Roof Top Gardens

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Rooftop Garden / Brooklyn, NYC

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Discover the beautiful urban garden ideas city dwellers need for summer. These inspired gardens will add flair to your outdoor space regardless of the square footage. For more DIY projects, Ikea hacks and outdoor gardening ideas go to Domino.

Jean Renaudie, architect in 1970's - his apartment complex near Paris

Jean Renaudie’s Housing Complex in Ivry Sur Seine, Paris. Every house has a balcony for a garden of green plants and flowers.

Green Roof Tiles

Green Roof Tiles

Toyota makes sod roof tiles, if you have a hankering for grass on your roof - and happen to have an irrigation system up there. Maybe for the roof of the chicken coop?

Rooftop Garden using dresser drawers for planting containers

Roof top garden - Old Dresser Drawers as planters creates a pleasantly dull bit of interest. Such a great idea. We just moved into a townhouse with a large roof top…this is perfect!

Havenhurst Pocket Park in West Hollywood, CA by KSA. Creating spaces within a small area.

Green Roofed Bus

Bus Roots: Green Roofed Bus is a Garden That Goes

Only a matter of time before green roofs became mobile! Bus Roots is the thesis project of an NYU graduate student. If every bus in NYC became a mobile roof garden, it would create 35 acres of new green space

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Separate Boîte Equal

A small, single-story addition to the row house adds a playroom without eating up too much outdoor space. A green roof also helps makes up for lost garden beds, while creating attractive, leafy views from the second and third floors. In summer, when the s

Energy-efficient, freeze-proof, and beautiful! Who else wants to live in an earth sheltered home? #green #living

These earth-sheltered homes are amazing! Evidently, there are two types of earth-sheltered buildings: Earth-Sheltered, which is where dirt covers three exterior sides and the roof (the walls are usually concrete); and Earth-Bermed, …

Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant & Butik, photo Luanne Lozier    Read more: Green Roofs Are Changing the Way Architects Design Buildings | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building #greenliving #greenroofs

Green Roofs Are Changing the Way Architects Design Buildings

kiyo: Stepping Outside to Observe: Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant & Butik Sister Bay, Door County Wisconsin Use roof-goats so you don’t have to roof-mow your roof-lawn

"Brooklyn Grange is a commercial organic farm located on New York City rooftops. We grow vegetables in the city and sell them to local people and businesses. The goal is to improve access to very good food, to connect city people more closely to farms and food production, and to make urban farming a viable enterprise and livelihood."

One of the biggest farms in New York City, the Brooklyn Grange, sits six stories above the sidewalks of Queens. It has over a million pounds of soil and spans an acre, with a view of the Manhattan skyline in the distance.

green bustop roof

Bike Share Precedents and Original Ideas

Sheffield Bus Stop – Creative bus shelter with grass roof in Sheffield, England.

Interesting take on contemporary rooftop container gardens from the Denver Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA Denver)