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North Bay Residence
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
Green roofs are so cool. We have one on our local Library.
Green roof and stone horizontal layer
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 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
Vail Guest House
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"
green roof to create better views for building above
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.
Feldman Architecture, Inc.
Mill Valley Cabins
i want a living roof on my greenhouse. what a view from the second story of our home!
green roof with sedums and skylight
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
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Feldman Architecture, Inc.
love this roof. Who is the architect? How much per sq ft would it cost? what is the maintenance?
Beautiful flowers and ferns on a green roof
How to install a green roof
green roof be sure your roof can handle
roof garden ? que plantas usar
Possible idea for second story roof
nice roof detail. I love the idea of a very accessible roof, to enjoy. - liz
This would be nice for the garage roof.
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
size 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
John Senhauser Architects
Walnut Woods Residence
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
living roof-still can have a pitch and just use drought tolerant grass-very low
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.
Lake House Two - Exterior
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.
Home on Pemaquid Pond
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
mossy roof - lower maintenance than a grass roof
green roof, earthy modern, large windows
Love the house and the roof!
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
Feldman Architecture, Inc.
2 Bar Green Roof
I love the idea of having a garden 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.
How to the upright supports connect to the roof itself? Does the roof have an internal frame that it can join
yourself my suggestion to you is to speak with a qualified Roofing Contractor. They will be able to give you a clear outline of the costs in building a roof system of this caliber. 'Alwaysdesigning' is right about the structural support, a "Green Roof" is quite heavy. It would be wise to discuss your project
and they will be able to let you know if your existing structure is strong enough to support the roof. Or they will be able to tell you how to build it to meet structural building codes.