Roof for butterflies! Even wildflower fields are sold like carpets on roofs. If I ever get a dream house, that's my roof :)

Roof for butterflies! Even wildflower fields are sold like carpets on roofs. If I ever get a dream house, that's my roof :)

Small Green Roofs: Low-Tech Options for Homeowners: Amazon.co.uk: Nigel Dunnett, Dusty Gedge, John Little: 9781604690590: Books

Small Green Roofs: Low-Tech Options for Homeowners: Amazon.co.uk: Nigel Dunnett, Dusty Gedge, John Little: 9781604690590: Books

What's not to love about this install-Designed by Adam Shepherd of The Landscape Architect. Involves installing a stainless steel frame which is faced with a polycarbonate sheet. We attach two layers of irrigation fabric to this into which we form planting pockets.

What's not to love about this install-Designed by Adam Shepherd of The Landscape Architect. Involves installing a stainless steel frame which is faced with a polycarbonate sheet. We attach two layers of irrigation fabric to this into which we form planting pockets.

On a steep, wooded lot in Mill Valley, California, the challenge was to add two studio spaces—one for an artist, one for yoga—without disturbin

Feldman Architecture: Cottages in the Mill Valley Forest

On a steep, wooded lot in Mill Valley, California, the challenge was to add two studio spaces—one for an artist, one for yoga—without disturbin

living roof construction | Is a sedum roof covering best for a DIY green roof?

living roof construction | Is a sedum roof covering best for a DIY green roof?

Beautifully designed Green Roofed Garden Gazebo - made out of recycled shipping container.  It provides shelter for beetles, bees and other local insects to support biodiversity.  Very clever!

Beautifully designed Green Roofed Garden Gazebo - made out of recycled shipping container. It provides shelter for beetles, bees and other local insects to support biodiversity. Very clever!

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 reasons of commercial confidence, I don’t expand on them here. But rest assured they are innovative and do what the designer intends. http://www.riefagreenroof.co.uk

Riefa Lightweight Living 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 reasons of commercial confidence, I don’t expand on them here. But rest assured they are innovative and do what the designer intends. http://www.riefagreenroof.co.uk

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