ecoroof1.jpg (182764 bytes)   Eco roof model

June 2006

At the solarstudio a group of students

installed a living roof

onto a model house

"dog house?"

 

Whatever it is,

the crew took its first baby steps with understanding

the theories, design issues, and the actual materials

of what a living roof requires

 

A green roof, living roof, eco roof, all have the same meanings - using earth to provide a base for living plants on a roof surface

whereas asphalt, and impervious services have been used for many years. The solution? provide more green space, create an answer to storm water runoff problems, provide a living surface to grow food and much more.

 

Below are some photos from this summer's workshop:

 

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