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Green roof systems

Susan K. Weiler

Green roof systems

a guide to the planning, design and construction of building over structure

by Susan K. Weiler

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Published by J. Wiley & Sons in Hoboken .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Green roofs (Gardening),
  • Green roofs (Gardening) -- Design and construction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementSusan K. Weiler, Katrin Scholz-Barth.
    ContributionsScholz-Barth, Katrin, 1967-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB419.5 .W45 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19906980M
    ISBN 109780471674955
    LC Control Number2008027942


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A green roof or living roof is a roof of a building that is partially or completely covered with vegetation and growing medium, planted over a waterproof membrane. It may also include additional layers such as a root barrier, drainage and irrigation system. Extensive green roofs are lightweight adaptations of sod roofs, like those found in Scandinavia during the Viking and Middle Ages.

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The company has developed an enviable reputation for supplying and installing quality products, reliability and technical excellence a market leader setting. سال انتشار: | تعداد صفحات: | حجم فایل: مگابایت | زبان: انگلیسی Green Roof Systems: A Guide to the Planning, Design and Construction of Building Over Structure نویسنده: Susan Weiler, Katrin Scholz-Barth ناشر: Wiley ISBN ISBN   سال انتشار: | صفحه | حجم فایل: 22 مگابایت | زبان: انگلیسی Green Roof Systems: A Guide to the Planning, Design and Construction of Building Over Structure نویسنده: Susan Weiler, Katrin Scholz-Barth ناشر: Wiley ISBN ISBN قیمت: تومان.