Gallery: Charming Japanese Residence Has a Green Roofed Garage Perfect ...

 
Besides natural ventilation and the small space living, this Japanese home features a large two car open garage with vegetated roof. This thick green roof keeps the space insulated against the sun and soaks up rainwater.

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  1. lazyreader July 15, 2011 at 1:46 pm

    You can put a green roof on nearly any flat surface basically. The question is how well will it hold up before it needs some sort of necessary maintenance. In Chicago, a lot of houses feature garages in the back towards alleys; an initiative being put forth to place green roofs on them along with permeable paving stones to address storm runoff in the metropolitan area.

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