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lol he needs to mow his ROOF!!!!!
how safe is that roof grass
sloped roof from smaller back section of house
The green roof, the stone work, the layout of the house
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 economical
North Bay Residence
on this roof and how deep is the growing medium?
What plants did you use on the roof top?
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
Green roofs are so cool. We have one on our local Library.
Green roof and stone horizontal layer
“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 it will be planted with sedum (stonecrop). Many "semi-intensive" green roofs are home to an array of plant species, including native grasses and flowers.
Feldman Architecture, Inc.
this roof. Who is the architect? How much per sq ft would it cost? what is the maintenance?
green roof with bigger (taller) vegetation. green
Would love a roof that is a garden instead of just a rooftop garden.
roof garden ? que plantas usar
Here, the flat roof employs a garden to heighten the amount of greenery and the connection between
intensive green roof right at home in this California garden.
Add-On Number 2: Green Roof Pros: Adding insulation, cooling your home, cleaning the air and reducing the amount of storm-water runoff are just a few of the benefits of adding a green roof to your home. Planting green roofs in urban areas
of your roof and the type of garden), a green roof may also require some structural reinforcement to support the weight of the plants and soil. Upkeep also can be an issue — even automatic irrigation systems and native plant gardens need maintenance from time to time, and other roof repairs can be more
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Lake House Two - Exterior
used a green roof contractor. I believe the system we used was from Carlyle.
The green ground cover is woolly thyme. Thanks
Green roof combined with patio/view seating
sitting area with green roof edge
Mixture of extensive (mid-ground) and intensive (foreground) roof gardens
living material mixed with tiles on roof?
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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.
Vail Guest House
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"
roof top garden, green roof residential
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.
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2 Bar Green Roof
on your roof. However, I have no idea how I would begin to go about turning my roof into a garden. This is such a great idea and a great way to avoid having to see the sometimes ugly roof shingles. Thanks for the great picture and idea.
to the roof itself? Does the roof have an internal frame that it can join
interested in "Green Roofs" take a look at the following discussion - http://houzz.com/discussions/600479
love the plants and gravel on roof
Covered porch/entry and green roof - love this
I love the idea of using roof space creatively
car port with green roof for linen
Drought-tolerant succulents. Succulents are well suited for vegetating an extensive (shallow soil) living roof. High water-use, low water-demand
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Mill Valley Cabins
This roof on flat roof garage
Roof of lower cabin as garden
Love everything about the flower garden on the roof.
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
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.
Wyncote home - exterior
make roof strong enough to go living roof
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. This shed has a rooftop garden.