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GreenRoof Asia
Australian International School, Hong Kong
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luxury. Not only does it look beautiful, but it can actually improve your building's efficiency. Richard Cooke of Green Roof Asia says he always puts a drainage layer and filter fleece on the roof before installing a rooftop lawn. "Adding a lawn to your rooftop can act as a second waterproofing layer," he
he says. "A lawn reacts like a sponge, catching rain, and the absorption can actually help serve as an additional protective membrane between your roof and the interior below."
“Cool separation ideas” — mfflax
Casey Boyter Gardens
Stanley Studio Green Roof
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The irrigation needs of a green roof are specific not only to plant selection, but also to the local climate.
The need for irrigation is cut down considerably with these features. In fact, many green roofs require no additional water once they are established. They become an integral part of nature's water cycle for that particular site. "If we begin
consider closed-loop cycles for our water, I assure you we would be further away from the increasing desertification of our landscapes," Boyter says. "Green roofs, living architectural systems, are a tool to increase the quality of our lives as well."
The need for irrigation is cut down considerably with these features. In fact, many green roofs require no additional water once they are established. They become an integral part of nature's water cycle for that particular site."If we begin to think about each site as self-regenerative and consider
“The irrigation needs of a green roof are specific not only to plant selection, but also to the local” — margielynnj
Feldman Architecture, Inc.
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Feldman Architecture
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Green roof on guest quarters separated from the main living area.
Cameron roof deck bench
one designer (and the landscape consultant) when dealing with the unique circumstances of each client. This first house is one of the few sloping green roofs in Houzz. A closer look ...
roof design...Concrete, roof...green roof...living roof
“The architectural look” — krostedt
Genus Loci Ecological Landscapes Inc.
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Rustic Pergola
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What are the green border plants
y cover small areas of rock gardens, adding colorful and unusual texture to a gravel path or patio. Sedums are also used on green roofs.
Sedum acre green plants with catmint for purple
Color of plants: lime green purple and pink
they will attractively cover small areas of rock gardens, adding colorful and unusual texture to a gravel path or patio. Sedums are also used on green roofs.Shown here: Sedum acre, zones 3 to 8
“Everything” — Liz Smith
Farmhouse Patio
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structure to a long, view. “After you enter, the large floor-to-ceiling window is a terrific surprise,” says Linsteadt. Another unexpected element: A green roof separates the decks off the second-story bedrooms. Dark window frames - white trim
deck upstairs over downstairs room/garage - like roof line (pergola-esque)
surely have appreciated. “After you enter, the large floor-to-ceiling window is a terrific surprise,” says Linsteadt. Another unexpected element: A green roof separates the decks off the second-story bedrooms.Steel windows: Architectural Ironworks
“Patio doors” — joulz57
Boekel Tuinen
Small city garden
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usable hardscape and lush greenery. “It creates a green buffer zone between the outside living room and the inside living room,” he says.The homeowners also wanted more storage for garden tools and surfboards. Twining vines on the pergola and a green roof on the newly built garden shed augment the feeling
“Everything” — maryscott17
Spore Design
Magnolia Residence
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Those are flowering sedums. The roof system is from LiveRoof. www.liveroof.com
TDD's can be installed on a roof, even if visible
TDDs can be installed on almost any roof. And unlike large skylights
TDDs can be installed on almost any roof. And unlike large skylights, they keep a fairly low profile, even if they can be seen from an outdoor space, as in this house.
TDDs (tubular daylight devices), can be installed on almost any roof. unlike large skylights, they keep a fairly low profile, even if they can be seen from an outdoor space
Green roof mixed with usable space
TDDs can be installed on almost any roof. And unlike large skylights, they keep a fairly low profile, even if they can be seen from an outdoor space, as in this house.
“Curb installation, multiple solar tubes” — starfaced
Burke Brothers Landscape Design/Build
Unique Features
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Hanging wine bottles with candles... love the roof top as well!
Lights from tree and grass on roof
live roof and colored bottled decor. I am not sure I like the plank boards used to close in the area. I would probably leave the space open and use more bottles to define entry and border. This would be a fun way to disguise a city chicken's scratch lot.
I like the green roof and the bird feeders.
“Deer fence” — oeaton
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