Baystate Medical Center Hospital of the Future / MassMutual Wing green roof plan rendering; designed by Rebecca while she was with Stantec Planning & Landscape Architecture, P.C. The left side of the plan was recently completed and dedicated as the D'Amour Family Healing Garden. A pediatric garden is planned for future phases, and is shown on the right side of the plan.
Week 09 :Toronto's Green Roof Policy.Toronto’s requirements are embodied in a municipal bylaw that includes standards for when a green roof is required and what elements are required in the design. Smaller residential and commercial buildings (such as apartment buildings less than six stories tall) are exempt; from there, the larger the building, the larger the vegetated portion of the roof must be. For the largest buildings, 60 percent of available space on the roof must be vegetated.
this is pretty much exactly how we are builing our retirement home in SC. Only it will be a little deeper but all spaced will be completely open to the windows in the front creating bay-like sections in the home for different rooms. Can. Not. Wait.