Living Roof - Living roofs regulate the temperature of a building. They gather heat in the day and slowly release it at night, which moderates the temperature of the structure. The soil and plant matter has an additional cooling effect due to the natural evaporative process. The many benefits of living roofs can be accomplished with a very simple design consisting of several roofing layers.
Built by Frits de Vries Architect in Vancouver, Canada with date Images by Lucas Finlay. This single-family residence in the Dunbar neighborhood of Vancouver was designed by Frits de Vries Architect both as.