|Private Knoxville, TN Residence|
|Project Name: Private Knoxville, TN Residence|
Location: Knoxville, TN, USA
Building Type: Single-Family Residential
Size: 200 sq.ft.
Access: Inaccessible, Private
Designers/Manufacturers of Record:
Greenroof Design/Build: Emilio Ancaya, Living Roofs, Inc.
Plant Supplier: Emory Knoll Farms/Green Roof Plants
Growing Media: Permatill, Carolina Stalite Company
|The owners of this residential roof contacted Living Roofs, Inc. to help them improve the view from an upstairs sun room. Originally, the large window from the upstairs room shared a periphery of air ducts, black tar, and sparse gravel. Living Roofs, Inc. designed and installed the extensive green roof to blend a once unattractive structure into something alive and part of the surrounding landscape. The owners enjoy watching the many birds that visit the roof to rummage for food every day.|
|Completed on May 3, 2009, the green roof is the Living Roofs, Inc. extensive system. It has 4 iniches of growing medium and was planted with a mix of Sedums and other drought hardy perennials.|
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|For more information about the Private Knoxville Residence, read about Living Roofs, Inc. in The Greenroof Directory or visit www.livingroofsinc.com; also learn about Emory Knoll Farms here.|
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