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12 Staggered Green Roof Homes in Korea Bloom Create a Seasonal Symphony of Blooming Plants
Posted By Tafline Laylin On September 29, 2011 @ 11:40 am In Architecture,green roof | No Comments
The designers took advantage of the site’s steep slope by staggering the twelve green-topped units, which has the additional benefit of ensuring that each home has views of the surrounding valley. And although we’re not in love with so much sameness, at least each of the units has a beautiful green roof and two terraces that reinforce their connection to nature. There’s no risk that these roofs will become as overgrown as these awesome Norwegian homes  featured previously.
Giant windows bring in plenty of natural lighting, keeping electricity consumption to a minimum, while generous overhangs keep solar gain at a comfortable level. Superstar architects Joel Sanders  has teamed up with other firms before: check out this sprawling eco-community they designed for a site just outside of Palm Springs. 
Via CoolBoom 
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URLs in this post:
 Joel Sanders Architect: http://www.joelsandersarchitect.com/jsa.html
 Haeahn Architecture: http://www.haeahn.com/
 Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2011/09/joel-sanders-seongbukdong-11.png
 awesome Norwegian homes: http://inhabitat.com/norway-green-roof-homes/
 sprawling eco-community they designed for a site just outside of Palm Springs.: http://inhabitat.com/superstar-architects-team-up-to-design-boom-a-sprawling-desert-eco-community/
 CoolBoom: http://coolboom.net/architecture/seongbukdong-residences/
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