29 Aug '16, 10am

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Alluvial gravels, Lizards and green roofs – photo of the day The lizards climb onto these specially designed green roofs by way of special gabion towers. The stony structures connect the roofs to the ground. Lizards, gravels and green roofs – Zurich Railway Station Today’s green roof photo is a special one. Not as green as most green roofs should be, it was originally designed specifically for wall lizards. Built over 16 years ago, the roofs were constructed on the roofs of the Zurich Hauptbahnhof platforms. We currently don’t know of any other railway platforms that have green roofs. Not even in Germany. Furthermore the mullein (Verbascum thapsus), at the time was probably the tallest mullein on a green roof anywhere in the world. Lizards on green roofs and tramlines The point is green roofs don’t just have to be the colour of green – a green roof with sparse vegetation c...

Full article: http://livingroofs.org/gravels-lizards-green-roofs-photo-...

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