AD Round Up: Green Roof Part VI

AD Round Up: Green Roof Part VI

Two houses, two schools and one tennis club. All of the with amazing eco-friendly green roofs. Check them all after the break.

Mill Valley Hillside / McGlashan Architecture The Mill Valley Hillside project is a residence for three generations, in two separate dwellings, under one green roof. It brings the grandparents closer to their children and grandchildren, yet carves out spaces tailored to each generation. Upstairs is formal, quiet and dramatic (read more…)

San Miguel Arcangel School / a3gm The building is designed on a plot with previous use as a garden and play area for children, in a small town with natural surroundings of great beauty. The first requirement of the intervention was to maintain the values of both the plot and the landscape and to preserve existing trees, taking care of visions from the village and from the traditional points of observation (read more…)

In Progress: Green Roof Residence / LIJO RENY architects “I don’t want my house to be seen from the road”, “I don’t want a typical Malayali NRI house” These two important suggestions from the client, directed the architects to design a house with a sweeping green roof hiding the otherwise visible form of the house from the road (read more…)

Cannes Tennis Club / Comte & Vollenweider Architectes The construction of the tennis on the slopes of the Siagne Valley it’s a vast project of transformation of the landscape: it offers a mix of a tennis court and the garden. The garden of the Villa Maurice Chevalier is a vast wooded space offering continuous visual relief of hillsides (read more…)

Ponzano Primary School / C+S Associati Inside the sprawl city which destroyed the Veneto Region, Ponzano Primary School is a small clot: part of the building (the gym space) is in fact accessible by everybody after the school time. In this sense the school becomes a meeting place for the people of Ponzano community (read more…)

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "AD Round Up: Green Roof Part VI" 11 Jan 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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