23 Impressive Designs of Green-Roofed Houses

Knowing that technology is really booming in this century, even though we get pleasure from its advantages, can you observe how this affects our environment? Since some people are pretty concerned on this situation, they prefer to live in a greener society. So nowadays, modern houses are constructed with an environmentally low-impact home design. There are many ways to obtain this, you can use materials that demand a low energy usage or maybe, instead of the traditional way of roofing you can have green roof installation.

Green roof is also termed as eco-roof, vegetated roof or living roof. This is a design inspired by Europeans. Some designs uses grass, sedum and mosses to beautify the roof. They say that green roof installation is more expensive than that of a traditional roof structure. But hey, its benefit is undeniably more environmental friendly. Apart from enhancing the house design, its intention overflows; just like absorbing rainwater, insulation, attracts and offers home for fauna, and lastly, creates a stress free ambiance to the people around you.

green roof homes

1. The Wall House

rooftop

The courtyard is centrally located which was cleverly fixed into the heart of the abode to experience the earth’s beautiful creation.

2. The Willow House

floating garden

It would always be refreshing when a house is interacted with elements of plants and water.

3. Mill Valley Cabins

wooden house

I believe that there must be a great affection for plants for you to be able to bloom them bountifully.

4. Green Roofs

flower landscape

I’m sure that looking from the top would give you an awe feeling seeing those beautiful flowers.

5. RD Home

bermuda grass

Vasho

It would be perfect to use grasses for the roof when your house is being hollowed out from a hillside.

6. Edgeland House

insulating

The house may be very modern in its materials used but using a roof grass would make it very attractive.

7. The Contemporary House

slope grass

Can you see how clean, organized and peaceful your environment would be?

8. Meera Sky Garden House

roof grass

The house looks very modern yet maintaining an open and fresh design with the use of the green pastures.

9. Luna House

luxurious house

Achieving a luxurious look would not just depend on how big your house is or the materials that you used, but it is always on how you style it.

10. Walnut Woods Residence

horizontal roof

Simplicity and love for the environment of this house is defined by the lines and decorative plants being used.

11. Stone House

stone house

Stones may seem to be a strong element but adding green plants would soften its texture creating a marvelous living.

12. Split Plane

garden courtyard

Creating a plane like this has a great benefit; your roof can be an extension of your garden.

13. Cluny House

cluny house

Of course a landscape of plants and trees will never be complete without ponds or any form of water source.

14. Home in Pemaquid Pond

vegetated

I’m pretty much sure that rainy days will not worry you so for there will be a recipient for the rainwater.

15. Picard Point Cabin

living system

If you can’t have garden on your ground then let it grow on your roofs. It will create a beautiful design for your house.

16. House in Mountain

meadow

The structure of this house is formed by two intersecting bar shapes which looks very distinct.

pool landscape

The meadows are continuously applied throughout the area from the roof to the ground creating a green environment.

17. VFS Family House

c-shape house You may even think if this is really a real house? Well, yes it is!

front view c-shape house

Its shape is very bizarre – C-shape house – spaces are well-defined.

18. 2-Bar House

eco house

The look is very well-coordinated – from the ground to the roofing rocks and pebbles are used as element.

19. Bridge House

bridge house

Guz Architects

The more plants that surround your house the more fresh the feeling will be.

20. Villa Am See

concrete house

This one’s for young bachelors, the lines and the style exemplifies masculinity.

21. Malbaie V

hillside terrain

Placing your house at the hillside would be a brilliant idea for you got to witness remarkable views.

22. Villa Ronde

circular design

I wonder how many tons of sand was carved out just to form a magnificent style for this house.

23. Tangga House

tangga house

It would be better to make use of the roofing like adding some living plants to augment the freshness of your courtyard.

Can you imagine how healthy would it be to live in a world that has so much love for the environment? Imagine it as a picture of a healthy and worry-free life. We are the one who are responsible in this habitat so we must know how to prevent climate change and global warming. So better create a habitat that provides more oxygen that would make our environment greener.

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