Home on Pemaquid Pond contemporary-exterior
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Home on Pemaquid Pond

The vegetated roof is planted with alpine seedums and helps with storm-water management. It not only absorbs rainfall to reduce runoff but it also respires, so heat gain in the summer is zero.

Photo by Trent Bell
Design ideas for a large contemporary brown exterior in Portland Maine with a shed roof and wood siding. — Houzz

What Houzz contributors are saying:

Rebecca Naughtin Architect added this to Green Roofs: Can You Create One at Your House?
Which professionals do I need?You will need to engage an engineer to determine your roof’s load-bearing capacity for dead loads, live loads and transient loads. You can then either engage professionals who solely deal in green roofs, or you may engage an architect who has knowledge of green roofs and their design. If you do engage an architect or designer, ensure they have experience with plant species selections, or engage an additional professional such as a horticulturist. This will be one of the key aspects to the success and beauty of your design (not to mention hopefully resulting in a sustainable garden that does notrequire huge quantities of water).

What Houzzers are commenting on:

Natalia Schluter added this to Roof Designs
I like how unique and natural the roof is
maybe1day added this to colorado
windows, roof, stone on bottom and wood.

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