in 2008 a huge earthquake in china’s sichuan province was the country’s deadliest earthquake for more than 30 years. designed by cai yongjie, the ‘wenchuan earthquake memorial museum’ takes the form of a ruptured landscape, where large subterranean buildings are topped with green roofs that ensure that the complex adopts an unobtrusive presence. photo by cai yongjie see more about the project on #designboom #architecture

designed by cai yongjie, the ‘wenchuan earthquake memorial museum’ takes the form of a ruptured landscape. large subterranean buildings are topped with green roofs, ensuring that the complex adopts an unobtrusive presence.

Rooftop private garden - Sydney

Garden Amazing Exterior Of Terrace Garden For Rooftop Completed With Wooden Bench And Chairs Also Table Yellow Pillowcase Well Cut Bushes Green Grass Some Yews And Round Green Ground Innovation of Amazing Terrace Garden Design

The sloped roof of Carlton’s art studio grows a colorful mix of sedum species.

Creative Revival of a Modernist Gem

The sloped roof of Carlton’s art studio grows a colorful mix of sedum species. Photo 13 of 14 in Creative Revival of a Modernist Gem. Browse inspirational photos of modern exteriors from houses to cabins, apartments to shipping containers.

Turf house, Iceland

Iceland’s Cozy Green-Roofed Turf Houses are Countryside Cabins Built Into the Earth icelandic turf house – Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

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Gallery of Karlovac Freshwater Aquarium and River Museum / 3LHD - 1

Gallery of Karlovac Freshwater Aquarium and River Museum / 3LHD - 1

Usina de Biomassa Hotchkiss / Centerbrook Architects and Planners

Usina de Biomassa Hotchkiss / Centerbrook Architects and Planners

Located on a school's ground, the Hotchkiss Biomass Power Plant by Centerbrook Architects produces enough energy for heating up the whole school under its beautiful undulated green roof.

The Biesbosch Museum, located near the city of Dordrecht in the Netherlands, recently went through a massive redesign and has now been opened to the public. The 8-month-long transformation includes the addition of an organic restaurant, an outdoor seating area, a new wing extension, and a rooftop that covers the entire building with grass, herbs and other flora. A rooftop walkway winds through the new grassy knolls and ends in a lookout that allows visitors to admire the surrounding…

Grass-Covered Rooftop Converts Dutch Museum into Ecological Cultural Attraction

studio marco vermeulen biesbosch museumeiland freshwater tidal park the netherlands designboom

A green rooftop can be expensive, but there are long-term financial benefits to planting your roof. It cost $15,000 to waterproof and landscape this Australian home's lush 500-square-foot rooftop garden. The energy-savings are robust, though. Water from the roof feeds the toilet and the garden’s watering system, and the garden itself insulates the house and keeps gas bills low in winter. This originally appeared in An Australian Architect's Simple Brick House With Impressive Green Roof.

At over 500 square feet, the house’s green roof may be its most powerful—and most expensive—environmental statement.

hotchkiss biomass power plant 8 Ingenious Power Plant Design Exhibiting a Green Undulating Profile in USA

Hotchkiss Biomass Power Plant / Centerbrook Architects and Planners: Green roof that absorbs and filters rainwater, minimal information

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