Riefa boards are a new type of green roof substrate.  They are a hi-tech fibre board made from organically grown and sustainable natural resources, including rye flour and tree bark. There are some other ingredients in there too, but forgive me if, for reasons of commercial confidence, I don’t expand on them here. But rest assured they are innovative and do what the designer intends. http://www.riefagreenroof.co.uk

Riefa Lightweight Living roofs

Riefa ® Boards are a light weight, organic, economical alternative to a traditional green roof. Riefa ® Boards can be fitted directly onto a root resistant, waterproof membrane, then covered in a layer of living vegetation. Riefa® Board can be used in.

Green Roofs in the Mill Valley Forest from Feldman Architecture

Feldman Architecture: Cottages in the Mill Valley Forest

Green Roof and Landscape Architecture - Jori Hook The clients for the Mill Valley Cabins wished to add some accessory structures to their existing hillside .

... where large subterranean buildings are topped with green roofs that ensure that the complex adopts an unobtrusive presence. photo by cai yongjie

designed by cai yongjie, the ‘wenchuan earthquake memorial museum’ takes the form of a ruptured landscape. large subterranean buildings are topped with green roofs, ensuring that the complex adopts an unobtrusive presence.

Planet succulent, balcony garden, apartment gardening, urban jungle, plants, flowers, vegetable garden, veggies, patio, terrace, container garden, platns in pots, green, city living, succuletns, succs, cacti, plant wall, hanging garden

How To Feng Shui Your Home for Better Balance

Sections of a green roof, could be used on top of bin shed. Remove insulation layer, not necessary.

Green Roofs - Bob Vila's Blogs

16 Cool Images of Green Roof Design Details. Green Roof Detail Drawing Green Roof Construction Green Roof Construction Details Green Roof Layers Detail Green Roof Section Detail

green roof systems - intensive and extensive with different plantings and depths

green roof systems - intensive and extensive with different plantings and depths Sedum, herbs and some perennials

This Dutch museum is covered in grass and has a rooftop walkway #FredericClad

This Dutch museum is covered in grass and has a rooftop walkway The Biesbosch Museum in Werkendam, The Netherlands, redesigned by Studio Marco Vermeulen

Green Roofed Arbor, Tatton Park. Wildroof Landscapes UK pic: flickr.com

A delightful green roof in a show garden at Tatton park flower show Deeper growing media will support much more lush vegetation from the same sedums used in the simple Sedum mat type roofs.

Are Green Roofs Really Good for You?

Are green roofs really good for you? [Infographic]

Professional life: This kind of green roofs can take many benefits to humans and environment. Although there is no green roof appear in the world, we should advocate and try to use this kind of roofs.

Green roofed bike shelter. Click image for source visit this board for more Nice Racks http://www.pinterest.com/slowottawa/nice-racks/

What a cool idea! Green Roofed Cycle Shelters including bug habitat panels on the sides. Love, though doubt we'll be seeing an in SA anytime soon.

Concept: putting a vine, eg passion fruit, choko, etc over the garden shed to cool it in summer and make use of the vertical space for food production, plus it looks more appealing. Could even grow different vines at same time to add greater visual and food interest. Plus, Great book, apparently ;-). All you need to know about how to build your own little green roof on a shed or outbuilding.

CREATE A STUNNING ORNAMENTAL TREE FROM A SHRUB

Small Green Roofs: Low-Tech Options for Greener Living, a book by Nigel Dunnett, Dusty Gedge, John Little, Edmund C.

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