27 Mar '12, 11pm

Intro to Tropical Green Roofs

Intro to Tropical Green Roofs

Green roof projects such as Rob Overly’s residential porch plantings, the Genora Orth historic structure green roof (permitting was a real challenge through the Historic Preservation Districts), St. Johns Primer School and, of course, the Greenroofs.com Greenroof Project of the Week for June 27, 2011 , the Breaking Ground Green Roof , have shown us many important issues concerning tropical vertical green. Designing green roofs for the KEMH project in Bermuda was a real challenge, especially from the perspective of determining what truly was a Bermudian native plant species. Another of our green roof designs is based on a Mexican homestead where the only source of water comes from the rare two or three annual rain events.

Full article: http://www.greenroofs.com/blog/2012/03/27/intro-to-tropic...

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