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Home on Pemaquid Pond
BRIBURN – 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. ...
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
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
North Bay Residence
Prentiss 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
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
Many "semi-intensive" green roofs are home to an array of plant species, including native grasses and flowers.
A Green Roof is a fantastic insulator....Love the roof and the stone...natural roof - great idea.
Mill Valley Cabins
Feldman Architecture, Inc.
your roof is ready to be planted. There are two ways to do this: Use a modular system of planted living roof trays.Add soil and plant your roof as though
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
10. Install a green roof. Green roofs add insulation to a home, which can help cut down energy costs, and
green roof on a backyard structure?
Mill Valley Cabins
Feldman 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?...Green roof and hidden in cutters
California Sustainable Home
Maienza - Wilson Interior Design + Architecture
green living roof, who designed and installed it?
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
Green roof is a must (insulation factor & softens/ blends into landscape)
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.
Really like the Eco friendly roof...green roof on box - garden shed...I do really like the grass roof idea
Lake House Two - Exterior
McClellan Architects
We used a green roof contractor. I believe the system we used was from Carlyle.
Edge of roof has additional board under flashing
Environmental friendly roofs. Recycled materials, living plants, or solar paneling can be installed on existing roofs. Additional structural support
Extensive and intensive roofs on the same project. The extensive green roof in the middle ground of this photo has shallow soil
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.
Green Roofs
Natural Balance Home Builders
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 ...
accessing the roof to enjoy it....green roof...river stone on roof...Eco roof...Living roof on garage....Living roof vegatation...Living roof....Roof garden...sedum roof...Living roof...Green roofs, nice stairs,...Nice grasses roof...Zen garden on roof...Roof top garden...Green Roofs...Green Roofs
Highgate Garden Room
Folio Design LLP
vegetative roof but really like the way this house blends into its environment.
early on to make the building as green as possible,’ says Lester. The ‘ecoroof was fundamental to the design, allowing the building to transition seamlessly
been a successful integration of building, garden and landscape.”The living roof was fundamental to the design, allowing the building to transition from the
David Coulson Design Ltd.
The exterior of the studio shows the green roof, in which many indigenous plant species are grown. The iron ladders lead to a winding iron staircase on
hostas even survive nicely on my roof with little or no maintenance,” he says.
like roof concept and open-ness of glass
is sometimes referred [to], plants like hostas even survive nicely on my roof with little or no maintenance,” he says.
Deep Eddy Residence - Austin
Baldridge Architects
Photo Casey Dunn Streetfront of the Deep Eddy Residence, featuring its sod roof front yard.
green roofs, or roof gardens, can be accessible and can include much larger plants and even water features.
and growing medium for the plants. "Intensive" green roofs, or roof gardens, can be accessible and can include much larger plants and even water features
The BasicsA green roof is simply one that fosters the growth of vegetation. It is made of a waterproofing layer, a root barrier, a drainage system and
Highgate Garden Room
Folio Design LLP
the lower room and the grass roof.
We like the pool house, with the green roof.
Just love, green roof and glass...roof lawn could be secured and...Nice roof...grass roof...green roof plus glass...Roof idea...Turf roof. Lighting around pond...Roof glass house...Living roof Roof light wells...Wood. Environmental. Grass roof....Flat roof extension...Green roof...eco roof...garden roof...living roof
Whitefish Mountain Residence
CTA Architects Engineers
love the living roof on the porch
Plants on the roof...Eco roof + Montana home....Living roof
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