Are Green Roofs Really Good for You?

Are green roofs really good for you? [Infographic]

Professional life: This kind of green roofs can take many benefits to humans and environment. Although there is no green roof appear in the world, we should advocate and try to use this kind of roofs.

Sections of a green roof, could be used on top of bin shed. Remove insulation layer, not necessary.

Green Roofs - Bob Vila's Blogs

Riefa® Boards are a light weight, organic, economical alternative to a traditional green roof. Riefa® Boards can be fitted directly onto a root resistant, waterproof membrane, then covered in a layer of living vegetation. Riefa® Board can be used in conjunction with many types of vegetation, including sedum, wildflower, chamomile & herbs. A living roof covering has many benefits including energy conservation, extending the life of a roof. http://www.riefagreenroof.co.uk

All about RIEFA Green Roofs

Riefa boards are a new type of green roof substrate. They are a hi-tech fibre board made from organically grown and sustainable natural resources, including rye flour and tree bark. There are some other ingredients in there too, but forgive me if, for re

How to make a green roof.  Improve the thermal insulation of your home and even the lifespan of [...]

Did you know that a green roof can greatly improve the thermal insulation of your home and even the lifespan of your roof? Or that if you live on a flight path, a green roof could be the perfect way to reduce the noise [.

Bart & Pieter | Tuinarchitectuur - roof garden - 5th floor - 100 m2 - prairie planting

31 Roof Garden Ideas to Bring Your Home to Life

When nature conquer rooftop! I love this urban rooftop terrace, a cool place to relax in this world of concrete!

A green roof, or 'living roof' really helps regulate the temperature of a house or building, keeping it cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. You can even graze your goats on them! Indeed: goats can climb ladders, they are quite agile! generally only grass or wild plants that do not require deep soil are used or found on living roofs, and it is better to plan a building from the beginning to accommodate a green roof, retro-fitting is an expensive idea...but you can also have plant…

A green roof, or 'living roof' really helps regulate the temperature of a house or building, keeping it cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. You can even graze your goats on them! Indeed: goats can climb ladders, they are quite agile!

Green Roofed High School / Off Architecture ... This is far better than the concrete fortress that was my High School. However, I wonder if there is significant activity support in the building design and if the roof supports native habitat.

Stunning Green Roofed High School by Off Architecture

High school students in Revin, France will soon be attending classes in a stunning new terraced building covered in green roofs. Seen from above the new Lycee Jean Moulin school will simply appear as a terraced landscape, practically disappearing into the

This green roof on a home in London, has a series of terraced stainless steel…

This green roof on a home in London, has a series of terraced stainless steel planters filled with over 800 plants.

This Dutch museum is covered in grass and has a rooftop walkway

This Dutch museum is covered in grass and has a rooftop walkway The Biesbosch Museum in Werkendam, The Netherlands, redesigned by Studio Marco Vermeulen

8 Benefits Of Installing A Green Roof On Your Home

8 Benefits Of Installing A Green Roof On Your Home

Green roofs are installed on top of existing roof structures to provide home owners, community members, and wildlife with a wide range of benefits.

green roof systems - intensive and extensive with different plantings and depths

green roof systems - intensive and extensive with different plantings and depths Sedum, herbs and some perennials

... where large subterranean buildings are topped with green roofs that ensure that the complex adopts an unobtrusive presence. photo by cai yongjie

wenchuan earthquake memorial museum’ pictured above takes the form of a ruptured landscape, where large subterranean buildings are topped with green roofs that ensure that the complex adopts an unobtrusive presence. photo by cai yongjie

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