A recent Roofing Magazine article featured a Durham, North Carolina green home belonging to Alison Trott. The home is notable for its extensive green and sustainable roof features.
For a relatively modest 3,400 sq footprint, the house has many different types of roof designs, including a standing seam metal roof on a high gable, a standing seam metal roof that becomes a metal wall, a built up roof with floating deck and a glass railing system. Then, there is a full green roof over one wing of the house.
That green roof, from Xero Flor America (a Durham company and client of my Firm), was laid down over a hot-mop coal tar pitch roof by Asheville company Living Roof Inc. Architect for the project was Tina Govan / Somos Design of Raleigh, together with CUBE design + research of Chapel Hill. Check out the full article in Roofing Magazine’s April 2018 issue.
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