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Garage bio-diversity

Simple garage roof with Sedum's and crocus bulbs.

from CityLab

What Cities Can Learn From Toronto's Green Roof Policy

In January of Toronto became the first North American city to make installing green roofs on new commercial, institutional, and multifamily residential developments compulsory. In those requirements were applied to industrial developments as well.

RECYCLE BOTTLES green house roof tiles (or sides, or windows) from liter or two liter bottles.. Upcycle, DIY. Picture inspiration only, link in Spanish.

from Better Homes and Gardens

Fresh-Air Rooms

Fresh-Air Rooms Raise the Roof: Adding a roof to an outdoor space increases its potential for use. A windowpane roof protects these homeowners from the elements without distracting from the view. The lack of supporting walls allows a breeze to flow through the room as the homeowners enjoy meals in the outdoor dining space. Rather than having a bare table, add a tablecloth and throw pillows to add a soft touch to the space.

from This Old House

Paint Color Ideas for Colonial Revival Houses

from Bloglovin’

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from The Hub Milano

National Geographic su giardini e orti urbani

Green roof, il municipio di Chicago Chicago, una delle città americane più ecologiche, il programma di diffusione dei greenroof è partito 10 anni fa: oggi ci sono più di 200 green roof (uno addirittura in cima al comune) per un totale di quasi 300000 mq. I green roof contribuiscono a prevenire gli allagamenti in caso di piogge battenti, trattengono l'acqua e la rilasciano lentamente