The Professional Design Guide to Green Roofs

February 4, 2013|
The Professional Design Guide to Green Roofs by Karla Dakin
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Until recently, most green rooftop gardens were little more than variations on sedum mats on four inches of soil. Now, designers are creating cutting-edge green roofs that focus not only on critical environmental issue like heat, storm management, and ecosystem development, but also on the aesthetics, offering beautiful, livable, sustainable landscapes.

The Professional Design Guide to Green Roofs is a comprehensive exploration of rooftop garden design and the process behind it. It covers everything landscape architects and garden designers need to know to create a beautiful garden in the sky.

With lush photography, international examples, and solid how-to information, this is an essential resource for all design professionals.

Karla Dakin specializes in artful, environmentally bold landscape. Shaped by a career in the art world, her work continually references visual art. Dakin’s international projects include the roof garden of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver, Colorado, and the Rock House in Northwest Cameroon. She divides her time between Colorado...
Title:The Professional Design Guide to Green RoofsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:300 pages, 10.31 X 8.88 X 1 inShipping dimensions:300 pages, 10.31 X 8.88 X 1 inPublished:February 4, 2013Publisher:Timber PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1604693126

ISBN - 13:9781604693126

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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