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

One of the owner's greatest wishes was to have an Irori (traditional Japanese open hearth), which is placed in the living room with views out over the rice fields.

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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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