MOER Green roofs: history, classification and naming

This blog has often discussed green roofs and green roof typologies but they always need more consideration: Green roofs c3500BC Turf was the standard roofing material in Neolithic North Europe. You can still see this roofing technique in Norway and Iceland Roof garden c1000BC The most famous elevated garden in history, the Hanging Gardens of […]

Turf roof gardens for back to nature sustainable ecohouse living in the twenty-first century

Iceland is the most recently made country and has a great-and-abandonned tradition of turf building. Dwellings were built with stone foundations, birch frames and turf cladding for the roofs and walls. Interiors were probably damp but now that waterproof membranes are available they should go back to to cladding their buildings in turf. It would […]