
mossy roof - lower maintenance than a grass roof
green roof, earthy modern, large windows
Love the house and the roof!
Not to the roof, but I like the rock, windows and siding, and style
Myth No. 2: A green roof is only for a green building.Certainly there are many green building certifications that award points for the installation of a green roof. The environmental benefits are undeniable. However, even homes that don't have a specific eco objective can benefit from the aesthetic and
“batu alam 1 m sekeliling rumah” — oktavrani
Feldman Architecture, Inc.
7 Reviews
Mill Valley Cabins
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Is ths garden on the roof?
I love the idea of growing plants, vegetation on the roof. are there big chances to have leaks into the hous
Concerned about the extra weight on the roof
I live in Canada and we have to be concerned anout the weight of the snow on our roofs. Many
Many people shovel their roofs. This 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?
Garden roof? On an overhang on like a sunroom?
Roof top vegie patch is amazing
Green roof. House becomes part of the forest.
Roof top garden? Don't fall off!!
a living roof would be awesome
A close-up shows that the terracing 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 also insulating interior spaces and adding beauty to the "fifth facade";
“Green roof” — Josh Gravholt
John Senhauser Architects
1 Review
Walnut Woods Residence
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successively up a cascading stair to culminate in a glass-enclosed meditative 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 construction, were locally milled and returned to the residence as hardwood flooring
what is the life of a live roof?
I like the stone chimney on the green roof
the grass on roof is a nice touch, very natural.
aren’t as forgiving, drought-tolerant grasses (like 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 you’ve opted for modules or a garden — water it right away to settle the soil.
“GREEN ROOF” — bletitia
Colleen Brett
Wyncote home - exterior
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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 to hang them upside down, then the braces need to be reversed, which should be easy if they need to be replaced,)
Green roof - The advantage of modular roof trays like the
Another cool idea for the garden shed...live roof
to show the more interesting, weathered side 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 mitigate water runoff.
Shed roofs get their names from the structures they originally housed: sheds
The advantage of modular roof 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 easier access to the waterproofing below and increased water retention.The
“Old barn door” — hkwhite
McClellan Architects
3 Reviews
Lake House Two - Exterior
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The green ground cover is woolly thyme. Thanks
We used a green roof contractor. I believe the system we used was from Carlyle.
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How natural and beautiful is this green roof. Good for the bottom line on utilities too!
Extensive and intensive roofs on the same project. The extensive green roof in the middle ground of this photo has shallow soil and shallow-rooted plants. The rooftop garden in the foreground is 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 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.
“Green roof!” — egendron
Coburn Development
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Vail Guest House
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living room cantilevers over the garage below and helps create the feeling of the room floating over the valley below. The house also features a green roof to help minimize the impacts on the house above.
Green roof for earth sheltered home.
I've always wanted a "garden roof"
All roofs must have a proper
There is no evidence 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 of the waterproof membrane from ultraviolet sunlight. The plants and substrate act as a natural barrier to weathering.
“Plantings” — astrea
Webber + Studio, Architects
8 Reviews
Chimney Corners Remodel
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Love this roof. How would I describe it to my roof? Is it a hip
hip roof? I know it's metal.What is the pitch?
What is the seam width on this roof? Thanks for your help!
of 3and 12 pitch roofs used on modern residential homes
Show examples of 3 and 12 pitch roofs on modern residential homes
What is the color of the roof from Berridge?
they have completed with the roof pitch you have in mind.
what kind of "tin" is the roof made of?
can you tell me the color on this metal roof?
Each roof is unique, best to consult your roofing contractor for the correct pan size for your roof installation.
slightly darker brick. burnt bronze roof. was thinking brown on window's like gutter's. or lighter shade brown on window's, and lighter brown or mocha on garage door's.
“ranch” — ghostpire122998
Birdseye Design
4 Reviews
Hill Section Home
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the pros and cons of metal roofing?
What is the color of this metal roof? I assume they come in multiple colors.
Size of the standing seam roofing panel?
How long did it take to have this roof installed?
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 roofer. Hopefully I can find the right company
Hi, do you know the manufacturer and color of this beautiful roof? Thanks!
deliver a metal roof that will emulate that very sound! Unfortunately, for folks who have a romantic association the the sound of rain on tin roof, most of the metal roofs sold today and installed over solid plywood decks (the most common method) make no more roof than many other common roof material. If
“roof color” — sheepshed
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