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Living Roofs on Private Homes: A Practical Guide

Living Roofs on Private Homes: A Practical Guide

Posted on 21. Oct, 2011 by .

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Just last month, we interviewed the landscape architecture firm Arterra LLP on our sister blog, The Architect’s Take. Kate Stickley and Vera Gates were so much fun that I thought I’d ask them about Living Roofs – not exactly energy compliance, but a “green building” topic nonetheless. Turns out they’ve done several, and as landscape architects, they bring an artistry and a focus on creating a meaningful sense of placeā€¦ it’s not just a functional piece of “turf” for a corporate building, where no one ever actually goes up there to enjoy it.

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