12,703 flat roof conversion Home Design Photos

Prentiss Architects
6 Reviews
North Bay Residence
Ideabooks2,235
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What is the pitch on this roof and how deep is the growing medium?
What plants did you use on the roof top?
I did not find the roof drainage on the roof, how does it work?
A Green Roof is a fantastic insulator.
What is the pitch on this roof and how deep is the growing medium? sorry for the repeat
The roof was planted with mats of sedum - established off-side and simply rolled out over the roof assembly
Maybe have a green roof? depending on design
An “extensive” green roof, on the other hand, is a thinner
Would like non-paved roofs to be flat river rocks of 3"-5" diameter. Would not walk on it, but could if needed to.
standard roof. It can be sloped or flat. Often it will be planted with sedum
the idea of growing plants on to top of the roof
“incredible roof” — cameronshane
Webber + Studio, Architects
7 Reviews
Chimney Corners Remodel
Ideabooks5,574
Questions14
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?
The roof on this project is kynar coated metal, double lock standing seam. It is not copper, the colors vary, but are plentiful.... http://www.berridge.com/berridge_cool_roof_colors.htm
The roof on this project is double locked standing seam metal ( flat panel) with
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?
“walkway” — beccacuyler
Feldman Architecture, Inc.
7 Reviews
Mill Valley Cabins
Ideabooks3,930
Questions3
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?
I would like to see a roof like this in real time
determine whether your roof itself has the right slope to be a living roof. If it’s flat or up to 30 degrees sloped, it might be a good candidate. You’ll also want to think about whether it gets enough sun for you to grow low-maintenance plants.
“Rooftop garden” — agxcd
Seattle Architect - Best of Houzz Award Winner 2012, 2013 and 2014!
I have over 25 years of experience and founded my Seattle-based architecture practice in 2004. I specialize in residential design both new construction and remodels.
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McClellan Architects
3 Reviews
Lake House Two - Exterior
Ideabooks1,743
Questions2
We used a green roof contractor. I believe the system we used was from Carlyle.
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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.” “Flat Roofing, Flat Roof Home Ideas | General Roofing Systems Canada (GRS)
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.
“living roof--defintely want!” — anklar
Maienza-Wilson Interior Design + Architecture
14 Reviews
California Sustainable Home
Ideabooks4,416
Questions3
Love 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, http://www.liveroof.com . Because I also am in So Cal. I actually went to the nursery where the material is grown in Santa Maria and design
can we add grass to flat roof?
like the roofing that has plantation on it and then a mixing of a butterfly roof on the rest of the building
live roof rainwater harvesting system
MP_ Garage grass roof flat forms
succulents live on the roofs of the garage and the pool house. The roof installations provide passive cooling inside both spaces and increase permeable surfaces on the property to reduce water runoff. On the main house, a rainwater harvesting system takes rainwater from the roof and deck to a 5,000-gallon
“i like the roofing that has plantation on it and then a mixing of a butterfly roof on the rest of th” — snupntshaba
Feldman Architecture, Inc.
7 Reviews
Mill Valley Cabins
Ideabooks5,118
Questions1
this is what I can do about the water shed idea to get rid of the sloped roof
The pattern rather than the roof
Great roof! Would you have
The roof's role in both the landscape and architecture of the site and design is a unique aspect of this project. Because of the necessary terracing, 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
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 succulents and other plants found throughout the project.
First steps: Once your contractor has installed and water tested the membrane, your roof is ready to be planted
“What a great idea!” — gingerkath
Resolution: 4 Architecture
Harmony Hill exterior
Ideabooks258
Questions0
Myth: Flat Roofs Are Flat Anytime architects speak about a flat roof, they really mean “almost flat.” This is because every flat roof must have some
water to the drains and is layered above the roof framing. This has the added benefit of further insulating the roof.
Myth: Flat Roofs Are Flat Anytime architects speak about a flat roof, they really mean “almost flat.” This is because every flat roof must have some built-in pitch, usually a minimum
about a flat roof, they really mean “almost flat.” This is because every flat roof must have some built-in pitch, usually a minimum of ¼ inch per foot, for it to shed water. There are essentially two ways of shedding the water that accumulates on flat roofs. The simplest is to pitch the roof to a scupper
“upstairs room” — Res Valencia
Frederick + Frederick Architects
6 Reviews
Guida Residence
Ideabooks5,391
Questions5
Would this roof be considered a "French Gable"?
going up the side? Are they composite boards? i have similar colored metal roof and looking for decking to match
It is a standing seam roof by Englert Roofing
is that a standing seam roof...can you share details on roofing material ?
For a dark brown roof, not too bad
Garage roof style, dormer & stairs
“Roof” — narkz
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