453 extensive green roof modules Contemporary Home Design Photos

Walnut Woods Residence
John Senhauser Architects
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
for modules or a garden — water it right away to settle the soil.
green roof - extension of the ground onto the top of house
living roof is installed — whether you’ve opted for modules or a garden — water it right away to settle the soil.
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
whether you’ve opted for modules or a garden — water it right away to settle the soil.
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?
Mill Valley Cabins
Feldman Architecture, Inc.
see on the lower roof section? I'm assuming that that doesn't compromise the stability of the roof at all. I usually see green roofs with whole mats on
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
Home on Pemaquid Pond
BRIBURN – architecture for life
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. .../
This roof is looking great after four years! Thanks for detailing what exactly went into making this green roof happen. I would love to install something
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
Green Roofs
Natural Balance Home Builders
example of a straightforward extensive green roof with flowering sedum and other plants. Note the perimeter walkway: green roofs are typically not accessible
Here is a good example of a straightforward extensive green roof with flowering sedum and other plants. Note the perimeter
example of a straightforward extensive green roof with flowering sedum and other plants. Note the perimeter walkway: green roofs are typically not accessible
are important for maintenance and accessing the roof to enjoy it. Let's take another look at this roof ...
Mill Valley Cabins
Feldman Architecture, Inc.
What is the roof subsurface? How deep does the soil need to be?
Connecticut, distributors of LiveRoof to grow and then they have licensed installers of the system and plants.
I love your roof garden . I am designing addition
addition with a low slope roof a 30x25 area in New England and want to have a vegetable garden on top . Do you have any recommendations ?
atop its living roof.See more about these two woodland cabins
Typical extensive green roof. Note the multiple components of the roofing system. The slower
2. Add a green roof. A green roof, which is basically a giant raised-bed garden placed atop a roof, can help cool the
slower rate of runoff from a living roof allows more stormwater to percolate into the surrounding soil. A typical roof sheds water at high speed, increasing
Mill Valley Cabins
Feldman Architecture, Inc.
What type of green roof systems do you use? Thanks! Beautiful work.
ROOF TOPS Maximize green views by "greening" visible roofs. A green roof stocked with” “story with at least one green roof, and the Mill
ROOF TOPS Maximize green views by "greening" visible roofs. A green roof stocked with indigenous plants calms and
visible roofs. A green roof stocked with indigenous plants calms and de-stresses viewers.
Maximize green views by "greening" visible roofs. A green roof stocked with indigenous plants calms and de-stresses
least one green roof, and the Mill Valley Cabins near San Francisco are some of the most exceptional ones on Houzz. The series of green roofs let the cabins
Non Pitched Roof disguised by Plants...Green out doors garden on roof
Courtyard House
DeForest Architects
What type of plantings did you go for on the green roof?
Let us know if you have any other questions regarding green roofs and different green roof systems! We will be happy to share our experience with you
that would take an essay-length answer! The materials are durable--metal roof, stained cedar siding, aluminum clad windows, ipe, etc.--but the short answer
Who wouldn't want to look at vibrant green rather than bland shingles from
The second story affords a view of this green roof, which spans the media room, entry walk and powder room. High, motorized horizontal windows provide
Who wouldn't want to look at vibrant green rather than bland shingles from their window?
Green roof view from 2nd floor...green roof idea for garden wall roof....Love combo of green roof and stones
Green Roofs
Natural Balance Home Builders
has its own planters and a smaller patch of green roof.
Looking outside the same home, we see a green roof blanketed with wildflowers. Not only does
also use innovative technologies like green roofs (sometimes called living roofs) to increase the amount of green space on a small lot.
contrast with a white-leaf fescue on this colorful green roof.
Unexpected color. This living roof delights with magentas, silvers, cotton-candy pinks
rooftop by planting a living roof and you’ll instantly be transported out of the city. Get expert advice before you start, as your roof will need to be properly
Garden Pavilion
Jeffrey Gordon Smith Landscape Architecture
Green roof also serves as an entertaining are
I really like the green roof idea, especially when it could be
your desires for a green roof, there should be no problem for a new home to meet the structural requirements. For retrofitted green roofs, you have to be
MaterialsThe roof slope has a direct effect on the materials a shed roof can be covered with. Any slope less than 2 inches
12:12 are considered conventionally sloped. Each roof material has its own limitation with respect to roof slope, beyond which it’s either not advisable to
MaterialsThe roof slope has a direct effect on the materials a shed roof can be covered with. Any slope less than 5cm
deck placed with beautiful green space
Dani Ridge House
Studio Schicketanz
Green roof. Varied heights to join modules. Fitting into surroundings
The grass on the roof and the...partial green roof...The dirt roof!!...green roof...Grass roof...Sloped, planted roof....Green roof.
Baer Retreat
Osborne Architects
Is that solar cells I'm seeing on the roof?
so many ways. Green Wall, Nice install of PV, good breathing space for the modules
fine as a roof and the whole house design externaly looks good and natural
something oh so appealing about this expansive ‘wall hedge’. Not only does the green foliage help to camouflage a blot-on-the-landscape structure, the planting
this is a truly green wall
77 Glebe
JLB Developments
Artificial grass means green year round!
Some great ideas here, but maybe too many... like the green roofs
green roof detail, garden fence...Kitchen extension: 'light box'...Kitchen extension idea...Side extension...Glass extension...Add on loft extension...Different roof lines...kitchen extension...kitchen extensions...living roof...glass extension...house extension...modern extension...rear extension
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