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89 butterfly roof Ideabooks
Modern Iconography: The Butterfly Roof
"had a Butterfly Roof. This started me thinking about how long the Butterfly Roof... 1933. A Butterfly Roof consists of two gables that slant down toward each other and... end. The Butterfly Roof was very popular during the Atomic Age, and was a common ch... constructed Butterfly Roof during the Modern Atlanta House Tour. It was atop The RainShine... of this roof. I can't seem to find who first invented it, but they date back to 1933..."
Houzz Tour: Butterfly Roofs Top a Sydney Terrace House
"garage. New butterfly roofs top both structures, an inverted tribute to the surrounding... g roof pitches and a solution for the tight lot's limited natural light. Who lives... elevated butterfly roof funnels water to the middle. I grew up in a flat-roofed... where the butterfly roof directs water, other than it spilling down right in front of... on this roof works. It looks like the perimeter of the roof is completely flat and..."
Butterfly roofs took flight from boxy norms in the 1950s and have made a solid landing in modern interpretations
"Butterfly roofs took flight from boxy norms in the 1950s and have made a solid landing... angled roof lines that incline to the center create a butterfly roof. Popular following... midcentury roof design was a response to the boxy brick facades of the postwar norm.... sloping roof was able to collect water in drought-affected areas, and the sharp angles... contemporary butterfly roof. Though this looks like a butterfly roof, it is actually comprised..."
6 Plants That Beat Butterfly Bush for the Wildlife Draw
It's invasive, a nonnative and a poor insect magnet. Check out these better alternatives to butterfly bush in the garden
"es to butterfly bush in the garden... beetles and butterflies work to satiate their own hunger on nectar plants, while on others... by the butterfly bush, one lone tiger swallowtail works the blooms, like a tourist... large butterfly bush. The butterfly bush wins the butterfly competition hands down... 20 - 40 butterflies at any time. Also, the butterfly bush blooms way longer than the... attracts butterflies in my garden like Butterfly Bush. Yes, occasionally I lose one..."
Architect's Toolbox: Roofs that Connect Earth and Sky
"A roof's design can connect us to the land or lift us above it all. Which style is... the best roofs can do both at the same time. Roofs can also act as platforms and... gable roof to the flat slab, roofs come in a variety of shapes and forms. The gable... roof of the prairie style. And the seemingly non-existent roof of a modernist house... for a roof. Though its primary purposes may be to shed water and protect us from..."
Extend the Roof for Shade and Shelter
"pitched roofs with gable ends can appear modern, even though they are rooted in vernacular... "brows" — roofs that extend well beyond the exterior wall. These dramatic extensions... case. A butterfly roof offers a great opportunity for rainwater collection. One of... g the roof's wood structure. Another Seattle residence illustrates how roof overhangs... of the roof but also how it aligns with the patio below. The roof shades but it also..."
Living Roofs Crown Green Design
Living roofs save energy, improve air, water, curb appeal — and the view from above doesn't hurt either
"iving roofs save energy, improve air, water, curb appeal — and the view from above... a bare roof out your window? A green roof — one covered with living plants — might... living roof result in lower overall heat given off by the roof surface. (*SRI: a measure... living roof provides shelter and food for local birds, bees, butterflies and other... green roof starts at $10 per square foot for simpler extensive roofs (shallow soil..."
6 Green-Roof Myths, Busted
Leaky, costly, a pain to maintain ... nope, nope and nope. Get the truth about living roofs and see examples from simple to elaborate
"living roofs and see examples from simple to elaborate... Green roofs, living roofs, vegetated roofs, ecoroofs — whatever you want to call... green roofs are only for ecobuffs, they're high maintenance and they're experimental... green-roof myths and see if they, er, hold any water.... green roof. Anyone got advice about implementing green roofs in Perth, Western Australia... over the roof. So then the roof would not need to be as strong. What is that called..."
Extraordinary Roofs Have High Design Covered
"dramatic roof tops off a stunning home exterior in style... options for roof design aren't limited to the two most prevalent ones: pitched (gable,... creatively the roof can be the most striking aspect of a house's exterior. This ideabook collects... dramatic roofs, dissecting what drives them beyond creating strong images.... between, the roof is cut back to let light into the living space. Speaking of roof becoming..."
High Design for the Downspout
"pitched roofs, and in some cases flat roofs, exhibit the channeling of water to the... doors or roofs. The last is the most obvious point of contact for rain and for dealing... With flat roofs, most often downspouts are located within walls inside the building,... water from roof to landscape, through downspouts, scuppers, and even down rain chains... water from roof to ground, but you need to be very careful with the details of the in..."
8 Updates on Classic Rooflines
"of the roof can be hard to visualize. The roof is a complex element and may involve... common roof types and some ways architects are adding to each style.... added. Butterfly roof. Dramatic and modern, the butterfly roof creates high ceilings... Gable roof. A gable roof is basically a shed roof with two slopes. In this example... Curved roof. This contemporary roof style behaves much like a shed roof. The benefit..."
Porch Life: Modern Porches Step It Up
With dramatically different lines and sometimes not even a separate roof, modern porch designs leave tradition behind
"separate roof, modern porch designs leave tradition behind... separate roof" from the definition, creating covered spaces underneath roof overhangs... metal roof and simple lines creates a perfect transition between the vernacular structure... separate roof by definition, but modern rooflines often provide porch protection via... the main roof. This keeps the lines minimal and the porch's inclusion seamless and... rainbow of butterfly chairs punctuate this exterior with color. Over at The Brick House..."
The Case for Losing the Traditional Lawn
"including butterflies and bees. It has some deer resistance and is considered a good... http://butterflies.heuristron.net/plants/nodiflora.html Here is a picture of it growing... bees and butterflies I have. Charming! Frogs, toads, dragonflies and many many bees... from my roof before entering the water table. @Lyda: from your use of "hedges/bushes"... seeing butterflies, birds and bees, then having a diversity of flowers is key. These..."
Gardeners Champion Nature's Cause in the City
Garden advocates and artists in San Francisco have joined forces to find creative ways to bring nature back into the urban landscape
"all the butterflies!!! What a great article! Coincidentally there was a story on a... plants with butterfly-size tags identifying them as critical butterfly habitats. Being... local butterfly: Vanessa cardui and Vanessa atalanta. In an installation titled “I... Vanessa butterfly, passersby may rethink the value of “weeds” and what they mean to... of the butterflies on sidewalks and walls surrounding the installation as an additional..."
How to Attract Birds to Your Garden