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New York Plantings Garden Design
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NYC Rooftop Garden Deck of Greenroof Fusion
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traditional planters typical of any roof or terrace garden with a green roof style real sod lawn in the center. This Brooklyn roof garden utilizing environmentally
maintenance green space provides a perfect get away from the busy streets below. The carpentry design is rugged and tidy with concrete roof tiles to create
Feldman Architecture, Inc.
7 Reviews
Mill Valley Cabins
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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
“green roofs ideas” — tarujarvi
Prentiss Architects
6 Reviews
North Bay Residence
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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...A green roof (it's a great insulator)...Green roofs. Alpine plants are also
“DT: Toit végétal ! (sur le toit de la chambre ?)” — ewokcdt
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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
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
“ROOF!!” — trollbound
Feldman Architecture, Inc.
7 Reviews
Mill Valley Cabins
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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?
“Garage roof” — pindin
Birdseye Design
4 Reviews
Hill Section Home
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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
“Black steel roof” — jay_mc1
John Senhauser Architects
1 Review
Walnut Woods Residence
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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
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?
“Rooftop garden” — triplecreek85
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
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
“Plants on roof” — jeffreybroome
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