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Magnolia Residence contemporary-deck
 

Magnolia Residence

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June 12, 2013
sailandfish wrote:
How is the structure under the deck made up to allow water to escape and not drain into the living space below
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The roof is sloped to scuppers on the edge of the parapets and drains to downspouts. The liveroof system sits on top of this and freely drains. The decking is built on tapered PT sleepers that are cut to fit the slope of the roof below.
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HI. Can you tell me what liveroof system you used? Looks great!
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August 18, 2012
etruman23 wrote:
what kind of flowers are those?
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The flowers are from the variety of sedum used in the live roof system. www.liveroof.com
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Give a roof new purpose.Part deck, part planted roof. this kind of design helps lessen the amount of rainwater runoff.
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This doesn't mean that all green-roof systems have to be built in, however. Some professionals in North America are using modular systems in their design specifications. For example, Aaron Kang-Crosby at Spore Design says the company used a modular system by LiveRoof for this roof deck, with sedum already grown in from a local nursery.(I personally have not seen these systems used in Europe, and I'm curious to hear what readers have to say about their performance.)
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Planted borders. Creating areas that are off-limits or inaccessible due to plantings is another strategy to consider to eliminate the need for a guard.

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Magnolia Residence Spore Design “The roof is sloped to scuppers on the edge of the parapets and drains to downspouts. The liveroof system sits on top of this and freely drains. The decking is built on tapered PT sleepers that are cut to fit the slope of the roof below.” “variety of sedum used in the live roof system. www.liveroof.com” “Second floor Green Roof with a Built in deck” “add green roof component to decktop?” “liveroof for roof deck with sedum already grown in from local nursery” “Green roofs needs water proofing, roots non spreading, controlling sheet, nutritional soil/mixture, controlled irrigation.” “Combining a contemporary green roof with classic decking, this implementation is good if you don't want to go full-bore.” “This doesn't mean that all green-roof systems have to be built in, however. Some professionals in North America are using modular systems in their design specifications. For example, Aaron Kang-Crosby at Spore Design says the company used a modular system by LiveRoof for this roof deck, with sedum already”
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ENTER ONTO SIDE YARD DECK FROM DOO THIS WAY?!
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