Gallery: Djuric Tardio’s Airy Parisian Home Is Topped with a Green Roof...

Djuric Tardio Architectes were commissioned to design an earth-friendly home in a dense Parisian neighborhood that has odious building regulations, so they rebelled a little bit by giving it an incomplete A-framed roof that still fits in with the surrounding architecture. Instead of wasting what would have been attic space, the designer converted the tip of the home into an airy terrace planted with squash, kiwis, grapes, as well as other fruits and vegetables. Passive solar design and other techniques have been incorporated into the program, making it one of the most attractive and sustainable houses on the block!

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