green roof

Architecture, Landscape Architecture

barclays green roof

The 135,000-square-foot green roof planned for the SHoP Architects-designed Barclays Center is shaping up in readiness for its job of reducing noise from the arena, catching rainwater and looking good from below, though it won’t be publicly accessible. But here’s your chance to get on top and see all the work that’s being done in order to bring this project to life.

Watch the roof getting green, this way

Architecture, Green Design

Kevin Shea, Long Island Green Dome, family home, largest geodesic dome-home in the world, terraced garden, recycled tires, green roof, spider web green roof, fruit trees, crosed circulation, daylight

Measuring 70 feet in diameter and 45 feet high, Kevin Shea‘s spectacular dwelling is proudly the world’s largest geodesic dome home. Dubbed Long Island Green Dome, this LEED-certified building sets an example for both family life and sustainable living. The power comes courtesy of the wind and sun, and the home has trees growing inside and a lovely outdoor terraced garden made from recycled tires.

Learn more about this large geodesic home

Architecture, Green Design, Hamptons

Andrew Berman Architect PLLC, Watermill Residence, Coen + Partners, Geothermal energy, green roof, solar collectors, wood and polished concrete,

Andrew Berman Architect PLLC is a New York-based practice focused on the realization of unique and finely executed spaces, and the stunning Watermill Residence is not an exception. Created for a family of three generations, it features lovely, light-filled interiors and plenty of outdoors space for enjoying nature. It’s made from an elegant combination of wood and polished concrete, is topped by a green roof made from local wildflowers and grasses, and is powered by geothermal energy.

Learn more about this stunning green-roofed residence

Architecture, Green Design, Upstate

Green Roofed Pool Pavilion by Gluck+ Heats up with Geothermal Energy

By Ana Lisa Alperovich, Tue, September 2, 2014

Gluck+ architects, Pool Pavilion, green roof, geothermal energy, Adirondack Mountains,

Just because summer is officially over doesn’t mean we’ve stopped imagining weekend getaways and warm-weather retreats. And the Pool Pavilion in New York´s beautiful Adirondack Mountains along the shores of Lake George is the perfect place to satisfy our daydreams. Design by Gluck+, this elegant recreational structure works as a central gathering space, uniting the existing family and guest houses around a series of exterior and interior spaces. Naturally heated by a deep geothermal well and topped by a luscious green roof, this sustainable shelter blends in beautifully with its rolling environment.

Learn more about the green Pool Pavilion and peek inside

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