10,027 roof Modern Home Design Photos

McClellan Architects
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Lake House Two - Exterior
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green roof contractor. I believe the system we used was from Carlyle.
Green roof combined with patio/view seating
sitting area with green roof edge
Mixture of extensive (mid-ground) and intensive (foreground) roof gardens
living material mixed with tiles on roof?
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.
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. Varying textures
“Thyme” — cblash
Feldman Architecture, Inc.
7 Reviews
Feldman Architecture
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this roof. Who is the architect? How much per sq ft would it cost? what is the maintenance?
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the great detail in the roof
Would this roof work in Florida? So cool looking with plants!
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 can also
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 more
“Porch” — Caren Cadieux
Noland Landscape Design
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Noland Landscape Design
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tool shed w planter on roof
Living roof and horizontal slats for airflow.
I could grow a little roof garden on my sloped spring house roof.
I wonder if plants on the coop roof would increase or decrease the deer visits?
squat coop with flowers on roof
Living roof chicken coop
I like the living roof.
Living Roof...very cool!
garden shed with green roof!
love the living roof
green roof!!!! Yes!!!!
Green roof chicken coop
Flower bed on the roof!
Chicken coop with living roof
green roof. Photos by Bill Noland.
on the roof...shed roof...Nice living roof!...green roof...Love garden roof...live roof...roof top garden...Living roof...Roof of shed...Garden shed roof...planted roof
“Shed” — sheldano
Northern Virginia Contractor
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Feldman Architecture, Inc.
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2 Bar Green Roof
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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.
to the roof itself? Does the roof have an internal frame that it can join
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 with an Architect and they will be able to let
support the roof. Or they will be able to tell you how to build it to meet structural building codes.
“windows look out onto plants.” — klauer
Incorporated
Texas Hill House
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kind of roof tiles are used here? It's a beautiful profile. Nicer than a standing seam roof.
The roof tiles are Zalmag. http://www.millenniumtiles.
single slope roof Hill Country Texas
This last example shows that a ribbon window need not follow the other Five Points, resulting in a Corbusian-influenced house. This house, called Texas Hill House but actually in upstate New York, features a dramatic shed roof in metal. The low end is clad in wood, and the tall end is
“roof” — jeahere
Lucid Architecture
2 Reviews
Pigeon Creek Residence
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Hi what type of profile was used assuming this is a metal roof? Also what product is the soffit?
How do you properly ventilate the lower roof section in hot climates?
non-vented roof assembly. Keep in mind, we are in Michigan, so the climate is probably different.
The roof is 18" standing seam, Galvalume finish. The soffit is doug fir rough sawn exterior sheathing.
The roof is 18" standing seam, Galvalume finish. The soffit is doug fir rough sawn
The windows at the top of the angled roof showing nice open beams
roof layout and large family room with open views
jutting roof angles is the perfect spot for clerestory windows.
“I liked to introduce the idea of having lights installed in your eaves to "wash" the wall exterior s” — GSW Design
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Harmony Hill exterior
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Myth: Flat Roofs Are Flat Anytime architects speak about a flat roof, they really mean “almost flat.” This is because every flat roof must have some built-in
on flat roofs. The simplest is to pitch the roof to a scupper or, as in the home here, to the roof edge. The second is by locating one or more drains at various points along the flat roof, piped separately to drain away from the building. To create the pitch on the roof, we often use a special insulation
above the roof framing. This has the added benefit of further insulating the roof.
Myth: Flat Roofs Are Flat Anytime architects speak about a flat roof, they really mean “almost flat.” This is because every flat roof must have some built-in pitch, usually a minimum of ¼ inch per foot, for it to shed
“upstairs room” — Res Valencia
ZeroEnergy Design
9 Reviews
Living Green Roof with Solar Panels
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green roof, and the use of sustainable materials. Construction by Cape Associates. Photos by Michael J Lee. Green architecture by ZeroEnergy Design. www.Zeroenergy.com
a flat roof with an angled racking system, and has two rows of panel set behind each other, for a total of approximately 2.5kW. Initial estimates put the production at about on third of the homes requirements, but it has actually been producing closer to half. Also on the roof are 2 solar thermal panels
green roof? or plants on deck?
like the green roof and solar panels
green roof in a raised section that allows people in the living room and adjacent terrace to experience it at eye level. The hybrid system by LiveRoof uses trays with soil and plants placed side-by-side to give the impression of a seamless extensive green roof. Read more about this house.
“simplicity and color” — bluestone20
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