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Small green roofs : low-tech options for greener living

Author: Nigel Dunnett; et al
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cuarenta y dos estudios de caso representan una gama de color verde lugares: garajes, refugios para bicicletas, cocheras, terrazas, graneros y casas.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Dunnett; et al
ISBN: 9781604690590 1604690593
OCLC Number: 970476638
Awards: Short-listed for Garden Media Guild Book Award: Reference Book of the Year 2011
Description: 256 p. : il. (algunas color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : Green roofs at the small scale ; Green roof or roof garden? ; Defining small-scale and DIY green roofs ; Getting back to basics ; Green roof benefits --
Making a green roof : DIY or green roof company? ; The building structure beneath the green roof ; The green roof build-up --
Planting green roofs : Green roof plant types ; Growing vegetables and herbs on the roof ; Planting styles ; Plant establishment methods ; Maintenance --
Green roofs and biodiversity : Basic design principles ; Wildlife on green roofs --
Projects : Green roofs on sheds, garden offices, and studios ; Green roofs on garages and other structures ; Green roofs on houses ; Green roofs on bicycle sheds and other small structures ; Community projects --
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Responsibility: Nigel Dunnett ... [et al.].

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Environmental friendliness may be the biggest lure of a green roof, but other benefits include noise insulation, more wildlife, an option to have a garden in a seemingly unfeasible situation, and  Read more...

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