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To view the entire gallery of amazing buildings with green roof designs, please visit: http://www.homestratosphere.com/buildings-with-green-roofs/ This video gallery features images of 25 Amazing Buildings with Green Roof Designs, also known as living roofs. These spectacular rooftops feature lawns, gardens, and beyond. A living roof is a roof of a building that is at least partially or completely covered with vegetation and a growing medium, planted over a waterproofed membrane. More complex in creation than a standard roof, the living roof may include further layers, such as a root barrier, and often incorporates drainage and irrigation systems. This type of roof can serve multiple purposes for a building, including rainwater absorption, insulation, and habitat creation for wildlife. Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsPrairie Green RoofOptigrGreen Roof Designs 0001Shipping container house – Green roofGreen Roof Overview by Greensulate CEO, Amy Norquist.Are we afraid of green buildings? | Lindsey Kindrat | TEDxYYC

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